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Meet some of the best Dropbox apps that add new functionality and extend the service beyond the realms of online storage. Dropbox has made our digital lives so much easier. You put a file in your Dropbox folder and it becomes available on mobile phone, your tablet and on all your other computers. If you have shared a Dropbox folder with another person, say your mom, any files that you add to the shared folder instantaneously appear on her computer. So useful! Dropbox has 50 million users worldwide and, because of such immense popularity, an entire ecosystem of apps has been created around Dropbox that add new functionality and extend the service beyond the realms of online storage.
Whether you’re a new or seasoned Twitter user, you likely come across confusing hashtags that probably look like a bunch of nonsense. First, What’s A Hashtag? The # symbol, called a hashtag, is used to mark keyword or topic in a Tweet. Any Twitter user can categorize or follow topics with hashtags.Those hashtags (usually) mean something and are a great way to get a tweet to appear in search results or discussion monitoring. For example, the popular #edchat hashtag is used by thousands of users every Tuesday. It makes it easy (sort of) for people to monitor what’s happening in the conversation rather than having to try and guess what topics you should search for.
Like a lot of other people are, I'm taking this week to relax a bit and do some things that I haven't had time for lately. Therefore, all this week I'm rewinding the year with the 25 most-read posts of the year. I hope that those of you who are also on vacation this week, enjoy every moment of it. See you (virtually) in the New Year. Some excellent educational content can be found on YouTube .
This guest post is written by Stuart Ayres an ICT teacher at St Brigid’s School, a state secondary in Denbighshire, North Wales. As part of his own austerity measures, Stuart put together an interactive witeboard on a shoestring. Here’s how… A few months ago, I came across an internet discussion about using a wii handset (“wiimote”) to turn any projectable surface into an interactive whiteboard. The idea instantly appealed: Firstly it was cheap, secondly it appeared to be magic! Further investigation revealed references to the idea everywhere, just put ‘wiimote whiteboard’ into youtube.
i 3 Votes The field of social media is a burgeoning area of communication, and one that educators cannot ignore.