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Introducing: Tech Tip Tuesday

As a working technology teacher, I get hundreds of questions from parents about their home computers, how to do stuff, how to solve problems. Each Tuesday, I’ll share one of those with you. They’re always brief and always focused. To be sure you don’t miss any, subscribe to them here. If you’ve already subscribed–no worries. … Continue reading

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Let’s Review… Tech Essentials

Before starting on computer projects for kids, you have to go over the essentials. Here’s where we did this: Shake hands with the computer Use an internet Start Page Using the Internet Practice keyboarding Solving Basic Tech Problems Top Ten Vocabulary 5 FREE Computer Essential Programs Review these. We start tomorrow! Continue reading

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Twenty-five Techie Problems Every Student Can Fix

The Number One reason–according to students–why their computer doesn’t work is… It’s broken. Can I move to a different computer??? They never look inward first. I often wonder what happens at home. As a tech teacher, I know that half the problems that stop students short in their tech lessons are the same few. Once … Continue reading