Youtube to offer NEW SAFETY MODE!

March 18, 2010

This incredible new feature will go a long way towards making YouTube more education friendly.   Follow the link and read about this great new development!

Official Google Blog: Safety Mode: giving you more control on YouTub

Which VTC solution is best? We are finding out!

March 18, 2010

DRS has scheduled a full function Video Teleconferencing test of equipment from all major manufacturers including: Polycom, Tandberg, LifeSize, VidYo & Elluminate.

All systems will be tested over satellite links and will simulate real-world usage…and real-world problems!

This test is being performed with the cooperation of all VTC vendors and the results of the test will be delivered in support of DRS work with education and health organizations in Alaska and for use in support of U.S. Military contracts on the DRS world wide network.

Screen Capture Settings in Snow Leopard

March 9, 2010

If you have alot of stuff on your desktop….like I do…you might want to change WHERE your system stores screen captures. I used this great article to change my default location to a special folder that I setup.

Take a look! http://snowleopardtips.net/tips/everything-you-need-to-know-about-screen-captures.html

FREE Flash Card iPhone Application

March 6, 2010

If you are like me…you can immediately imagine the value of a Flash Card Application on the iPhone or iPod touch. Normally, this applications sells for 2.99, but it is currently FREE…check it out!

http://itunes.com/apps/flashcardtouch

Please let me know what you think of this application. I already have two Flash Card programs, so I will probably pass on this one…but if I did not already have one, I would immediately download it! And…it is FREE, so you can always delete it and replace it with a better application later if you wish!

A higher rated program…but one that you have to pay some money for would be: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/flashcards-deluxe/id307840670?mt=8.

iPad eBook Reader to Offer Textbooks | Edu in Review Blog

March 5, 2010

Will your textbooks be on the iPad?

iPad eBook Reader to Offer Textbooks | Edu in Review Blog.

Thanks to those who attended my sessions at ASTE!

March 1, 2010

I think that things went pretty well…but I would love to hear any comments from those that did attend the sessions.

Thanks!

Michael

This site catalogs science related links…

March 1, 2010

Check this site out….it looks like you need to register to see everything, but this appears to be free!
http://www.scilinks.org/Sample.aspx

Teach kids about rocks and minerals…

March 1, 2010

Take a look at the Mineralogical Society of America’s website designed for K-12! You can see it by following this link: Mineralogy for Kids

Don’t miss this poster!

February 19, 2010

Google has some interesting posters that can be printed for use in school classrooms.  Take a look!

Google For Educators.

online free touch typing program | keyboarding tutor | Free Typing Games

February 18, 2010

Here are some interesting resources that I found for learning to type.  They could definitely be used by adults and kids to learn or sharpen their typing skills!

online free touch typing program | keyboarding tutor | Free Typing Games

http://www.powertyping.com/

http://www.goodtyping.com/


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