Tag Archives: educational tools

Life After Midd & lynda.com video-based learning

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Students…  Interested in skills you can use in Life Beyond Midd?  lynda.com has everything you need!  Just click any of these course links, log on with your Middlebury username and password and you’re on your way.  Work through an entire course or view just the movie segments you need — it’s up to you.

This small sampler of business skills topics is just the beginning — lynda currently offers over 1600 course titles from which to choose.

Need a hand getting started?  Sign up for our lynda.com overview session at noon on March 15.

Web Apps For Educational Use

I recently ran across this article called The Best Web 2.0 Applications For Education – 2009, which appeared on Larry Ferlazzo’s blog dedicated to resources for ESL teachers and learners.

To cite just one example, here’s #6: “Blerp lets you annotate webpages and … might be the best tool of its kind out there. … Type in a webpage address, click on “post” and you can type on a virtual post-it note and place it anywhere on the text of the page and you are then given the page’s url with the notes. It’s extremely user-friendly.”