Google Inside Search
Get information on Google’s newest search features and learn tips from basic to advanced. For even more on Google search, explore our Playground of fun features, or go “Under the Hood” to explore the technology that powers your searches.
What You Learned About Static Electricity Is Wrong | Wired Science | Wired.com
Nearly all of that is wrong, according to a paper published in today’s issue of Science. Charges can be transferred between identical materials, all materials behave roughly the same, the charges are the product of chemical reactions, and each surface becomes a patchwork of positive and negative charges, which reach levels a thousand times higher than the surfaces’ average charge.
How to Use Barcodes at Conferences (and Why You Might Want To) – ProfHacker – The Chronicle of Higher Education
Audiences for oral presentations and poster sessions at academic conferences often want more information about a particular topic. One way to provide this, obviously, is to create printed flyers or brochures and hope that you’ve brought enough copies for everyone who’s interested. But what if your printed handout doesn’t make it all the way back on your audience member’s trip home?
101 Uses For Quick Response (QR) Codes: Creating Audience Engagement With The Next Killer US App – a Blog by GREAT! CEO & IDEAologist Dan Smigrod [@smigrod, @uSCANme] – That’s GREAT!
By December 31, 2010, a major broadcast or cable TV network and one or more national brands – or Facebook – will do for QR codes in the U.S. what American Idol did for mobile texting. If you work at a major broadcast or cable network or major U.S. consumer brand and are first (in a big, useful, powerful way), you’ll also benefit from a massive amount of traditional consumer and trade media coverage; social media and word-of-mouth buzz.
Creating ePub files with Pages
ePub is an open ebook standard produced by the International Digital Publishing Forum. Pages ’09 lets you export your documents in ePub format for reading with iBooks on iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.
iBooks supports both ePub and PDF file formats, and you can export both from Pages.
Vizualize.Me – Visualize your resume in one click
Visualize your resume in one click
Robin Hood – Initiatives – The L!brary Initiative
The L!brary Initiative, a partnership of the Robin Hood Foundation and the New York City Department of Education, with support from the Mayor, corporate donors, and a team of architects, seeks to reverse these patterns of low literacy skills and underachievement by working with community school districts and public elementary schools to design,
Where can I find apps for my classroom? – iPad Information and Resources
Where can I find apps for my classroom?
Reach the World’s GeoGames: The New Way to Teach GeoGraphy
GeoGames is a Flash game that lets you drag-and-drop onto the Planet Earth. You can rotate your planet, test your geography skills, and print a copy when you are done! There’s a timer, so you can track your scores. Try playing on a SmartBoard at your school if you have one – or play in teams!
Inkling – Interactive textbooks for iPad.
Inkling brings the world’s best content to iPad with interactivity, social collaboration and simple ease-of-use. No more heavy, expensive textbooks to carry around campus. Inkling textbooks are more interactive, more flexible and cheaper. Download Inkling today and try a free chapter. It’s an entirely new way to learn.
Clipart AC – royalty free Clip Art
THE SITE WITH MORE THAN 17,000 (AND GROWING) ROYALTY FREE CLIPARTS FROM JAPANESE ARTISTS
Best Free Screen Capture Software – ScreenHunter Free
ScreenHunter 5 Free is a completely free screen capture software for you to easily take screenshots.
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