Send Files and Keep Your Dignity at

April 9, 2008

I’m always sharing some kind of large file with friends and co-workers—photos, PowerPoint presentations, or zip files with years worth of documents. Sometimes, these just get too big for e-mail, so I’m stuck using a file-sharing service on the Web. … Continued

Grab Online Video with myMovo

March 7, 2008

Here’s another way for you to sneak past your school’s firewall, or to automatically download online video or podcasts you like. myMovo lets you search sites like YouTube, or anywhere else on the Web. The coolest feature, though, is myMovo … Continued

Kwiry – Remember to Remember Not to Forget This

March 6, 2008

I still haven’t gotten my iPhone yet, but it will happen soon. Until then, I’ve been using a highly useful piece of technology to keep my notes and ideas organized. The problem is that I don’t always have a working … Continued

Gcast: We Don't Need No Stinking Microphones!

November 16, 2007

Sure, podcasting sounds awesome, and after listening to the Education Podcast Network, you’re excited about creating one of your own for students and parents. So you sit down at your computer, ready to record, and find there’s no microphone. Now … Continued

Read Something for Nothing: Project Gutenberg

October 4, 2007

Get your literature for free. Through the magic of the Internet, Project Gutenberg lets you download virtually any public domain book without paying a cent. The only cost to you is your eyesight as you squint through an eBook. For … Continued

Note To Self: Make More Notes To Self with Jott

September 17, 2007

Even with the luxurious feature of T9 Text prediction on my cellphone, I still end up with garbled little memos in my message folder that read things like “buy act done” instead of “buy cat food.” Despite getting to adopt … Continued

Take Notely

September 5, 2007

It’s that time of year again, so get your ducks in a row while you still can. But what happens when your ducks’ ducks aren’t in a row? This year, instead of hoping all your students have the organizational skills … Continued