Monday by the Numbers

May 5, 2008

Get Smarter: 12 Hacks That Will Amp Up Your Brainpower Exercise your mind with these 12 strategies from Wired designed to max out your brainpower. Tips include exercising wisely, putting the right kinds of information in your brain, and even … Continued

Sound Field Trip Advice from Kidcast

April 25, 2008

The only specific memory I have of a field trip I took as a student was an elementary school trip to the local planetarium. Why? Because it was the first time I experienced astronaut ice cream. It tasted like regular … Continued

Back up Your Data with Mozy

March 13, 2008

If a hard drive crash scares you more than a house fire, you need to back up your data. Pictures, documents, music, all of it could be history. Fortunately, you can back it up safely and cheaply with Mozy. Mozy … Continued

Monday by the Numbers

March 3, 2008

5000+ Resources to Do Just About Anything Online – If you have time to look through everything on this list, congratulations. Otherwise, check out Mashable‘s list of resources by their categories, which encompass everything from Podcasting to Life Tools. There’s … Continued

Carnival of Education #158

February 13, 2008

Welcome to your romantic and eerily educentric Valentine’s Day date. But will it end in love, tears, or possibly food poisoning from an undercooked Valentine’s dinner? These kind educators were gracious enough to share their Valentine’s Day experiences: Dinner and … Continued

Monday By the Numbers (Tuesday Edition, pt. II)

February 5, 2008

Sorry to not have your precious MBTN done yesterday, voracious reader. Here it is today to make up for it. (February is a beast!) 10 Tips to Retain More of What You Read Online – You took the time to … Continued

Improve Your Memory with The Memory Page

February 4, 2008

Are you constantly feeling like you’re forgetting things? People tend to think that their memories are quite bad, but the human brain is capable of storing an amazing amount of information. The Memory Page has activities and tutorials aimed at … Continued

Free Online Writing Courses

January 31, 2008

One of the main things that kept me writing in college was actually going to class and doing the exercises assigned to me. Unfortunately, without deadlines and structure, writer’s block and excuses for not writing are easier to come by. … Continued

Back that Thing Up: Backup to Email

January 23, 2008

This utility means you’re never more than two clicks away from peace of mind. If you’re a Windows user, Backup to Email sends a backup copy of important files to your email address. The best part? Rather than logging on … Continued

How to be Absolutely Miserable: A Guide

January 15, 2008

Face it, things are just not getting any better. Your life is humdrum, your friends are lame, and your students don’t respect you. You can probably just deal with it and go about your business and live your cruddy little … Continued