Learning in motion: EASY stop-motion animation with Google Slides

Let students put what you're studying in MOTION. Animation is easy with stop motion Google Slides. (Icons via The Noun Project with NounPro account.)For years […]

Unenroll from Google Classroom Course…

Well it’s that time of the year and the course you were enrolled in just ended. You just enrolled in new courses and are overwhelmed […]

7 Fav Tips Using New Google Calendar

According to the October 2017 G Suite Blog post the transition from the “Classic Google Calendar” UI to the  “New Google Calendar” UI will be completed […]

Tech Review: Fake News, Curated Reading, and Flipboard

I admit it.  I’m a Facebook junkie.  I only have about 95 friends but am in no less than 5 groups, have 3 pages, have […]

Sticky learning: Digital brain dumps with Flipgrid and Socrative

It’s a common request from teachers of students: Study. Go home and study. Go back over the material. Re-read the material. When we ask students […]

Using Forms as a Motivational Tool…

I never met a student who truly didn’t care about receiving a “Good Grade”. This post is about supporting the students who  are struggling and […]

Simplicity & Power of Authentic Learning…

  This week I stumbled upon Wanda’s Terrel’s Tweet about Day 2 of #SketchCue &  at first thought, “what an opportunity for me to further […]

Collaboration Leads to Innovation

I recently witnessed how communication and collaboration skills support both creative and critical thinking along with innovation. After spending a week at Sloan Kettering in […]

The Voice Typing Challenge: Save time, get things done

We talk faster than we type. Using voice typing (dictation) can save us tons of time in the classroom. Learn how and take the challenge!I […]

How to add a Family Feud-style game to your next class/PD

Games can make class and professional development more fun! Here are the steps to create a Family Feud-style. (Family Feud logo used via fair use)Who […]

Finding a class to partner with virtually AND activities to do together

Video calls can get your students connected to others just like them around the country and world! Here's how to do it using Skype, Google […]

Beyond the Horizon Report: A Plan and a Call for Participation

This “guest post,” written by long-time NMC (New Media Consortium) colleague Bryan Alexander, initially appeared on Bryan’s own Future Trends Forum blog at https://bryanalexander.org/uncategorized/beyond-the-horizon-report-a-plan-and-a-call-for-participation/; is here with his permission; […]

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