6 ways to make the most of closed captions in Google Slides

Google Slides is a unique creature in the G Suite set of tools. It’s way more than an oral presentation program. Educators and students with […]

Three Tips to Make Your Ed Tech Integration Resolutions Stick in 2019

Every year, without fail, the new year brings with it an air of melancholy for me. Often, as I look back on the past year, […]

5 tips for live sketchnoting

Live sketchnoting (doodling while someone is talking) is the most challenging form of sketchnoting. It is stressful at first, but it gets easier over time […]

10 fantastic Google tips from the Google Teacher Tribe

Google is so deep and so broad and so wide. It’s constantly updating and adding — and sometimes removing — features and services. It’s almost […]

Ditch That Textbook’s Best of 2018

That’s a wrap on 2018! As technology in the classroom continues to settle into the mainstream, we continue to see new players enter the space […]

Easy Tips for Turning Off Google Forms Assessment

Recently a teacher came to the Google Docs Help Forums to learn how to turn Google Forms Assessments off. The teacher was afraid students would […]

Twelve Reasons I like Using Technology

My passion for technology started 24 years ago when my daughter was in kindergarten. During the time I didn’t realize how much technology was going […]

Take the Ed Tech Leap and Make It Count!

“The day is almost done. Don’t cry until they leave.” Those words echoed in my mind as I stood there watching my class. I stopped […]

10 Chromebook features you (probably) don’t know about

Chromebooks are packed with some pretty amazing features that make them unique digital devices for students. In a Ditch That Textbook Digital Summit video presentation, […]

Three Reasons to Use Slides for Video Note-Taking

School project research is evolving due to the rapid advancement of the digital world. Recently I asked a student, “Where do you go first to […]

5 ways to use Adobe Spark Post with your class tomorrow

The ability to create professional looking graphics is a valuable skill to teach. But many of us don’t know where to start. Did you know you […]

20 ways to celebrate the Hour of Code in ANY class

You don’t have to be an expert programmer yourself to get your students started coding in the classroom and the Hour of Code is a […]

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