29 Incredibly Useful Websites You Wish You Knew Earlier There are so many wonderful websites around, and it is difficult to know each and every one of them. The below list provides some of those websites that I find particularly helpful, even though they are not as famous or as prevalent as some of the big names out there. 1. BugMeNot Are you bugged constantly to sign up for websites, even though you do not wish to share your email? Online Jump to Navigation Menu Search Connect with us 15 TED Talks That Will Change Your Life Feel like getting inspired, motivated or just looking for a feel-good cry? Then look no further. There's no better way to start your day than with a fresh cup of coffee and a nice TED talk to make you feel ready to take on your day.
Google Drive for Writers It's not the tool, it's the writer. I've been saying that for years, and I believe it. If your words aren't true, if they aren't accurate, or if they're not chosen properly then the finest software, service, or device won't make you a better writer. Blubbr Always nice to find a new tool! I had the chance to catch Shelly Terrel this weekend and learned about an easy and fast tool to use. Blubbr is a super easy site that makes "games" which basically ask questions based on short chunks of YouTube videos. Since I am talking about pronunciation on Wednesday (If you haven't joined the eltmooc yet there's still time!)
70 Things Every Computer Geek Should Know. The term ‘geek’, once used to label a circus freak, has morphed in meaning over the years. What was once an unusual profession transferred into a word indicating social awkwardness. As time has gone on, the word has yet again morphed to indicate a new type of individual: someone who is obsessive over one (or more) particular subjects, whether it be science, photography, electronics, computers, media, or any other field. A geek is one who isn’t satisfied knowing only the surface facts, but instead has a visceral desire to learn everything possible about a particular subject. A techie geek is usually one who knows a little about everything, and is thus the person family and friends turn to whenever they have a question.
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30 Books to Rev Up Your Career As cooler weather sets in, it’s the perfect time of year to put together a reading list for your moments of downtime this fall and winter. But if you’re like me, putting together a list of must-reads can be challenging. With new advice for your career and business being posted and published online every day, we often forget the benefits of in-depth reading—that’s right, actual books. When you’re a busy professional or a business leader, putting “reading” on your to-do list can seem like a stretch. No, I’m not talking about penciling in time for your favorite fiction novel. While your plate may be full, reading long-form content can provide you with an opportunity to expand your leadership, career, and business knowledge.
Getting to Know Markdown The Web has become enmeshed in all aspects of our lives. And whether we realize it or not, so has HTML, the language that’s used to format Web pages. Even people who aren’t web designers or coders — bloggers, writers, even folks who want to create content for personal web pages — need to know some HTML. Or do they? While basic HTML is fairly easy to learn, there are a lot of people who use that skill only occasionally.
10 Amazing Sites That Will Pay You For Your Writing So you’ve got a thing for writing, but do it for your own pleasure? Maybe you’ve tried earning some cash with your content, but didn’t manage to find the right strategy? It’s time to start reaping the benefits of your talent. How we got started Our story Founded in Chicago, Illinois, when two school district employees set out to bridge the gap between how students live their lives and how they learn in school, Edmodo was created to bring education into a 21st century environment. Today, Edmodo is based in San Mateo, California. Thanks to those who guided and supported us in the beginning, we're now the number one K-12 social learning network in the world, dedicated to connecting all learners with the people and resources they need to reach their full potential. founded
50 (Cheap!) Professional Development Classes Anyone Can Take Have you ever wanted to boost your professional skills but been held back for one reason or another? Maybe your department doesn't have a training budget, and you can't fathom the thought of throwing down $500 for a class. Maybe you're not sure where to find the right class for you.