The Christmas and New Year period is a time to switch off and spend time with the family and friends you have neglected for the last 363 days. But, unfortunately the Tech world does not switch off. The instant gratification you are so used to receiving online has now meant that family and friends will only amuse your short attention span for so long. So how will you get your fix over the next two weeks?
With Fractus Learning on break over the New Year period, here is our 10 site teacher survival kit that should get you through the festive season.
Blog and Tech News – Teacher Survival Kit
Mashable – The best in social media and web related news
LifeHacker – Small tips and tricks that make life that little bit easier
Engadget – The first to know of everything in the Tech world
Edutopia – All things education and learning
Mental Stimulation – Teacher Survival Kit
Free Rice – For each question you get right, 10 grains of rice are donated to the United Nations World Food Program
Ask 500 People – Real time polling where you can take part in answering questions with people around the world
Sporcle – If you like trivia, then this is the place for you. Over 239 thousand trivia games across a range of topics
Just For Fun – Teacher Survival Kit
Damn You, Auto Correct! – As the title suggests, this site is dedicated to the bloopers we get from iPhone auto correct. Very funny
WikiBombs – Amusing screen shots from those brief moments where a Wikipedia article has been bombed
I Can Has Cheezburger – Your brain spent all year working. Time to switch it off and laugh out loud at kitty captions and funny fails
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from all of us Fractus Learning. Look forward to seeing you in 2012!
Image courtesy of Flickr, Abi Skipp