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Online Photo Sharing 2 Explained by Common Craft

These days, it’s no wonder that digital photos seem to appear everywhere.<p>Cameras on smartphones and other devices mean it’s inexpensive, easy and fun …

Photo Sharing

Easily add buttons to improve links in new Google Sites

We’re making it easy to add buttons to the new Google Sites. These are clickable graphics which link to other content within your site or at an …

5 Things to Know About the New Google Classroom

Pinterest<p>At the end of June, Google announced some pretty big updates that are coming to Google Classroom. Although these features will not …

Know Students Better: A Visual Guide to Formative Assessment Tools

When teachers know their students well, they can build strong connections that lead to better learning. Knowing students’ interests, strengths, and …

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How to Learn and Type in Morse Code on Your iPhone

Thanks to a new Gboard keyboard feature, you can now communicate via Morse code on iOS—just like Android users who have been dotting and dashing away …

Storytelling With Data: How To Communicate Visually And Effectively

While we all know that data is key to telling an impactful story, few understand how to use these points to spin meaningful tales that will resonate …

Are You Driven by “What If” or Held Back by “Yeah But”?

Imagine if only everything went as planned in life. If this was the case, I am not sure that there would be any lengthy discussion on a growth vs. …

Google, ISTE, and the Death of EdTech

ISTE ’18 was all abuzz with imminent news of a major announcement from <i>Google</i>. This, the <i>Google</i> foot soldiers proclaimed, was going to be the most …

This compact bag puts your entire office -- and a change of clothes -- on your back (pictures)

How to Start a Successful Podcast

<i>Have you ever wondered how to start a successful podcast? In this episode of Educational Podcasting Today, we welcome Stephen Jondrew and Stargate</i> …

Secure any WiFi connection with this portable VPN device

Public WiFi is not unlike a public water fountain or a public bathroom — most of the time it’s fine to use, but depending on where you are, it can be</i> …

This 'I'm on Vacation' Auto-Reply Email Is Freaking Brilliant

Why should you be burdened with digging through two weeks of emails the moment you get back?<p>It's hard or even impossible to relax on vacation when you constantly have to answer emails. (Is that a vacation, really?) That's why most people set an "out of office" email response, promising that you'll …

15 tech upgrades you can get for free

You’ve spent so much money already – on a laptop, tablet, computer, router, network extender, printer, and smartphone. You’ve signed up for the internet, and you’re paying monthly fees. You’ll be relieved to know that a lot of tech is free.<p>Open-source software is like the “generic” brands you find …

Your Wi-Fi Security Is Probably Weak. Here’s How to Fix That.

Chances are that when you bought a Wi-Fi router, you probably did not prioritize strong network security.<p>After all, when we think about wireless connectivity in our homes, most of us generally care more about speed of data transmissions and how much range the router can cover.<p>But it’s time to …

Smart Homes

DIY Tools for Creating Your Own Apps

Now that summer is almost here many of us start to think about what we can do to bring new things to our classrooms next fall. The summer gives us …

Apps

Infographics Templates with Google Slides

Back in April, 2016, I wrote about my first efforts with <b>infographics for the art-challenged</b>. Making infographics using Microsoft PowerPoint and …

Infographics Made Simple

You Have 9 Minutes and 59 Seconds to Hook Your Audience. Here's How to Do it In 3 Steps.

In a presentation of medium interest--not too boring and not too exciting--how long will it take for your audience tune out? The human brain has an onboard clock that times out after exactly--ten minutes. Neuroscience proves it.<p>According to John Medina, a molecular biologist at the University of …

Short-Term Memory

Six New Features Coming to Google Forms

Google Forms has long been a go-to tool for teachers to create surveys and give quizzes online. Today, Google announced six new features that are …

Don't Panic, but Gmail Just Changed Everything For the First Time in Years

If there's one thing that can be said about Gmail, it's that there is nothing in life quite as consistent as the Google email client has proven to be. In the 14 years since the service was launched in invite-only beta, there have only been a handful of changes to the experience we know and love — …

Matrix

The Technology Integration Matrix<p>The Technology Integration Matrix (TIM) provides a framework for describing and targeting the use of technology to …

Education Technology

EquatIO Mobile

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WEMTA18 Presenter Resources & Collaborative Notes

Quick, Draw!

Can a neural network learn to recognize doodling? Help teach it by adding your drawings to the world’s largest doodling data set, shared publicly to …

Polygons!

10 incredibly useful online sites you didn't know about

If you had to guess, how many different websites do you think exist in the world today? From simple blogs to complex businesses, the Internet spans the gamut, dispensing and gathering information. Keep your answer in your head because, at the very end of this article, I’ll tell the closest estimate …

Amazon Echo

Open Broadcaster Software

OBS Studio<p>Latest Releases<p>21.1.2<p>21.1.1<p>21.1<p>WindowsSupports Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 macOS 10.11+ Linux<p>Free and open source …