Monday, January 12, 2009

Google Search Tips

Google is so much more than just searching for words! Did you know you can find flight information, track your UPS package, use Google as a dictionary, calculator and currency converter? You can use Google to find the time of anywhere in the world, to find an answer to a fill in the blank question, or to find movies in your zip code.
Watch this video on helpful Google Search Tips to find out how!

Google Reader Help Videos

Google Reader is a great tool to use to keep track of the blogs or news feeds that you like to keep track of. Watch these two Google Reader How To Videos to set up your Google Reader.

Tuesday, January 6, 2009

Happy New Year!

Winter Break is one of the better reasons to be in education! I spent a week in Santa Barbara CA with 14 members of my family for Christmas and then spent the week of New Year's at my hometown in Aspen, Colorado. It was a great break of walking the beach and skiing in the powder.

If the news didn't spread to your neck of the woods Aspen was shut down for New Year's Eve due to two bomb threats in town. Unfortunately, all the local businesses, bars and restaurants lost out on their biggest night of the year. Here are some Aspen Times articles ( #1 and #2) that will tell you more.

Here is how Google brought in 2009- the niner- as my family has named it!