Category Archives: This Week on LLO

From “To Do” to “It’s Done” – Online task management

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One obvious way to use online tools for school and study is to help keep things organized. What Is It? There are different tools that will keep track of your to do lists for you, but they all have the … Continue reading

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Classrooms Without Walls

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As folks head back to school, let’s spend the rest of August finding ways to study and learn from wherever you are: still on vacation, away in a dorm room, or hanging out at recess. Watching TED talks is fun, … Continue reading

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TED Talks – Inspiring, Educational, Wonderful

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Since the first week of August is apparently one of the busiest travel weeks of the year in the United States, let’s take a look at a perfect travel companion: TED Talks What Is It? Straight from the About page: … Continue reading

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Facebook Timeline…once more, with feeling!

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Good morning. Over the weekend, many Facebook users were told that as of August 4th, their profile pages would be switching to the new Timeline format. Let’s take a look at Timeline’s features and see how you can prepare for … Continue reading

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Doodle Me This…

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When you’re trying to coordinate plans, one of the hardest things to do is to settle on a date and time. Why not use an online polling tool like Doodle to make that easier? What Is It? Doodle is a … Continue reading

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Getting all together – Evite, Anyvite and other invitation tools

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When you’re planning parties this summer (or any time), online tools can make it easy to invite guests, track RSVPs, and send out messages and updates. Different tools have different features, but most of them will let you: Create an … Continue reading

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What to bring? – coordinating with PerfectPotluck

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Hope your 4th of July was exciting in all the best ways. Today on Learning for Life Online, let’s continue the food theme and look at ways to make sure you don’t have 15 macaroni salads at your next backyard … Continue reading

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Mmmmm….Yummly

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Happy 4th of July!…a little early. For the month of July, Learning for Life Online will higlight tools that help with party and travel planning. From holiday BBQs to potlucks to block parties, from a day trip to a two-week … Continue reading

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Try One New Thing – Our 1st Anniversary Post

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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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Listgeeks – for people who love lists

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Sometimes, the simplest tool is the most interesting. This week on Learning for Life Online, let’s look at Listgeeks a social sharing tool that’s all about lists. What Is It? Listgeeks is just what it sounds like: it’s a social … Continue reading

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