|This tutorial will help you naviagate the Mass Vets Advisor website. The site and tutorial were created by the team over at the Massachusetts Broadband Institute. According to the site, "MassVetsAdvisor.org strives to serve the nearly half-million Veterans living in Massachusetts, and their Families, as a bridge to the many benefits that they have earned in defense of our nation." If you or a family member served in the Armed Forces, this is an important site for you.|
Google Maps Tutorial
|Google Maps is a great way to get from "here to there." They offer driving directions, along with walking, biking, and directions by public transportation. This tutorial focuses on the public transportation resources on the site, helping you find the right bus or train to get where you are going.|
|Need to translate an email? A document from a friend? What about a website? Google Translate can do all that for you. This tutorial will show you how to use the site to translate text and also translate websites into more languages than you can count. The translate is not perfect, but it is always getting better and will actually ask you for advice!|
LIVE! Sites that might interest you
|Sites that might interest you:
|The Mayor's Office of New Bostonians has recently added their Guide to Tenants' Rights. It is available in seven languages. Click HERE for the site.|
Boston's Office of New Urban Mechanics "is an approach to civic innovation focused on delivering transformative City services to Boston’s residents.
|You know that great bike sharing program in the city? Did you know that you might eligible for a $5 annual membership? Yup... for five bucks a year you could be cruising around or commuting to work. For more information and to determine if you're eligible, click HERE.|
BPS Resource on Bullying and Cyber Bullying
This BPS site offers some good resources and information about bullying in schools, including cyber bullying.
|"StopBullying.gov provides information from various government agencies on what bullying is, what cyberbullying is, who is at risk, and how you can prevent and respond to bullying."|
|"The BPS is committed to bringing Internet safety strategies to the members of its community. The technology support teachers in every school are required this year to become Internet safety certified through i-SAFE, a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting the online experiences of youth everywhere."|
|BenefitsCheckUp is free service of the National Council on Aging (NCOA), a nonprofit service and advocacy organization in Washington, DC.
Many adults over 55 need help paying for prescription drugs, health care, utilities, and other basic needs. There are over 2,000 federal, state and private benefits programs available to help. But many people don’t know these programs exist or how they can apply.
BenefitsCheckUp asks a series of questions to help identify benefits that could save you money and cover the costs of everyday expenses.
|According to their website, "HealthTap is here to help you. Our Interactive Health Network and mobile apps connect doctors with patients in smarter ways, provide education to those who seek it and disseminate trusted, vetted, peer-reviewed health information far and wide!"|
|Looking for free WiFi access in Boston? Simply click on the icon to the left and you will see all the free wifi available, sorted by city, town, and neighborhood. Don't forget that all Boston Public Libraries now have free WiFI access as well!