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Social Media Toolkit

About five years ago, if you wanted to get attention for consulting or speaking engagements, frequent use of “web 2.0″ was required. Today, you can get the same mileage from “social media”. In fact, add “social” to anything and you’ll …

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Google Books Adds Shelving Options

Google recently announced two new enhancement to Google Books. You can now browse through many of the Google Books categories using a horizontally scrolling interface. This same horizontally scrolling interface is also applied to the collections of books that you …

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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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