Kami extension for Chrome Want a few more tools when collaborating with others? Kami allows you to share ANY doc with the ability to annotate, share, work on pdfs, and much more. It is a great addtion to Chrome. It also works on the mobile verion if you are working with tablet and writiing. Teachers … More Kami for Chrome
GIMP – Photo Editor – Very Similar to Photoshop Need to quickly edit a photo but don’t have Photoshop? Gimp is open source and FREE! It is a tool that has been around for quite some time and even has a similar interface to Photoshop. It is webbased so no big installation or memory hog. … More Gimp for All Your Photo Editing
Many of us are heading back to school online. It’s not necessarily what we want to be doing but such is life in COVID times. As we head back to school one of the things great teachers generally excel at is creating relationships with students in the classrooms or creating classroom communities. While there isn’t … More The Spinning Wheel of Questions
There is loads of discussion about protecting our information online. In the past, I’ve spoken about downloading your Facebook data. Now let’s get to what Google keeps on us. It is remarkable how much information Google has collected. Now you can take a look, and set Google to not save some of this personal information. … More Take Control of YOUR Google Data!
As a techie, I follow on Twitter loads of great techs who frequently submit their own resources (much like this one). Today I want to recommend one made by @TonyVincent and posted on his site Learning in Hand. He put together a full list of Google Doc tricks that is very helpful. Thanks Tony! Linked into this site … More Google Docs Tricks from Tony Vincent!
This time of year we are all trying to finish projects and have exams coming up. It is time to get focused. Use the Chrome Extension called Focus Mode to make sure you use your time wisely. This easy to use extension loads right into Chrome and then blocks sites you might be tempted to … More Get Focused for Exams.
This is BIG. Google now has taken their amazing search engine and applied it to the books that it currently holds and those it doesn’t yet. Talk to Books, is a simple search tool. You need only use natural language (example: How do I learn to speak Japanese?) and it will respond with a list … More Google: Talking to Books?
You should be concerned about the recent Facebook leak of data. It is big and it might impact you. Unfortunately, the only thing you can do is to look and see what Facebook has stored in their servers specifically about you. Take a few minutes and download your user data. Probably the most shocking thing … More Check Your Data on Facebook and Take a look at Dotstorming!
Like everyone else I get too busy and I start staying up later and later. I then start cutting my workouts out of the day and then before you know it I am solely working and not really spending time having fun. It is always a good thing to take a few minutes for ourselves … More Remember the Fun is Worth Doing!
Sounds and music for presentations make HUGE improvements to the professionalism of the actual presentation. We all have the moment where we are trying to decide ‘do I just put the music in and ignore copyright or do I do the right thing?’. I suggest doing The Right Thing. Enter Dig CC Mixter as a source of sounds … More Get Sounds Legally for Projects