Getting Started With Periscope In The Classroom - Getting Started With Periscope In The Classroom by Amy Arbogash and Stephanie Rudolph Today’s teachers are finding new and better ways to engage their students in the learning that goes on in classrooms. One of the ways to stay relevant is to use technology to their advantage. It connects to the world that our students live in and brings high levels of interest. The connected world is where our students live and finding ways for learning to take place in avenues like social media is a way for our students to relate to our curriculum. But like most technology, social media is often uncharted territory for teachers. Social media, and being out on the internet for all to see, is where our students reside. So how can we as teachers use social media to engage our students in the curriculum and at the same time teach them best practices, how to embrace the good, and deal with the bad? Next you must choose a tool that fits best for what your classroom needs. How Periscope Is Different
SelfRestraint | Parker Kuivila Stop Procrastinating Online If you find yourself constantly ending up on distracting websites, you know what a time sink your computer can be. Unfortunately, you can't just stop using your computer because you need it to be able to get work done. Built With Simplicity In Mind SelfRestraint is easy to use, so you won't get distracted trying to figure out how to use it. Freedom is finally Free The best part of this application is that it's free. SelfRestraint is in Beta This software is in beta (read: it has some occasional bugs), and as such I cannot provide support to everyone that has an issue, and by downloading this software you agree to such terms. Known Bugs (And Solutions to them) For some reason, some people may continue to be blocked from sites even after the timer expires. Download Windows Download Mac OS X Coming Soon! Linux Download (Note: This has only been tested on Ubuntu and GNOME. Open Source If you want to help, that's great too! How you can help
Flying Meat: FlyGesture How it works FlyGesture is activated like Exposé or Dashboard, bringing up a transparent window of "guides" to move your mouse through. Moving your mouse through the guides lets FlyGesture know what action or actions you want to be performed, such as closing a window or opening an application. Not getting it? Here's a movie that demonstrates creating and using a new gesture to open Safari. But wait- there's more FlyGesture isn't a one trick pony. screenshots Mac and the Mac logo are trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
College of Arts and Letters - Michigan State University :: Awards/Scholarships Please visit to view the many scholarships, awards, and prizes within the College of Arts and Letters for which you may be eligible to apply! A few of these are highlighted below. Please direct questions regarding the scholarships and awards listed below to Jovon Potter, Undergraduate Student Affairs (517) 353-4952 or email: email@example.com. Ryder Scholarship All MSU students who are planning to study abroad are eligible to apply for this scholarship. Past recipients have had a GPA of 3.5 or above. Awards can be used for study abroad programs offered during the summer, fall, or spring semester. The John W. Louis B. College of Arts and Letters Outstanding Senior Achievement Award andAlumni Award for Undergraduate ExcellenceEligible students must have a primary major in the College of Arts and Letters, 3.5 or above GPA and expect to graduate any semester of the current calendar year (Spring, Summer or Fall).
15 Must-Have Free Apps For Your Mac The very first Mac article ever published by MakeUseOf was about Things. That was about 2 years ago. Since then we’ve continued to serve the Mac community well, publishing over 300 articles. While reviewing apps, part of the job description is testing them out. After we’re done, we ask ourselves the golden question, “Is this app a keeper?” Dropbox Everyone knows Dropbox for their amazing file-sharing service. Sign up for a free account and you automatically get 2GB to share with your friends. Need mobile access to your files? AppFresh Surely you must know how it feels to load an app, just to have it inform you that it’s outdated and there’s a newer version available? AppFresh is what you want. Adium Adium is probably the most widely-used multi-protocol chat app on Macs. Adium supports a wide range of chat protocols from MSN to Facebook to ICQ to Gadu Gadu. Adding to its list of features, Adium is also hugely customisable in both its theme and functionality. The Unarchiver Transmission Skitch
Livin' La Vida Loki Dela dokument Hur gör du när du ska skriva ett dokument ihop med kollegor på olika ställen? Många skapar dokument som sedan skickas fram och tillbaka via e-post och då kan det bli svårt att hålla reda på den senaste versionen och vem som har skrivit vad. Idag finns det smartare sätt att dela dokument. Google Drive är förmodligen det vanligaste sättet att dela dokument. Du kan skapa dokument för ordbehandling, kalkyl eller presentation och sparar dem på nätet hos Google. När du skapar ett dokument kan du bestämma vilka personer du vill dela det med. Google Drive finns även som app för både smarthphone och surfplatta. Här ser du en kort introduktionsfilm till hur du kan skapa och dela dokument i Google Drive TitanPad är bra för att skriva gemensamma anteckningar, brainstorming eller grupparbete. Varje deltagare i ett dokument skriver med egen färgkod så att man ser vem som skriver vad.
100 Free Applications for Mac OS X Most of the time, Windows users are reluctant to switch to a Mac. One amongst many reasons is that they found it hard to search for free softwares/applications for the Mac. Some of them have already switched to a Mac, but they’re still running Windows OS on a Mac. It’s such an irony that actually there are mountains of free Mac applications available for us. After days of working on this, I’ve come out with list of free and useful Mac applications. I’ve categorized and arranged the order of applications so that it will be extremely easy for you to find applications you need for your Mac. Continue reading and you will see fabulous list of 100+ Free Mac OS X Applications! Productivity Tool System Tools and Utilities File Management Application Launcher Social Networking Chat Client Text Editor Email, RSS and Atom Reader PDF Reader FTP Client BitTorrent Client Network Web Browser Audio Video Games Image Editor File Compressor Google Uploader Programming IDE QuickTime Plugin Converter