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”

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

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

Quick Tip: Finding the Way Home Among Google Tabs

Love it or hate it, Google is the new game in town this year with all the excitement and many capabilities it brings. However, this tool definitely has a “darker side” when it comes to managing the online Google world. That Continue reading Quick Tip: Finding the Way Home Among Google Tabs

Google Classroom: Exporting Grades

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