Apps User Group
Welcome to the Apps User Group website. Our purpose is to connect and assist schools in the use of Google Apps for Education. The site contains resources for implementing and using Google Apps, news from the Google blogs, links to schools that use Google Apps, a discussion forum, and more. All uses are encouraged to share resources, ideas, questions, and comments.
2012 Scratch competition now open to budding programmers – Irish Innovation News – Siliconrepublic.com
The 2012 Scratch competition has launched, which encourages primary and secondary school students to get involved with computing and software development.
Run by the Irish software engineering research centre Lero and supported by the Irish Computer Society, the competition helps students learn how software is built and how it works. It encourages them to be creative with the software and shows what opportunities are available in the technology sector.
Destroy the robot that contains the answer to the displayed math problem. Watch out, if you miss the robots go faster.
Print Your Custom Calendar
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– Upload your own image or leave it blank to use our default image
– Choose the size (Letter for USA and Canada, A4 for most other countries)
– Click on the “Generate Calendar” button
Erich’s Math Puzzles
Rich collection of really unique mathematics puzzles. Must have!
Need a New Year’s Resolution? … Try a Personalized Professional Development Plan! | EdReach
Happy New Year everyone and good luck with those New Year’s resolutions. I have a dozen resolutions myself, but I don’t want to change too much! If I could get every educator to commit to one resolution, it would be to create a “Personalized Professional Development Plan.”
Integrating Google Tools 4 Teachers
Winning ways to use Google Apps in your Library
ICS2O – Understanding Your Computer – Google Docs
ICS2O – Understanding Your Computer
US customs can and will seize laptops and cellphones, demand passwords | Naked Security
The American Civil Liberties Union has brought a suit against the US government over its seizure of the laptop of a computer security consultant – a seizure carried out at a Chicago airport about a year ago without a search warrant or any charges of crimes.
Is Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg giving away free iPhones and iPads? | Naked Security
Has Apple really partnered up with Facebook? Is the social network really giving away free Apple iPhones and iPads to randomly selected individuals?
How To: Make and Receive Phone Calls With Your iPad | MacTrast
GigaOM provides a clever tutorial on how to use Google Voice and a couple of iOS apps to replicate a phone connection, and allow you to make or receive calls directly from your iPad.
museumsandtheweb.com | the on-line space for museum informatics
An annual conference exploring the social, cultural, design, technological, economic, and organizational issues of culture, science and heritage on-line.
Download and Share … BIG | Pando
“Pando’s process is simple… users can send links and initiate video transfers as easily as attaching and sending a digital picture. Pando seems to have answered a need…”
Shader Toy + Google Map + Panoramic Explorer
Inquiry-Based Learning – About Us
We are working on this project through the support of the TEACHER LEARNING and LEADERSHIP PROGRAM (TLLP) – Ontario Ministry of Education. Our project Uncovering Content-Integrating Critical Thinking into Social Studies for 21st Century Learners was developed because as teachers we felt we needed to enhance our knowledge of using critical thinking questions and inquiry-based learning in order for our students to become actively engaged in their learning.
“sharing, celebrating and enhancing the world’s visual language”
The Noun Project collects, organizes and adds to the highly recognizable symbols that form the world’s visual language, so we may share them in a fun and meaningful way.
Here is our pledge to you: