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8 Expert-Approved Time Management Tips

We’ve all lamented that there aren’t enough hours in the day or laughed at memes that tell us the road to productivity is paved with cups of strong …

Time Management

The Best Indoor Plants to Clear the Air, Literally

Aloe vera is a pretty magical little plant, and its medicinal properties are well known for treating minor cuts and burns. But there's another …

Plants

What It Feels Like To Have Anxiety And Depression At The Same Time

<i>YourTango writer Rebecca Jane Stokes shares what it feels like to have both anxiety and depression.</i><p>Anxiety and depression are two mental illnesses …

How To Grow Lavender At Home To Relieve Stress And Anxiety Every Time You Walk Into The House

Have you ever considered growing lavender?<p>Lavender is perhaps one of the most well-known and widely used herbs in the world.<p>It’s also a gardener’s …

There’s a word in Japanese for the literary affliction of buying books you don’t read

So many books, so little time. In the age of media binging, too often we end up buying books we never actually read.<p>The moment goes something like this: Skim fascinating book review online. Buy on Amazon with 1-click. Scroll down. Buy two other titles with 1-click. Leave books on bedside table. …

Books

FBI director James Comey recommends that everyone put a cover on their computer’s webcam

Earlier this year, an image of Mark Zuckerberg’s desk emerged showing that he uses a piece of tape to cover the webcam on his MacBook Pro. While many mocked this security method by Zuckerberg at the time, the Facebook CEO now has some additional back up from someone who’s pretty security conscious: …

Bullet Journaling May Change Your To-Do Lists Forever

Have you seen photos on Pinterest or Instagram of hyper-organized notebooks, with color-coded, bulleted lists? Did it overwhelm you? Take a deep …

Little Known Gems for your Windows Computer

• Eraser – When you delete a file in Windows, the contents of the file can still be recovered using other utilities. Eraser lets you permanently delete …

Google Reverse Image Search on Mobile Phones

Google Reverse Search, available at <b>reverse.photos</b>, lets you search by images instead of keywords. Upload a picture from your desktop, tablet or …

Find Who has Access to your Google Drive Files and Folders

The files and folders in your Google Drive are private by default until you decide to share them. You can share your documents with specific people …

Google

The 10 Important URLs That Every Google User Should Know

What does Google know about the places you’ve visited recently? What are your interests as determined by Google? Where does Google keep a list of …

How to Verify an Email Address?

How do you verify if a given email address is real or fake? The obvious solution is that you send a test mail to that email address and if your …

IT security

What’s the IP Address of my Router?

Whether you are looking to upgrade the firmware of your existing router or need to secure your Wireless network with an even stronger password, you …

Virtual Field Trips: Using the Internet to Transport Kids Around the World

Resolving timed out after 5535 millisecondsResolving timed out after 5541 milliseconds<p><i>By~Kennedy Schultz</i><p>Helping kids learn about the world can be an …

Google wants to take students around the world and beyond with Expeditions

Short of the Magic School Bus, class field trips are a logistically-complicated affair, and generally limited to places within easy driving distance …

Virtual Reality

Virtual Field Trip - African Safari

Safari

Travel the World From Your Classroom: Free iPad Apps for Virtual Field Trips

Gettysburg<p>For a virtual tour of the Gettysburg Battlefield, the Gettysburg Battle app can be used in classrooms commemorating the 150th anniversary …

50 Washington DC Virtual Tours : Explore Our Nation's Capital

Take a virtual tour of the Supreme Court<p>Use these more than 50 <b>Washington DC</b> Virtual Tours to explore our nation’s capital from your classroom. This …

learni.st

Global SchoolNet's Global Schoolhouse

Featured Expeditions<p>EXPLORER KIDS<br>JoinEmmy winning Jeffrey Lehmann on his exciting trips to India, the Grand Canyon, and other scenic destinations …

Interactive Learning and Reading Activities for Students in Grades PreK-8

Online interactive learning and reading activities for interactive whiteboards, computer labs, and students PreK–8

Go On Safari From Anywhere In The World On Any Device You Choose

LIVE Safari Cameras<p>This is what's happening RIGHT NOW on our remote cameras in the African wild. Click on an image to start your virtual safari

20 Wonderful Online Museums and Sites for Virtual Field Trips to Use in Class

January 27, 2014<br>Yesterday when I was working on the list of iPad apps that teachers can use with their students to make virtual field trips, it …

Lincoln Memorial - Stories

This site offers a compelling virtual exploration of the Lincoln Memorial, including interactive spherical panoramas, stories from the National Park …

America's Story from America's Library