Firefox runs on various versions of Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, and many other Unix-like operating systems. Its current stable release is version 3.0.6, released on February 3, 2009. Firefox's source code is free software, released under a tri-license GPL/LGPL/MPL.
Teachers can use this because it is a free and easy to use browser. The browser organizes information well and can be useful for teachers looking on multiple webpages. The tabbed browsing can come in handy as can the download manager.
What is this? Edit
This technology provides a free application to search the web, manage pages, and keep track of downloads as well as several other beneficial features.
Application in Innovation Edit
The browser can allow some programs and other online applications to run that cannot on other browsers. This can allow teachers to do and show things that could not be done with other programs and bring information and experiences into the classroom that previously could not be by helping teachers to access new information.
Applications in Efficiency Edit
Efficiency applications: many
Saves time opening various windows. Tabbed browsing allows you to switch from page to page easier while working online. The download manager save time by making it easy to keep track of what is happening. The spell check feature save you from proof reading. The time saved can be used for other purposes.
Applications in Community Edit
Community applications: none
Required technical proficiency Edit
Little. Download and install application. Then use like a regular web browser.
Similar to / different from Edit
Internet explorer, netscape. Different feature vary between browers. Many have the same one. Each offers slight difference here and there.
Some programs cannot download or be installed through Firefox.
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