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Treasure kids’ artwork with Artkive and Art My Kid Made

For our last bit of visual fun online, let’s look at two apps that take real-world visual art and turn it into a digital treasure. What Is It? Art My Kid Made and Artkive are apps for iPhone or iPad … Continue reading

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Try One New Thing – Our 1st Anniversary Post

As we finish out June, we are also finishing up the first year of Learning for Life Online. For anyone who’s been reading along since the beginning: thank you. I’m going to work hard to make the second year of … Continue reading

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Social Games – Playing together, wherever you are

Going from practical to fun, let’s look this week at social games – those games you see everyone playing on their smartphones, tablets and laptops. What Are They? Social games are exactly that: online games that you can play on … Continue reading

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Finding and Sharing…and Being Social

Last week, we took a look at using more traditional sources of news online to find neat stuff to share. Now, let’s look at the social news sites that make finding and sharing news a much more interactive experience. What … Continue reading

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The Social Library Catalog

Learning for Life Online tool #4: The social Boston Public Library catalog As more and more people join social networks like Facebook and buy from online retail stores like Amazon, they have come to expect the same kinds of features … Continue reading

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Facebook – The Basics

Learning for Life Online tool #2: The Learning for Life Online Facebook page Ah, Facebook. It seems like everyone is Facebookin’ these days, from the high schooler across the aisle to your mother (it’s the only way to keep track … Continue reading

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