SchoolCounselor.com eNewsletter #131
April 21, 2012|
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Life In A Day
Developing Robots That Can Teach Humans
TIPS AND TRICKS
Amazing Google Search Tricks You Need to Know - Brajeshwar
Import Google Images into your Office Documents
The Office Online website is an excellent resource to find high-resolution stock photographs, clip arts, GIF animations and other graphics that you can use in your PowerPoint presentations or Word Documents for free without having to worry about any licensing issues.
Quick and Easy Way to Delete Internet Browser Caches, Cookies, or History
My Top Add-ins, Plug-ins, and Extensions
Building your school counseling program (article)
PDFRider is an utility for doing some simple manipulations to PDF documents.
MouseExtender - launcher for Windows
MouseExtender is a cosy utility with shortcuts to programs, folders and system functions (Control panel, Restart and Shutdown). This program allows you to improve your productivity. It is extremely simple and fully customizable.
Scrapbook of a School Counselor
“Creating and collecting relevant resources for school counselors.”
WORTHY WEBSITES AND SOFTWARE
Web site AccountKiller offers clear and simple instructions for deleting online accounts at all the most popular sites—and with deletion instructions for over 150 sites, some less popular sites, as well.
If you have a Portable Executable (PE) file (.exe, .dll, .sys etc) that you would like to be analysed, please upload it using the form below. Within seconds, detailed detection results will be displayed in the 'Static' and 'Dynamic' tabs. Users will also see an 'overall' security verdict for the file prominently displayed at the top of the page.
VirusTotal - Free Online Virus, Malware and URL Scanner
PsychologyTools develops free materials for mental health professionals. It aims to enhance everyone's toolboxes by creating and sharing useful resources.
stickK empowers you to better your lifestyle. We offer you the opportunity, through 'Commitment Contracts', to show to yourself and others the value you put on achieving your goals.
Also see https://www.beeminder.com/
Download and Install Google Fonts on your Computer
Google Font Directory: http://www.google.com/webfonts#ChoosePlace:select
DiscWizard makes adding a new hard drive much easier. It can be used in several different ways. For example, you can use it to copy all the data from an old drive to the new one. The new drive will have the operating system, and will be bootable. DiscWizard can also partition and format a new drive for additional storage.
Over 100 Incredible Infographic Tools and Resources
Free online OCR
Free-OCR.com is a free online OCR (Optical Character Recognition) tool. You can use this service to extract text from any image you supply. This service is free, no registration necessary. We also do not need your email address. Just upload your image files. Free-OCR takes either a JPG, GIF, TIFF BMP or PDF (only first page).
Photo editor online / free image editing direct in your browser
This site allows you to edit photos right on the Web, so you can use it from any computer.
More than 900 papers you can download and print for free. Printable Paper
Word 2007 Redaction Tool
The Word 2007 Redaction Tool can be used to hide text within Microsoft Office Word documents. You can mark text to redact and then create a new, redacted version of the document in which the marked text is replaced with a black bar that cannot be converted back to the original text.
YouTubeFisher is a stand-alone application that allows to download videos and audios directly from YouTube. YouTubeFisher isn't a converter, it only retrieves the video and saves it in the format choosen by the user. YouTubeFisher is the first software that can download video in WebM format, with 4K resolution or even in 3D!
Screenshot tool optimized for productivity. Save a screenshot or a part of the screen to a file within a second. Apply text and shapes to the screenshot. Offers capture of window, region or full screenshot. Supports several image formats.
Close All Open Windows with a Single Click
This program lets you close all running applications with just a single click. It doesn’t use system resources because it only flashes a ‘close’ signal to all open applications on the desktop and then ceases. Just create a shortcut to the tool in the Start Menu, Quick Launch, Windows 7 Taskbar or elsewhere.
The mission of The College Game Project is to develop a multimedia repository for counselors, students, parents, and teachers that provides practical solutions to common student problems. The on-line portion of this repository supplies free videos, presentations and links to books and resources that fit the mission of the project. The College Game Project focuses on helping students in two areas: Academic Life Skills and Career Readiness Skills.
JUST FOR FUN
The Newspaper Clipping Image Generator - Create your own fun newspaper
Battleship - Word Games
The classic strategy game Battleship is now online.
Fitbit Wireless Activity/Sleep Tracker, Black/Blue
Fitbit Ultra tracks your everyday steps, stairs climbed, calories burned, and more, motivating you throughout the day.
Microsoft Research Cliplets is an interactive app that uses semi-automated methods to give users the power to create "Cliplets" -- a type of imagery that sits between stills and video from handheld videos. The app provides a creative lens one can use to focus on important aspects of a moment by mixing static and dynamic elements from a video clip.
Top 10 quirky science tricks for parties - YouTube
Love this one too:
Make A Vortex Cannon!
How to load a case of soda in the fridge in under 10 seconds - YouTube
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