Sunday, September 29, 2013

QR Codes - an article from Edutopia

A very short article about using QR codes in the classroom.  Super ideas!



Take 4.5 minutes to read this article and see what they can do for your classroom.

Saturday, September 28, 2013

OneNote - Extending your learning from the UnConference 3.0



I found this while flipping through my Zite app.  This post lists six different tutorials about getting started and using OneNote.

What else do you want to know about OneNote?  Do you use OneNote on your iPad?  We would really love to hear how you are using this great resource.

Sunday, September 22, 2013

Quickoffice - Now free for iOS and Android!

I just added Quickoffice to my amazing Samsung S4 phone.  I know I can use Google apps but we always like having options.

Download and take a look.  What do you think?


Also take a look at Keep.  Pretty handy app to have on Chrome and your phone.

Saturday, September 21, 2013

Upcoming Update - Out with the bar and in with the dots.

Inside Search is a pretty interesting blog to keep up with.  Here is an update I found while reading that is rolling your way at some point in the near future.

You should still have the bar at the top of your page right now.



What is coming next is a clean interface.  In the upper right corner you will find you +name to access Google+ and nine small squares.  Click the squares to find your Google apps.


Saturday, September 14, 2013

Is your touchpad giving you issues? This might help.

We have heard from a few people that sometimes when you use your touchpad unpredictable things happen.   With one swipe of your finger you are suddenly back to the home screen.  Take a look at this video and see if this will solve your issues.  Please let us know if you are still experiencing touchpad problems after you apply this fix.

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Windows 8 - A tip that will save you many clicks.

Take a look at what Robin Vallis created.  This video will demonstrate how to create your own clickable tile on your start screen.  One click and the computer shuts down!  This is very impressive!

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Gold! I found this chunk of information on twitter today.


I was at the gym at an hour that no one should be awake today.  I was multitasking with weights and twitter and found this blog post.

Take a quick look and leave a comment.  Is this possible?

(Click the image to read the post.)

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Setting up Chrome

Have you ever opened a new tab on Chrome and wondered about those icons?  Watch this short video for a quick tip on how to set up your page for extreme efficiency.


What apps have you added to your Chrome page?  

Parking your car somewhere soon? Check out this app.

Parking ramps can be a little sketchy. I didn't want to park here anymore. I was on my way downtown for the NCTE conference and was...