Category Archives: Technology

5 Great Tech Tools to Prep for the School Year

It’s the end of July and the school year is just around the corner (T-minus 19 days for me). Here are some great apps to help you organize in preparation of the school year.   Evernote (Free & Paid) – A … Continue reading

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10 Things Every Teacher Should be able to do on Google Docs

Google Docs is a powerful word processing tool that many schools have adopted. As it’s similar to Microsoft Word and other word processing tools, most of its features are intuitive to use. However, in addition to completing many of the functions … Continue reading

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Realities of and Solutions to Plagiarism – Infographic

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The Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth

Want to know what your hometown looks like from space, check out NASA’s website “The Gateway to Astronaut Photography from Space.” The Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth hosts the best and most complete online collection of astronaut photographs of … Continue reading

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Tip of the Week: USGS historical topo maps

Originally posted on History Tech:
Maps are so cool. Historical maps are way more cooler. And online historical maps are even way more cooler. (I like saying way more cooler cause it makes me feel like a rebel.) A couple…

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Want your kids off their Smart Phones? Then put yours away!

When I was a child I lived in a two story home with my parents and three siblings. Around 7 o’clock, my mother or father would ask the available to child to “go get your siblings for dinner.” We then ran … Continue reading

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The APPMazing Race: A Great Way to Increase Collaboration and Learning at an Event

Originally posted on Hooked On Innovation:
This year at iPadpalooza we were looking to do something a little different with all that “transition” time in between sessions. Often times, when you attend a conference, you find yourself in complete session-mode.…

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Terms of Service Cheat Sheet for Parents & Teachers

This is reblogged from my post on Edudemic If you have email, iTunes, Facebook, or any other online account, then you are familiar with Terms of Service; you know, those excessively long, confusing legal documents that we all click “accept” … Continue reading

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Smarty Pins – Google Maps, geography trivia, and video games

Originally posted on History Tech:
Google Maps. Geography trivia. And video games. Three of my favorite things. And now, they’re all together in one place. Google’s new Smarty Pins. (Get it? Smarty Pants – Smarty Pins? You nutty Google engineers!)…

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Reflections on ISTE 2014 Atlanta

Last night I came back from ISTE 2014 in Atlanta. As ISTE always is, it’s empowering, inspiring, overwhelming, and exhausting. This year, I had the privilege of becoming a board member of the ISTE Independent School Educators Network  (new twitter … Continue reading

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