MakeUseOf: 10 Best Websites to Find Volunteer Work That’s Right for You . “Giving back to the community makes yourself and others feel great. Thanks to the internet, volunteer opportunities have never been easier to find. Whether you want to help animals, the environment, or people in need, volunteer websites can match you with specific opportunities. Ready to lend a helping hand? Check out these best websites to find volunteer work.”
PCMag Australia: 35 Google Drive Tips You Can’t Afford To Miss. “Drive—our Editors’ Choice for office productivity—is a serious set of tools for serious (or fun) work, all entirely free. Consumers only pay for extra storage. But it pays to know more than just the basics. Here’s how to get the most out of Google Drive.”
Common Sense: Teachers’ Essential Guide to Google Classroom. “What is Google Classroom? And how are teachers using it? Learn more about this popular platform and how to use it with students.”
The Next Web: 6 ways to create a website that’s accessible (and why it’s important to do so). “If you thought website accessibility only mattered for governments and big business, think again. Accessibility matters to anyone who provides a product or service — public, private or volunteer. It particularly matters for small business. And paradoxically, small businesses are the ones most likely to get it wrong.”
Mashable: 4 podcasts to teach kids about history, identity, and current events . “As your child heads back to school, you may be looking for appropriate ways to bolster the education they’re getting in the classroom. But how do you determine what’s suitable for their grade level but also inclusive and entertaining enough that they won’t be bored to tears? Try podcasts.” It’s only four, but they’re thoroughly described and I want to listen to them now.
Lifehacker: Find Hundreds of Science Experiment Ideas in ‘Scientific American’. “A big part of being a kid is building things, deconstructing things and, in general, discovering how things work—that’s why we buy those starter science experiment kits and toy microscopes to encourage their curiosity. But it’s easy to run out of ideas to keep them interested in science, especially as they get older. Luckily for parents, Scientific American has for years been developing an archive of hundreds of science experiments for kids ages 6-12 to conduct with their parents.”
Digital Trends: Best alternatives to Google’s preinstalled Android apps. “Every Android user out there is used to getting their shiny new Android phone preloaded with a slew of Google apps. From Maps to Gmail, Google’s apps are central to the Android experience. But what if you don’t want to use Google’s apps? Maybe you’re not a fan of how they collect your data, or you want to try something new — don’t fret, there are plenty of other alternatives to choose from. Look no further than our list below.” This was good except suggesting Waze as an alternative to Google Maps – c’mon now.