Douglas Shaffer

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Using Social Media in K-12 Education: Advice from #EdChat Co-Founders

Spreadsheet Day - 5 Tips for Google Sheets - Teacher Tech

Tomorrow, October 17th, is #SpreadsheetDay. What will you be doing to celebrate? pic.twitter.com/5886ZXxF59<p>— Google Docs (@googledocs) October 16, …

Google Docs for the Connected Classroom eCourse: Free access for one week only!

When I was a classroom teacher, <b>I remember the nights that I carried home heavy tote bags full of student notebooks</b> to correct work and leave …

Google Classroom is not an LMS. It’s better.

I have encountered many strong opinions about Google Classroom. The overwhelming majority of these are positive like my own. However, some colleagues …

Discover Open Educational Resources With Our New ‘3 Minute Teaching With Tech’ Tutorial

The Newest Entry in Popular Video Tutorial Series Focuses on Getting to Know OER I love the idea of Open Educational Resources. Free. Editable. …

Apps to Support Diverse Learners in the Classroom

Staying on Track<p>EpicWin is an organizational or executive function tool that is great for keeping students on task, keeping them from …

Survey says: Ohio teachers are eager to innovate, but need more professional development to make the most of education technology

It’s no secret that charter schools in Ohio are not highly regarded.<p>The state’s charter schools, mired in controversy regarding conflicts of interest …

Computer coding coming soon to Nova Scotia curriculum

Nova Scotia hopes to incorporate computer coding into the curriculum next year so that students get more hands-on experience with the technology that …

Parents and teachers meet the ‘Wild West’ when they try to find quality education technology

Parents and teachers who tap into apps find a virtual smorgasbord of “educational” programs that promise to radically improve literacy skills.<p>How can …