Superior Alternatives to Crappy OS X Software
Macs come bundled with a lot of software out of the box and while most of it is at least passable, much of it lacks the feature set power users need. That’s the catch with a lot of default Mac software, it’s easy, but the second you want to do something more with it, you’re out of luck. We’ve compiled a list of our favorite replacements for the usually workable, but generally boring OS X default software.
Apps in Education: 6 Apps for Creating Outlines on the iPad:
Capturing information quickly and efficiently in a classroom is an important skill. So much of what we do in the classroom needs to be documented either by you, the teacher or by the students. Apps that make this process quick and easy are therefore vital. Here are a quick list that might work in your classroom – some are quite expensive but they do offer a vastly different product depending on who will be the primary user.
Good Use of QR Codes | The Thinking Stick
Looking back over the past year I’ve given quiet a few talks on QR Codes their power and scenarios for best us. When used propertly QR Codes can add value. When not used propertly they’re just wasting space.
Are You Ready To Transfer To Chrome? – 30 Irreplaceable Chrome Extensions
I’ve always been using Firefox browser, I mean already for 5–6 years and never thought I would want to choose something else. Firefox is great browser and what makes it so great is all those thousands of plugins you download freely. You can find now plugin for almost everything you could ever think of – there is only one big downside. Firefox is much slower than Chrome and actually eat’s more of computer’s CPU than other browsers.
Instructional Strategies Online – Balanced Literacy
Balanced Literacy incorporates all reading approaches realizing students need to use multiple strategies to become proficient readers.
Photojournal: NASA’s Image Access Home Page
NASA Imagery Photojournal
Draw some beautiful curves with this utility
Mathematics flash cards
Goodsie : Goodsie
Make a branded storefront without any of the traditional hassles of setting up shop online.
OOOo, I see them both.
Insync – Sync your life with Google Docs
it’s ok to break up with dropbox – designed to synchronize Google Documents
70 Free kindle ebook downloads
“These kindle ebooks can be read on the kindle, but also on your computer with the kindle program, or the kindle app on many different mobile devices. There have also been a lot of other free kindle ebooks posted here, so be sure to check those out.”
Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here.