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Guest Blog: Configuring Google Apps Content Filters to Support Anti Bullying

In this article, we will take a close look into mechanisms for content filtering available in the Google Apps platform.

Source: blog.appsevents.com

This is a way for Google School Administrators to filter emails for certain words and phrases to try to alleviate certain bullying tactics through email.

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Posted by on June 26, 2014 in Scoop.it

 

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Google+ Auto Backup for desktop – Picasa and Picasa Web Albums Help

It’s now easier than ever to backup all your photos with Google+ Auto Backup, available for Windows and Mac. Automatically sync photos from your desktop computer and any time you connect a p

Source: support.google.com

I have not been inclined to put all my photos on to Flikr or Picasa for some reason. But now that these are all accessible through my Google+ account and I have unlimited free storage space with under a 2048px photo I will batch upload them all after I download the product. Next, I need to organise them all.

 
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Posted by on June 25, 2014 in Scoop.it

 

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5 tips to make your Facebook account safer [UPDATED]

Here’s an updated version of our invaluable tips to make your Facebook account safer. We take you step-by-step through the settings and options to limit your post visibility and prevent unauthorise…

Source: nakedsecurity.sophos.com

I didn’t realise you could force a security code on login. For the rest of the ideas, I would argue that someone might not want to put something online that they don’t expect the whole world to see.

 
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Posted by on June 20, 2014 in Scoop.it

 

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7 Apps for Teaching Children Coding Skills

Digital learning specialist Anna Adam provides a quick overview of seven apps that are appropriate for teaching younger children one of the most critical 21st century skills: coding.

Source: www.edutopia.org

The title says it all.

 
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Posted by on June 18, 2014 in Scoop.it

 

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Google Classroom – Teacher and Student view – YouTube

Source: www.youtube.com

This is a handy look at both views of Google Classroom.  Google obviously needs to develop their product a little more, as Roger Nixon points out, but it is coming along.

 
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Posted by on June 17, 2014 in Scoop.it

 

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Sign in – Google Accounts

Download a copy of your data from Google.

Source: accounts.google.com

Supporting 17 products and counting…Bookmarks,Mail,Calendar,Contacts,Drive,Voice,Profile,Hangouts,Google+ Circles,Google+ Stream,+1s,Google+ Pages,Blogger,Messenger,YouTube,Google Photos,Google Play Books

 
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Posted by on June 17, 2014 in Scoop.it

 

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readingcomprehensiondownloads – Downloads

Reading Comprehension Teacher Resources

Source: readingcomprehensiondownloads.wikispaces.com

This resource is used by a teacher at IICS in the Early Years.  I have not explored it in depth, but this is what he has to say, "Thought I would share this resource…I have used some of the graphic organisers with much success. Some great articles and powerpoints as well."

 
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Posted by on June 17, 2014 in Scoop.it

 

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