Friday, February 6, 2009


If you haven't set up your own I-Google page- It is time....!
I use mine to work from home- it is great to be able to find all of my work-related links easily no matter what computer I use. It also has my to-do list, birthday lists, and a dozen other interesting and useful gadgets.

General Info: About iGoogle

Google offers the ability to create a personalized iGoogle page that gives you at-a-glance access to information from Google and across the web. On this self-designed page, you can choose and organize content such as the following:
Your latest Gmail messages
Headlines from Google News and other top news sources
Weather forecasts, stock quotes, and movie showtimes
Bookmarks for quick access to your favorite sites from any computer
Your own section with content you find from across the web
Learn how to create your own iGoogle page.

Thursday, February 5, 2009

New Google Earth Features!

This week, we are thrilled to unveil three exciting new features in Google Earth 5.0! With touring in Google Earth, your students can record and play back their own tours, complete with voiceovers! In addition, new historical imagery allows you to use a time slider to explore local and global changes over the past few decades. Finally, you can now dive to the deepest part of the sea with oceans in Google Earth! Our newest release allows you to fly beneath the surface to explore underwater canyons, see shipwrecks in 3D, and watch YouTube videos submitted by oceanographers and aquatic experts. Check it out at!