October 24, 2014

Need a Literary Character Halloween Costume Idea?
7 GREAT DIY Costume Sites to √ Out

We're having a Literary Character Add-On to our Halloween Costume Contest at our school!

Here are the rules and judging criteria (you could win both the  general prize and the literary character prize):

Stumped for ideas? Here are some DIY* websites to get your creative juices flowing:

Book Week Costume Explore collection from Pinterest

Book Character Dress Up Day, Pinterest collection by Marci Tate

10 DIY Literary Costumes for Halloween from The Poets Project

Children's Book Character Costume Ideas, Pinterest collection by Lori Hancock
DIY* = Do NOT spend a lot of money :)

Yes, there will be photos to share.


Cross-posted on SEABURY READS

October 11, 2014

How to Disable Automatic Lists and Links in Google Docs

I was dazzled by the Automatic Lists and Links update for Google Docs. 

Now not so much. 

So I decided to disable it, for now.

How? Google Product Forums to the rescue!

Have fun with Google Docs!


October 08, 2014

From Hawaii to Scandinavia, Using Google+ Hangouts to Connect Globally

What a rich one-hour experience!

Our Google Rocks! Hawaii Episode #51 ended up being a discussion of Swedish and Finnish education, cloud services, Google Apps adoption in schools, digital citizenship, and changing identities.

Thanks to +Niilo Alhovaara+Alastair Creelman+Holly Gates+Kim Nilsson, and +Tiina Sarisalmi for a fabulous discussion!

Prefer audio only? Listen here.

Be sure to check out the Show Notes for information about our European guests, and the Hangout Event for behind-the-scenes info and discussion.

Have fun hanging out and connecting globally!


Google Rocks! Hawaii website