Tag Archives: Web Tools

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Newsmap: A Visual of Today’s News

Newsmap: A Visual of Today’s News

Newsmap is a site that provides a visual representation of the news as aggregated  from Google News.  What I like about Newsmap is the how color is used to differentiate between types of new stories.  For example, the blue headlines are all sports related while the gradients of those colors also show you how recent the

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Google Apps goes YouTube

In reading through my Google Reader subscriptions I came across a Google Docs blog posting talking about tutorial videos for several of their applications.  The applications include spreadsheets, forms, documents, presentations as well as functionality within each application.  Additionally, I feel there are two great features available on the Google Docs YouTube channel.  The first feature is how the

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Enhancing LiveBinders

The ladies of LiveBinders, Tina and Barbara, have announced recent updates to enhance the ability of this great web 2.0 tool. The enhancements have improved searching for educational resources (education based binders), the long awaited functionality of managing uploaded files, and providing insight into the methods used to secure your LiveBinders files. Here are the

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"The Knowledge Sharing Place"

“To Be or Not To Be…..That is the question.” In this case, are we educators organized with our resources and lessons or do they look like this desk? If not, permit me to introduce LiveBinders. LiveBinders is your virtual 3-ring binder to get organzied. In learning about this fantastic Web2.0 tool I was fortunate to

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"Spark" the New You

Starting a new year with New Year’s resolutions fresh in our minds, here is a tool for all of you who are interested in tracking your fitness, nutrition and health goals. http://www.sparkpeople.com/ This site allows you to track meals, find recipes, create workouts, set fitness goals, network with other people, read health articles and view

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