Tag: Google

  • Discover Google CS First and Scratch – fun for all ages!

    Discover Google CS First and Scratch – fun for all ages!

    I am a Senior Corps RSVP volunteer keeping my brain sharp by serving as a Guru for the Jackson-Via Computer Club – Charlottesville’s first Google CS First after-school club.  Scratch is really a fun new language to learn — and the kids are always happy to help me.  Thanks, Google and Scratch! Learn more from this EdSurge […]

  • My third #MOOC – This time a #Coursera course

    MOOCs are perfect for Lifelong Learners who enjoy learning online! I was skeptical at first, but the more I investigate Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), the more convinced I am that this is the way for me to go for lifetime learning! I have experience both as an instructor and as a student in  for-credit […]

  • Google+ First Impressions

    I feel as if I have come from a hot, noisy, crowded city street into a cool, calm, quiet library! I hope Google+ will always have a quiet corner for me to enjoy. Find me on Google+

  • Now exploring Google+ | Thanks #edumooc !

    Lots to learn, but I have just started to explore Google+ thanks to an invitation through my enrollment in eduMOOC.  What fun!  I am always interested in the “latest/greatest.”  Google+ seems to be really different from the other social networking choices for inclusion in courses, and  I am hoping to use it this fall  for  […]

  • Bringing High-Speed Broadband to Charlottesville — Here’s How YOU Can Help

    Winning this competition would be a tremendous boost for our community! I have already sent in my nomination, and I hope you will too. Bringing High-Speed Broadband to Charlottesville — Here’s How YOU Can Help Charlottesville, Albemarle County and UVa are working together to bring high-speed Google fiber optic internet service to our community — […]