I like to talk a lot about getting computers to do the "legwork" for you when it comes to research and finding online resources. Why use your limited mental bandwidth, when the computer can do it for you in seconds? Google is an incredibly powerful search engine (and yes, brand), but most of us have no idea how to take advantage of all it can offer. The tech folks over at Time have put together a handy list of 11 Google Tricks That Will Change the Way You Search. Check it out and be more efficient!
Using a word incorrectly, whether in written correspondence or in daily speech, can make you look ignorant. You don't want that! Educate yourself: to avoid future (vocabulary-related) embarassment, check out this list of commonly misused words.
About Mrs. Stern
WRHS Library Director