Tag Archives: Ed Tech

Google plans YouTube clean-up, ready for kid customers

Originally posted on Naked Security:
Google’s so keen on getting underage advertising targets children onto its services, it’s even mulling how to clean up the swamp that is YouTube. According to a report from The Information, the data-dealing big boy…

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Walk the Ocean Floor with Google Maps Street View

In a project sponsored by Google and Catlin Seaview Survey, Google Maps now offers “Street View” of the Ocean Floor. A majority of the images have been collected off the coast of Australia and the Caribbean. Scientists in America will be … Continue reading

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5 Ways to use Google Presentations NOT as Presentations

This is reblogged from my post on Edudemic. It is a part of my Google Drive series that includes “10 Things Every Teacher Should be able to do on Google Docs” and “5 Time Saving Ways Teachers can use Google Forms“ … Continue reading

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SAMR Swimming Lessons

Originally posted on Hooked On Innovation:
You want me to do what with technology? I’ve received lots of great feedback on my SAMR Swimming Pool analogy (Taking a Dip in the SAMR Swimming Pool).  This was an idea originated by…

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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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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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