You may have heard of the recent data breach at Facebook. Over 50 million user’s data was accessed or sold to entities. This was done largely by accessing people’s Facebook account via legal means through apps that use Facebook accounts to login. Sometimes we forget how or why we used Facebook to login. It is … More Facebook Logged Me In! How do I get Logged OUT?
I was on away this weekend with students at Track Meet and I had loads of questions about using Google Docs and GMail Offline. This is an amazing feature if you’ve never used it. It allows you to work and check things while not connected to a network. Then when you do connect to a network again … More Google Offline
As you get signed in for free, you are immediately greeted by the calming sounds of the ocean, a breeze blowing and birds chirping. This is the result of my new Calm.com account. I’ve seen loads of seniors this week stressing over Mock Exams. Regardless of your exam anxiety, it would be nice to have a calm … More Chill Out with Calm
I wrote about this a while back and now the time is upon us. Google Drive app is going away in March. I’ve tried both alternatives, Backup and Sync, as well as, Drive File Stream. If you are in education, as I am, it turns out both are decent options, it really depends on how you … More Google Drive App is Changing – SOON!
THEY ARE OUT! Our 6th Annual Ted Talk event has been approved and are live for viewing! This is an amazing event where grade 11 students at my school are tasked with delivering a presentation that was both meaningful and research rich. The theme is ‘A Catalyst for Change’. 170 students delivered Ted Talk … More 6th Annual TedxYouth Event
We all should pay some attention to the news. In this time of ‘fake news,’ it is very cool that you decide where you get your news. This week I suggest PressReader.com. A free account can be set up with Google or Facebook. Then you simply select which news sources you want as well as … More Get YOUR news!
Look at your browser right now. Do you have too many tabs open? I do. A few tabs is ok, makes access a bit more efficient. Too many tabs and now we can’t find anything. I tried something this weekend, OneTab. This is a simple Chrome Extension that reduces your tabs and as a bonus it reduces … More Get focused with OneTab.
Ever wonder where I get the ideas for the apps I recommend each week? The truth is I follow a lot of other technology blogs and when I see something I save it for further exploration. I do actually test the apps I recommend and I try to make sure they are educational and … More Test Apps for YOU!
Last week a friend brought up how frustrated he was with students who do not use a calendar like Google’s. He listed all of the benefits; sharing, invites, cross-platform (computer and devices), tracking of assignments and the mobile updates. I believe he is right but forcing everyone to use the same calendar seems a bit … More Google Calendar Explained
I am going to start the year by recommending you get your tech organized. The article was published at NobleLife.com and written by Samual Ladan. It is a short article that takes a very matter-of-fact approach to streaming lining how you use your technology. I was made aware of how I am mixing and matching tech as … More Get your Tech Organized for the New Year