Friday, February 15, 2013

Cool Cat Teacher

With a background in real world business, this blogger bloomed later and didn’t become a teacher until later in her career. She is a Discovery STAR Educator, a Certified Google teacher, and also blogs for the Lifetime Channel’s “Balancing Act”. There are blogs, book reviews, updates on freebies and a fresh and upbeat outlook that is infectious.

Thursday, February 14, 2013

10 Excel Keyboard Shortcuts You Can’t Live Without

Especially useful when analyzing data, making charts and formatting workbooks. Business and Finance teachers will use ALL of these.


Wednesday, February 13, 2013

New York Times Explorer

Use New York Times headlines to create a timeline of an event. This site searches for the key word/words and goes back as far as 1981, and automatically generates a timeline.  Great for studying the banking crisis or real estate crisis or recent recessions.


Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Business Journals and Finance Magazines

App Name:  (Name of Magazine is name of app)

Your ipad or tablet should have no shortage of reading materials for your business or finance classes.  Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Harvard Business Review, Fast Company, Fortune Magazine, and Entrepreneur.


Monday, February 11, 2013

Graph and Diagram Builder

App Name: Grafio Lite 2.5.1

Build diagrams and graphs, labels and connections, 50+ fonts, with undo/redo/copy & paste, send via email. Compatible with VGA for presentations. Exports to PDF, and Dropbox.