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Lego Blocks! An Extremely Effective Way To Develop Your Child’s Math Skills. Math always has and continues to be that one subject that plagues so many students worldwide. I remember back when I was in school, my younger years saw ease in math while as I got older, different subjects and interests took over and my math skills struggled. I don’t know if it was a result of my lack of interest, a lack of foreseeable value in what I was learning, or whether it was simply not for me to master. Maybe if we had used Lego in school, like you’re going to see below, my interest could have been piqued a little more. According to Joseph Ganem, Ph.D, students, in the western world at least, have a hard time with math and he thinks he knows why.

On the other hand, I feel like some people have a much greater interest in certain subjects than others, and also have certain tendencies towards subjects that others do not. Joseph Ganem, Ph.D. believes that some of the major issues when it comes to kids having trouble learning math relates to our teaching styles. Lego is unreal. Google Tips, Tricks & Hacks. Web Sites - Products: How to Download YouTube Videos. When the topic of downloading YouTube videos comes up, there's a side-subject that must always be broached: Is it even legal? When it comes to copyright, that may be a bit of a grey area depending on the nature of the content. It's a trifle more black and white when you consider Google's terms of service for YouTube, which read: "You shall not download any Content unless you see a 'download' or similar link displayed by YouTube on the Service for that Content. " After all, watching YouTube videos offline is taking money out of Google's pocket (and those of its creators).

There's a reason it runs those ads in front of videos; a lot of people making a living with YouTube videos. So, let's be clear: taking video from YouTube is probably a big no-no and you shouldn't. Software Third-party software is where many will find the best control for downloading online videos. Here are some options: ClipGrab (Donationware for Windows/Mac/Linux) Helper Sites Want to avoid installing software? Basic Excel - Learn the Excel Basics. Home » Basic-Excel This page covers some of the Basic Excel skills that will help you when you are using functions and formulas in Excel.

Click on the links below or select one of the options from the "Quick Selection" menu on the right. Most of the useful Excel basics are covered by the links below, but if you are a complete beginner, you might find more useful tips on the Microsoft Office Basic Excel page. Excel Data Input The basic Excel task of populating a spreadsheet can be done in several different ways. These methods, which are described in the linked pages below, will help you to work more efficiently in Excel. Keyboard Shortcuts It is worth spending a little time learning the Excel Keyboard Shortcuts for the actions that you perform most frequently in Excel. Cell References An understanding of absolute and relative cell references is essential when you are copying formulas between cells.

Excel Dates and Times Did you know that Excel stores Dates & Times as numbers? Excel View. Digital Engagement and User Experience Seminar:Kathleen Alexander | NSW.NET. Articles how to find. Excel can be Exciting : 15 Fun things to do with Microsoft Excel. Excel can be Exciting : 15 Fun things to do with Microsoft Excel. Photo editor | PicMonkey: Free Online Photo Editing. Organize and save your homeschool bookmarks with Pearltrees. Today I want to showcase another great app/site for organizing your homeschool. I use Pearltrees to create collections of bookmarks and keep track of all the resources I find online. Add bookmarks, images, files, and more into Pearltrees collections Pearltrees is available through your browser, or as an app in Itunes and Google Play.

It allows you to make “collections” of links, images, files, and more and have access to it on all your devices. I have the Pearltrees extension for Chrome and use it to add resources that I find to my collections. You can also start a collection from the extension. Right now, I have a collection of homeschoolers who make YouTube videos, a collection for learning the Korean language, and a massive collection of free homeschool resources that we have collected over the years. Three reasons I use Pearltrees instead of Pinterest Pearltrees has three things going for it that Pinterest doesn’t: 1. 2. 3. You can see how I use Pearltrees in my video: Internet Training Workbooks. Internet Training Workbooks Vicnet's Internet workbooks are written in Easy English, using simple language and illustrations to introduce new concepts and skills. The workbooks are designed to be used with the support of a trainer. They are particularly suitable for training people with a disability, seniors, people from non-English speaking backgrounds, and people with low literacy levels.

Terms of use The workbooks are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share-Alike 2.5 Australia License. This means you can freely print, share, use and adapt them for non-commerical purposes. Vicnet is very interested to know how the workbooks are being used. Windows 7 and Internet Explorer 8 (March 2011) 1. . ( DOC 4.8 mb) 2. . ( DOC 8.4 mb) 3. . ( DOC 4.2 mb) 4. . ( DOC 2.95 mb) 5. . ( DOC 4.5 mb) 6. . ( DOC 7.0 mb) 7. . ( DOC 7.2 mb) 8. . ( DOC 19.9 mb) 9. . ( DOC 9.3 mb) 10. . ( DOC 6.4 mb) 11. . ( DOC 4 mb ) 12. . ( DOC 10.6 mb ) Windows XP and Internet Explorer 7 (July 2010) 1. . ( DOC 4 mb) 2. . ( DOC 2 mb) 3. 4.