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Rent eBooks, Audiobooks, and Videos for FREE from your local Library

The is reblogged from my post on Freetech4teacher I spend way too much money on books! This year, I made a concerted effort to get more books from the library to help my budget. On my first visit to a … Continue reading

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Robots, iPads, and museums. Oh my!

Originally posted on History Tech:
There’s nothing like a good history museum. Interactive displays. Interesting artifacts. Knowledgeable docents. Done well, a museum visit is not just a good time but can be an incredible learning experience. That’s sort of the…

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Why we went Google Apps for Education

This weekend I will be traveling to Atlanta to attend the SAIS Annual Conference. I will be presenting on Ransom Everglades’s experiences implementing Google Apps for Education. You can see my slides and conference materials here.  Here is a reblog … Continue reading

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The iPad Conference that isn’t an iPad Conference

I recently got some great news. My school, Ransom Everglades, has approved my funding request to attend the iPad Summit in Boston. I have attended every iPad Summit in the past. It’s a unique conference experience – not because of … Continue reading

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Google + iPad = Learning

This is reblogged from my post on iPadApps4School. iPads can be powerful devices in education – they are mobile, they are personalized, and they are intuitive. At the same time, sharing content between apps or devices can be a challenge. … Continue reading

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When Students Get Creative with Tech Tools, Teachers Focus on Skills

Mindshift recently published an article of mine entitled “When Students Get Creative with Tech Tools, Teacher Focus on Skills.” In the article, I focus on how to infused digital tools into your curriculum. I hope you will read more on … Continue reading

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California passes “landmark bill” to protect students’ personal data

Originally posted on Naked Security:
California’s state legislature last month unanimously passed the nation’s toughest bill yet to protect the personal data of kindergarten through 12th grade (K-12) students. California Governor Brown hasn’t taken a public stance on this and…

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Explore the Pyramids on Google Maps

Google Maps now offers street views of the monuments of Egypt, including panoramas and street view access of the Pyramids. This an addition to Google’s “Treks,” which includes streetview access of the world’s natural and man-made wonders, including Mt. Everest, … Continue reading

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Free Copies of iAnnotate (Normally $9.99)

iAnnotate by Branchfire has given me 30 codes to distribute to educators. It’s an amazing PDF editing and annotation tools for the iPad. Send me a tweet or leave me a comment about how you would use it for education … Continue reading

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Track & Rate Skills Inside Google Docs

I posted earlier about Kaizena’s new “tags” feature that allows you to tag, rate, and track student skills. Here is a great video that highlights how to do this!

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