Category Archives: How to

Pictures to Picassa Web Albums

Here’s a quick video showing how to upload and share picture collections within Google’s Picassa Web Albums. Any problems or questions, let me know. Advertisements

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Schoology – login & enabling notifications

Here’s some useful tips for Schoology. Company web site: https://www.schoology.com/home.php Required URL for HKIS login : http://schoology.hkis.edu.hk   How to Login : http://blog.hkis.edu.hk/wp/mleicht/2014/03/26/schoology-logging-in/ How to enable notifications: http://blog.hkis.edu.hk/wp/mleicht/2014/03/26/schoology-enablingdisabling-notifications/ Any questions, let me know.  

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Using Quicktime to record a Google Earth Tour

Here’s a quick video that explains how to use QuickTime to record and narrate over a Google Earth Tour. The reason we are not doing this within Google earth is that the resulting Google Earth voice tour seems to be … Continue reading

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How to set iPhoto to use Preview to resize images.

A quick video to show how to set iPhoto preferences so that iPhoto will use Preview as an “external editor” that can be used to resize images within iPhoto.  

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Grade 7 Social Studies – Google Earth Tour

Here’s a Google Presentation that explains how to set up and create a narrated Tour within Google Earth. Click below URL to go to presentation: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1cD_Wu4aDwLl1frUa27pWjEL0QJJ7K_6XXXePyRKBm88/pub?start=false&loop=false&delayms=3000 In addition to slides showing the process, this presentation includes a video based explanation … Continue reading

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Social Studies – Images to Google

Below is a link to a Google presentation that outlines how to get images uploaded into  Google Photos and then placed into a Google Earth placemark. The presentation was recently used with the grade 7 social studies students.     … Continue reading

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Images from Desktop to Picassa to Google Earth

Here’s an image detailing how to Upload an image to Google Picassa Copy the Image URL Add the Image into a Google Earth placemark. Any problems , let me know.  

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