Monthly Archives: March 2013

Future Work Skills 2020:

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Learn How To Find, Analyze and Visualize Information Effectively at School of Data

Learn how to find, process, analyze and visualize data

Dennis T OConnor‘s insight:

So much of self-directed learning requires online tool mastery.  Of particular importantace is the ability to understand and present information in a visual manner.  This website is a self-directed learners dream!

See on schoolofdata.org

News Discovery: 23 Alternatives to Google Reader

So the really big news yesterday, outstripping that of a new Pope is the news that Google is Powering Down Google Reader, which for many people is a total disaster.

Dennis T OConnor‘s insight:

I recently moved all of my Rss feeds over to Feedburner. However FB doesn’t display results in any kind of sophisticated graphic format. It might be time for another change! 

See on philbradley.typepad.com

:: e-Learning for Kids ::

e-Learning for Kids is a global nonprofit foundation dedicated to free and fun online learning for kids of all ages. (math, science, reading, health and life skills and computers, )

Dennis T OConnor‘s insight:

Most parents (and grandparents) know that kids love tech and can seem almost addicted to tablets and smartphones. Here’s a site to steer your kids to.  Might as well get some learning in the mix!

See on www.e-learningforkids.org

The Complete Guide To Use Better Pinterest | ProBlogger

Excerpted from this long and useful article by ProBlogger about Pinterest:
“I believe that blogs in any niche, not just DIY crafty blogs, are missing out on huge amounts of traffic and exposure if they are ignoring Pinterest. If you want to see your blog grow in leaps and bounds in 2013, you’ve got to pay attention to Pinterest.

I want to make sure that you fully understand the power of Pinterest, I’m going to start with the very basics before digging into the good stuff that will get you the blog success you’re looking for.
At least read through the basics and info about using Pinterest accounts so that you have a better understanding of what’s going on and how to apply that to your blog.

Here’s what I’m going to cover:
– What is Pinterest?
– Why care about Pinterest?
– Basics of using Pinterest.
– Strategies for using your Pinterest account.
– Get your pins maximum exposure.
– Get more traffic to your blog using Pinterest.
– Pinterest tools for bloggers.”

Each section is analyzed with many details. Read full interesting article here:
http://www.problogger.net/archives/2013/03/05/heavyweight-help-the-complete-guide-to-getting-started-on-pinterest/

 

 

See on www.problogger.net