Twitter and the Social Superbowl

Twitter and the Social Superbowl

A while ago, I posted about the benefits to using Twitter in the classroom.Teachers and students use Twitter for communication and conversation so they can keep the in-class discussion going after class. Twitter is a great way to add context to content especially when students need to study a topic and find experts in the […]

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Pixlr: Free on Desktop

Pixlr is a free photo editor that can be accessed online.  Recently, Pixlr created a free desktop program in order for users to edit photographs or images on their personal computers, without having to access the Internet.  For more on this exciting addition and free online photo editing tools, check out the Pixlr Gizmodo article by Pranav […]

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Prezi and Adobe Partnership with ConnectEd Initiative

TechCrunch recently wrote a blog post about the Prezi and Adobe partnership with the ConnectEd Initiative.  Prezi presentation software is teaming with Adobe on President Obama’s ConnectEd Initiative to help the US education system gain more access to technology.  ConnectEd is investing more than $1 billion for Prezi and Adobe licenses for Prezi Edu Pro, Photoshop, […]

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Ken Burns iPad App: History Mixtapes

Documentary filmmaker Ken Burns, in collaboration with the digital agency Big Spaceship, has released an app of “mixtapes” of all his documentaries titled Ken Burns. These mixtapes take all of his works (over 136 hours) and break them down into six themes in American history: innovation, race, politics, art, hard times, and war.   The user […]

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NMC Horizon Report on Technology and Higher Education

The New Media Consortium (NMC) annually teams up with EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI) to write the NMC Horizon Report.  This report is on emerging technologies that will most influence higher education.  You can download the full NMC Horizon Report for 2014.  According to the NMC website “this eleventh edition describes annual findings from the NMC Horizon […]

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