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Google Ngram Viewer

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Today I learned about Ngram Viewer by Google.  Google has been rapidly digitizing books.  They want to organize all of the worlds information.  By doing this, they are able to chart word usage through the history of the printed word.  Ngram allows you plot a graph with the history of words.   In this simple example, I chose the compare the  words curation (blue) vs curate (red)

 

After looking at the chart, you may be  trying to recall what happenened in the second century of the 1800s?  Here's some non-academic help: http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20090211144907AATu5Ux

 

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Screenr | Instant screencasts: Just click record

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Screenr | Instant screencasts: Just click record. Screenr’s web-based screen recorder makes it a breeze to create and share your screencasts around the web. Just click the record button, capture your screen & voice, and share the link.
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How Facebook's New Features Will Affect Digital Marketers

How Facebook's New Features Will Affect Digital Marketers | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it
Facebook's Timeline and the revamped Social Graph will profoundly change how users interact with the wider web. Here are some implications for brands that all marketers should note.
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RubiStar Home

I use this tool often.  It helps my students and me to focus on what is important.

 

 

 RubiStar is a tool to help the teacher who wants to use rubrics, but does not have the time to develop them from scratch.

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10 Online Tools for Better Attention & Focus

10 Online Tools for Better Attention & Focus | An Eye on New Media | Scoop.it

"If only finding focus were so simple. With a tidal wave of information coming at us daily, focus is rapidly becoming the scarcest commodity of the 21st century. With this in mind, I’ve rounded up a handful of the best apps for fighting back against the constant distractions of our digital lives."


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