Are you interested in the latest eBooks but it seems your laptop or desktop computer doesn’t seem to know how to open these strange “EPUB” files? You need Readium, the completely free Chrome Browser plugin that lets you read eBooks on your computer without any strange software or horrible interfaces.
Readium also lets you . . . → Read More: Readium: eBooks in Your Chrome Browser
If Google Docs married Dropbox and they had a baby, Google Drive would be that baby. Google Drive is the evolution of Google Docs, Google’s online web-based office suite, which now combines their new Cloud storage solution.
Google Docs, Google Drive. What’s the difference?
Well Google Docs was just an online office . . . → Read More: Google Drive
Google announced this new initiative in mid-December.
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The YouTube for Schools channel allows schools, particularly primary and secondary schools, to provide access to the vast amount of educational content on YouTube. The benefit is that all the distractions and disruptions that exist on the ‘full’ YouTube site are filtered out and . . . → Read More: YouTube for Schools
From this year the primary method for students to access the Internet on their own devices or in computer labs while on campus is the Lightwire wireless network. As part of their student fees every student now prepays for 1 GByte of monthly Internet allocation that they can use on any wifi device, and . . . → Read More: Using Lightwire for Student Internet Access
In this post we highlight a great little resource created by Google for teachers to use when discussing with students about the effective use of search engines. The webpage contains scaffolded lesson plans and slides to assist in this effort. Not surprisingly, as it a resource created by Google staff, it does focus specifically . . . → Read More: Search Engine Lessons and Resources for Teachers
Google docs now has a mobile interface for editing documents.
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November is National Writing Month and to celebrate, we’ve invited Dr. Steven Daviss to talk about how he used Google Docs to write a book with two colleagues. Dr. Daviss is currently the Chairman of Psychiatry at Baltimore Washington Medical Center in Maryland and has been increasingly leveraging his clinical and administrative experience towards a . . . → Read More: From the Google Apps Blog: Collaborative Book Writing!
This is a “re-blog” of a blog post today in Google Apps Blog. For those of you that are keen to keep on top of the weekly Google Apps upgrade announcements you can receive updates via RSS or email at this link. We may re-post some of the best items from time to time . . . → Read More: Excellent Upgrade to Google Docs document revisions
So at some point you’ve probably heard the arcane term “Google Docs” thrown around the campus, usually wherever cool academics are discussing the best ways to collaborate together here in the 22nd century. But Google Docs is much more than an unbelievable futuristic document collaboration environment that lives in the cloud.
Google Docs is . . . → Read More: What is Google Docs?
Afternoon everyone, After a long absence and a number of requests we’re happy to let you know that the Scanned Image Repository page inside edLinked now again features thumbnail previews of the scanned document. In the next few days we’ll also be expanding this function, and hovering your mouse pointer over the preview image . . . → Read More: Scanner thumbnails are back!