YouTube and U

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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

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”

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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”

Finding High Quality Instructional Resources – The Struggle is Real

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As educators, we have all become accustomed to surfing the net in search of resources for our classrooms and instruction.  We probably all “just Google it”, many times a day.  But have you ever stopped to consider how much time Continue reading Finding High Quality Instructional Resources – The Struggle is Real

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

LϾϿking for STEM Fair Projects and Products

Registration is open for Fayette County’s STEM Fair via your school’s STLP (Student Technology Leadership Program) Coordinator. All schools are asked to register technology projects students would like to showcase and student products by March 9, 2016. Technology projects will be showcased and Continue reading LϾϿking for STEM Fair Projects and Products