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Contents contributed and discussions participated by Karen Vitek

Karen Vitek

A Google a Day - 92 views

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    Great way to practice Internet search strategies!
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    Great fill in activity!
Karen Vitek

10 Must-Have Apps in the Mac App Store - 69 views

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    "We've spent the day downloading and experimenting with various apps, some of which behave just like full-fledged, existing desktop software (such as StuffIt Expander and iPhoto), and others that function more like widgets and/or iPad apps (such as Twitter).In the meantime, we've outlined our top 10 picks below. We've more or less skipped those that already had a desktop application available, unless the app version was significantly discounted."
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    This is a nice review of 10 good Mac Apps. There's more to come I'm sure!
Karen Vitek

THOMAS (Library of Congress) - 4 views

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    THOMAS was launched in January of 1995, at the inception of the 104th Congress. The leadership of the 104th Congress directed the Library of Congress to make federal legislative information freely available to the public. Since that time THOMAS has expanded the scope of its offerings to include the features and content listed below. * Bills, Resolutions * Activity in Congress * Congressional Record * Schedules, Calendars * Committee Information * Presidential Nominations * Treaties * Government Resources * For Teachers * Help and Contact
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    "In the spirit of Thomas Jefferson, legislative information from the Library of Congress." You can track current activity on the House and Senate Floors, find out what has passed Congress and has been sent to the President, etc.
Karen Vitek

Website Evaluation Wizard - 19 views

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    Wizard tool that students can use. It will step them through the evaluation process by looking at the author, publisher, objectivity, links from the site, date, accuracy, evidence and links to the site.
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    Good site for website evaluation.
Karen Vitek

CosmoLearning | Your Free Online School: Courses, Video Lectures, Documentaries, Images... - 20 views

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    Free educational website with videos for students
Karen Vitek

Online Audio Editor - Aviary.com's Myna - 0 views

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    Like an online Garageband or Audacity!
Karen Vitek

CIESE - Curriculum: K-12 CIESE Online Classroom Projects - 7 views

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    Lots of collaborative projects for K-12 Science classrooms.
Karen Vitek

Glogster - Poster Yourself - 4 views

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    Seems like a great idea!
Karen Vitek

learning * ingenuity * research * policy * design * technology * delight * (+ sailing!) - 1 views

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    Keynote presenter this morning at BLC 09. Interesting work in education and multimedia.
Karen Vitek

Copyright Free Music Loops Search Engine - 0 views

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    Copyright Free Music Loops Search Engine
Karen Vitek

RhymeZone rhyming dictionary and thesaurus - 0 views

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    At this site you can type in a word to find its rhymes, synonyms, definitions and more.
Karen Vitek

YackPack - Simply Connected - 1 views

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    Check out this tool!
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