Archive | March, 2013

Google Glasses – Super Cool or Super Scary?

March 21, 2013

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So by this point most of us have heard of these new Google Glasses that Google is testing, right?  If not, Google Glasses are a pair of “smart” glasses  that when worn can actually do much of what a smartphone can do.  Some people even think that at some point in the future Google Glasses […]

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Google Sites: How to Add Attachments and Links

March 21, 2013

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This video tutorial reviews how to add attachments (such as Microsoft Office, iWorks, and PDF documents).  Sometimes it is also necessary to add a hyperlink to a Google Site.  These hyperlinks (or just “links”) link to other places on the web.  If you are working on a cool website or have a presentation such as a Prezi you’d like to show, having links […]

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Google Sites: How to Edit Navigation

March 21, 2013

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Editing the navigation (links to pages) on a Google Site can be tricky.  Pay attention to this video!  It will show you different ways to customize how links to other pages appear on your Google Site or digital portfolio.

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How to Create a Google Account

March 20, 2013

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In order to create a great digital portfolio or Google Site, you must first have a Google account.  If you already have a Gmail address, then you also have a Google account.  Gmail is just Google’s version of email. A Google account includes Gmail, but also many other “Googly” products like Google Docs/Drive, Google Calendar, Blogger, and many, many others.  If you already […]

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The Importance of Learning to Code

March 1, 2013

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Some schools do a fantastic job teaching students basic computer programming skills….others, not so much.  If your school offers programming classes, excellent!  If not, how can a student learn to code outside a traditional classroom?  Is it even important we all have at least a basic understanding of computer programming?  Why or why not? Let’s […]

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