Knowledge – Inside Search – Google
Introducing the Knowledge Graph
When you search, you’re not just looking for a webpage. You’re looking to get answers, understand concepts and explore.
Old storage plans vs. new storage plans – Google Drive Help
This is an overview of Google storage plans for people who purchased a storage plan prior to 24 April 2012.
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10 stupid user stories: The madness persists | TechRepublic
10 stupid user stories: The madness persists
Clueless users: 10 more tales of the absurd | TechRepublic
About a year ago, I wrote a list of my 10 favorite stupid user stories. Although that list was fun to write, it was really hard to narrow the list down to 10 items. So I decided to write a sequel and cover 10 more tales.
Dr. Z Reflects: 6 Important Resources for Learning Google Apps
I was looking for some instructional resources for using Google Apps and one of my students, Randon Ruggles from Minneapolis, sent me a plethora of them. While I feel that writing this blog is important because I can share information with you. the real reason is so that I can put it someplace where I won’t lose it.
Depth of Field – A General Guide for Beginners
Depth of field is one of the most powerful tools we photographers have in our arsenal. It can be used to create great depth in a landscape or highlight the eyes of a model. In this short guide we will take a look what depth of field is and some of it’s uses.
From now on, Britain’s “cookie law” prohibits tracking without consent | Ars Technica
What the media have called Britain’s “cookie law” became enforceable this weekend and will require UK-based website operators to give visitors notification if the website will use any method of tracking—not just cookies but other types of analytics as well—on the user’s computer.
Managing: The Nuts & Bolts of an iPad Classroom
Awhile ago, I wrote about the beginning of the one-to-one iPad journey in my classroom. I have always appreciated when others have shared not only their pedagogy, but the organization of their tools or classroom as well. I’ve also had more people ask me questions about my set-up than how I use iPads to actually teach in my classroom, so here’s my “share”.
We expect more from technology and less from each other – CNN.com
In November 2011, The Boston Globe had a panel on “cyberetiquette.” We met in a theater at Boston Globe headquarters. On the stage was a moderator, a Globe reporter, and two of the Globe’s regular “advice and manners” columnists. And then there was me, there, I suppose to represent the cyberworld and where it might take us.
Two Lists You Should Look at Every Morning – Peter Bregman – Harvard Business Review
Never before has it been so important to say “No.” No, I’m not going to read that article. No, I’m not going to read that email. No, I’m not going to take that phone call. No, I’m not going to sit through that meeting.
Microsoft warns Windows XP costs 5X more than Windows 7 to support | VentureBeat
In its latest bid to convince organizations to upgrade from Windows XP, a Microsoft-sponsored report claims that companies end up paying more than five times in support costs by refusing to upgrade to Windows 7.
Pinterest: The Salesman of Social Media?
Just a few months ago Pinterest was the new kid on the block, but now it is firmly the number three social network in the world. Since January 1st the number of users who visit Pinterest daily has grown by 145%. This is great news for marketers as Pinterest is proving to be highly effective for converting sales and driving traffic to websites.
Education experts disagree on importance of school class size – The Denver Post
Then he looks at this year’s first-graders, calculates his staffing and crunches the numbers: although these kids also have high needs, three classrooms of 16 or 17 will have to be shoe-horned into two second-grade classes of 23.
How to Write Resumes for Jobs in Education [7 Tips] – The Undercover Recruiter
So, while applying for such jobs, you need to display your good academic records and research abilities, to prove your potential to handle positional responsibilities. Thus, they help you to create an additional advantage, by highlighting your strong aspirations, to serve the education sector.
10 Reasons to Keep Learning Once You’re Done With School | PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement
There have always been people who have believed that lifelong learning is a worthwhile process. Increasingly, scientific research is proving them correct and technology is making it easier – adults can now take online college classes for the rest of their lives.
How Do You Spark a Love of Math in Kids? | MindShift
Decades of educational research demonstrate that during the years between elementary school and high school, many students disengage from math and don’t regain their interest—to the detriment of their later schooling, and even their adult careers.