Harnessing The Powers of Google Search!
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Harnessing The Powers of Google Search!

Earlier this month I was lucky enough to present to some wonderful Texas educators at the Google Apps for Education Texas Summit. My presentation was all about harnessing the powers of the almighty Google search, and it was well received by the educators who were present. In the hopes of sharing the wealth, here is my presentation … Continue reading

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Marginal Revolution University: Free Online Economics Courses!
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Marginal Revolution University: Free Online Economics Courses!

I wanted to share an awesome project called Marginal Revolution University started by Tyler Cowen and Alex Tabarrok at George Mason University. Essentially, MRUniversity offers MOOCs, or massive open online courses, to the general public about a range of different economics topics. Currently there are six courses offered, including Great Economists, Economics of the Media, and … Continue reading

LOL of the Week
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LOL of the Week

Found this cartoon online, and HAD to share. I’m curious, how many of your students prefer reading on tablets or laptops to reading real books? This is the one area that I myself have had a hard time transitioning, because there’s something about the feel of flipping pages that my iPad just can’t replicate. What … Continue reading

Free App of the Week: Evernote
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Free App of the Week: Evernote

Most of you have probably already heard of Evernote, but for those of you who haven’t, it is essentially a free, note-taking tool. The coolest thing about Evernote is that you can access it on multiple devices, from your personal computer to your iPhone to your school computer. When browsing the internet, Evernote allows you to capture pictures, … Continue reading