BYOD Tools: Elementary Sites

iPads, Android tablets, smartphones, Chromebooks  — BYOD is made up of a cornucopia of devices appearing in your classroom, which means lesson planning can be a bit tricky. Figuring out sites and Web 2.0 tools that work with the majority of devices Continue reading BYOD Tools: Elementary Sites

The New SharePoint Online Is Here!

It’s here! (Well, sorta!) What? SharePoint Online! What? Content management online, from anywhere, with anyone, with integrated software to support it. Where? You can access through Office 365 via Outlook Web Mail (see at right), or just click here. When? Continue reading The New SharePoint Online Is Here!

From the Editor’s Desk: Computer Productivity – an Educator’s Perspective

                I came into the world of education without any technology baggage at all. I didn’t even own a computer. But being as it was 1985, and the Apple ][e (yes, that was how it was spelled) had just erupted onto Continue reading From the Editor’s Desk: Computer Productivity – an Educator’s Perspective

Ignite Presentations

Ignite began in Seattle in 2006 as a way to share an idea in a fast, concise presentation. Since then, the idea has spread and Ignite has been used for student presentations, corporate events, and full conferences have been designed around these Continue reading Ignite Presentations

Don’t Miss the Most Exciting Week of the Year! Hour of Code – It’s for Everyone!

Just a year ago, an international movement called Hour of Code began.  The concept is really simple… give kids an opportunity to experience coding for just one hour.  Computers aren’t even required! But the outcome can be phenomenal.  Last year Continue reading Don’t Miss the Most Exciting Week of the Year! Hour of Code – It’s for Everyone!

Working SMARTer and Not Harder

Adaptive toolbars, galleries, and activity builders, oh my! If you are an educator using interactive whiteboards, there’s no doubt you’ve spent endless hours exploring, creating and sometimes pulling your hair out over SMART Notebook lessons.  If this sounds like you, Continue reading Working SMARTer and Not Harder