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15 Useful Google Spreadsheet Formulas and Functions You Must Know

Cheatsheet, Google, Tutorials<p>A+ A-<p>Email Print<p>https://www.fromdev.com/2015/06/useful-google-spreadsheet-formulas.html<p>Google spreadsheets are popular …

3 Takeaways from #ISTE2015

It’s that time of year again. The time that educators descend on various conferences around the nation, hoping to take away tools, strategies, and …

10 weird gadgets that are really popular

Goofy gadget concepts, along with their pun-driven brands and bizarre commercials, have moved from "As Seen on TV" to crowdfunding sites.<p>Here are 10 of the weirdest gadgets on Indiegogo and Kickstarter that made our foreheads crinkle with wonder.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Wired In.</b> Telling someone to go away is hard. If …

Crowd Funding

This Super Simple Google Docs Trick is Life Changing #edtech #gafe

A few months back, I discovered through Twitter a super simple Google Docs trick that changed how I share Google Docs links with staff that I work …

Vine remembers it has a Windows Phone app, finally updates it

When Vine revealed its newfound HD ambitions last week, your author wondered out loud whether the company's long-in-the-tooth Windows Phone app was ever going to get an update again. Well, the answer is a pretty definitive yes: Vine pushed out the update earlier today, and with it comes a new look, …

50 Of The Best Google Chrome Extensions For Teachers

<b>50 Of The Best Google Chrome Extensions For Teachers</b>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b>Google Chrome is, increasingly, where it’s at.As of April 2014, Google Chrome …

The Educators’ Guide to Infographics

Sometimes when you’re compiling your content for your next blog post you find that, to get your point across, you have to cover a lot of facts and …

CoSN 2015: 10 Reasons Flipped Classrooms Could Change Education

By D. Frank SmithA policy expert and author explains why using technology to leverage new forms of teaching excites both teachers and students.

10 Free Resources for Flipping Your Classroom

Thanks to the folks over at Khan Academy, alternative modes of delivering classroom instruction are all the rage. We’ve got face to face models, …

Professional Development For Teachers

Day of Learning<br>Online Google Event<p><i>The Ultimate Guide to Google Basics</i><br>Using Google Tools<br>in the Classroom<p>May 26, 2018|10 AM ET<p>Presented by SimpleK12<p>We …

Professional Development

11 Tips For Students To Manage Their Digital Footprints

<b>11 Tips For Students To Manage Their Digital Footprints</b><p>by <b>Justin Boyle</b><p>If you’ve scratched your head over suggestions to manage your “digital …

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7 Tech Enhanced Item Types You’ll See On Common Core

When The Common Core State Standards initiative was first announced there was a collective eye roll amongst veteran teachers. There have been so many …

The Most Effective Way to Take Notes in Class

Notetaking is a skill that students will take with them into their careers. Whether they are in meetings, participating in brainstorming sessions, or …

Google Drive gets a Chrome extension for opening files directly in the right desktop app

Google today released a new Chrome extension for Google Drive aimed at making it easier to open files right from the correct desktop application. You can download the new extension now directly from the Chrome Web Store.<p>With a name like Application Launcher for Drive, it might not be clear what …

How to Turn a Research Project into Infographics

Conveying information in a striking, concise way has never been more important, and infographics are the perfect pedagogical tool with which to do …

Wakie's Alarm Clock That Lets You Get Woken by Strangers Is Now on iOS

We know, we know, you’ve long been hankering for the time when you could arrange a phone call with a perfect stranger to wake you up in the morning. If you’re an Android or Windows Phone user, of course, you’ve had this option since September, but poor old iPhone owners have been left out of the …

The Plan to Get Climate-Change Denial Into Schools

Activists are pushing educators to teach that human-caused global warming is an opinion—rather than a fact—by issuing textbook ratings of their own.<p><i>"As the amounts of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases increase, the Earth warms. Scientists warn that climate change, caused by this warming,</i> …

Google's internet balloons are staying aloft longer than anyone expected

The company is announcing a number of milestones as it moves forward with its ambitious X Labs project<p>When Google announced Project Loon in June of last year many balloon experts were skeptical of its chances. The stated goal was that the balloons that would last 100 days or more in the air, but …

Report That Grumpy Cat Earned $100 Million Is 'Completely Inaccurate'

A news report that the Internet sensation known as Grumpy Cat has earned $100 million is "completely inaccurate," the cat's owner, Tabatha Bundesen, told The Huffington Post.<p>The British tabloid The Daily Express reported on Sunday that Grumpy Cat had earned 64 million British pounds, or roughly …

Spectacular headphones from a company called MrSpeakers

MrSpeakers' Dan Clark started out as a speaker designer, but he switched over to headphones a few years ago. Clark loves his work; every time I see him demonstrating his headphones he's always smiling, happy to answer any and all questions. MrSpeakers will celebrate its third year as a headphone …

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New Details On Apple's Giant-Sized iPad Might Have Just Leaked

Japanese magazine Mac Fan just published schematics that reportedly show the tablet's design, and blog Mac Okatara posted a copy of the document online (via MacRumors).<p>According to the image, Apple's giant tablet would include a 12.2-inch screen and would measure 305.3 x 220.8 x 7mm.<p>This would make …

Microsoft borrows Mac trackpad gestures for Windows 10

Microsoft introduced new trackpad gestures in Windows 8, but the company is expanding them further with the upcoming release of Windows 10. In a keynote speech at TechEd Europe today, Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore demonstrated new trackpad features that will soon be available to Windows 10 testers. "In …

Google brings extra functionality to Forms w/ Add-ons support

Google previously allowed developers to make add-ons that bring extra functionality to its Google Docs and Sheets web apps, and now Google is bringing the same feature to its Forms app. Google gives a few examples of add-ons that might be handy for Forms. Imagine, for example<i>,“setting a survey end</i> …

Chrome Web Store

There are thousands of Themes to explore in the Chrome Web Store too. Find one that’s just right for you and give your Chrome a whole new look.<p>Add …

12 moments in the keyboard's history

At some point in the day, we all smash our fingers against some form of keyboard -- whether it's of the physical or virtual variety. In this week's <i>Rewind,</i> we take a look at how the keyboard's grown beyond its humble typewriter beginnings and taken on a life of its own.<p>Gallery: 12 moments in the …

Retailers are disabling NFC readers to shut out Apple Pay

Some merchants hope to launch their own mobile payments system next year<p>There's a lot of hype around Apple Pay right now, but not everyone is on board with the new mobile payments system. In fact, a significant number of merchants, including heavyweights like Walmart, Kmart, 7-Eleven, and Best Buy, …

Google's redesigned Gmail app supports Yahoo and Outlook accounts

Gmail wants to manage all your email accounts<p>Google has been updating a number of its Android apps with its new material design recently, and it looks like Gmail will be the latest to get a visual overhaul shortly. <i>Android Police</i> has obtained early access to Gmail 5.0 for Android, and there’s a …

I Spent A Week Switching Between The 2 Best Big-Screen Phones In The World ...

It's a tough battle. I've been using the iPhone 6 Plus as my primary phone since it launched. I'm in love with it. I called it a Dream Phone in my review. After years of testing Samsung phones with big, beautiful screens, all I wanted was a supersize iPhone. It took a long time, but Apple delivered.<p>…

Dropbox passwords posted online and millions more might follow

If you haven't activated two-factor authentication on Dropbox yet, you may want to do so now, just in case you end up finding your credentials posted on the internet. A document posted on pastebin earlier contains 400 Dropbox usernames and passwords, which the poster claims are just a tiny fraction …

Microsoft Windows Flaw Let Russian Hackers Spy On NATO, Report Says

A group of hackers, allegedly from Russia, found a fundamental flaw in Microsoft Windows and exploited it to spy on Western governments, NATO, European energy companies and an academic organization in the United States.<p>That's according to new research from iSight Partners, a Dallas-based …