Monthly Archives: February 2012

Updates to Evernote

We’re big fans of the free organizational note-taking app, Evernote. We’ve talked about it here, here, and here. Recently they’ve updated a few features. Evernote Hello. The Evernote Hello app for iPhone is designed to help you organize people, photos, and … Read

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Read Seth Godin’s new book on education, Stop Stealing Dreams, for free

I’ll be spending a lot of time in airports and planes this week, and plan to get caught up on some reading. I’m also putting Seth Godin’s new book, Stop Stealing Dreams (What Are Schools For?), on my list. The … Read

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Stratepedia picks for February 24, 2012

Amber Bump: This free app allows you to share contact information and photos by bumping your phone against another phone. This app is cross-platform, meaning an iPhone can share information with an Android. Click here for more information. AppZapp: I … Read

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3 tools (you may already have) to facilitate online discussions

Recently, I’ve been researching options for an internal means of communication among a specified group of people. We needed a less-formal and non-spammy way to ask “Can I borrow someone’s copy of the book for this month’s bookclub?” or share … Read

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Should I buy a netbook, ultrabook, notebook, or tablet?

If you’re in the market for a new computer (specifically, a portable one), you’ve got a lot more options than just Mac vs. PC these days. The portable computing market has at least four segments these days: Traditional notebooks, tiny … Read

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Stratepedia picks for February 17, 2012

We’re trying something new this week, inspired by a podcast I’ve been listening to. Below are a handful of interesting things to share we’ve each found this past week–maybe about technology, maybe not. Have fun and see you next week. … Read

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Follow us on Pinterest!

  A few months ago I wrote about organizing ideas and saving links on Pinterest. This free website allows you to browse images and save them into groups that you’ve organized. Pinterest makes it easy for users to upload new photos … Read

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Use LinkedIn to build personal learning networks

When it comes to social networks, Facebook and Twitter get most of the press–and while they’re great for building and maintaining personal networks, they oftentimes can’t shake the sense that they’re just that–personal. What about your professional networking needs? That’s … Read

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Can I still use my Flip camera with my new Mac?

Amber recently discovered that, apparently, some folks still haven’t heard that Cisco killed the Flip video camera line. The news has been taken especially hard by educators, many of whom embraced the cheap, easy-to-use devices in their classrooms (and are … Read

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Access Flash-based content on your iPad with Rover

A colleague of mine recently told me about the Rover Internet browser for iPad. This free app allows users to access Flash-based Internet content and was created with the education community in mind. After you’ve downloaded the app, open it and begin … Read

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