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5 Chrome extensions for improving your focus at work

The internet is a rich, diverse and utterly distracting experience. If you work on a computer, which an increasing number of people do, you know it’s not hard for some shiny digital object to catch your attention and draw you away from what you’re doing.<p>We’ve shown you extensions that can help …

Time Management

Three Slack Bots to Try – ProfHacker - Blogs

I’m somewhat taken aback when I mention Slack to someone in November of 2017 and am greeted with a blank look, followed by, "What’s that?" I forget …

Bots

How many books could you read in the time you spend on your phone? (infographic)

Aren’t you spending a little too much time on your smartphone? Aren’t you reaching for it a bit too often?<b>See also:</b><br>• 11 exciting ways you can celebrate …

Literature

How To Pomodoro Your Way To Productivity [Video Tutorial]

Learn why the Pomodoro technique is a popular time management tip to work less and get more done in just 25 minutes. Build your focus with this video …

Time Management

Find Work-Life Focus

Learn how the original Trello user, Justin Gallagher, uses Trello to increase his personal productivity each week. (Grab his real Trello board …

Productivity

Virtual Reality in Education: Changing Expectations, Opportunities, Accessibility, & More | Emerging Education Technologies

A new generation of VR tech has the potential to transform education all over the world – what role could it play in your classroom?<p>Virtual reality …

Augmented Reality

How Virtual Reality and Embodied Learning Could Disrupt Education

Immersive VR in a headset is not meant to usurp traditional education, nor to replace face-to-face teacher interactions. VR hype is rampant, but as a …

Virtual Reality Apps for Education

Virtual Reality (VR) is one of the newer technologies moving into the classroom. Google Cardboard and Google Expeditions are the two most popular, …

Can Virtual Reality Improve Education?

When most people think of virtual reality (VR), video-gaming is probably the first thought that comes to mind. VR has the ability to provide an …

How to set up offline notebooks on mobile devices

Any synced note and notebook in your Evernote account (except for local notebooks) can be viewed and edited from any supported computer or device …

Slack for Improved Communication

Slack is a digital workspace that helps improve how teams communicate and collaborate. It gives teams a unified location to share messages and files …

Is a field trip in virtual reality ever as good? - Futurity

Virtual reality field trips can't offer the spontaneous encounters you get from walking down a wooded path. But that doesn't mean they don't have …

Gartner’s Brian Blau on the State of the VR & AR Industries

Brian Blau is the vice president of research for personal technologies at Gartner Research where he’s in the business of making predictions about the …

Virtual Reality

How to create a table of contents with links to other notes

A table of contents in Evernote is a note with a list of links to other notes, or an index. Create a table of contents to make it easier to find …

Furniture

MyHomework Student Planner

MyHomework is a digital student planner which can be used on virtually any device. There is a paid version of the app that is available for $5 per …

How To Create a Virtual Field Trip for Google Cardboard

Virtual field trips are a great way to engage learners; creating an immersive and memorable experience for them. Thanks to advances in technology, …

Padlet Now Has Voting and Grading Tools

Padlet has added a couple of new features that bring it even closer to being an all-in-one formative assessment tool. Padlet now lets you vote on the …

Best ways to take notes in OneNote 2016

Notes come in a variety of styles and are written in an even greater number of ways. OneNote has just added a few more of each into the mix.<p>When you …

Evernote

Sorry, PowerPoint: The Slide Deck of the Future Will Be in AR

When Peter Arvai founded Prezi in 2009, he didn't set out to topple PowerPoint. He just wanted to see better presentations. With the right tools, he …

Public Speaking

Evernote for Students

6 ways students can use Evernote<p>Evernote is a great tool for students. Whether you're pursuing a BS in robotics or a PhD in anthropology, Evernote …

Political podcasting tips: Miliband, Chorley and Mason

There is an increasing number of political podcasts available which are downloadable to mobile phone, put together by newspapers, broadcasters, and even people making them at home.<p>Daily Politics reporter Emma Vardy got tips about going digital from politician-turned-broadcaster Ed Miliband and …

Ed Miliband

The Most and Least Productive Hours of the Day

In a perfect world (or, at least a more efficient one), you could be productive whenever you wanted. Just sit down and start typing/put that pen to …

Productivity

How Will AR Transform Education? [#Infographic]

By Meghan Bogardus CortezAt both the primary and secondary level, augmented reality has the power to provide students with more interactive …

Augmented Reality

NASA Virtual Reality Program Lets Earthlings Explore Planet Via Curiosity Rover

Earth-dwellers can become space explorers with the help of a new virtual reality program that recreates the surface of Mars.<p>NASA’s Jet Propulsion …

Planets

Microsoft’s Windows 10 update bets on a bigger virtual-reality role for PC

SEATTLE — Microsoft is trying to nudge laptop and deskbound computers to interact with the three-dimensional world.The company on Tuesday started …

Microsoft

Pioneering Virtual Reality and New Video Technologies in Journalism

<i>How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Marcelle Hopkins, deputy video editor and co-director of virtual reality at The Times, discussed the tech she is using.</i><p><b>Video has changed a lot in recent years. How have you and the video department</b> …

How VR is helping to train a new generation of surgeons

<b>Virtual reality technology that users can feel as well as see has been developed to train surgeons.</b><p>The equipment allows them to interact with virtual “flesh and bone” in simulated theatre environments.

Virtual Reality

Step on stage with the Performing Arts

website<p>Step on stage with the Performing Arts<p>https://performingarts.withgoogle.com/en_us<p>Delve into the world of performing arts and enjoy …

Experience Performing Arts in 360 Degrees

Performing Arts, part of the Google Cultural Institute, is a website that allows you to experience music, opera, theater, and dance in in 360 degree …

How Do You Find Your Perfect Productivity App? A Beginner's Guide

Trying to find that perfect productivity app to organize your life? Use this a 3-step review process when searching to find the right fit for your …

Productivity