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Google URL shortener

The Google URL shortener is as intuitive as it is powerful. Users may paste any web address into the appropriate text box, select Shorten URL, and a shorter, more manageable URL will appear. For instance, "," which is 49 characters long, becomes "," which is just 11 characters long. Though most users will most likely shorten URLs for...

The popular and free digital tool, ThingLink, is an astonishingly easy way to create interactive graphics that encourage collaboration, increase engagement, and enliven lessons and homework. After signing up for a Basic Education account (other options are available, some at cost), users are led through several steps to create interactive, annotated images. For instance, an uploaded image of a...