ThingLink Fiction books are sorted into Reading Levels first to make it easier for you to find an AR book within your reading range. Within the Reading Level, books are sorted in alphabetical order by author's last name. You can see the white Reading Range label at the top of each Fiction shelf along with the guide letters to tell you which authors can be found there. The Media Center is hosting a schoolwide reading challenge this year called "Let's Stick Together!" Each time a student or staff member passes an AR quiz, he or she can select a sticker to add to the "Let's Stick Together!" Poster. Back to School With Google Docs Last year all of the students in our school district received Google Docs accounts and I was kept quite busy all year getting students up and running and then finding innovative ways to use the tools for learning. Upon reflection,if I got the opportunity to do it all over again there are three things I would make sure to do at the start of the year to kick off Google Docs. 1. Encourage Teachers to Create an In Box with a Google Form One of the challenges of using Google Docs with a class full of students is in managing all those Google Docs.
The Complete Beginner's Guide to Virtual Field Trips with Google Expeditions Google Expeditions – Beyond Virtual Field Trips From the bottom of the sea to the moon and beyond: virtual and augmented reality now enable us to take students virtually anywhere. The best part is that you only need a mobile device, no expensive virtual reality headsets, to take full advantage of these virtual field trips. Google Expeditions create engaging experiences for students that transcend time and space. Getting Started with Google Expeditions Canadian Inventor Eden Full's Low-Tech Fix Solves Solar Power's Biggest Problem This article is part of a Huffington Post series, on the occasion of the site's 10th anniversary, looking at some of the people and issues that will shape the world in the next decade. Eden Full holds as much promise and potential as her name implies, and her mission is to save our metaphorical garden. At just 23, she's already an accomplished inventor who has dramatically increased the effectiveness of solar panels, landing her on Forbes' 30 Under 30: Energy list three years in a row. She was born to Chinese refugees from Vietnam in the oil-fuelled environs of Calgary, Alta., and by the age of nine she had built a solar-powered toy car.
Introducing 360 Video on Facebook By Maher Saba, Engineering Director, Video Starting today, 360-degree videos will begin rolling out in News Feed. Our goal at Facebook is to connect you with the people and things that matter, every single day. 6 Storytelling Trends Marketing Leaders Should Know About Today's consumers and business decision makers are becoming less and less susceptible to sales promises and banner advertising. Now more than ever, people strive to invest in a brand's narrative or story. In fact, a recent study suggests that by telling their brand story well, companies have the power to increase the value of a product or service by over 20 times. To be able to do that, companies need clear leadership with a vision that is both innovative and intuitive. Customer needs change all the time and their behaviors shift meaning that leaders and their teams need to be aware of the marketplace, adaptable and agile in their approach to marketing their brand to consumers.
50 Of The Best Google Chrome Extensions For Teachers 50 Of The Best Google Chrome Extensions For Teachers by TeachThought Staff Google Chrome is, increasingly, where it’s at. As of April 2014, Google Chrome become the de facto internet browser, passing Internet Explorer for the first time after a five-year free-fall from Microsoft’s out-of-favor software. Fast forward to today, and StatCounter paints an even bleaker picture for Google Chrome competition, with Safari, Firefox, and IE combined still below Chrome’s nearly-50% market share. While the real story is more complicated, with Microsoft bundling IE with windows giving it a huge built-in user-base, the rise of Google Chromebooks, Apple’s elegant-but-iOS-only Safari, and overall a subtle shift in mobile away from browsers to apps muddling the picture even further, what’s truly “the best” or “most popular” browser isn’t cut-and-dry.
App Inventor Get Started Follow these simple directions to build your first app! Tutorials Step-by-step guides show you how to create even more apps. Install Kaltura on Ubuntu 9.04 x86_64 bit Server - Knowledgebase - R1 Networks This is a install for KalturaCE 1.5 on Ubuntu Server 9.04 64bit First run an system update apt-get update apt-get upgrade Next we need some 32bit libs to run Xampp ARCore vs. ARKit: Google Counters Apple – IoT For All – Medium It should come as no surprise that, as augmented reality expands into consumer markets, technology companies are shuffling to stake their holds on valuable territory. It should also, then, come as no surprise to see Google cleverly time their ARCore announcement with the upcoming iPhone 8 release from Apple. First, let’s take a brief moment to understand AR. AR, or augmented reality, is the combination of real and virtual images in realtime.
The Power of Storytelling as a Marketing Tool *Note: This is Part I of a two-part series. In Part II, we explore how B2B companies can leverage storytelling in their visual brand and marketing efforts! Sit down, and let me tell you a story. President Theodore Roosevelt was an avid bear hunter – and in 1902, took a hunting trip with Mississippi Governor Andrew H. Longino.
7 Google Chrome Extensions that Help Students with Dyslexia In this day and age, high-quality assistive technology (AT) can be found on almost every computing platform. This widespread availability is making curriculum access easier for students with dyslexia. As many schools are adopting low-cost Chromebook programs, the AT supports associated with Google’s Chrome Web browser are becoming popular accommodations. The first article in this series explored the basics of Chrome and how it can enable dyslexic students to complete their work alongside their non-dyslexic classmates. In this second article, we will look at specific Chrome extensions that can lessen the difficulties of reading and writing. What Are Chrome Extensions?
Snapchat Stories: How to Create, Save, and Delete Your Own (With Screenshots) It’s Monday morning, my crazy-loud alarm just went off, and like everyone else in this world, I’m not ready to get out of my cozy bed yet. But luckily, I set my alarm 15 minutes early so I could lay in bed and catch up on what went down on social media while I was in deep slumber. A quick scroll through Instagram – A super cute puppy, a yummy lookin’ cheeseburger, and oh, my friend Jake saw Taylor Swift in concert last night? Nice. Now onto Facebook – A quick five minutes reading Aunt Sally’s latest rant? That’s enough for me.