Student Website Designs and Projects

Student Website Design - Under Construction

Several teachers around the district have asked about creating spaces for students to create web design, web sites, or web projects. One of the concerns about using software applications is the servicing company must meet the data sharing agreement guidelines Continue reading Student Website Designs and Projects

Here’s Your Sign! – How to Reengage Your Classroom with Technology

Heres Your Sign

Are students giving you the sign? That’s right, you know the one! Yup, every class gets a little humdrum right before Spring Break. Even the peppiest teachers running their “A” game can be left behind by the advance of “summeritis.” Continue reading Here’s Your Sign! – How to Reengage Your Classroom with Technology

It’s That Time Again! IFL Call for Presenters is Now Open!

IFL Website Logo - Banner

Spring is just around the corner and has been teasing us lately with lovely temperatures.  Hopefully the threat of snow days is behind us, which means it’s time to start thinking about Fayette County’s Innovations for Learning (IFL) Conference!  This Continue reading It’s That Time Again! IFL Call for Presenters is Now Open!

Meeting Up: Sharing Ideas and 21st Century Learning

Teachers have a need to explore and share ideas, especially when they are thinking about ways to use tools, like Scratch software, in the classroom to support computational thinking and creativity. On January 30th, almost forty teachers and community partners gathered Continue reading Meeting Up: Sharing Ideas and 21st Century Learning

Extending the Life of Devices: Chromium and Other “Add-Ons”

Chromium - Recycle - Chrome

One of the most interesting perks that I experienced during my stay as a school TRT was that I was in charge of inventory for our school. Yes! Over 800 assets inside the building ranging from items as small as Continue reading Extending the Life of Devices: Chromium and Other “Add-Ons”

1+1=3, An Interview with Ken Burns

I became familiar with Ken Burns Effects while learning how to use iMovie, although I now realize I had seen this effect in PhotoStory and Movie Maker. The Ken Burns Effect is when the software allows the movie editor to Continue reading 1+1=3, An Interview with Ken Burns