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BIOGRAPHY

Krista is a software engineer, video producer, and award-winning educator. She is co-founder and CTO at NonQuixote, a production company and software …

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5 Ways to Blow the Top Off of Rubrics

<i>This is a guest post from Shawn McCusker of EdTechTeacher.org which is an advertiser on this blog.</i><p><b>Do you have a rubric for that?</b> Rubrics, designed to …

Eight Alternatives to Buying Scientific Calculators

One of the problems that many mathematics and science departments confront is accounting for all of the scientific calculators they lend to students. …

InfoFriday: iPad As The Teacher’s Pet

I recently came across a fantastic infographic by Tony Vincent that features tons of ways you can utilize your iPad as a teacher. By breaking down …

Flipboard and Student Blogging

If you are into Ed Tech surely you are well aware of Richard Byrne and all he gives to <i>us</i> on a daily basis. A few weeks ago he shared a post on …

The Ten Blogs I Read First

I've published lists like these in the past. The last time I did was last summer. Someone just emailed me asking for a list of the blogs that I read …

Three Approaches for Getting Content to Elementary Students' iPads - No Email, No Problem

<i>This is a guest post from Beth Holland of EdTechTeacher.org</i><p>From the beginning, a major challenge of working with iPads is actually <i>working with iPads</i>. …

Top 10 iPad Apps for Lesson Planning

Create, adapt, organize and map all your lesson plans to the Common Core State Standards, the National Curriculum, and Australian …

New Survey Findings on How K-12 Students View Mobile Technology

Nine in ten of today’s elementary, middle and high school students believe that mobile devices will change the way students learn in the future (92 …

iPurpose before iPad | Mr G Online

The two above images are good examples of purposeful thinking about iPad usage in schools.<p>One, a screenshot of an oft-used tool known as iPad As.. by …

Teaching with Technology in Kindergarten and Pre-school Classrooms

I bought a new iPad last week. It’s an iPad Air 2 and I love it. It’s smaller and lighter than the iPad I’ve been using for the last two years. It …

A Quick Round-up of New Google Drive Features

This week Google Drive received a few new updates. One of them is fairly obvious if you collaborated on a document this week. The others were not as …

Three Good Ways to Use Padlet In Your School

This afternoon at the Texas Library Association's annual conference I gave a short presentation about backchannels and informal assessment. Some of …

Three Good Ways to Use Socrative In Your Classroom

The last part of the short presentation about backchannels and informal assessment that I gave at the Texas Library Association's conference was …

TechChef

a<p>Keynotes<p>Blending sound pedagogical principles with multiple authentic narratives and examples to showcase the transformational power of technology …

5 Tools to Help Students Learn How to Learn

A good example is a long term research project. There are several common stages in longer projects and researchers have studied how students feel, …

4 Excellent iPad Apps for Creating Classroom Posters

PicCollage lets you instantly arrange your photos into frames - or get creative with freeform collages, cutouts, filters, borders, stickers, and …