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Free Technology for Teachers Blog

Posted by on January 31st, 2011 0 comments

The blog “Free Technology for Teachers” provides online resources and ideas for teaching with technology. Some of the posts are specific to K-12 education but a number of posts are useful for education across the educational spectrum. You can read the blog from time to time or subscribe to their RSS feed to receive new… Read More »

Posted in: Education & Training, Web 2.0 Tools



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Report on Twitter Use

Posted by on December 15th, 2010 0 comments

The Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project reports on Twitter users. According to the report, 8% percent of the American adults who use the internet are Twitter users. Some of the groups who are notable for their relatively high levels of Twitter use include young adults, African-Americans and Latinos, and urbanites. Read the… Read More »

Posted in: Social networking, Web 2.0 Tools



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Evaluating New Social Networking Services: Google Buzz and Foursquare

Posted by on February 16th, 2010 0 comments

Two new online services have made the news lately:  Google Buzz and Foursquare. Google Buzz is a good example of why it’s not always a good idea to immediately go out and try a new service.  Give it a week and let the “dust settle.” At first, Google Buzz seemed like a great idea:  Facebook-like… Read More »

Posted in: Social networking, Web 2.0 Tools



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Follow Changes to Any Website with Google Reader

Posted by on January 31st, 2010 0 comments

Have you ever wanted to receive notification when a web page changes or adds new information, but were unable to do so if the website did not have an RSS feed? Google Reader has just added a new feature which will allow you to keep up with changes to web pages that do not have… Read More »

Posted in: Web 2.0 Tools



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Curious about Google Wave?

Posted by on September 30th, 2009 0 comments

Google released Google Wave, a new real-time collaboration and communication tool, to 100,000 beta testers yesterday. If you’re not one of the early testers but are curious about what Google Wave can do, check out the detailed description in the LifeHacker blog. The Ribbit Wave gadget for conducting conference calls sounds particularly interesting!

Posted in: Communications Tools, Social networking, Web 2.0 Tools

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