create and share visual ideas online Select • Drag • Create Chat! We're not around, but we'd love to chat another time. You can also see our help guides WeChat's money gifting scheme lures 5 million Chinese users Last week WeChat, the popular Chinese messaging app, launched a feature letting users based in China gift money to friends and family. The feature went viral in China, and yesterday parent company Tencent disclosed to Chinese media that during the first two days of Spring festival, over five million users participated in the scheme, exchanging over 20 million envelopes. At its apex, over 121,000 envelopes were sent within a five-minute stretch, during with 585,000 attempts were made by users to snatch one up. Specifically, after binding one’s bank card to the app, users can send cash-filled virtual red envelopes (a traditional gift for the Lunar New Year) one of two ways. Individuals can send cash directly to a recipient, or, if you want to spice things up, senders can put up a set sum of cash that’s then distributed randomly among a specified group of friends.
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Librarian Approved: 30 Ed-Tech Apps to Inspire Creativity and Creation Tool discovery is often a challenge for teachers interested in finding ways to use technology that will change the way they and their students work. With so much going on in the classroom, many teachers don’t have the time to test out various apps and find the perfect tool to meet their needs. Luckily, several tech-savvy librarians have been curating the apps their colleagues find useful and sharing the all-stars with one another through personal learning communities (PLC) and edWeb webinars. These educators are paying attention to their own working habits, as well as those of students, to figure out which technology products and trends are here to stay. Michelle Luhtala, a school librarian in New Canaan, Connecticut, has noticed that much of her own work has transitioned from the computer to her smartphone.
Best Practices In Blended Learning Editor’s note: This article was originally published in February 2015 and has been updated to reflect current practices. Originally, blended learning referred to adding an online component to instructor-led training or classroom education. Now, blended learning refers to the use of more than one delivery method to provide and enhance training and support. Meet the Aussie young guns that could become the next big thing Finder co-founders Frank Restuccia and Fred Shebesta. Source: Supplied WE all know the Mark Zuckerbergs of the world. But closer to home a new breed of Aussie entrepreneurs are turning their back on traditional jobs, creating their own ventures and killing it online.
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The Leveson dilemma - MPs split, coalition split, editors split and public split The prime minister's dilemma over the Leveson report, which he will have the chance to read from midday today, could not be more obvious. The letter from 86 politicians, published in The Guardian and the Daily Telegraph today, brings David Cameron's problem into sharp focus. Though billed as a cross-party initiative, it is overwhelmingly Tory (signed by 76 Conservative MPs and peers) and argues passionately against any form of state involvement in press regulation. 30 creative ways to use Padlet for teachers and students - BookWidgets I’m always excited when I’m using Padlet. Is it the interface, the way everything is designed, its purpose or the fact that I’m organizing things smoothly? I don’t know.
How to use Zoom like a pro: 15 video chat tips and tricks to try today The Zoom video meeting and chat app has become the wildly popular host to millions of people working and studying from home during the coronavirus pandemic. Despite a number of privacy and security issues that arose alongside the platform's rapid growth, it now features end-to-end encryption and other ways to protect your account and your chats from Zoombombing and other privacy flaws. The platform also recently added a marketplace for virtual events, and is testing app integrations such as Slack and Dropbox.