Archive | February, 2012

Google Sites: How to Insert Text and Images

February 27, 2012


This tutorial video shows you the basics – how to add text and pictures.  Similar to word processing programs like Microsoft Word, Google Sites offers users formatting options such as font style, size and color of font, as well as emphasis formats such as bold, italics, and underline.  Google Sites does not offer quite as many options as Microsoft Word […]

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Amazing Kid Photography

February 10, 2012


Into taking pictures?  No, I’m not talking about taking pics in the mirror or with your friends necessarily…I’m talking about meaningful photographs that embody art and design. Each year National Geographic Kids™ sponsors an International Photo Contest (IPC) specific to kids with the goal of challenging the creativity and skill of young minds. Recently, the […]

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Bill Gates Discussing Steve Jobs

February 6, 2012


As many know Steve Jobs the co-founder of Apple passed away this past October.  Below is an interesting interview with Bill Gates, the co-founder of Microsoft, about Steve Jobs.  At one time in history, Steve and Bill were considered rivals (as seen in the movie Pirates of Silicon Valley).  Ultimately, however, these two men inspired […]

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Google Sites: How to Share Your Finished Site and Final Thoughts

February 3, 2012


Finally, we’re ready to share your wonderful sites!  Congratulations for making it this far and creating a fantastic digital portfolio! This tutorial is quick and easy.  It gives some final words of advice for maintaining your digital portfolio. It is very important for you to keep your portfolio up to date! The video also reviews how to keep your […]

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Google Sites: How to Embed Google Docs

February 3, 2012


Displaying final product work is the magic of the digital portfolio!  You will be able to look back years from now at projects you worked hard on and feel pride for the work you created.  There are many different ways to display final products on a Google Site.   This video will show how to embed (or […]

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Google Sites: How to Add Pages

February 1, 2012


Congratulations!  If you have followed the digital portfolio creation series, you should at this point have your home page complete (if not, go back and complete videos #1-8 of this series). The next step is to add the interior (or project) pages.  This video shows you how to not only add pages to your website or digital portfolio, but also how to […]

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