My Dream Course . . . #Aprilblogaday

This month, I have decided to participate in the #Aprilblogaday challenge. To help with topics, I am using the prompts provided by Meredith Towne (@BklynMeredith) a teacher in Brooklyn, NY. Today’s prompt is: My dream course would be . . Continue reading My Dream Course . . . #Aprilblogaday

Learning by Listening

“I remind myself every morning: Nothing I say this day will teach me anything. So if I am going to learn, I must do it by listening.” -Larry King Several years ago I discovered audiobooks. Later, I became a member Continue reading Learning by Listening

Exercise Your Mind–Read

“Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” – Joseph Addison As I have grown older, the changes in my body have led me to recognize the need to engage in regular exercise. I joined a gym Continue reading Exercise Your Mind–Read

21 Things – Digital  Dictionaries

Do you remember seeing the huge book in the corner of the library growing up? It was the size of a small TV. It was always open, but nobody was ever reading it. Remember it now? Did you ever go Continue reading 21 Things – Digital  Dictionaries

21 Things – Creating a Book Using an iPad

     Journalism class, when I was in high school and college, used to require the laying out of items on the page before they could be sent to the printer. We spent a great deal of time measuring space, cutting Continue reading 21 Things – Creating a Book Using an iPad

21 Things – Adding PDFs to iBooks or Kindle

  Reading apps, like iBooks and Kindle, provide many advantages to using traditional books, as I discussed in my previous post, 21 Things – ePub Readers. Additionally, reading apps provide the ability to add PDFs to the your device for Continue reading 21 Things – Adding PDFs to iBooks or Kindle

21 Things – Highlighting and Note Writing in an eBook

My Kindle changed my life. When I was given a Kindle several years ago for Christmas, it made reading in different places and at different times very easy. As I could carry several books in a small package, I carried Continue reading 21 Things – Highlighting and Note Writing in an eBook

21 things – Creating a Personal Magazine

 With the increasing amount of information and sources available on the Web, you can, quickly and easily, find and share relevant information with colleauges, students, and staff. One way to share this information is through a curation app. Flipboard is Continue reading 21 things – Creating a Personal Magazine