Run Microsoft Office on your chromebook free!

To run Office on your chromebook free, you will need to sign up at the following link: https://products.office.com/en-us/student/office-in-education Enter your school e-mail and check it for a code that is required to use Office 365. Although Office 365 is not exactly like the Office 2016 version we use in class, it is very similar and …

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Technology Skills in Demand

Today’s jobs require digital skills. One of the most important skills of all is learning Microsoft Excel. If you will be a business major in college or want to learn more about business, you will want to take Computer Applications. This is a dual credit class that focuses on Excel (Spreadsheets) and Microsoft Access (Database). …

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1 GB of hard drive space

Today’s Totally Random Fact: In 36 years, the average price of 1 GB of hard drive storage space has dropped from $400,000 to $0.019. flickr photo by marsupium photography https://flickr.com/photos/hagdorned/15023775762 shared under a Creative Commons (BY-SA) license

Can you multi-task? or Why can’t I have my phone in class?

Students think they can do many things at a time and do them all well. There are many studies and articles out  that contradict that belief. A recent article (1/24/2015) can be found here was based on research conducted at West Point. This article (11/15/16) compares distracted web surfing to second hand smoke. More recently this research …

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