Joseph Alcruz

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Ed Tech Digest

Four years ago, in another somewhat futile attempt to reduce the backlog of resources I want to share, I began this occasional “Ed Tech Digest” post …

5 Steps to Sharing a Copy of a Google Form - Teacher Tech

5 Steps to Sharing a Copy of a Google Form<p>Sharing Google Forms is tricky. You do not want to make your data you collect in your Google Form visible …

Google

3 'Simple' Ideas Every Educator Should Work on in 2017

It's 2017 and we are all in the mood to have deeper relationships and make the year better than the one we had in 2016. The Big three strategies in …

Pedagogy

A Look Back: “Using Freire & Fotobabble With English Language Learners”

<b>Next February, this blog will be celebrating its ten-year anniversary! Leading up to it, I’m re-starting a series I tried to do in the past called “A</b> …

The “All-Time” Best Sources Of Online Images

I have nearly 1,600 “Best” lists and, though they’re all categorized and regularly updated, they can be pretty overwhelming – even to me!<p>That’s one …

“Call Me Ishmael” Is A Neat Site & Model For Student Book Activity

Call Me Ishmael is a neat site that I learned about through John Damaso’s excellent post, Top 10 ISTE takeaways for English teachers.<p>It’s very simple …

A Look Back: The Best Piece Of Classroom Management Advice I Ever Read

<b>Next February, this blog will be celebrating its ten-year anniversary! Leading up to it, I’m re-starting a series I tried to do in the past called “A</b> …

Making an animated GIF is easier than you think with these apps

Want to create a GIF? These animated, silent loops have become an emotional currency on the web, allowing people to react in ways words just don’t …

How to become an expert in reading other people

We'd all like to learn how to read people like Sherlock Holmes. And research shows understanding things like body language is even more powerful than …

How-To: 10 getting started tips for new Mac users [Video]

As someone who reinstalls macOS several times a year, I’ve gotten into a habit of powering through the initial setup process without thinking much about it. Today, I’d like to share 10 of my favorite initial setup tips with new Mac users. But even if you’re a long-time Mac user, you may still find …

Backwards EdTech Flow Chart

I’m a very visual person, so naturally I’m drawn to charts, diagrams and anything that I can look at and understand. I’ve made a couple other charts …

The Best Resources For Helping Teachers Use Bloom’s Taxonomy In The Classroom

K-5 iPad Apps to Evaluate Creating: Part Six of Bloom’s Revised Taxonomy is a series of useful posts at Edutopia.<p>Bloom’s Taxonomy and iPad Apps is a …

5 quick ways to pull learners into a course

“Welcome to the course <i>Online Responsibility</i>,” a too-perfect male voice intones while you stare at a stock photo of a man who’s grinning idiotically …

9-Step Instructional Process that Just Works

Back in 1965, Robert Gagne detailed a nine-step instructional process that many teachers, trainers, and instructional designers still use today when …

Education Technology