Lidia Sevilla

Archive for the ‘Classroom tools’ Category

Tips and Tricks for Using Google Calendar

In Classroom tools, Professional Development on November 11, 2009 at 2:19 pm

From the Web Worker Daily Blog.

There’s more to Google Calendar (GCal) than meets the eye. At first glance, it seems no different from the printed desktop calendars that used to dominate employee desks. You input your tasks, appointments, and other commitments on their designated dates and refer to the calendar every day. The difference is that with Google Calendar, even the smallest tweak can change it from a simple list of appointments to a comprehensive business tool. Here are some ideas you can start with.

Click here to read the rest of the article.

web worker daily

 

Google and Your Personal New Page

In Bookmarking, Classroom tools, New Stuff on November 5, 2009 at 5:19 pm

google news logo

Thanks to Mashable for this update.

Google News is making it even easier to follow the latest stories on whatever subjects interest you. We are happy to announce our Custom sections directory, which gives users of some of our English-language editions the expanded ability to create comprehensive sections to put on their Google News home page or share with other users. –Google News Blog

Google News custom sections, launched today, empowers you to build your own section in their online newspaper rack. Now if you want to filter the news stories you see on the homepage, you can simply identify a few keywords, with assistance from Google label it, and create a custom view of news. You can also optionally publish your Google News section to a public custom news sections directly. –Jennifer Van Grove, Mashable.com

Online Flashcards

In Classroom tools on April 24, 2009 at 6:06 pm

cramberry

Cramberry helps you memorize things using flash cards. Create cards online, and study them. Cramberry tracks your progress, and helps you focus on the cards you’re having trouble on. To view tha flashcards you need to sign in first.

This are some of their popular categories:

Photo Peach

In Classroom tools, New Stuff, Presentations, Web 2.0 on February 17, 2009 at 8:14 pm

photo-peach

Photo Peach is an online photo slide creator. You can add text and music within each slide. You can embed your slishows into your blogs and share them through email, facebook or myspace. You can also add the Music from any You Tube Video.

I think is great for story telling tool.

play-demo to see how it works!