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17 September 2009

COOL GOOGLE GADGETS FOR THE CLASS BLOGS

As more students and teachers take to blogging in the classroom, the idea of adding gadgets on their homepage certainly appeals to them. As the blog becomes decorative, more students engage themselves with the fun activities embedded there and visitors and traffic increase and spend more time on their page and perhaps being encouraged to leave a comment making it worthwhile. Adam Bowman is a freelance programmer who has created several useful gadgets that can be edited to your specifications and then generating a code(html), which you can then embed on your desktop or webpage.
Below is one such gadget that tells you the time.
This Ball Clock gives you a fun and unique way to see what time it is. The balls on the top two ramps represent the minutes and the balls on the bottom ramp represent the hours.



Animals that move always interest students especially those you can feed and water Customizing a virtual pet such as a hamster and showing off on a webpage or your blog certainly makes your blog the envy of others.
The hamster below can be guided to eat or drink water or mount a wheel to keep running, all with the click of your mouse.




You can choose from several gadgets that can be fish,stingray,spider,clocks,games. These gadgets are now available as Google Gadgets as well and are compatible with wordpress or blogger blogs. You can also edit them to personalize and add on social networking sites such as hi5, facebook,myspace or they can be emailed.

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