You may be wondering why Ms. Computer Teacher focuses on providing “easy, fun digital arts projects for kids”. Or you may be thinking what are digital arts anyway, and what do they have to do with teaching my subject area? A Little Background Info Who is Ms. Computer Teacher? I am a middle school computer […]
Tag Archives: technology
October 30, 2013
Update: Voting is now closed. Congratulations to 1st place winners Lindsay S. and Natalie M., 2nd place winner Emily S., and 3rd place winner Idara C.! After a lot of hard work the finalists in the first Web Design Competition held by Ms. Computer Teacher are ready to be announced! This competition was open to […]
March 21, 2013
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.
March 12, 2012
Once you’ve setup your Google Site/Digital Portfolio, the next step is getting the layout (where things are on the site) where you want them. There are two types of layout – site layout and page layout. When changing the site layout, all pages within the site change. When changing the page layout, the layout only […]
October 19, 2011
According to writer Seth Fiegerman of the financial website MainStreet, there are seven tech gadgets that we aren’t likely to see many of in the year 2020. Those items are GPS navigation systems (the standalone, single function kind like you’re likely to find attached to the windshield of a car), E-Readers (a HUGE disappointment to […]
October 5, 2011
Today is a sad day for those of us who love and appreciate all things technological. It is also a sad day for those who aren’t necessarily a wiz on the computer, but who use cell phones, mp3/4 players, or tablets for any purpose. Steve Jobs, the co-founder and CEO of Apple, died today after battling cancer […]
September 6, 2011
When asked to create the world’s most perfect computer (completely imaginative, of course), this is what students came up with… After reading, respond with your own ideal computer. “My ideal computer would be voice activated, to only my voice. It would be in the shape of a circle and touch screen. It would work fast […]
April 27, 2011
Let’s pretend for a minute… Congratulations! Somewhere, somehow your school found the resources (money) to get individual technology devices for all the students in the school. The question is which device to get. The choices are a netbook, laptop, iPod Touch, iPad, smartphone, or e-reader. Which ONE of these devices do you recommend the school […]
March 17, 2011
You may also view this video on You Tube.
March 17, 2011
You may also watch this video on You Tube.