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25+ Places to Find Creative Commons Content – Mashable has compiled a list of the 25 best spots to find Creative Commons content for audio, video, text and photos. Some of the locations are places you might already know, like Flickr or OpenClipArt, but others might surprise you with their vast amounts of content. Mashable […]

2008 will arrive soon. In addition to making resolutions you’ll break within two weeks, a new year means a new calendar. Before you shell out ten bucks for this year’s Far Side calendar, try this free 12-sided calendar that’ll definitely be the most distinctive one in your school. If you’re a math teacher, this calendar […]

We’ve all got our own ways of doing things. But does “Hey, it works for me!” really mean “I’ve got bad habits that I’m too old to fix”? Everybody has bad habits. Often, they originated when we were young, when our tasks were small enough that we could compensate for poor organization. Blogger Eric MacKnight […]

Get what you other people pay for. Nothing makes a Friday afternoon at Instructify easier than stuff that’s self-explanatory. That’s why we’re pleased as punch to tell you about Giveaway of the Day, a site that’s even better than what it sounds like. Every 24 hours Giveaway of the Day features one piece of software […]

When I kick back and grade papers on the couch, nothing annoys me more than calls on my cell phone. Hello, I’m paying for those minutes, and I’ve got a perfectly good home phone you could call! GrandCentral is a new Google service (I do love those Google services) that gives you total control of […]

Relocating to a new area? Looking to find a better educational fit for you or yours? Yahoo! has implemented a wonderful database by getting together with GreatSchools.net in order to bring the most extensive and comparative look at schools in any particular area. By using Yahoo!’s Real Estate search function, you can search using school […]

It’s that time of year again when nerds like me can feel subversive. That’s right, welcome to the American Library Association’s Banned Books Week, celebrating the freedom to read. If you ever wanted to get kids hooked on reading, you’ve got till October 6 to convince them that reading is a form of sticking it […]

Borders and their red-headed stepchild, Waldenbooks, will give educators 25% off from September 26 through October 2. We realize this info probably would’ve been more helpful a couple days ago (especially on Friday, when they were giving away free food). Still, you can save a few bucks before Wednesday. This sale applies to both current […]

I can’t remember the last time I used a phone book for its intended purpose (though I do have two copies of the Yellow Pages currently raising my monitor to the appropriate height). When I need a phone number, I generally just Google it. This has worked great on most occasions, but I’m consistently foiled […]

The best meals are the ones you make yourself. Blogger and dietician Clever Dudette extols the virtues of bringing your own meals to work in her post, Frugal Lunch. It’s healthy, and you can save big bucks. Her calculated savings of $988 per year are probably a bit inflated, since she bases it on spending […]