Tuesday, May 8, 2018
Sunday, April 15, 2018
My 4-year-old son has plenty of toys, and now that we have a daughter, too, it's probably only a matter of time before the house is teeming with kids' stuff. Most of the toys we have - building sets, board games, and art supplies - will be familiar to anyone, but over the last few years, we've also become quite acquainted with STEM (that's science, technology, engineering, and math) toys.
If you want to bring up a kid to be a successful investor or entrepreneur, the current education system says they should be studying STEM subjects, cramming facts and figures, and immersing themselves in coding class.
Instagram is one-upping Apple with a portrait mode feature that runs on a wider variety of phones and works with video, not just photos. Last month, TechCrunch reported about a Focus feature buried in Instagram's code, which began publicly testing a week later.
SAN JOSE, Calif.--( BUSINESS WIRE)--Adobe (Nasdaq:ADBE) announced today that Spark for Education with premium features and additional functionality is now available to K-12 and higher education students free of charge. This follows an announcement during Bett 2018 and successful trials with K-12 institutes in various school districts across North America.
Everybody is passionate about something. Whether it's foreign films, sushi, politics, or baseball, there's probably something you can talk about forever. At Anchor, we've always wanted to make it really easy for people to talk about the things they love and be heard by people all over the world.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Tuesday, March 27, 2018
Sunday, March 25, 2018
Class presentations are a lot of fun, and it's essential to give students the experience of speaking in front of others. Very early on in my teaching career, I realized it was difficult to keep presentations flowing, because in the transition time between presenters, students saw this as an opportunity to chat--and they had a...
Apple is sending out invitations to an education event on March 27. Using the tagline 'Let's take a field trip,' Apple says that the event will focus on 'creative new ideas for teachers and students' ... We've seen two invitations so far, in the USA and UK, both inviting people to an event taking place at a high school in Chicago.
Sunday, March 11, 2018
🔖 Add more of the webpages you frequently access to Chrome's bookmarks bar by deleting the bookmarks' names (leaving just the icons). #GoogleEdu
Epic Games is bringing its insanely popular Fornight Battle Royale to iPhone and iPad. It will be exactly the same 100-player game you've been enjoying on consoles, with the same map and the same weapons - and it will support cross-platform play between PlayStation 4 and PC.
Please click on the blogger's orange slice to be taken to their most recent slice of life!
It's Mario Time! Beloved gaming character Mario is coming to Google Maps, thanks to a partnership between Google and Nintendo ahead of Mario Day, March 10. (MAR10...get it, Mario?) In addition to the various deals and sales on Nintendo games, the mustachioed plumber will also make an appearance in Google Maps' navigation, if you opt in to have Mario accompany you on your journey.
Amazon is today giving Alexa perhaps its most useful update since its inception: You can now speak to the assistant without saying "Hey Alexa" for every single command. The feature, called Follow-Up Mode, simply allows Alexa to listen for another command for five seconds after your last request.
from the Flipboard magazine, Tech on the Side, an editorial exploration of curated content. It's Sunday, and as I continue this fun journey of (attempting) to blog each and everyday I thought I would try doing this week's Sunday Post a little bit different than I have done in the past.
Sunday, February 25, 2018
Broadcasting app Anchor, which helps anyone record and share audio, is relaunching its app today with a new focus on serving the larger podcaster community.
With nearly 70 million Americans now listening monthly, podcasts have officially crossed over into the mainstream. Yet like radio, podcasts are incredibly difficult to make, distribute, promote, and monetize. Despite the increasing demand, expensive tools, confusing software, and fragmented, friction-filled workflows have held creators back.
V: Switch Between Grid View and List View In Google Drive press the V key. This will toggle you between grid view and list view easily. List view shows the title of the documents in a concise list. (Tip: click Q Q quickly to adjust the comfort level of the spacing).
I'm sorry to inform you, but it appears the end is nigh. Boston Dynamics, the robotics company now owned by SoftBank (and once deemed too creepy for Google to keep its hands on), released a new video today (Feb. 12) of its latest four-legged creation. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fUyU3lKzoio The video shows the latest iteration of its Spot...
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Sunday, February 11, 2018
Many of us have welcomed our first smart assistant into the home, with Amazon's Echo smart home hub bringing the Alexa voice assistant into households across the country. Alexa is the Amazon voice assistant. Launched in 2014, it provides a way to ask questions, play music, get news bulletins or check the weather all through your voice without having to touch your device.
Catch up on everything new in G Suite for Education from January 2018, and see great ideas and resources! Below is the recorded video from our January 2018 Google User Meeting, along with the meeting agenda and all the awesome resources and G Suite updates from the last month.
Google Drive is getting a new feature that lets users comment directly on Microsoft Office files, PDFs and images uploaded on it. Users will now be able to comment on files right from Google Drive, rather than having to open them in Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides first.
The way that we read is changing most people no longer rely on their local library or book club to stay up-to-date with the latest bestsellers. Instead, we are turning to the small devices most of us have glued to our hands for the latest titles and bookish discussions.
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Sunday, February 4, 2018
This week, I thought I would include the latest episode of the podcast and below are the associated links to the articles mentioned in the Podcast.
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