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Edublog Awards Voting Opens

The 2012 Edublog Awards voting opened today. The voting period runs from now through December 12. You can vote once per day in each category.

Mysteries of Vernacular Explains Nuances of English

Mysteries of Vernacular is an interesting site that is developing a series of videos about the history and nuances of the English language. The concept is similar to that of Words of the World. Mysteries of Vernacular will eventually have one video for every letter of the alphabet. For now there is just a few videos available.

Right Click to Save Images and More to Google Drive

Save to Drive is a handy Google Chrome extension that makes it easy to save images, links, audio files, and video files in your Google Drive account. With Save to Drive installed you can simply right-click on a file or link to send it to your Google Drive account.

The Week in Review - Waiting for Snow

Good morning from Maine where my dog, my new snowshoes, and I are waiting for some snow to accumulate so that we can go play.

A Short Guide to Google Maps for Educators

In the last month or so I have had a lot of requests to share my short guide to Google Maps for Educators. Since I originally published the guide a couple of things have changed in Google Maps. Therefore, I have updated the guide and I'm republishing it now.

In this guide you'll find directions for using the measurement tools in Google Maps, directions for creating your own maps, directions for sharing maps, and links to additional resources about using Google Maps in education.

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