Last week I was meeting with one of my clients, Cloverleaf Local Schools and they had expressed the need for even more typing practice. I scoured the interwebs and brought together a few of my favorite free typing apps that you can roll out to your classroom today!
As a presenter you learn quickly not to depend on ANYTHING at the venue you are presenting at. This is true for Internet access, computers, projectors and sometimes electricity. One thing I learned in Boy Scouts was “Be Prepared”. I am not suggesting you should bring a generator to your next presentation, but I am saying being as independent as possible is a good thing. Here is a way for you to save your YouTube videos that you may use in your presentation for offline viewing.
When I was recently on the “State of Tech Podcast” Episode 9 – Interactive Whiteboards – Part 1 Sean Beavers shared a great tool which has saved me a lot of time and automated much of my internet tasks that have been deemed repetitive in the passed. This service can be used for simple things like sending you a text message if it is going to rain tomorrow or change your Facebook picture when you change your twitter profile. Lets check out If this than that!