Archive for March, 2013

How to OCR a .PDF File

Suppose you wanted to digitize a magazine article or a chapter from a textbook. Maybe you’re putting a great research study article up on Moodle, and you want your students or a fellow colleague to read it. You could spend hours retyping the article, or you could simply scan the article and save it as […]

The Flipped Class: Myth vs. Reality

Many educators are experimenting with the idea of a flipped classroom model. So what is it and why are educators talking about it?┬áThe flipped classroom model encompasses any use of using Internet technology to leverage the learning in your classroom, so you can spend more time interacting with students instead of lecturing. This is most […]

7 Random, Useful, and Free iPhone Apps

1. RunKeeper RunKeeper is similar to Nike+, designed for keeping track of workout distances. However, while previously offered as ‘pro’ and ‘free’ versions, the developer now includes all the features in one free app.┬áThis allows users to utilize the iPhone’s GPS capabilities to track jogging and cycling routes, and examine mapping and details of your […]