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13 Tech Sounds You Don’t Hear Anymore
If you remember what a modem sounds like, chances are you’re old. And that’s not the only tech sound that’s being quickly forgotten. Our friends at LaptopMag have complied a list of noises that may soon disappear from the collective nerd consciousness.
The Importance of Video Games in Education
It is really amazing how some kinds of video games can be of great help to our students. At least, there are some educational benefits in video gaming.
Why Apple Stores Tilt the MacBook Pro Exactly 70 Degrees
If you thought Apple squeezes all those dollars out of your based on product and design alone, you’re giving them too much credit.
7 great Google spreadsheet gadgets – Page 1 – Integrating IT
Inside Google Docs’ spreadsheet component, you’ll find gadgets that endow the app with powers that even Excel users will envy. Included are tools for creating animated pie charts, producing QR codes, generating organizational charts, and more. You can also plot data in color by country on a map, and you can publish a map with your office location marked on it. All of these tricks are easy to pull off–I’ll show you how.
9 tips for working with SkyDrive on Windows PCs
When you install the free SkyDrive app on your computer, you can access your photos and files from almost anywhere, store them, and securely share them. And with the arrival of Windows 8 Release Preview, SkyDrive is automatically available right on the Start screen and any of your Windows 8 apps can connect directly to SkyDrive. We’ve had SkyDrive on our Windows PCs for some time now and wanted to share some of our favorite tips on ways to use it.
One primary school pupil’s daily dose of school dinners.
World gets second helpings of girl’s school dinner blog as ban is overturned | Education | The Guardian
Argyll and Bute council backtracks on decision that caused nine-year-old pupil Martha Payne to cease blogging
10 Free Tools Every Business Blogger Should Bookmark
As a business blogger, most of the tools you need to do your job live right up there in your noggin. Do you understand the subject matter you’re writing about? Can you string together a sentence? Got a computer?
mLearning: Revolutionizing Education | Blog | design mind
Every day people around the globe are absorbed in exciting new forms of learning, and yet traditional schools and university systems are still struggling to leverage the many opportunities for innovation in this area.
10 Teaching Practices Every 21st Century Teacher should Do
Teaching is not only a job but is a way of life.It is a sublime task one can ever be entrusted with. Teachers educate generations of learners and in their hands lays the faith of any nation. A well developed country is a country whose citizens are well educated and this is done only by effective teaching strategies.
The 2012 A-Z List Of Educational Twitter Hashtags | Edudemic
We got so many additions and updates to our 2011 list we thought it was time to bring you the most up-to-date list for 2012. So, without further ado, here’s the 2012 A-Z list of educational Twitter hashtags.
Gmail accounts targeted by ‘state-sponsored attackers’ using Internet Explorer zero-day vulnerability | Naked Security
Both Google and Microsoft have put out alerts about an unpatched, zero-day hole in Internet Explorer that didn’t get fixed on Patch Tuesday and is actively being exploited in the wild.
Google Maps vs. Apple Maps: A Side-By-Side Comparison
The biggest change—among many—in iOS 6 will undoubtedly be Apple’s new Maps app. And though its turn-by-turn directions, Flyover and oh so sweet Siri look promising, the real question is how Apple’s maps will compare to Google’s.
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