Learn These Google Services, You Must

Last week I tweeted about the article, 15 Amazingly Useful Google Services You Should Know About, written by Ben Medlock and published on lifehack.org.

In recent Journal of Extension articles I’ve written, I’ve called for Extension professionals to learn Google Search so they can teach clients this 21st century skill. But Google has also created a cache of products and services to make your life easier. You’ve heard of Google Maps, Calendar, and Gmail but it may …

Specifics on Using LEGO Mindstorms in 4-H Program

In his article in the Journal of Extension, University of Idaho’s Timothy Ewers gives a step-by-step guide to organizing the new LEGO Mindstorms EV3 Robotics System used in 4-H Robotics and the FIRST LEGO League (FLL), and for creating parts inventory cards. The system allows for personalization of the parts cards to help with equipment management. The article, LEGO Parts Organization for New Mindstorms EV3, is a follow up to his previous article, No More Missing LEGO Parts:

4-H Livestock Record App

Dear 4-H Members & Leaders,

Since November 2013 I’ve had the opportunity to work with the National 4-H Council, Tractor Supply Company, and the NMSU Learning Games Lab in the development of a mobile app for livestock record keeping.

I’m excited to tell you that the new 4-H Livestock Record mobil app is now available for download (free) on the iTunes AppStore. Click here to learn more.

The app requires iOS 7.0 or later. It’s compatible with …