NuancePDF NuancePDF.com is a cloud-based conversion service that lets you turn PDF files into fully formatted Word and Excel files — right from the free Nuance PDF Reader! Get the Nuance PDF Reader and try it now! With Nuance PDF Reader, you get the most accurate online PDF conversion available through NuancePDF.com — without having to install extra software. 21st-Century Learner The 21st-century learner is here–is your classroom ready? By Mark Stevens NEA members attending this year's RA got a look at technology that could transform teaching and learning in their classrooms.Photo by Calvin Knight No one sees more clearly than educators how the technologies we use in our daily lives influence how students learn. Students have changed, educators have changed, learning itself has changed. And learning tools have evolved accordingly.
RSS Readers (RSS Info) RSS Readers RSS and Atom files provide news updates from a website in a simple form for your computer. You read these files in a program called an aggregator, which collects news from various websites and provides it to you in a simple form. But what aggregator to use?
Useful sites for small business Whether you're running a business out of your den or from a penthouse in the sky, you don't have time or money to waste on second-rate tools. These well-designed services and resources are among the best the Web offers for small and midsize businesses. Some include apps for smartphones and downloads for your desktop, but all of them provide the bulk of their features within a Web browser. Productivity In the land of full-featured productivity suites, the battle royal rages on between Google Apps for Business and Microsoft Office 365. Upstart Zoho, meanwhile, has a loyal fan base of its own.
Using Social Media to Teach Visual Literacy in the 21st Century Classroom Increasingly, educators are acknowledging and welcoming the relative advantages of social media into the teaching and learning process. From creating school Facebook pages to connecting students with experts via Twitter, social media has taken root as a legitimate classroom learning and communication tool. The highly linguistic nature of social media allows us to create and consume ideas and information unlike ever before.
Beginner's Guide to Preventing Blog Content Scraping in WordPress If you write original content day in and day out, you already are aware of the fact that your posts will end up on bunch of SPAM sites within a few days sometimes even few minutes. Some users even noted that the site with stolen content outranked the original post. It is very frustrating as a website owner to see that someone is stealing your content without permission, monetizing it, outranking you in SERPs, and stealing your audience. Content Scraping is a huge problem these days considering that it is so easy for someone to steal your content. In this article, we will cover what is blog content scraping, how to catch content scrapers, how to deal with content scrapers, how you can reduce and prevent content scraping, how to take advantage of content scraping, how to make money from content scrapers, and is content scraping ever good?
Invention kit that integrates art and technology The PicoCricket Kit has been discontinued. We apologize for any inconvenience. A PicoCricket is a tiny computer that can make things spin, light up, and play music. You can plug lights, motors, sensors, and other devices into a PicoCricket, then program them to react, interact, and communicate. Meet the PicoCricket. Transforming Teaching and Leading An Educator-led Movement RESPECT represents a movement within the education profession to elevate and transform teaching and leading so that all of our students are prepared to meet the demands of the 21st century. As the demands of our world continue to expand, our students need educators who are well prepared, compensated, and treated as professionals. A New Vision for Teaching and Leading After two years of discussion with teachers, school leaders, and other stakeholders, the President has unveiled a Blueprint for RESPECT [PDF, 4.5MB | ePub, 1.2MB ]. Read the President's plan to assist educators in their work to transform their profession.
Finding Your Fan Page’s RSS Feed URL on Facebook While it’s relatively easy to bring data INTO Facebook using RSS applications (RSS Graffiti being my favorite)… Facebook isn’t particularly a fan of data LEAVING! So, we’re going to do a little Facebook wizardry! However, sometimes, we have darn good reasons to want to ascertain some control over this data… particular in the form of making a backup or re-purposing the content. Recently a colleague inquired: “Where can I find the RSS feed for a Facebook page?
100+ sources that every innovation professional should know. (updated 2014) Running innovation projects is hard. By definition you’re doing new things so you can’t rely on old habits and routines. If you and your innovation team don’t feel uncomfortable, you’re simply not innovating. That doesn’t mean you’ll need to fly blind. At every moment in your innovation process you can use tools, references, checklists and other innovation methods.
21 Signs You’re a 21st Century Teacher Are you a 21st Century Teacher? Find out! PLUS if you can help me add to my list you may win a special $200 prize. Keep reading to find out how... 1.