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OTR Backup 10/29/2012

Top Google Apps for EducationIf you are managing or are a part of an educational institution that does not have a dedicated online system for mail, calendar and other such online activities, Google is the company that you should choose.tags:googlegoogle appsappseducationGoogle Apps | Top Ten Reasons"Top 10 Reasons to use Google Apps Education Edition"tags:googlegoogle appsappsreasonsGoogle for Educators: The Best Features for Busy Teachers | Edutopia"Among all the links and downloads out there, it can be hard for teachers to know which ones work best. Google has made it easier by creating Google for Educators, which compiles some of the search engine's most useful features in one place."tags:googletechnologytoolsgoogledocseducationedutopiateachertoolseducators7 Signs Your School Needs a Technology Makeover7 Signs Your School Needs a Technology Makeover http://t.co/KkQSiQ45tags:via:packrati.usFiguring out how the Pieces Fit ... - Home - Hugo, Floyd, Katrina ... …

OTR Backup 10/28/2012

Information Provided to ECOO 2012 Attendees « doug – off the recordJust blogged... Information Provided to ECOO 2012 Attendees http://t.co/o25RQCv4tags:via:packrati.usMoving From Newsletters to Blogs – My Presentation-That-Never-Was at #ECOO12 | ErHeadRT @erinpaynter: Moving From Newsletters to Blogs - My Presentation-That-Never-Was at #ECOO12 http://t.co/OqRfmHzxtags:ECOO12via:packrati.usHome"Engaging the 21st century gifted learner"tags:giftedlearner2011 October 23 « doug – off the record@wheeler_laura See this - http://t.co/B1p4IOiUtags:via:packrati.usMichigan bridge saga a lesson in two democracies | Full Comment | National PostMichigan bridge saga a lesson in two democracies | Full Comment | National Post - http://t.co/O89eqZ94 via Shareaholictags:via:packrati.us9 Creative Storytelling Tools That Will Make You Wish You Were A Student Again -- THE Journal9 Creative Storytelling Tools That Will Make You Wish You Were A Student Again -- THE Journal - http://t.co/nZ0gDvbS v…

OTR Backup 10/27/2012

InstaBG: Twitter background with InstagramCreate a Twitter background with Instagramtags:instagramTwitterbackgroundtoolsThe Doug Peterson Community News is out! http://t.co/RlFkrJ0CThe Doug Peterson Community News is out! http://t.co/RlFkrJ0Ctags:via:packrati.usHOW TO : Zombieproof Your Car this Halloween (Infographic) ~ Geeky StuffsHOW TO : Zombieproof Your Car this Halloween (Infographic) http://t.co/vj63CJYF via @zitetags:via:packrati.usfor the love of learning: Why should students blog?Why should students blog? http://t.co/KaSa4HXf via @zitetags:via:packrati.usGreat Educational Music Apps for your iPadGreat Educational Music Apps for your iPad http://t.co/DrO5zW4k via @zitetags:via:packrati.usEducation Week: E-Learning Opens Real-World DoorsE-Learning Opens Real-World Doors http://t.co/gWcrNwp2 via @zitetags:via:packrati.usGoogle Has Given Us The Gift Of One Click Access To Docs, Sheets And Slides…Oh My! | TechCrunchGoogle Has Given Us The Gift Of One Click Access To Docs, Sheets …

OTR Backup 10/26/2012

Twitter / ecooWeb: And so it would appear that ...RT @ecooWeb: And so it would appear that #ecoo12 was a keen tag today ... http://t.co/becnjCO8tags:ecoo12via:packrati.usTwitter / DavidDowhaniuk: #ecoo12 http://t.co/jYLsrwgIRT @DavidDowhaniuk: #ecoo12 http://t.co/jYLsrwgItags:ecoo12via:packrati.usOw.ly - image uploaded by @dougpete (Doug Peterson)Honoured to be the master of ceremonies for #ECOO12. My view http://t.co/urcoyjV2tags:ECOO12via:packrati.usOw.ly - image uploaded by @dougpete (Doug Peterson)After http://t.co/ZHvZU3UMtags:via:packrati.usOw.ly - image uploaded by @dougpete (Doug Peterson)Before http://t.co/N0F7ZgG7tags:via:packrati.usINFOGRAPHIC: The Rise Of e-ReadingINFOGRAPHIC: The Rise Of e-Reading http://t.co/PcBoW7K8 via @zitetags:via:packrati.usDocs, Sheets, Slides - Short Names for Google Drive AppsShort Names for Google Drive Apps http://t.co/DRNy26I4 via @zitetags:via:packrati.usTech Blog ‘The Next Web’ Just Launched Its Own Online School | EdudemicTech Blog ‘The Nex…

OTR Backup 10/25/2012

Computer Science Teacher: Computing Projects for GirlsRT @alfredtwo: Computing Projects for Girls http://t.co/VjA5te5mtags:via:packrati.usViolet UML Editor : easy to use, completely freeViolet UML Editor : easy to use, completely free http://t.co/sZcDI2x0tags:via:packrati.usStudent Trustees on Student Voice - YouTubeRT @bloggucation: I added a video to a @YouTube playlist http://t.co/rikUceCO Student Trustees on Student Voicetags:via:packrati.usTwitter / dougpete: @avivaloca explaining file ...@avivaloca explaining file management at @ecoo12 http://t.co/p74R1Asmtags:via:packrati.usECOO 2012 Presentation - Engage At-Risk Students Through TechnologyRT @rogernevin: Presenting all day at ECOO on Google Apps Education http://t.co/8qeHKITd #ecoo12tags:ecoo12via:packrati.usTwitter / dougpete: @aforgrave Android screenshot ...@aforgrave Android screenshot http://t.co/7tuWH6bUtags:via:packrati.usTwitter / dougpete: @aforgrave iPad screenshot ...@aforgrave iPad screenshot http://t.co/uVLVyWw5t…

OTR Backup 10/24/2012

Open Web Device"HTML5 is the ubiquitous platform for the web. Web developers can use the same set of technologies they know and love, to build rich web applications that will also work across mobile devices. And now, it is also possible to access all native device capabilities directly in HTML5, enabling a kind of WebApps not possible so far: Native WebApps. "tags:html5mozillamobile10 Surprising Features Of Finland's Education System | Edudemic10 Surprising Features Of Finland's Education System http://t.co/PI8BDBay via @zitetags:via:packrati.usfinlandeducationWatch A Great Short Film On The Future Of Technology And Education | Co.Exist: World changing ideas and innovationWatch A Great Short Film On The Future Of Technology And Education http://t.co/Erv36pTc via @zitetags:via:packrati.ustechnologyeducationGoogler loads Ubuntu on an ARM-based Samsung Chromebook, gives solace to the offline among us -- EngadgetGoogler loads Ubuntu on an ARM-based Samsung Chromebook, gi…

OTR Backup 10/23/2012

Educational IT - Tech Refresh: School District Refines Overall Tech StrategyEducational IT - Tech Refresh: School District Refines Overall Tech Strategy - http://t.co/PnSL7OuW via Shareaholictags:via:packrati.usThe Twitter Guidebook - http://t.co/ZyMkAJzlThe Twitter Guidebook - http://t.co/ZyMkAJzltags:via:packrati.usIntegrating the 16 Habits of Mind | EdutopiaRT @AlanaCallan: Integrating 16 habits of mind http://t.co/04cvW55Ftags:via:packrati.us11 Best Bits from Rod Stewart’s New Autobiography - The Daily BeastLook what I found on Rockmelt! - Rod Stewart http://t.co/fuCjtdsptags:via:packrati.usOpen Sankoré | The Free Interactive Whiteboard SoftwareOpen Sankoré | The Free Interactive Whiteboard Software - http://t.co/h0DnX8n0 via Shareaholictags:via:packrati.usLearner Autonomy – VladkaLearning Isn’t Everything, But Wanting To Learn Is - Learner Autonomy – Vladka - http://t.co/QbU7WSVR via Shareaholictags:via:packrati.us30+ Really Useful Infographics Tools & Resources"Infograp…

OTR Backup 10/22/2012

3 Helpful Tips for Teachers to Diffuse Tension in Angry Parents - The Inspired Classroom | The Inspired ClassroomRT @AngelaMaiers: 3 Helpful Tips for Teachers to Diffuse Tension in Angry Parents http://t.co/jaxEJBSp via @eliza_petersontags:via:packrati.uspearltrees • shauntippett • ArtTotally random, yet totally mesmerizing, this collection of art from photos to abstract images to tools to make your own art will truly expand your mind.tags:artpearltrees • Game Theory • The Business of Games"Gamification" is getting a lot of attention these days, but what does it really mean. Go beyond badging to engage, entrance and attract!tags:gametheorybusinessgamesTutorials - Initial iPad Setup"These are some of the basic workflows you do to post things from your iPad to your blog."tags:tutorialsinitialipadsetupA List of Awesome Art and Drawing Apps for your iPad"Have you ever thought about teaching art through the iPad ? Well you can do it now. There are several awesome a…