Monthly Archives: November 2013

Putting Photos From Your iPad Camera Roll Into Google Drive

When you take a picture with your iPad it goes into your Camera Roll. It’s simple to then save it in your Google Drive.  Here is how to do it. Advertisements

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Teach Your Staff to Google Error Messages

Many times it is possible for end users to solve their own problems by doing a Google search. For instance, if you see an error or warning message on your screen while in a software program, type the exact wording … Continue reading

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One Way to Force Students to Save a Copy of Google Spreadsheet

I just came across this method of forcing a student to save a copy of a spreadsheet to their Google Drive. I tried it out today, and it works nicely and is very easy to do.  Here are some quick … Continue reading

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Online Video Converter for Chrome

I just downloaded Online Video Converter, a Chrome extension that I think is going to come in handy. It converts formats to MP4 as well as to other formats. Sound can be extracted from video too. If you are using Chromebooks … Continue reading

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When You Don’t See Your Extension Icons in Chrome

Yesterday I wrote a post about using the Black Menu Extension for Chrome. Today I had a question at work from someone who had to use the Extensions Drop Down menu to see their extensions. In case anyone else out there could not … Continue reading

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Try Photo Pin for Creative Commons Photos

Photo Pin is a useful source for students to use to find photos in the Creative Commons posted on Flickr. After entering a Search field, a page with photos on that topic appear. You can choose Commercial or Non-Commercial as … Continue reading

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Black Menu Extension Shown in Tellagami

Yesterday I wrote about the Black Menu Extension you can find in the Chrome Store. Today I decided to post a Tellagami. I’ve been reading about it and decided it was time to try it for myself. 

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Black Menu for Google

Are you longing for the Google black bar along the top that Google removed a week or so ago? Then pop over to the Chrome Store and download the Black Menu for Google extension.

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Using Fake Tweet Builder in the World Language Classroom

It could be fun in a World Language Classroom to use Fake Tweet Builder. Your students can work in pairs and develop a dialog using words from their vocabulary list on a topic that goes along with their lesson. Avatars … Continue reading

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Getting Your Chromebook Ready for a Conference

If you plan to take your Chromebook with you to a conference, I suggest you download TabCloud from the Chrome Store. TabCloud allows you to save several open tabs and then open them all at once. Getting to links like … Continue reading

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