A new way to read


This is a cool concept and it comes courtesy of the New York Public Library. They’ve embarked on a program to make traditional books available on Instagram. Now, if you think of it, classics like Edgar Allen Poe’s “The Raven” are available in text form in just about every library in the world. It’s evenContinue reading “A new way to read”

Tag, You’re It


I had a good conversation with a friend of mind a few years ago.  I was going to visit her and she was starting to give me driving directions.  I told her that I probably didn’t need them because she had been broadcasting her location via her Twitter account.  Surprised, we took a look atContinue reading “Tag, You’re It”

Tweaking Rebelmouse


I’ve had a Rebelmouse account for a while now.  I think it’s a terrific way to summarize things that I’m doing with social media.  Quite frankly, I’m just using it to gather my activity from Twitter so that it’s all in one spot.  I could add links to Instagram (I don’t use), Tumblr (not reallyContinue reading “Tweaking Rebelmouse”

Kurrate


Brian Aspinall (@mraspinall on Twitter) tossed out a Twitter message last night inviting people to check out Kurrate – a new curation tool for teachers using video in the classroom. I had to check it out immediately.  First, you’ve got to be interested in what an Ontario educator shares and secondly, I know that soContinue reading “Kurrate”