Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Web 2.0 resources

Web 2.0 Resources « SmarterSites' Blog
Two thumbs up to Web 2.0 Guru that has put together this complete list of resources

Friday, August 14, 2009

Best Websites for Teaching and Learning

ALA | AASL Best Web sites for Teaching and Learning Award

best list medal

Best Websites for Teaching and Learningbest list medal

The Best Websites for Teaching and Learning honors websites, tools, and resources of exceptional value to inquiry-based teaching and learning as embodied in the American Association of School Librarians' Standards for the 21st-Century Learner.

Google Posters for your Classroom

Google For Educators
Want to help out students and colleagues with handy tips on improving search results and using popular Google products like Google Earth? Just print out these posters and hang them where everyone can see them.

Monday, August 10, 2009

Tools for all of us

50 Useful Mind-Mapping Tools for College Students | Associate Degree - Facts and Information
As a hardworking student, you’ve got a lot to organize, including essays, exams, deadlines, and class schedules, not to mention your social and personal life–plus any part-time jobs you may have taken on. In an effort to keep you more organized, we’ve generated this list of 50 useful mind-mapping tools that are designed to help you see your ideas more clearly, analyze and outline research papers, become more efficient when you study, and get inspired to be more creative in your work.

Saturday, August 01, 2009

Twitter in Education

100 Serious Twitter Tips for Academics | Best Colleges Online
Twitter’s popularity has soared recently, and for good reason. What started as a simple way to update friends about daily life has grown into a powerful tool for business, communication, and education. While many campuses are just picking up on the educational rewards possible with Twitter, there is still plenty of room to create new and exciting ways to use Twitter on campus. The following tips will help you know just how to get started using Twitter in academia, teach you etiquette, offer strategies and benefits, provide suggestions for specific ways to use Twitter, list tools to use with Twitter, and more.

Learning with and extending with Firefox

25 Must-Have Firefox Extensions for e-Learners
Are you a student who browses the Internet with Firefox? If so, then you already may realize the number of extensions available to Firefox users. Many of these extensions can be used to deepen your e-Learning experiences, so we’ve compiled a list of twenty-five Firefox extensions that may help speed up your studies in a secure and easy-to-use environment.

Editing with Picture2Life - How much simpler can it be?

Welcome to Picture2Life - Edit, Collage, Animate and Share Pictures Online
Welcome to Picture2Life, here you can Edit, Collage, Animate and Share your pictures online.

Another reason to use gmail

Official Gmail Blog: Send mail from another address without "on behalf of"
Quite a few of you use Gmail's custom "From:" to send messages with one of your other email addresses listed in place of your Gmail address. Since these messages are sent by Gmail's servers but "from" a non-Gmail address, we have to include your original Gmail username in the "Sender" field of the message header to comply with mail delivery protocols and help prevent your mail from being marked as spam. Most email programs just display the "From" address and not the "Sender" field, but some (including versions of Microsoft Outlook) show these messages as coming "From On Behalf Of" which really annoyed people.