App of the Week: Instapaper Title: InstapaperPlatform: iPad and iPhone (The Android Marketplace includes apps, such as InstaFetch, that integrate with Instapaper)Cost: $4.99 Have you ever been reading through Twitter, or Zite, or Pulse, or something else on an iPhone or iPad and thought to yourself, "That looks really interesting but I don't have time to read it now." It's likely that you have. Or, have you ever talked with teens using an iPad or iPhone for research and looking for a way to collect resources for later reading and use? It's possible that you have. If the answer to either of these questions is "yes" then Instapaper has the potential to be really helpful.
25 Great YouTube Channels for Blended Learning - Getting Smart by Guest Author - engchat, histchat, Online Learning, scichat, sschat, technology, videos, YouTube By: Emily Lucas Unfortunately, not everyone has the opportunity to go to the best schools, universities, or even has the time to go to extra courses to fill out their knowledge base. Additionally, not even every college student has enough time to absorb all the information in their courses or to write every paper that their professor assigns them. But luckily, the internet can step in and serve to fill in some of the holes and to take away some of the burden of essay writing. With many YouTube channels that are designed to teach people more about the topics they discuss, gaining knowledge on a plethora of topics is easier than ever before! We have created a list of the best YouTube channels that can help you learn and be more prepared in class or to write a “best essay” caliber composition.
How to Make a Robot - Lesson 5: Choosing a Motor Controller Lessons Menu: Now that the general shape, the actuators (or motors) and the brain for the robot have been chosen, it is time to make things move. The first question many beginners have when building their first robot is “how do I control the motors?” Top 100 Sites & Apps of 2014 Well, it's that time of year again for my favorite and most robust list on the top 100 Sites/Apps of the year. As with the previous year's list, more and more mobile apps are making the list as mobile learning continues to be the rising trend in education. However, that's not to say that there aren't plenty of websites and Learning Management Systems showing up as well. Finally, any site or app that was in a previous year's list will not be in this one. * mobile app Been for Education - Innovative site for social learning that allows educators to surf and collaborate on the web with their students in a safe environment where educators create/manage student accounts.* Otus - A fantastic and easy to use 1:1 learning solution for mobile classrooms (i.e iPads/Chromebooks).
The Top 100 Self-Improvement Blogs for 2014 Update: The Best Personal Development Blogs for 2015 have just been released! It’s back! To kick off the New Year in style we bring you the best self-improvement blogs for 2014. 101 Google Tips, Tricks & Hacks Looking for the ultimate tips for Google searching? You've just found the only guide to Google you need. Let's get started: 1. The best way to begin searching harder with Google is by clicking the Advanced Search link. 2. Your Life in Weeks This is a long human life in years: And here’s a human life in months: But today, we’re going to look at a human life in weeks: Each row of weeks makes up one year. That’s how many weeks it takes to turn a newborn into a 90-year-old.
20 Tips To Use Google Search Efficiently Millions of people use Google search every day for a variety of reasons. Students use it for school, business people use it for research, and millions more use it for entertainment. Did you know that you may not be using Google search to its full potential? Here are 20 tips and tricks to maximize your search efficiency.