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A Fast Image Search in Notebook 16

There is a new add-on in SMART Notebook 16. It is now possible to search the net for graphics and then drag them onto a page. 148 more words

21st Century Learning

Come January Look for Extra Warnings from Chrome — Gravis Ludus

It’s been rumored for a while that Chrome would start warning users about sites that weren’t encrypted. Well, now we have an actual launch version. Chrome 56, comes out in January.

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Writing

Creating blog posts with Jetpack, Feedly, and Pocket

For the longest time, I didn’t want to use Jetpack on my site because of the rumored, and experienced, bloat and incompatibilities. I decided to give it a shot with… 260 more words

Writing

Our Tech Tubs2 Arrived!

My class received a modular tech tub2 that holds 24 iPads and has a usb syncing hub.  The four modules can unclip so that we can share the iPads with four classes or we can use the cart on wheels to roll all of them to another room. 79 more words

21st Century Learning

What U.S. K-12 Teachers should know about #OER

In light of this week’s TES survey results on OER referenced by business , instructional technology, and  education sites, here’s what every teacher should know about OER and what policy makers and developers should know about how to support the creation, spread, and repurposing of OER. 1,845 more words

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Creating the perfect distraction-free environment for writing

All the experts say it, “Create a distraction free environment, and you’ll get more writing done.” Since I use my computer for work, entertainment, and writing, distractions are rather plentiful when I’m on the desktop. 1,248 more words

Writing

Using Algorithmia's Free Photo Coloration Tool - Thrifty Thursday

I spent a few hours today testing and playing around with Algorithmia’s free online photo coloring tool.  Marketing itself as a deep learning tool for app developers, Algorithmia is a boon for genealogists who are looking for a cheap and easy way to colorize their old photos. 380 more words

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