Teague's Tech Treks

Learning Technology and other Tech Observations by Dr. Helen Teague

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Be Internet Awesome: Helping kids be safe, confident explorers of the online world.

Be Internet Awesome: Helping kids be safe, confident explorers of the online world.

This resource from Google is packed with curriculum, games that allow for hands-on practice, and even a pledge to teach students how to safely navigate the internet.

Here is the link: https://beinternetawesome.withgoogle.com/
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Happy Birthday Google!

happy birthdayHappy Birthday, Google, first incorporated as a company on September 4, 1998. Google was born in the Stanford dorm rooms of two Ph.D. students named Larry Page and Sergey Brin. They wrote the search engine code with the distinctive difference of website relevance. Page and Brin’s program code computed and sorted how many times a website matching the search term was linked to other relevant websites. Google, a mathematical term meaning infinity was added in 2006 to the Oxford English Dictionary as a verb.

 

Source: The Writer’s Almanac

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