Name the School Object…

Are you looking to do something different to avoid those “blank face gaze”. Send the students out on a mission to capture photos of everyday […]

#Intentional: PLNs, Hostile Takeovers and Small Challenges

So, to recap, I quit my job on September 15th. A week ago. Ten thousand twenty minutes ago. Six hundred one thousand two hundred seconds […]

Create Netflix-style learning with screencasts

We have had students turn in documents, slide presentations and spreadsheets digitally for a long time. We’re comfortable with them. They’re easy to open and […]

22 killer keyboard shortcuts (and a challenge!) for busy educators

Hunting and clicking is so slow. If you’re navigating your computer, laptop or Chromebook primarily by using your mouse or touchpad, you’re squandering valuable minutes […]

Remove Students from Google Classroom

In the beginning of a semester in middle school and high school it isn’t unusual for students schedules to be adjusted. This means students may […]

How to manage Google Classroom like a boss with notifications

When you’re using Google Classroom to manage your class’s workflow, there’s a lot going on. There are assignments and announcements that you’ve created. There are […]

The Gmail survival guide for busy teachers

Does it feel like email consumes your life — or too much of your time at school or at home? I once heard someone describe […]

Tweaking Questions & Collecting Data…

Thanks to the NJ Ed Tech Team Google Summit  I’m now a proud owner of a Google Home. After playing with the Google Home for […]

1st Weeks of School: Community Builders

The first week of school is here and teachers or looking forward to greeting both old and new students. The first few weeks of school […]

10 MORE digital bell-ringer activities to kickstart class (Part 2)

We have a golden window of time at the beginning of any class. For these first five or ten minutes of class (OK, probably more […]

Wisconsin District Denies Some Students Enrollment in Virtual Schools

Wisconsin law mandates an open-enrollment window, but districts have leeway in handling student applications to virtual schools at other times.

Convert PDF to Slide Presentation

Recently I was asked if there is a way to convert a PDF to a Google Slide. In answer to this question yes there is […]

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