Tag Archives: K-12

A Geography game using Google Street View – Geogessr

Think you really know Geography?  Geoguessr is an online game that uses Google’s Street View.   With a small map in the corner of Google’s Street View, you pin where you think the Street View scene is.   You then … Continue reading

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Best Wireless Access Point for classrooms and events

We were looking for a solution to several classrooms that are completely wireless and needed an access point that could handle the traffic and any interference.   With the growing trend of BYOD, classrooms easily double and triple in their … Continue reading

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Over 50% use unauthorized file sharing apps at work

Sixty-six percent of those polled use free file-sharing platforms and, among these, 55 percent do so without alerting their IT departments. Without knowing which tools are being deployed within their organizations, IT administrators risk corporate assets, sensitive information and intellectual … Continue reading

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Free Security Tool kit from Sophos

Need a good security training program for your staff? Sophos has an excellent program – Link Program launch guide Employee handbook Email series of 10 tips Poster series of 10 tips Online videos Password quick tips Launch announcement Buy-in documents

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Just click away – it’ll be ok…

Here’s 10 things the younger generation is doing online and how they can stop behavior that can lead to malicious theft of data and great food for thought about their online reputation. 10 things Gen Y do online.. and shouldn’t.  … Continue reading

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Learn how to code this year

Want to learn basic coding and basic programming?  What if you could do it online and for free? CodeYear (A New Years offering from CodeAcademy) offers a free signup and a lesson each week.  With interactive online programming, you are … Continue reading

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How much does the internet weigh?

So how much does the data weigh?  Not the cabling, computers, or other physical devices (satellites, wireless access points, servers…).  We’re talking about the data.  You’ll be surprised!

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National Cyber Security Awareness Month

“When you begin college, you are probably on your own for the first time. You are taking on new responsibilities, making your own decisions, and becoming part of the campus community. There is an important role that you can play … Continue reading

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Office 2010 Books

Here’s some great links for Office 2010’s Resource Kit and books.   Office 2010 Resource Kit Technical Library in Compiled Help format Technical diagrams for Office 2010 Downloadable book: Getting started with Office 2010 Downloadable book: Planning guide for Office … Continue reading

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Discover the WordWideTelescope

Want to discover the universe?  The WorldWide Telescope online uses Microsoft Silverlight allowing the end user to search for anything in the universe.  Link

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Graphing Calculator – Microsoft’s 2D and 3D Calculator

Need a graphing calculator.  Microsoft has an excellent graphing calculator.   Link (During the installation, you can ignore the DirectX) Get the Add-in for Microsoft Word and mathematics.    Other Educational Tools

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The Human Anatomy – Google’s Body Browser

The human anatomy can be viewed with Google Labs – Body Browser.   I stumbled on this at school today while doing research on Chrome.  Google Labs’ Body Browser requires a browser with WebGL support (basically 3D on the web). … Continue reading

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Google Family Safety Center – Locking Safe Search

Google has an excellent Family Safety Center that  offers safety tools, tips  for teachers and parents, and information on videos. Locking Safe Search

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Microsoft’s SteadyState retiring in 2011

One of the best programs that is out there for schools, libraries, and even homes is Microsoft’s SteadyState.  SteadyState allowed a computer to remain the same when rebooted, preventing changes to the operating system.  You can download this software until … Continue reading

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Create a Story with Pictures

Microsoft offers a free way to create stories with your pictures.   You can import pictures, add subtitles and words, add background music and narrate your story.  After you finish, save your movie and email or play on your Droid, iPad, Computer … Continue reading

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Free Quizzes for Math, Spelling and More

I often look for free quiz sites that challenge adults with reading, spelling and math.  This quiz site appears to be for kids but is designed for children and adults.  Excellent site that offers mini challenges and comprehensive exams.  Quiz … Continue reading

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McGruff SafeGuard – Protect Your Kids

Because we serve thousands of students and the community we are often asked how to protect children on the internet.   An early posting on this blog featured K9 Web Protection. Rick over at Whats On My PC just featured … Continue reading

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Learn 3D Programming

Although Alice is made for kids, it  teaches the foundations of 3D programming.  Alice a free software that has many downloads and is an excellent tool for anyone wanting the basics.  Alice A free program from Carnegie Mellon. For Adults … Continue reading

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Explore the Universe with Celestia

Celestia is an excellent simulation program that allows you to explore the solar system and the galaxy. Free Download for Windows, Linux or Mac

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Free Printable Certificates

Free Printable Certificates. Certificates of Training, Certificate of Appreciation, etc.

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