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YouTube Capabilities to Change

Google has announced that the editor and slide show tools are being removed as of September. These are capabilities that are attractive in schools because the video tools cost nothing to use. A notice now appears when these tools are … Continue reading

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Google Vision for Education

Google Cloud Next offers Google the opportunity to share the company’s vision on many topics. Among these topics is what Google sees as the future of education (YouTube video of session). The focus of the presentation is on how teachers … Continue reading

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Google docs/keep integrated

I am a sucker for ways to improve my reading/writing workflow. If you are a blogger, student, or teacher, you likely have similar needs. My “go to” approach has been to collect ideas and content in Evernote and then write … Continue reading

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Did Google drop CC designations in Photos

Creative Commons licenses allow creators to offer their work for use under various conditions. For educators, CC-licensed content can be very helpful. PicasaWeb (discontinued Google service) and Flickr allow photographers to assign CC licenses to their content. Other photo services … Continue reading

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Google Spaces

Google just released a new social media service – Google Spaces. I am reluctant to go all in on Google products because I have been burned too many times. I find services interesting, put in my time developing something, and … Continue reading

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Evernote and Google Doc

I probably make more use of Google docs and Evernote than any other apps. The announcement that the two could now be integrated seemed like a good thing for me. I must say I am a bit disappointed because the … Continue reading

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A future for Microsoft?

This post from Stratechery is worth a listen if you have broad interests in the future of technology. The discussion covered so many topics, but I latched on to suggestions that Apple give up on their own cloud strategy and … Continue reading

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Google says goodbye to Picasa

Google has announced that it plans to shut down Picasa¬†¬†(original photo storage service and desktop app) and to focus on Google photos. As of March 15, 2016, we will no longer be supporting the Picasa desktop application. For those who … Continue reading

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Apple / Google / Facebook

Re/code offers some interesting current data on the popularity of the apps provided by major companies. The title – You may own Apple’s phone, but you’re using Google’s apps – is a good summary. The Re/code article draws on more … Continue reading

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Google+ Collections

Here is a video I created to explain the generation of a Google+ collection. I see collections useful as a way to organize Google+plus posts for students. Access to a collection can be limited to those in a specific circle.

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