Crestview #beyond14 presentations

Here are my presentations from the Crestview Beyond the Classroom Technology Summit: Teach Like a Hacker Session 1 Teach Like a Hacker Session 2 Web 2.0 tools Digital Publishing Session 1 Digital Publishing Seasion 2 Google Addons Session 1 Google Addons Session 2   […]

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Saving a website #tlah

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Sometimes when you are researching for a project, you’ll come across web resources that you would like to save. Now, you can bookmark it, or use a bookmarking service, but there is still a chance that when you go back to the site it may be gone (and archive.org) may not have a copy. To […]

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Create cool random names for free

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Lifehack has posted a link to the site Online Name Generator. No false advertising here, the site does what it says it does, it generates names. So if you are looking for a name for your company (Opendexon), your business (Inditech), your band (Gruesome Major), or your D&D character (Updar Hermedes Ackmard), the site has […]

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Save articles and websites with Pocket #tlah

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I wouldn’t be able to survive without Pocket. It allows me to quickly save links to resources, while also giving me an interface to read longer length articles. Most Twitter clients allow you to set up Pocket as a sharing resource, and Pocket also includes extensions to use with your favorite browser. When you pocket […]

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Increasing reading literacy with cellphones

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Cellphones ignite a ‘reading revolution’ in poor countries The report, released today, examines the reading habits of nearly 5,000 mobile-phone users in seven countries — Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Kenya, Nigeria, Pakistan, and Zimbabwe — where the average illiteracy rate among children is 20 percent, and 34 percent among adults. (The US, by comparison, has an […]

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Automate yourself with IFTTT #tlah

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The tagline for IFTTT is Put the internet to work for you. What then mean is that you can automate tasks, allowing for you to create workflows that you didn’t believe were possible or were too time consuming. IFTTT is short for If This Then That. To begin using IFTTT, you add channels for services […]

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The more the US eats margarine, the lower the divorce rate in Maine

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For a lot of research you’ll see the term “correlation does not imply causation“. Tyler Vigen has created a website called Spurious Correlations that shows correlations between data that are not normally related. Along with margarine consumption correlating with the divorce rate in Maine, the consumption of mozzarella cheese correlates with the number of civil […]

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