Posts tagged "iPad"

Counting down to Christmas: 5 tools to help you plan, shop and get festive

Counting down to Christmas: 5 tools to help you plan, shop and get festive
Last night’s episode of Saturday Night Live included some memorable skits, but the one that stuck with me was Mr. Senior. In character as a “common sense correspondent” for Weekend Update, Kenan Thompson hit the streets of New York to protest our rush to get festive. “No! Enough! It is the middle of November!” he... Read more »

Horror or humor? 2 very different stories to kick-start your Halloween

Horror or humor? 2 very different stories to kick-start your Halloween
‘Tis the witching season, and that means the media’s overrun with clips, films, and specials related to Halloween. Some of them are pretty innocuous. Others try their darndest to completely freak us out. At the top of that list is horror movies, which have been spooking since the 19th century. From the silent shorts of... Read more »

Hone your storytelling skills with these digital tools for grown ups

Back in May I posted a collection of digital storytelling tools for kids,┬ásites and apps designed to teach storytelling in creative ways. Being an effective storyteller is an important skill to have – and not just for kids. From grad school students and teachers to bloggers and brand marketers, virtually everyone can benefit from knowing... Read more »
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Your personal (grocery) shopper wants to keep you healthy - and happy, too

Your personal (grocery) shopper wants to keep you healthy - and happy, too
Take a trip down any grocery store aisle and it’s hard not to feel overwhelmed. We know what we like – but is it good for us? Is there a comparable option that’s better? How do we know that the item we’re choosing is the absolute best selection for our needs? If we are what... Read more »

Digital tools to increase productivity and free up time for fun

Digital tools to increase productivity and free up time for fun
Holiday weekends are about decompressing, recharging, and disconnecting from work. For many, the latter can be hard to do. Studies show that 80 percent of Americans put in the equivalent of a full day of overtime every week by bringing their work home with them. But according to researchers at Kansas State University, “people who... Read more »

Kid-friendly digital storytelling tools for rainy summer days

Kid-friendly digital storytelling tools for rainy summer days
Now that summer’s about to arrive in earnest, Web sites and mobile apps for kids are probably the farthest thing from your mind. There will come a time in the coming months, though, when it will rain, or the kids’ll need a break from the heat, and you might find yourself reaching for the iPad.... Read more »
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