Like it or not we are constantly judged by our writing skills. Whether we are writing a term paper for a class or research report for our boss, the quality of our work will be determined in part by the quality of our writing. This may not be fair, but there is something we can do about it.
Writing is important because it’s a communication tool. Imagine you had a great song on your MP3 player that you wanted to share with your friends, but every time you played it there was mainly…Continue
Added by Sal P on February 9, 2011 at 10:06am — No Comments
I’ve been in a lot of meetings – some of them for work, some for volunteering and some for social purposes. I was at a meeting last night and while it was run well there were some things that came to mind about making meetings better and using technology to do so.
There are a lot of commonalities to the meetings I’ve been to and they’re usually not good. I’m going to outline some of the annoying problems that reoccur…Continue
Added by Sal P on February 4, 2011 at 2:33pm — No Comments
I’m a very selective procrastinator. I only procrastinate with things I don’t want to do! Seriously though, we all have things we procrastinate with. (Why is it a called ‘pro’ anyway? There’s nothing ‘pro’ about it). I always wonder how people motivate themselves to do things that they’d rather not do. For me personally there are a few tricks I’ve learned which I’d like to share.
Pain & Pleasure – First of all, in simple terms, our motivations in life are the…Continue
Added by Sal P on January 31, 2011 at 8:50am — No Comments
By “productivity” tools and resources, I am referring to tools that can help teachers get their jobs done more efficiently or effectively, at no cost (beyond the effort required to use the resources, of course). There are so many of these types of tools out on the…Continue
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Everyone likes to find a terrific Web 2.0 tool or piece of free software that makes our digital lives easier. Often these little gems aren’t earth-shaking discoveries – they just make…Continue