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What Computer Programs Do We Really Need? -- Free Alternatives for Small Schools

Posted by Lydia Schultz on Thursday, February 24, 2011, In : Teaching in the Technological Age 
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In this time of budget crunches in the world of education, I have learned to be creative in how I choose what to pay for and what to find for free when it comes to computer programs.  Here are some free alternatives that serve as good substitutions for their more costly peers.

1.  Tux Paint => Kid Pix     For years my school has struggled to keep...
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"Say What?" -- Creative Play with Images

Posted by Lydia Schultz on Saturday, January 22, 2011, In : Blogging Tools 
Someone posed a question about how I did the speech "bubble" above my avatar back in my All About Me post.  Here's how to go about it.

Most of you probably already know this, but to copy any image off your computer (Internet, desktop, whatever), you can simply press the "PrtSc" key, short for "Print Screen."  This key basically captures the image of whatever your screen looks like at that point. 

Open the program "Paint" which is under "Accessories" on most Windows machines.  In the upper menu...
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About Me

Lydia Schultz I am a school librarian, a technology teacher, and a part-time college English professor. I hope to review many of the books I read, both in the context of my research about children's books as well as in my pursuit of recreational reading. I want to share what I read--so what else is new?

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