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 […]

Switching from Awesome Table to Google Data Studio

With the news that Awesome Table wants to charge quite a lot for its services (I don’t mind paying for something great, but the pricing […]

Add a Twitter Feed to Your Google Site

People have been begging for it for years. There have been workarounds to make it happen, but never a native way to embed a Twitter […]

Podcast: “Protecting Your Childrens’ Privacy against Google, Facebook…and their Schools”

The Complete Privacy and Security Podcast is a joint effort of Michael Bazzell and Justin Carroll. Together, they wrote the “The Complete Privacy & Security Desk […]

How to use Google Classroom’s secret productivity tool: the mobile app

The education world is starting to get used to Google Classroom. It was released in August 2014 to much fanfare and basic features. Since then, […]

Email All Teachers and reducing teacher spam

As a teacher I get a lot of emails which are for “The teachers of….” but most of the time I don’t actually teach this […]

10 digital bell-ringer activities to kickstart class (Part 1)

One of the hooks from the book Teach Like a PIRATE that’s most memorable to me is the Board Message Hook. In a book about engaging students, […]

New from NCCE: The Chromebook App List from the Tech-Savvy Teachers

We are pleased to release a new tool from the NCCE Tech-Savvy Teachers, the NCCE Chromebook App List! The list will always be at this […]

The Google Drawings Manifesto for Teachers

Google Drawings is the hidden gem in the core G Suite tools for education. Everyone is familiar with Google Docs, Google Slides and Google Sheets. […]

Help Graduating Students Take Their Google Drive

One of the major pain points for GSuite for Education in the past is that there has never been a good or easy way to […]

Three Lessons from the Google Docs Phishing Scam: K-12 Education Edition

Earlier this week, an unknown person or persons launched a short-lived, but clever cyber attack against Google Docs' users. While apparently not targeted toward schools, […]