Google Spreadsheets now with chart capabilities

  Google’s suite of office applications took another step closer to making Microsoft Office all but redundant last week when they announced that Google Spreadsheets can now produce charts from data. Because of the simplicity of the tools I think that Google Docs & Spreadsheets could be a viable alternative to Microsoft Office for most […]

HOWTO: Collaborate Online

Julie Lindsay has an interesting post comparing tools that can be used to connect people in different geographic locations. Amongst others, she looks at the currently red-hot Twitter, Meebo, and YackPack (which is now integrated with PBwiki). The review could have been longer (screen-sharing programs? collaborative brainstorming?) but it’s a decent start if you’re on […]


Somewhat understandably, YouTube is blocked in many schools – including mine. Whilst other solutions such as Google Video are still available in some institutions, one has to wonder for how long this will remain the case. What is needed, then, is a site like the two mentioned above but dedicated to educational videos. Enter TeacherTube! […]