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13 Google Search Tricks That Make Life A Whole Lot Easier You think you know how to Google? You don’t know how to Google. Even the most seasoned Googler might not know every tip and trick available with just a few extra keystrokes in the search bar. Consider this your instructions manual for the world’s most popular search engine. The Scenario: You’re playing Scrabble and some dumb-dumb says, “Hey, ‘panacea’ isn’t a word!” The Solution: Just type “define:” followed by the word you want and Google will take you straight to the definition. How can I find additional royalty-free music, s... You can find a large number of sound effects and music beds in iMovie. These are all available to you and are royalty free. However, if you need additional music and sound effects, there are several sources. This is not an exhaustive list, so if you know other good sources, please add them!

Coding in schools: A is for algorithm “LET’S do it again,” calls a ten-year-old. Once more, pupils clasping printed numbers follow tangled lines marked with white tape on the floor of their school hall. When two meet, the one holding the higher number follows the line right; the other goes left. Video Tutorials for Teachers on Using Augmented Reality App Aurasma July 3, 2014 Talking about augmented reality technology in teaching and learning the first thing that comes to mind is this wonderful app called Aurasma. Since its release a few years ago, Aurasma gained so much in popularity and several teachers have already embraced it within their classrooms. For those of you who are not yet familiar with how Aurasma works and how to use in it in your class, the video tutorials below will help you out.

tttteaching The Great Whiteboard Relay Below is a mixed bag of ideas that have made my classroom buzz. Feel free to try, steal, change or chuck anything you like. Center for Computational Thinking, Carnegie Mellon What is computational thinking? "Computational Thinking is the thought processes involved in formulating problems and their solutions so that the solutions are represented in a form that can be effectively carried out by an information-processing agent." Cuny, Snyder, Wing

How do I select which folders to sync to my computer? « Back to Help Center Selective Sync is a feature of the Dropbox desktop application that allows you to select only the folders you want to be synced to your computer. Selective Sync gives you the control to ensure you have only the files you need on any computer. It's especially handy if you want to save space on netbooks and other computers with small hard drives. To enable Selective Sync, head to your Dropbox preferences from your desktop:

GoodReader's text-to-speech lets you turn any PDF or TXT document into an audiobook GoodReader, the popular document reader app developed by Good.iWare, has just received another significant update. Within the past couple of months, GoodReader received a couple of updates that brought iOS 8 compatibility, iPhone 6 optimizations, iCloud Drive integration, Touch ID support, and more. Now, the latest update to GoodReader introduces more improvements, most notably a new Speak feature that effectively turns any PDF or TXT document into an audiobook.