While there are numerous technologies out there that can help students with disabilities, perhaps one of the richest is the iPad, which offers dozens of applications designed to meet the needs of learning disabled kids and beginning readers alike.
Here, are just a few of the amazing apps out there that can help students with a reading disability improve their skills not only in reading, writing, and spelling, but also get a boost in confidence and learn to see school as a fun, engaging activity, not a struggle.
Is User Curated Content The Next Step For Search?Seeking AlphaDisclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours. I wrote this article myself, and it expresses my own opinions.
They say you learn something new everyday...And one of the things I recently learned was a new oxymoron: a social media budget.Because in most companies, it simply doesn't exist. They expect Fans, Followers, Likes and Pins to fall from the sky. But...
How social context is playing a role in SEO and how marketers can adjust their strategies to match the changing character of search.
"More and more, search engines have begun to incorporate social context into their search results. And it's high time we dive into what role social context is playing in SEO, and how marketers can adjust their strategies to match the changing character of search. So without further ado, let's get into the nitty gritty of what's being called "social search" and learn how it affects marketers.
"Social search" is an evolving term for the way in which search engines factor a user's social network -- also referred to as social graph -- into how results are displayed after a search query. In social search, content that has a social connection to you in some way is prioritized. A social connection could mean someone you are linked to via Facebook, Twitter, or any other major social network. Alternately, some forms of social search prioritize content that has been shared by social media influencers, even if those experts aren't directly tied to you".
Social media conversion – many of us are talking the talk, but do we really know what it means or how to achieve, and more importantly, measure it?
If you’re wondering how to best use social media in your business, how to reach your customers better and how to measure what you’re doing, then you’ve come to the right place.
I’ve collected a bunch of the best new links that will help you figure it out and implement it like a.. well, whatever you want to implement it like. :-)
Here are 25 of the best posts on social media conversion in the last couple of weeks, arranged by topic:
Marty Note Tracking social is both art and science and the best tools understand how to mix the two. Many new to me tools here that feel worth exploring. Love the funny infographic defining each social net by how one eats bacon.
In many cases, memory slips are not due to aging. While it's true that memory tends to decline with age, it's also true that the high-pressure, hectic lifestyles that so many of us lead these days can have a significant impact on our ability to remember and retrieve information. In many cases, it's because we rush through something so fast or multitask most of the things we do that we aren't giving our brains sufficient time to process and store what we need to remember.
But not to worry. Whether it's normal aging or overscheduling or both, there are some fairly simple things you can do to overcome these frustrating lapses in memory.