I Dig my Diigo Classroom: Will you help me test it?

Will you help me test itWe’ve been using our Diigo classroom (will be coming out of Beta) and testing it. So, this is what I need some Diigo users out there to do for me.  (HELP ME TEST IT!)

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Move over WiFi, here comes GiFi

Move over WiFi, here comes GiFiWhile playing with Newspond, I came across information on the wireless protocol that is going to turn your student’s cell phone into more of a computing workhorse than ever.

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Sites that Caught My Eye Today 06/21/2008

  • Cool survey results gadgets from Lucy Gray — very very cool for use with children and to demonstrate spreadsheets and charts. I like the little worms she used on her favorite colors chart.

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How To Cut Down Your Bad Credit ?

There are tremendous amount of people who are struggling to manipulate their cash emergency because of bad credit. Gone are these days, now people feel more comfortable and convenience in handling such money matters because the accessibility to get loans and cash even though if you have bad credit. In order to avoid the hassles […]Read More

Dining Out Offers Cultural Lessons

You and your homeschooled children have just finished a session on different countries, ethnicities and customs, and you’ve been looking for a way to put their newfound knowledge into practice. Why not take them to an area restaurant where they can see a different culture firsthand?

Say for example you’ve been studying Ethiopian traditions. In Boston, Addis Red Sea at 544 Tremont St. is one of the city’s only authentic Ethiopian restaurants. Sit around tables decorated in red, green and yellow—the colors in the country’s flag—and come experience traditional Ethiopian food in all of its spiciest finest. The restaurant has been serving true Ethiopian fare since 1988, so you know you’re getting the real deal.

No hot dogs, hamburgers or fries here...

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Rosetta Stone Programs Can Help with Homeschool Foreign Language Studies

You know it’s important—even essential in today’s world—for your children to master not only all the nuances of the English language but also foreign languages as well. You homeschool your children, though, and you barely remember anything from Spanish I or French I. What’s a parent to do? Turn to Rosetta Stone, the leading software program designed to promote language and literacy education.

Rosetta Stone goes far beyond French and Spanish, however. Planning a lesson for your children on the Roman Empire or Ancient Greece? Incorporate some modern-day Italian and Greek language into their studies. Focusing on customs of the Far East? Mandarin Chinese, Japanese, Korean and Vietnamese are all part of Rosetta Stone’s programs...

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Dining Out Offers Cultural Lessons

You and your homeschooled children have just finished a session on different countries, ethnicities and customs, and you’ve been looking for a way to put their newfound knowledge into practice. Why not take them to an area restaurant where they can see a different culture firsthand?

Say for example you’ve been studying Ethiopian traditions. In Boston, Addis Red Sea at 544 Tremont St. is one of the city’s only authentic Ethiopian restaurants. Sit around tables decorated in red, green and yellow—the colors in the country’s flag—and come experience traditional Ethiopian food in all of its spiciest finest. The restaurant has been serving true Ethiopian fare since 1988, so you know you’re getting the real deal.

No hot dogs, hamburgers or fries here...

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Still no flying cars? The future of transit promises something even better

Wе mау nοt уеt bе living іn аn age οf flying cars, аѕ predicted іn thе 1985 film Back Tο Thе Future II, bυt thе rise οf smartphones аnd οthеr nеw technologies іѕ сrеаtіng a reality thаt іѕ arguably аѕ exciting аnd аlmοѕt аѕ far-fetched.

Experts agree thаt economic аnd demographic changes, technological advances аnd environmental concerns аrе fundamentally altering thе transportation landscape. “It’s a very dynamic time,” ѕаіd Robert Puentes, a senior fellow аt thе Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program thinktank. “Thеrе’s a focus οn a tighter connection between thе role οf transportation аnd thе economic health οf cities аnd іtѕ impact οn people.”

Aѕ thе average US commute lengthens аnd thе country’s infrastructure ages bаdlу, cities асrοѕѕ thе US аrе being force...

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