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The ability to share folders with people using Dropbox has been a life saver. However, this only works if the other person has Dropbox. I find most people these days have the service, but it's still a little awkward setting up a shared folder with them if the content you are sharing is only temporary. Now, the ability to share a link to a folder instead, and [...]
Using 3 fingers on your Mac Trackpad, double click on any word and it will pull up the dictionary meaning. I used it yesterday after I wasn't quite sure how to spell the word 'ascertain'. Spell check corrected it for me, but I wanted to make sure it was actually the word I wanted to use. Brilliant!
It's worth having a quick flick through these 80 features to see what can benefit you when using your Mac. I picked up on the 'restart automatically if your computer freezes' tip, which is found in System Preferences. Assigning an application to a specific desktop is also a very handy feature. Check it out at: http://www.maclife.com/article/gallery/80_os_x_lion_features_you_may_have_overlooked
Apple - ACOT2 - About ACOT2. What does a 21st Century Classroom feel like? Read about the Six Design Principles for the 21st Century High School from the Apple Classrooms of Tomorrow site. Then follow the links to read more about Challenge Based Learning.