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Evernote Tips: The 11 Amazing Features That Make Using Evernote So Freaking Awesome

Evernote Tips: The 11 Amazing Features That Make Using Evernote So Freaking Awesome

3 start-up qui gagnent des millions grâce à l'imagination collective L'une a été lancée en Australie puis s'est implantée à San Francisco. L'autre est née en France et vient d'ouvrir un bureau à Sao Paulo. La dernière fait ses premiers pas depuis un incubateur du treizième arrondissement... ? Date de naissance: 2008 à Melbourne. Fondateurs: Mark Harbottle, Australien et, Matt Mickiewicz, Canadien (tous deux alors âgés de moins de trente ans). Taille: 80 employés à san Francisco, Melbourne, Berlin et Paris Le principe: Des entreprises, principalement, des PME, cherchent un logo, un visuel, une maquette pour leur site internet. Le modèle économique: Cette idée génère pour 99designs plusieurs sources de revenus. Investisseurs: Une première levée de fonds en avril 2011 réunit Accel Partners et les investisseurs en capital-risque Michael Dearing (eBay, Harrison Metal), Dave Goldberg (Survey Monkey), Stewart Butterfield (Flickr) et Anthony Casalena (Squarespace). Concurrents: Wilogo ? Date de naissance: 2006 à Paris Taille: Environ 40 employés dans le monde. ?

How to Save Time by Reducing Email: 6 Strategies for Staying Afloat As teachers, we need to protect our professional time vigilantly. But email, that ravenous beast, can eagerly devour our prep periods and infringe on our time outside of school. When let loose, it can distance us from the important tasks of the profession like planning, grading, and developing ourselves professionally. If we are disciplined, though, email doesn't have to be a beast of burden -- we can use it as a weapon of efficiency, making us more frequent communicators with parents and administrators, more effective record keepers, and more focused in our growth. Here are six strategies for reducing the flood of messages we receive and becoming more pragmatic with our replies, freeing time for more important endeavors. 1. According to the email service provider Mail Chimp, only 18.6 percent of education newsletter emails are opened, and worse, 2.6 percent of links in those emails are clicked. 2. Smartphones make us obsessive email checkers. Here's how to beat it. 3. 4. Dear Parent, 5.

:: THE MONTHLY MENTOR :: Viralité : Schémas de propagation des contenus sur les différents réseaux sociaux Y’a-t-il des mécanismes et des schémas clefs pour la diffusion et la propagation de contenus sur les réseaux sociaux ? Une forme de recette magique qui garantit la viralité d’une opération ? La réponse n’est pas si évidente ! Gnip, une société d’analyse et de traitement de données en provenance des réseaux sociaux a tenté d’apporter plus de lumière à ce sujet, en procédant à quelques analyses, dont je vous partage les principaux résultats. Il s’avère que les résultats de diffusion diffèrent considérablement selon la nature de l’évènement : attendu/prévisible comme les élections, les shows TV, les matchs de football, etc ou inattendu/imprévisible comme les catastrophes naturelles, les décès, etc. Pour les évènements inattendus, c’est un autre phénomène qui est alors observé : une croissance brusque, rapide et importante lors de l’annonce de l’évènement avec des volumes générés par milliers voire des dizaines de milliers, et ce sur une très courte durée de quelques minutes.

Dragonflies in First: The Ultimate Digital Weekly Planner FAQs If you haven't made a planning decision yet for your school year, I hope these answers to my customer's questions will help you decide if The Ultimate Weekly Planner is for you. I have been so unbelievably thrilled with the interest in my planners. It is truly amazing to be able to share something that has been such a huge part of my teaching career with so many fabulous educators. Why this planner? Unlike written plan books, you can cleanly and easily change, move highlight and delete anything from your plan book. Another huge bonus comes into play with sub-planning. Digital planning is necessary in today's world... and so EASY! Can I use the planner on my {PC, MAC, tablet, smartphone, iPad, iPhone} Yes! If you plan to use the planner on your PC/MAC/and iPad... get the Excel version Mac users can use either the Excel or Numbers version, depending on what is installed on your computer. Be sure you grab the correct version for your systems. The Excel version has a clean white cover image.

How to Begin Rebuilding Your Life and Make It Ridiculously Amazing “Our real blessings often appear to us in the shape of pains, losses and disappointments; but let us have patience and we soon shall see them in their proper figures.” ~ Joseph Addison What if one day you woke up and decided that you were tired of feeling tired and that you had enough of everything? Enough of stress and anxiety, enough of anger and resentment, enough of struggle, lack, pain and poverty, enough of tears, heartbreaks, self destructive thoughts, behaviors and relationships and enough of all that is negative and toxic? What if you decided that you wanted to change yourself and your life but didn’t know where exactly to start, what then? There are many things you can do to begin rebuilding your life and make it ridiculously amazing and today I will share with you 12 things that are meant to help you do just that. 1. I (name), Make a commitment to myself, Starting now, I make a commitment to let go of what’s behind me and start appreciating what’s in front of me; 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

untitled I’ve been using “The Cloud” for a few years to host my web bookmarks on Delicious and gather digital resources in Livebinder making them accessible from any location and any computer or mobile device. More recently, I have adopted two other cloud computing tools to manage class schedules, supply orders, and lesson plans: Evernote and iCal. Evernote My “must have” cloud application is Evernote. I keep a running list of supplies needed, track students who need to complete artwork, and use images to organize and plan for future lessons. The video below shows how I have used the Evernote desktop application to sort out and sync all the details of my teaching life. iCal and Google Calendar Since I have hundreds of students and lots of classes to track, keeping a planning calendar is essential to my sanity. Here is an example of my iCal calendar. Another great option is Google Calendar. How do you use the cloud?

15 Things You Should Give Up To Be Happy Here is a list of 15 things which, if you give up on them, will make your life a lot easier and much, much happier. We hold on to so many things that cause us a great deal of pain, stress and suffering – and instead of letting them all go, instead of allowing ourselves to be stress free and happy – we cling on to them. Not anymore. Starting today we will give up on all those things that no longer serve us, and we will embrace change. Ready? 1. There are so many of us who can’t stand the idea of being wrong – wanting to always be right – even at the risk of ending great relationships or causing a great deal of stress and pain, for us and for others. 2. Be willing to give up your need to always control everything that happens to you and around you – situations, events, people, etc. “By letting it go it all gets done. 3. Give up on your need to blame others for what you have or don’t have, for what you feel or don’t feel. 4. Oh my. “The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. 5. 6.

8 Free Apps and Web Tools for Staying Organized in the New Year The start of a new year is a great time to think back and reflect about what really worked for you and what isn't quite cutting it. When it comes to staying organized, there is no one-size-fits-all. It's really all about finding the system that works for you, picking apps or tools that you will actually use, and remembering that there are lots of options to choose from as you figure out the best fit. As you sort through the following list, don't try them all out at once. Pick one or two, put them into practice for a month, and then reflect on how well something is helping you stay organized. 30/30 (iOS - Free; upgrades available) This super useful task manager is perfect for teachers with a long to-do list. Google Docs (iOS, Android, Web Browser - Free) Google Docs are one of my favorite tools for staying organized. Pocket (iOS, Android, Web Browser - Free; upgrades available) I've shared the reasons for why Pocket is great for keeping track of your personal learning network (PLN).

15 Powerful Things Happy People Do Differently What are the differences between happy people and unhappy people? Of course, it should be very obvious: happy people are happy while unhappy people are unhappy, right? Well, that is correct. But, we want to know what happy people do differently, so I have put together a list of things that happy people do differently than unhappy people. 1. Well, I can tell you for sure that those people who are really happy, fear less and love a lot more. 2. Happy people understand that you can’t really change a situation by resisting it, but you can definitely change it by accepting that it is there and by understanding that there might be a reason for its existence. 3. Really happy people know that it’s not healthy to hold on to anger. “Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.” ~ Buddha 4. They trust themselves and the people around them. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. These people don’t really care about being realistic. 11.

5 Productivity Skills Every Educator Must Have -- THE Journal Smart Classroom Technologies 5 Productivity Skills Every Educator Must Have In a national survey, we asked teachers, administrators and tech leaders to tell us what it takes to make a 21st century classroom run smoothly. Here’s what they said. By Dian Schaffhauser01/19/15 Educators literally have a “world of knowledge and resources” at their fingertips, as one director of curriculum and instructional technology declared in response to THE Journal’s national survey. Where do you start? 1) Acing Productivity Applications Whether your school uses Google Apps for Education, Microsoft Office, Office 365 Education or something else, learn the fundamentals of word processing, spreadsheets and presentation applications and then go beyond the basics. As Joy Lopez, director of technology for Sacred Heart Schools in Atherton, CA, put it, "By modeling the use of these and incorporating them into their lessons, students will utilize them in their projects and daily lives."

7 Beautiful Ways to Build the Friendship with Your Self “Friendship with one’s self is all important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt We run around begging for love, attention and validation from everyone around us. We think that our salvation, our happiness and our sense of wholeness will come from outside ourselves. We look for “special” people that will make us feel “special. We look for love in all the wrong places; we cling on to all kind of unhealthy relationships and experiences and we get our sense of worth from all kind of weird weird places. We clutter our lives with all kind of glorious, expensive and precious things and the more stuff we accumulate, the less we seem to have and the emptier our lives seem to get. Until we don’t build the friendship we have with ourselves, none of these things will bring us long lasting happiness… none of these things will make us feel whole and complete… We run in circles. Life is easy, it really is but we choose to complicate it. 1. 2. 3.