Program Helps Providers Scale Literacy Barriers MedPage Today BOSTON – A training program aimed at helping healthcare providers better communicate clinical information to low-health-literacy oncology patients achieved high satisfaction rates,...
This week’s pick is LitBound, a clever new puzzle game for book lovers, big readers, movie buffs, and fans of good guessing games ... Each puzzle in the app uses striking, symbolic images and tests your knowledge on great classic books, best sellers, children’s books, graphic novels, sci-fi fantasy books, and movies ...
Older Adults Get Online and Connected at Summit Hills Retirement Community PR Web (press release) ConnectedLiving®, the leader in bridging seniors and technology, is launching at Summit Hills retirement community this week.
Augmented cognition is about making tools for thinking. It is not about designing tools that humans can use, but about extending humanity's abilities through software, hardware or conceptual tools. We focus mainly on software here, curating a collection of links and resources. Email Sam Gerstenzang with any suggestions.
"When Apple announced Airdrop this past June, I knew it would be a great feature for teachers with iPads. A common complaint about iPads in the classroom was that it wasn’t necessarily easy to transfer student work in the Camera Roll to the teacher. With no USB connection and no SD card slot, how was a teachersupposed to collect student work? Email would work for small files, but videos were much too large to send. Dropbox could be a solution, but that would require students to set up their own accounts, problematic if they are under a certain age. Enter AirDrop, a seamless and very quick way to transfer files via Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connections between “nearby” devices."
TweetCheck out the latest highlights from the Summer Let's Read! Let's Move! campaign. Let's Read! Let's Move! is a partnership between the Department of Education and the Corporation for National and Community Service ...
Content curation - the process of finding, organizing, and sharing topical, relevant content for your audience that supports your nonprofit's engagement or campaign goals (or your professional learning) begins with "Spotting the Awesome."
A new report on digital divide identifies the challenges, such as affordability and a lack of digital skills that need to be addressed in order to promote digital inclusion for more people at a global level.
"Pinterest is adding "related pins" to users' home feeds, in a bid to improve its discovery features and pin-based recommendations.The pinboard-style photo-sharing website realizes that it is currently difficult for some users to find pins that they like, so it hopes the new related pins will sort out the problem..."
Push to embed specialist palliative care in aged care Australian Ageing Agenda All residential aged care facilities should have access to specialist palliative care services, Palliative Care NSW is recommending following a forum it hosted at...
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