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
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!
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
Want to read faster? The folks at BeeLine Reader have conducted research that proves their method of highlighting improves reading and speeds up the reading process. I tried this out and initially, it was a bit weird, but after a couple of pages, I noticed how easily I was moving through text on a page. It … More BeeLine Reader to read FASTER!
Right now a lot of students are working on projects that require images. You should always cite your images or seek Royalty Free or Creative Commons images which can be used without permission. Today I am suggesting 3 sites. PhotosforClass, Pics4Learning, and Pixabay. All of these image sites have royalty free images and are available to use for … More Images for students
Worried about who can see your data or who might be watching you? Try Incognito browsing. This is something I find myself using more and more as hacks start moving across the globe. Protecting yourself against intrusion is an important skill. One way to do that is to use a private browsing tool like Chrome’s … More Protect your browsing with Incognito
It’s all over the news, a major hack of crediting agency Equifax in America. Here is the Wall Street Journal Article on this idea. They have personal information, income, and family information in their databases that was hacked. As a result, it reminded me that it is a good time to update passwords. A lot of people … More Protect Yourself: One Password to Rule them All!
THIS IS HUGE!!!! Google Drive app (this is the little icon on the Menu bar of your computer) is going away in March. Here is an on TheVerge.com that explains all of the changes. It does appear that you will have clearer access to all of your files. If you are like me you love having Google … More Changes to Google Drive!
I started using Trello about a year ago and it is an amazing collaborative and organizational tool. To be honest the linkage to my work Google account and docs makes it super useful. If you are like most people your Google Drive has become a huge resource, but it is completely unorganized. Enter Trello. Get … More Use Trello to Organize your Organization!