"Over the last couple of years Google has experimented with a lot of products. Hidden beneath popular apps like Gmail, Google Search, and Chrome are a lot of cool features that most people don't mess around with. Here are some of our favorite unsung Google features, from Google Drive apps to Google+ to everything in between."
Simply put, students suffer when they don’t have adequate resources—and, in particular, we’ve found that student achievement suffers when schools lack libraries that are staffed by full-time librarians. “Nearly every public school in Bucks, Delaware, and Montgomery Counties has a library with certified staff, which has been proven to increase student reading and comprehension,” notes Kintisch. “In contrast, most public schools in Philadelphia do not employ a certified librarian, and more than 140 do not have a library.”
"Evernote...[is] basically a note-taking application that allows the user to write notes (or record with audio or video) and keep them secure. It also allows notes to be synchronised across your different machines, including handheld devices. In addition to making your own notes, you can take web clippings, snag images or copy web addresses. But, to find out more, why not read some of the articles linked below and then try out the free version of the app?
1. Using Evernote at School
2. Evernote at The Montclair Kimberley Academy (You Tube Video)
3.Evernote as an ePortfolio
4. Ways of Using Evernote to Organise Your Learning Notes
5. Evernote in a shared Environment by @TheNerdyTeacher
6. School Administrator Use of Evernote
7.Using Evernote for Lifelong Learning (and Teaching)
8. One School’s Experience of Evernote and Skitch
9. How Evernote has Changed Things by @web20classroom
Evernote Review (Part 2) (ngnrdgrl.wordpress.com)
Web research on the iPad using Evernote and Skitch (how-to) (zdnet.com)
Evernote: Secret weapon for writing anywhere (zdnet.com)
Evernote continues to grow after landing $50 million in funding (zdnet.com)