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Pogue’s Ten Tips via TED Talks

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7 Tips to Add Some Punch and Zing to Your Blog Posts

Three Things After perusing all the teacher blogs in Middle School, a few things stand out: 1. Teachers have increased the frequency of their posts. 2. The diversity of topics covered has increased and the focus for this post.. 3. many posts lack an engaging look and feel pic source@Flickr Here are… 7 Tips to […]

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End of year Grade 6 Teacher Tech Blast

Here are the links to the topics I covered this morning: Microsoft Photosynth: stitching panorama together easily Google Search Tips : a reminder of Google’s power Spike : cut and pasting from multiple documents  

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Google Search Tips and Tricks

1. Use quotation marks to search for words a as a phrase. “smokey mountain” vs. smokey mountain 2. Exclude words: Philippine tourism -resorts 3. Search for file types: use Advanced Search and search for Powerpoint, etc.  OR use filetype:extension. Example: early humans filetype:ppt 4.  Limit website for particular search: site:cnn.com rice shortage 5. Google images: […]

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Prezi Testing

Here is a presentation I developed for our recent teacher meeting days. Over 100 teachers were shown a ‘Prezi” presentation all about giving good presentations. Check out Prezi and try it for yourself.

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Password Power

Your password must have: at least seven characters at least one capital/uppercase letter at least one number Here are some examples: GoofBall001                        gOOfball11                                  Sturgeon99                  sturgeoN99 iATE my2cats                   HarryPotter8 *Grade Five studnts must ask a Tech teacher to have their passwords changed.

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