If something like this had been available when I had studied History, I might have really got engaged and interested in it. MyHistro is a wonderful mashup combining Google Map with an interactive timeline where you add the elements and tie them to a location plotted in Google Maps. It’s a little difficult to putContinue reading “MyHistro”

Building a Google Docs Story

Here’s a cute little writing activity.  It’s called the Google Docs Stories Builder.  You’re not going to write the next great Canadian novel but it’s a fun little activity.  The activity starts here. Every story needs characters so you’ll begin by adding them. The two characters in this story are my fine furry friend JaimieContinue reading “Building a Google Docs Story”

Math and Science Symbol Search

This search engine is specially made for the mathematicians and scientists in the crowd. How often have you wanted to do a search for a particular equation requiring specialized characters?  Quick, where is that alt-code cheat sheet?  Well, in fact, you can find it here. Wouldn’t it be nicer if there was an easier way?Continue reading “Math and Science Symbol Search”