WordSift – Visualize Text Very clever site that creates a word cloud from text, and finds images for the most frequently occurring words.t
Google Search Tips (Ultimate Google Guide) The Ultimate Google Guide can help you to improve your search results and SERP analysis with less-known search Tips First Things First In there are some less-known google operators and search tips
Photo Timelines – LIFE LIFE Photo Timelines hosts timelines featuring images from the LIFE collections. Visitors to LIFE Photo Timelines can view existing timelines or create their own timelines using images from the LIFE collections.
Google Docs – What’s new? When people say Google is “just” search, or ads, or whatever… they forget docs is alarmingly comprehensive and (like maps) in a state of continuous improvement on multiple fronts.
Free Pictures – Wylio.com Wylio is a little different from the other CC image portals. It’s also perfect for bloggers and web publishers of all ages. It not only finds cool copyright-friendly images from Flickr’s CC pool, it emphasizes a respect for intellectual property.
100 Google Search Tricks for the Savviest of Students | Online College Courses In today’s schools, most research is completed online, and Google is a great resource for combing the web. But at the same time, it’s not always easy to find exactly what you want, given that there are usually millions of results — with varying degrees of accuracy. These tricks can help you find the best results, while saving time and making your life easier
What do Students Think of Using iPads in Class? Pilot Survey Results – iPads in Education ”It’s almost a year since the iPad was first released and we have been using them in a high school pilot program since September. Our intent was to explore different ways that the iPad could be used by students and the hope was that we could also transition to using e-Books instead of paper textbooks during the course of the year. The pilot has been a source of observational and anecdotal information. After four months I felt we should get a more precise evaluation of how students rated their experiences with the iPads. We had them complete a Google forms survey and collated the results of 126 students that responded.”
Privacy, digital citizenship and young children | Australian Policy Online ”A growing number of educators and advocates in the online safety field are now embracing the term ‘digital citizenship’ to describe education about privacy, safety, security and responsible use of information and communication technologies (ICT). There is also a growing understanding of the importance of beginning this education when a child first starts their use of ICT “
HLWIKI Canada Quote from wiki ”Transliteracy is the ability to read, write and interact across a range of platforms, tools and media from signing and orality through handwriting, print, TV, radio and film, to digital social networks.” All sorts of
Transliteracy – a knol by Sue Thomas ”Transliteracy is the ability to read, write and interact across a range of platforms, tools and media from signing and orality through handwriting, print, TV, radio and film, to digital social networks.”
The History of Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC] ”Here’s a visually organized look at the past 30 years or so of social media history, from Usenet to AIM to Friendster and beyond. This particular infographic comes with some fun facts; for example, did you know that the first version of MySpace was coded in just 10 days?”
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