What is Google Reader, you ask? It's one page where you can view every new blog post (in it's entirety) WITHOUT having to open up 50 billion tabs and go to each individual site. Then, if you find a site you want to comment on, you can just open up one page. The best part? Since you use Blogger, it is already connected to Google so it is already set up for you!
Free Tech 4 Teachers posted about Google Reader this week. Their blog also has an informative video explaining the RSS process in very simple terms from Common Craft. If you aren't following Free Tech 4 Teachers, you are missing out! He posts fantastic stuff almost every day. Also check out the Common Craft website, I found some really neat things on there. I consider myself to be pretty "techie" but I learned a lot from their site.
How did I not know about Google Reader long ago?! It's going to save me so much time and I LOVE IT! Hopefully you will find it useful, too.
Also, one last thing. Do you use twitter for education? Like blogging? Do you have any companies/prominent educators who give you ideas? I would like to find some people to follow on there and really utilize twitter. So let me hear from you! Follow me on Twitter
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