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Interactive Fiction

Interactive Fiction

Bernice Chen

April 24, 2017


Filed under Technology

Lots of video games that we play have cool animations, colorful pictures, and awesome sound effects, but before these flashy scenes were invented and used, what type of games did people play? Interactive fiction is 39 years old, making it one of the oldest forms of computer games. To this...

How to Use Blender Animation – The Basics

Zac Delane

April 24, 2017


Filed under Technology

Tech Smart - Blender Animation from Canyon Echoes on Vimeo....

Is Technology Making Us Procrastinate?

Is Technology Making Us Procrastinate?

Brigitta Kolics

April 24, 2017


Filed under Technology

Procrastination is a “fun in the moment” activity that just about everyone has been involved in, at one time or another (or all the time). When you have something to do, especially when you’d rather be doing anything else than that, you might end up putting it off till the last minute - or not ev...

Saving Printer Ink

Saving Printer Ink

Amy Vo

April 24, 2017


Filed under Technology

At Canyon Vista, we have a motto to “inspire future leaders.” Students are encouraged to share their ideas and strive to make positive impacts on our school as a whole. One student who has taken this adage to heart is 8th grader Amogh Dambal.Last fall, Amogh sent an email to our school pri...

Tab For A Cause

Tab For A Cause

Bernice Chen

April 24, 2017


Filed under Technology

What if there was a way that you could make the world a better place by doing something as simple as pressing a button?Tab for a Cause is a free and easy-to-use way to donate money to charity. When you install the add-on, for every tab that is opened on Google Chrome or Firefox, a fraction of a ...

Everyday Africa

Everyday Africa

Anna Chuo

April 24, 2017


Filed under Technology

When you hear stories about the continent Africa, images of struggling Africans, dealing with poverty, disease, war and other difficult misfortunes tend to weave their way into your mind. And while yes, some countries in Africa are handling these major problems, many are still carrying out their everyday li...

The History of Google

Grace Liu

April 24, 2017


Filed under Technology

“Hey Google, do dogs dream?” Every day, millions of people use Google to answer their questions and get their work done. In fact, according to Internet Live Stats, Google processes about 40,000 search queries every second on average which makes over 2 million searches each day. We...

How to Make a Website with Weebly

Zac Delane

April 24, 2017


Filed under Technology

How to Make a Website with Weebly from Canyon Echoes on Vimeo....

How to Make An Infographic

Nicole Souydalay

April 24, 2017


Filed under Technology

How to Make An Infographic from Canyon Echoes on Vimeo.

Tablets vs. Textbooks

Tablets vs. Textbooks

Bernice Chen

April 24, 2017


Filed under Technology

With demands for iPads and other tablets to be used in school increasing, the world is swarming with debate about whether these interactive tools should be used for education or not. So, which exactly is better - the touch-screen tablets, or the old fashioned textbooks?On one hand, devices are int...

How to Make a Valentine’s Day Card

Yoonsoo Cha

April 24, 2017


Filed under Technology

How to Make a Valentine's Day Card from Canyon Echoes on Vimeo....

iPad Air

iPad Air

Jitendra Gudlavalleti

April 24, 2017


Filed under Technology

What is faster, lighter, thinner, stronger than any tablet that Apple has ever made, and a great gift that you can get this Christmas? The iPad Air! The iPad Air is a new tablet developed by Apple. It has many features, such as the A7 chip, which is the fastest processor that Apple has created a...