Using Shmoop to Make Learning Relevant

Students often ask – “Why must we learn this?” Shmoop helps educators answer this question through its digital resources that make learning fun and relevant for students. The online resource uses relevant and current cultural points-of-reference to help students see …

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Apple iPad: A Comprehensive Guide

After months of speculation and rumors, it’s official: The Apple iPad is real. The device, announced on January 27th by Apple CEO Steve Jobs, is designed to fill the perceived gap between the smartphone and the laptop. Here’s everything you …

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How to Create a VoiceThread

Over the weekend I stumbled across a great wiki dedicated to the use of VoiceThread in education. The wiki is appropriately titled, How to Make a VoiceThread. On How to Make a VoiceThread you will not only find directions for …

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MOOM – Museum of Online Museums

MOOM, the Museum of Online Museums, is a list of museums that offer online exhibitions. In some cases the museums include virtual tours and in other cases the museums online exhibits are simple photo galleries. Some of the notable museums …

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OU adopts Google Apps for Education

The Open University (UK) will be using Google tools to support student internet services. “In our first foray into cloud computing, Google will be hosting for our students email (gmail), contacts, instant messaging and presence, calendar, document creation, storage and …

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