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My Bookmarks and Annotations 07/31/2010

My Bookmarks and Annotations 07/30/2010

Tips & Tricks: GoogleLookup in Google spreadsheets - Official Google Docs BlogTo use the GoogleLookup function, enter the following formula in the desired spreadsheet cell:=GoogleLookup(“entity” ; “attribute”) where “entity” represents the name of the entity you want to access and “attribute” is the type of information that you want to retrieve.tags: googlegoogleappsgoogledocsgooglelookuptrickstipsgooglespreadsheet
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Inb0x Zer0 Tip

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New Inbox Zero trick - set up a filter (rule) to move anything with the word "unsubscribe" to a folder, and out of the Inbox, automatically. You will probably find that you will end up deleting or unsubscribing from most of the items that end up with that label (in that folder).


My Bookmarks and Annotations 07/25/2010

Official Google Enterprise Blog: Introducing user policy management for Google AppsIn the past six months, we’ve released a series of new features giving administrators more controls to manage Google Apps within their organizations. Recent additions include multi-domain support, new data migration tools, SSL enforcement capabilities, more mobile device security controls, and the ability to tailor Google Apps with more than a hundred applications from the new Google Apps Marketplace. Today, we’re excited to announce one of the most highly requested features from administrators: user policy management.tags: googlegoogleappsDistrict 207 names Chief Technology Officer :: Community News :: PIONEER PRESS :: Park Ridge Herald-AdvocateDr. Henry (Hank) Thiele has been named Chief Technology Officer for Maine Township High School District 207 by the Board of Education. Board members formally approved during their Monday evening meeting an updated job description that expands on the re…

My Bookmarks and Annotations 07/13/2010

NINGs in School

I just sent this email out to my staff about the change in NINGsThe following announcement is important for those that use NING at school:
Pearson recently announced that they would be sponsoring Mini NING's for up to 3 years.
If you are using a NING for school purposes, you can apply to have the cost covered by Pearson here.
Once you apply for sponsorship Pearson will contact you to allow them access to your NING. Once they review the NING they will let you know if they will sponsor it.
If for some reason you are denied, or you do not want to allow Pearson to view your content, you will be required to close your NING or pay a monthly cost to keep it open.
How are you handling this? Any complaints from anyone yet on having to let Pearson into the blog, or for having someone sponsor it?



My Bookmarks and Annotations 07/03/2010

Google Earth for EducatorsGoogle Earth for Educators

Welcome to the Google Earth for Educators Community, a site to share, connect & learn

This site is brought to you by Google and made especially for Google Earth educators and students.  Come join and help us build it!




Basic Tutorials & Tips
View videos and tutorials on how to use Google Earth and check out a seven-level Interactive game to help teach the basics to your students.




Join the discussion
Participate in Google Earth Discussions by reading posts, asking questions, helping others, and choosing and sharing the best answers to your questions


Google Earth Lesson Plans
Find lesson plans for many grades and subjects, or submit your own!
  Quotes from Users
See what Educators have to say about using Google Earth in the classroom and share how you use Google Earth at your school.



Google Earth for My Class
Get ideas on how Google Earth can help with your specific subject. 



Student Created Showcase!
See some great examples of student wo…