Twitter Blog: Simpler search
We’re constantly working to make Twitter search the simplest way to discover what’s happening in real time. To that end, today we’re introducing search autocomplete and ‘People you follow’ search results to twitter.com
Critiquing Khan Academy: Teacher Theater and the Power of Satire ~ Stephen’s Web
Audrey Watters writes, “I think MTT2K, the Mystery Science Theater 3000-style video campaign satirizing Khan Academy, is one of the most interesting developments in education technology so far this year.”
How Districts Create Community Connections with Social Media | The Committed Sardine
These days you’d be hard-pressed to find a public school district anywhere in America that hasn’t made technology an integral part of its strategy for enhancing classroom learning. But when it comes to harnessing the power of technology to communicate with constituents–not just parents and students, but all members of a community–many are lacking.
Will · Redefine “Better”
We don’t need better assessments; we need different assessments that help us understand students as learners and constructors of their own ongoing education instead of knowers of information and narrow skills.
Hotel replacing guest phones with iPhones | Apple – CNET News
There’s about to be a whole lot more Angry Birds played at the Opus hotel in Vancouver.
The hotel is in the process of swapping out its hotel room phones for iPhones, USA Today reported today.
Twitter Search Adds “Search Within People You Follow”, Autocomplete, Related Results | TechCrunch
Twitter has just implemented a massive set of improvements to search, allowing you to search just within tweets of people you follow, autocomplete, and related results including similar hashtags and usernames. These will all help you find what you’re looking for even if you’re unsure of the exact hashtag or someone’s handle.
10 Great YouTube Tips Every Educator should Know about
YouTube is a fascinating video website. It is one of my favourites online and I am pretty sure most of you like it too. The revolution of YouTube started right from the time Google acquired it . As you know part of the success of Google is its huge investment in the field of education so it also dedicated part of YouTube to education especially with the creation of these three channels that all promote video learning.
elearnspace › Open Letter to Canadian Universities
Open Letter to Canadian Universities
Dear Canadian Universities,
You are, as the cool 4chan/Reddit kids say, about to get pwned.
Microsoft conference bringing 15,000 to Toronto for our own techs and the city – thestar.com
That’s because 15,000 delegates are about to descend on Toronto Monday for Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference, the largest single corporate convention the city has ever hosted.
HTG Explains: What AppArmor Is and How It Secures Your Ubuntu System – How-To Geek
AppArmor is an important security feature that’s been included by default with Ubuntu since Ubuntu 7.10. However, it runs silently in the background, so you may not be aware of what it is and what it’s doing.
How to Use Evernote to Plan Your Blogging
As I got back into blogging regularly, I realized I needed to also get back into planning, scheduling, and organizing my posts and my thoughts. Evernote, it turns out, was a perfect solution. If you’re like most people in the world, “blogging” is a second- or third-priority item, after your 9-5 job. While many people want to blog, maintaining a steady schedule and still finding the time to write can be challenging.
11 Steps to Successful Blogging
Blogs! A very trafficable and profitable tool. It’s just the matter of time profiting from blogs all you need to do is grab the attention of an audience. So I am bringing you 11 indispensable steps without which success for a blog is next to impossible. Following these steps will ensure your blog’s success.
SocialBro Helps Manage Twitter Overload
Journalists who tweet know that sending out 140-character messages is the easy part. Managing the flow of information from the microblogging service is not. SocialBro is a Twitter analytics tool that is a huge time-saver.
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