Thursday, December 16, 2010
If you want to travel -- but need money to live on -- become a "mobile entrepreneur," Colin Wright writes. "Anything you can do from home, you can do from Thailand or Amsterdam or wherever else you want to live," he writes.
By Christopher Dawson
Monday, December 13, 2010
- Top 10 Fashion Gifts for Women
- Top 10 Fashion Gifts for Men
- Top 10 Fashion Gifts for Teens
- Top 10 Jewelry Gifts for Women
- Top 10 Women's Handbags
- Top 10 Watches for Men
- Top 10 Fashion Accessories
- Top 10 Shoes
Friday, December 10, 2010
If you have ever dreamed of creating your own superhero comic, now's your chance. With Thursday's release of "Comic Life 2," Plasq is giving comic book geeks the tools to build their own comics with the ability to import photos and upload the finished product to Facebook. The new version includes "smart shape" and free-form drawing tools, as well as a slew of new templates that users can customize at will.
Monday, December 6, 2010
A Horry County, S.C., elementary school is using technology to implement interactive learning at all grade levels. Students as young as kindergarten are using technology such as iPods, white boards and computers to create individualized instruction that meet each student's needs. Teachers also are using iTunes University to access resources such as podcasts from universities.
"I’m not talking about specialized applications or high-end media labs here. I’m talking about getting as many kids online, interacting and collaborating as possible, for as little money as possible." By Christopher Dawson.
Saturday, December 4, 2010
Technology experts predict more schools in 2011 will adopt mobile computing, Web-based instruction and tech-based tools to monitor student progress, plus gauge their understanding. Experts also expect schools to expand online professional development for teachers and use more cloud-based applications in the coming year.
Friday, December 3, 2010
For anyone in need of a little innovation inspiration, Jennifer Wang and Kara Ohngren round up 10 trends to watch in 2011. They admit that some of these aren't exactly new -- baby boomers and home repairs -- but "micro green" and "mancessorizing" could represent new opportunities for businesses.
Thursday, December 2, 2010
This paper will introduce you to the Six Laws of Persuasion and teach you how to use them during a negotiation.
Negotiation is an interactive process by which people reach mutual agreement on solving a common problem, but for many people this is easier said than done In this white paper, Taylor Sparks discusses five tips for helping you approach and carry out your negotiations with confidence. Rule number one? You won't know what you can get until you ask.