Weekend Ed. Quote~August 30
Do you agree?
Do you agree?
Trying to decide between these books for reading about innovation. It is a difficult choice. I’ve been sorting and re-sorting this list, almost like a girl choosing an outfit before school. In a way I will need to wear these ideas for awhile so perhaps the comparison is apt.
I created an Amazon Book List to collect all of them, then subdivided into a smaller list called the Innovation Book List.
SRecorder is convenient and safe downloadable software for PC users that allows you to take PC screen video capture of high quality, with or without sound. The program has no viruses, spyware and unwanted applications. Screen Recorder has been tested by the advanced antivirus systems that proved it is absolutely secure software in its segment.
BFF is an acronym for “Best Friend Forever.” These websites and tips are so good that they will become your technology BFFs!
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“Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.” ~Albert Einstein
Google’s collaboration and partnership with international museums, cultural institutions, and archives resulted in a growing digital treasure of cultural merit. With a goal to display more of diverse heritage online, the collection is ongoing. Artworks and digital exhibitions plant the seeds of digital storytelling and exposition. The Google team also includes the stories behind the archives of cultural institutions across the globe.
Visitors can add items to their own individualized gallery My favorite is “Meeting Street” which is a featured gallery. The robust search engine will display works across galleries worldwide as I found when I searched my favorite painter, George Inness.
Visit Google Cultural Institute today!
BFF is an acronym for “Best Friend Forever.” These websites and tips are so good that they will become your technology BFFs! View all the Tech B.F.F.s by clicking here.
I believe in the democracy of storytelling. I love the fact that our stories can cross all sorts of borders and boundaries. I feel humbled by the notion that I’m even a small part of the literary experience. I grew up in a house, in a city, in a country shaped by books. I don’t know of a greater privilege than being allowed to tell a story, or to listen to a story. They’re the only thing we have that can trump life itself. ~Colum McCann
First seen on Gregg Morris’ ScoopIt Board
As the commercials extol, it is already back-to-school time. During the next few weeks, I’ll be profiling some necessary back-to-school (or work, or life) tools.
Today…Read & Write…
This is a fantastic extension that helps in the writing process, particularly by reading back text in a Google Doc. Read & Write uses the auditory learning style to catch writing mistakes. Anything that helps improve writing is a two thumbs up!
• Hear words, passages, or whole documents read aloud with easy-to-follow dual color highlighting
• See the meaning of words explained with text and picture dictionaries
• Hear text translated into other languages
• Predicts the next word as you type
• Highlight interesting or relevant text and collect it for use in other documents
Read&Write for Google™ is a friendly browser add-in for use with PCs, Macs and Chromebooks.