Eyetracking Study of Web Readers. In May 2000, the Poynter Institute released an eyetracking study of how people read news on the Web, mainly focusing on newspaper sites.
Their results confirm the findings from my previous studies in 1994 and 1997 of how users read on the Web. This despite the fact that these studies used different methodologies, tested different users and different sites, had different goals, and were conducted at very different stages of the growth of the Web. As discussed in a sidebar, there are a few methodological weaknesses in the Poynter study that make a few of their minor conclusions suspect, but the main findings are very robust and credible. When different people keep finding the same results year by year, it is time to take the findings seriously and to base Web design on the data and not on wishful thinking. Bookfish. Content Library - OpenStax CNX.
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I went through my archive and did some extra researching and came up with the list below. Touch typing is typing without using the sense of sight to find the keys. A person possessing touch typing skills will know their location on the keyboard through muscle memory. It can improve any individual's typing speed and accuracy dramatically. 1- Big Brown Bear This game provides several exercises designed to improve kids touch-typing skills. 2- Find The Letter Find The Letter is a game that helps learners type fast. 3- Key Seeker This is a great tool that helps young learners recognize the letters on a keyboard and use the correct hand to stoke the key. 4- Type A Letter This web tool helps kids learn to type fast using prompts from the screen.
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It is a time-intensive activity that requires heavy software and high speed computers. However, over the past few years, the emergence of different online presentation and animation tools have simplified the process of creating animations. Parent Toolkit: Tips For Parents. 10 Excellent Platforms to Create your Classroom Website and Blog. There are several web platforms that allows users to easily create their website in a matter of minutes.
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It is an open forum to ask questions, engage in lively debate and to feel challenged by issues of national and global significance. Unlike a one-off event, this 'season' of speakers gives a sense of regularity and continuity. CMEWeb - Harristown State High School. Keep coming back here for the latest Hawks Read News New fiction - all of these are ebooks!
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The innovation of a grade school teacher, ABCya is an award-winning destination for elementary students that offers hundreds of fun, engaging learning activities. Millions of kids, parents, and teachers visit ABCya.com each month, playing over 1 billion games last year. What's the Use of Word Clouds? Someone asked me the other day, "What's the use of a word cloud?
" I admit it, I love word clouds. There's something very satisfying to me in being able to create images that shows words in different ways, different sizes, fonts and colours. I've written about programs that help us generate word clouds like Tagxedo, Wordle, ABCYa, and even given instructions for how to add pictures to a wordle. If you're new to the whole word cloud idea, here's my explanation of a wordle: It’s a word cloud generated online. You put in text of your own, and Wordle does the rest. I also figured out how to use Wordle Advanced today.
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