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Saturday, December 26, 2015

Week in Review - The Boxing Day Edition

Good morning from Connecticut where I am spending time with family and friends on this holiday weekend. Like many of you, I spent yesterday entirely offline except for posting a few Instagram pictures taken with my new selfie stick. My uncle gave it to me as a joke, but little did he know how much fun I would have with it. See the family picture to the left as evidence.

Here are this week's most popular posts:
1. Evernote is Closing Skitch for Windows, iOS, and Android - Try These Alternatives
2. 176 Practical Ed Tech Tips
3. How to Find Public Domain and Creative Commons Images
4. A Couple More Skitch Alternatives
5. Use Google Drive to Host Online Discussions of Primary Sources
6. 10 Good YouTube Channels for Math Lessons
7. ClassHook Helps You Find Educational Video Clips

On January 5th I'm starting a new section of Getting Going With GAFE (Google Apps for Education). Three graduate credits are available in that course. More information about that course is available here.

On January 11th I'm starting a new section of Classroom Blog Jumpstart. More information about that online class is available here.

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