June Gerred

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Learner? Leader? Innovator? Attend the FREE MIE Academy!

Are you a…learner? Teacher? Leader? Innovator? Take advantage of the no-cost TCEA Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) academies taking place …

Microsoft's all-in-one 365 subscription is available for schools

Microsoft just launched its latest bid to bring its services into every aspect of schools and the workforce. To begin with, it's offering its all-encompassing Microsoft 365 subscription to education. Schools can pay a single per-person rate to get Windows 10, Office 365, the Enterprise Mobility and …

This $99 video doorbell is a game-changer

The Ring Video Doorbell Pro is a fantastic product that almost everyone loves after they’ve tried it, but $249 is a lot of money to spend on a …

EduTech: How to integrate Chromebooks w/ Apple TV for seamless presentations & collaboration

<i>EduTech is a 9to5Mac weekly series that focuses on technology’s application in education, lower and higher level, both for productivity and enjoyment. If you have suggestions for topics or specific questions you’d like to see answered, feel free to let me know. Catch up on past installments here.</i><p>In …

Education Technology

10 Tips and Tricks for Making Difficult Selections in Photoshop

If you’re just starting out in Photoshop and would like to learn the art of making difficult selections to isolate things in photos, check out this …

How to use Gmail templates to answer emails faster

What's more of a time-suck than spending all day writing email?<p>You could probably name a few things like vacuuming, getting lost in subreddits, and …

The new Periodic Table of iPad Apps for Primary aged pupils

I’ve always enjoyed thinking of ideas about how we can utilise technology for purposeful means in the classroom. It is often we see the simplest …

Lenovo’s latest Windows 2-in-1 tablet is just $199

Hello Chromebooks<p>Lenovo surprised us with a $229 Windows 2-in-1 tablet last year, and it’s back at Mobile World Congress today to unveil the successor. Priced at just $199, Lenovo’s new Miix 320 is designed to be a really low-cost Windows-powered laptop. Just like Microsoft’s Surface, it’s not …

Consumer Tech

Read Donald Trump's Full Inauguration Speech

Donald Trump delivered his first speech as President of the United States on Friday morning.<p>Trump was joined at the inauguration by members of his …

Microsoft launches StaffHub scheduling app out of preview for Office 365 customers

Microsoft today is announcing the general availability of its StaffHub scheduling app. It’s available on Android, iOS, and the web for customers of Microsoft’s Office 365 K1, E1, E3, and E5 plans.<p>Microsoft first introduced StaffHub in September, when it began a public preview of the app, pitching …

Apps

11 Apple Watch tips every owner should know

The Apple Watch is a device that can do more than tell the time or put iPhone notifications on your wrist. It can be used to pay for items in the real world, save you in an emergency, act as a fashion accessory and help you track down a misplaced iPhone -- to name a few.<p>Here are 11 tips and tricks …

Scalene pattern by Carina Spencer

Scalene is an asymmetrically shaped, triangular scarf that features both horizontal <i>and</i> vertical keyholes for several styles of wear. This gender …

Scalloped Knitting Edge Stitch

It’s amazing what you can do with two pattern rows when you’re knitting. This scalloped knitting edge is exactly what I’m talking about – the perfect …

Knitting

5 Excellent Video Tutorials to Teach Students about Online Safety

The web provides limitless opportunities for learning, creating, sharing, and exploring the depths of human knowledge. But it is also an unsafe arena …

Education Technology

Apple’s Classroom app for iPad lands on App Store

Apple is putting more tools in the hands of educators today with the official launch of the new Classroom app for iPad that promises to opens up new, more engaging ways of teaching and learning on the iPad.<p>The new app is part of the new iOS 9.3 education features Apple has added that allow teachers …

Apps

Lisa Nielsen

Have you ever noticed a post on Facebook where rather than seeing responses to the post, instead the thread is cluttered with folks indicating …

Professionally Designed Templates to Use in Google Docs and Sheets

March 2, 2015 <i><br>Template Gallery</i> is a useful Google Doc add-on for teachers and students. It provides you with a variety of professionally designed …

Google Docs

The Photoshop Playbook: 50 Short Video Tutorials on Fundamental Skills in Photoshop

Back in 2013, Adobe began posting a series of short video tutorials on YouTube called the “Photoshop Playbook.” The series has since grown to contain …

Excellent Chart Comparing The Best Digital Storytelling Tools of 2014

December 26, 2014<br>Digital storytelling is a power way to get students engaged in learning. Using a variety of web tools students will be able to …

9 Tips for Photographing Kids

We all know that working with kids is as tough as it gets. They’re energetic, fast, and often don’t pay much attention to what is going on around …

Portrait Photography: A Basic Guide to Posing

Posing is as integral to portrait photography as the right lens and the right camera angle. A lot of photographers learn this the hard way. If you’re …

Video Tutorials

Edible Glitter

Make your food sparkle with edible glitter. This would be perfect for decorating the princess cakes or cookies. Of course you could just pick up some …

Tip: Specialty Folds for Card

Why just fold your cards over once, there are loads of fun folds to make really unique cards. Vamp Stamp News Magazine has collected a bunch of …

Oddball USB stick offers infinite iPhone storage

Slo-mo videos have become my favorite new thing to shoot with the iPhone 6 Plus now that Apple added the ability to spit out gorgeous vids at 240 FPS, but my slo-mo addiction comes at a heavy cost: storage space.<p>The best smartphone camera in the world doesn’t mean jack if your 16GB iPhone can’t …

Google Drive Now Works Better With Desktop Applications

Google today announced a new feature for its online storage service Google Drive that will allow users to more easily launch the files they have saved in the cloud using their preferred desktop applications. The feature is not rolling out to the core product, however, but is instead available as an …

Google launches a Chrome extension to let you open Drive files directly in the relevant desktop apps

You can get a whole lot of work done with just Web apps nowadays, but sometimes you simply need the power of full-fledged desktop applications like Photoshop or PowerPoint.<p>To make your life easier, Google is releasing a Chrome extension for Mac and Windows to let you launch desktop apps right from …

Review: Hyper’s iStick, the first USB drive w/ integrated Lightning connector

While most of my content goes straight to the cloud these days and is usually easily accessible to move around, download or stream from any of my devices, I still found myself getting a lot of use out of Hyper’s new iStick. It’s one of the first made-for-iPhone USB flash drives that also includes …