Google Docs Viewer

You can use Google Docs Viewer to display PDFs, PowerPoints, or TIFF files in an online viewer so your audience does not have to download the file and have a third party view to display your files. You only need to put your files in an accessible place on the Internet. Once you have the URL for your file, visit https://docs.google.com/viewer to generate the code you need.  Here is an example of a PDF I have created.

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Google Tool – Reader

Discover – Learn – Share

I have blogged in the past about the importance of RSS or Real Simple Syndication. It is a way to read blogs or subscribe to web pages so you don’t have to visit the site every day to see if there are updates. Google Reader is a simple free tool to keep track of your subscriptions and let you know if there are any feeds you have not viewed.

CommonCraft – Blogs in Plain English

Take a tour of Google Reader.
Getting Started

Google Reader Help
Google Reader Help Group
Official Google Reader Blog

Interesting blogs to check out and subscribe to:
Directory of Education Blogs – http://education.alltop.com/
Directory of Teacher Blogs – http://classblogmeister.com/
Kindergarten Blog – http://classblogmeister.com/blog.php?blog_id=569849