Friday, December 16, 2011

App of the Week

Pixlr is a great set of image creation and editing tools that I recently discovered. Pixlr offers web-based image editing tools as well as image editing tools to use on Android phones and on iPhones.

Good Reads

Vicky's bookshelf: read

The Bookseller of Kabul
Thirteen Moons
Pearl of China
The False Friend
Remarkable Creatures
North of Beautiful
The Paris Wife
The Help
I am Number Four
Snow Falling on Cedars
The Tiger's Wife
Half Broke Horses
The Glass Castle
Slaughterhouse Five
The Grilling Season
Dark Tort
Sweet Revenge
The Sense of an Ending
Claude & Camille
Ship Breaker

Vicky's favorite books »


Friday, December 9, 2011

Tilt by Alan Cumyn

Sixteen-year-old Stan can think of nothing but making the junior varsity basketball team until he discovers Janine Igwash, and while his thoughts of jump shots are quickly replaced by images of Janine's spiky hair and the mysterious tattoo on her neck, the tension at home grows with his mom's new feckless boyfriend and his dad's sudden arrival with Stan's four-year-old half brother.

Math Apps

Check out these apps for 9-12 math.  

Apps from Tech and Learning Blog

Monday, December 5, 2011

You Against Me by Jenny Downham

Eighteen-year-old Mikey's younger sister claims to have been raped and he seeks to avenge the crime, but when he meets and makes friends with Ellie, the sister of the accused, he complicates the situation considerably for all of them.

App of the Week 12/5/11

Calculator Pro - A standard calculator in vertical mode and a scientific calculator in landscape mode.