Open eBooks is a free app that allows students from Title I schools or students with special needs to download eBooks for free. The student may download 10 eBooks at a time for 56 days from a selection of thousands. Continue reading Open eBooks
Scratch Day, held this year on May 14, 2016, is a global (yes, all over the world!!) network of events that celebrates Scratch, a free creative computing software from MIT that allows kids of all ages to create games, stories, Continue reading Scratch Day is Coming to Lexington!
YouTube is more than just for entertainment. This powerful web tool can be utilized for research, presentation, and as an educational tool. Because of its infinite amount of content, 1.5 billion videos and counting, YouTube appeals to a vast variety Continue reading YouTube and U
Welcome to TBT! Now, I know you social media hounds out there are thinking “Throw-back Thursday” and mentally shuffling through all those awesome pics of yourself rocking plaid bell bottoms while leaning against the hood of a 1976 Ford LTD. My TBT, though, is Continue reading Throw-back Tool: Podcasting
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
December may be a short month due to Winter Break, and it’s just now only January 15, but the DTRTs continue hitting the streets in an effort to spread peace, love, and instructional technology to all teachers and schools. In Continue reading Short But Sweet: DTRTs Takin’ It to the Streets
Exporting grades allows the teacher to see the grades for all students in a class at one time. You can choose to download all of the grades from one assignment or every grade from every assignment. This feature was added in Continue reading Google Classroom: Exporting Grades
Often when I write each month, my topics are inspired by the projects I’ve been working on, the learning I’ve seen take place in classrooms and the conversations and work that are taking place across the district. Somewhat unexpectedly, the Continue reading The Paperless Classroom – A Dream or a Reality?
Often when I speak to people from the western US or from the Deep South, they mention how beautiful it is to travel along Kentucky highways and to observe the bright foliage during the fall season. Most years, Kentucky has Continue reading The Many Shades of Office365: Outlook Email Tweaks and OneDrive Update