Wednesday, February 22nd 2017
Audio/Video Storybooks using Google Slides
We all have a need to create a presentation from time to time. This could be because we are teaching something that requires a very sequential over view of topics or this could be because we want to have a list of talking points to share with a class. Either way, we are always turning to PowerPoint or Google Slides to create these types of presentations. Presentation...
Wednesday, February 1st 2017
The benefits of using Google Chrome, even if you are not a Google school.
You might think that there is nothing less important than what internet browser you use in your school. There are many options out there. Some of the most known might include Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, and Microsoft Edge. The lesser-known browsers can range from Opera to UC. In my previous job, I taught in an elementary...
Friday, December 16th 2016
If you remember, a few months ago Google Docs had a wonderful feature called "Research". It was a way to search the web, pull websites in, and cite sources from directly inside of Google Docs. This little known feature was tucked away under the Tools tab and was very useful. When I was teaching a session on advanced features within Google Docs, I was...
Wednesday, December 7th 2016
Google Classroom is a useful tool for the classroom. There are many ways to use this tool and there are many things that...
Thursday, November 17th 2016
Check out this list of the best practice tools for online testing. There is everything from complete practice tests to individual tool skill building. Wether you are trying to get your students ready for their first online test or you are trying to brush up on your own skills, this is a resource that you can use anytime.