Google Forms and Google Sheets for #OETC17

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10-Part “Advanced Google Sheets to Blow Your Mind!” Part 1 – Fundations Progress Monitoring Sheet

On February 16th, 2017, I gave a presentation to a packed house entitled “10 Google Sheets to Blow Your Mind (plus some tips and tricks).” […]

5 Google Shortcuts to Jump Start Your School Day

I am pretty much all Google, all the time. I use Google Email, Google Docs, Google Sheets, Google Slides, and most other products (except Sites, […]

Citation Makers – Should the Students Cite by Hand, or is Technology Better?

In a recent discussion in a Facebook Group, a teacher asked “The teachers in my new English department are completely against online citation makers. They […]

Tech Tuesday – Using GradeCam to Scan, Score, and Assess on the Fly

My district is into its second year of GradeCam. GradeCam, for those of you who are unfamiliar, is like the old-school scantrons we used to […]

Nice Kids Get As, Bad Kids Get Fs? Shifting from Chapter-Teaching to Standards-Teaching

I can remember sitting in my classroom, with a pile of papers to grade. I’d take a cursory perusal of the stack, looking at certain […]

Can Your Teacher Teams Answer These Reflective Questions?

As our district moves through the OIP (Ohio Improvement Process), we are on our second year of TBTs (Teacher-Based Teams). Last year our TBTs didn’t […]

Chem Thoughts – 30 Chemistry Bell Ringers to Promote Scientific Thinking and Writing

During one of our Teacher Based Teams meetings, one of our Chemistry teachers (who is also our science department head, honors teachers, and mentor teacher) […]

Using Technology to Present “The Four C’s of Supporting New Teachers” – Resident Educator Tips and Tricks #CFS2016

On June 13th and 14th, I was fortunate enough to be able to present at the Battelle for Kids “Connect for Success” conference at the […]

Live Blogging the “Back to the Future Classroom” #FlippedClassroom Presentation #CFS2016

I’m trying something a little different today, and live blogging the presentation I’m attending at The Battelle For Kids “Connect For Success” conference in Columbus. […]

How Can Principals Keep Their Google Drive Files and Folders in Check? The File Cabinet Funnel System

I don’t know about you, but my Google Drive is HUGE after this school year’s collection of Docs, Sheets, and Slides. I’ve created so many […]

The Power of the PLN and Curriculum Design

I have been on both signs of curriculum – the user, and the creator. I’ve been on many textbook and software adoption committees, and I […]

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