RIP Google Reader, Now What?

Yesterday Google announced that it will be shutting down Google reader as of July 1st 2013. I used Google Reader to keep track and follow all of my favorite blogs online I also used it to archive my content via IFTTT and Diigo. Although I am a little upset about Google’s decision I realize that they were providing a free service and beggars cant be choosers. Below I walk you through how to export your Google Reader subscriptions and add them to Netvibes as well as getting started with Feedly which is an online magazine style RSS reader.

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Impromptu Throwdown! LMS’s In Schools

Last evening during #ohedchat people were talking about blended learning and how an LMS is an integral part to a successful blended learning environment. Then Jeremy Brueck ( @brueckj23 ) shared

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To which I responded “Then you are using it wrong”

That started the great conversation that we then took to a quick Google Hangout. Sorry for the lack of production value 🙂

For more information about Jeremy check out his blog: http://www.brueckei.org/Raised-Digital/

 

Do you think an LMS is an integral part to a blended learning environment?

Navigating Print Options in Google Presentations

Sometimes you want to create a handout from your presentations or you want to make the pages portrait instead of landscape. This is very easy to do in Google presentations.

To get started click FILE and choose Print Settings and Preview 

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From here you can change your print options for your handout to several slides per page.

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You also have several other options like hiding the background and changing from landscape to portrait. When you have made all of your selections simply click the Print button.

 

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If you have any questions feel free to leave a comment or shoot me an email.

 

Thanks

TJ