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5 Reasons To Use Padlet Tomorrow

Padlet has been around for a while, but it continues to stay relevant and remains one of the tools I always come back to, especially if I am using a …

Apps

Make PDFs Interactive with Kami

Last week, my students began reading excerpts from <i>The Sixth Extinction</i> to complement our Environmental Unit. I shared the PDF version because our …

Education Technology

The 10 Best IFTTT Applets for Google Sheets

With so much content and information coming at us consistently throughout the day, IFTTT is one of my favorite services on the web to automate …

Apps

7 Google Forms Hacks Teachers Need to Know

7 Google Forms Hacks Teachers Need to Know<p>By Shawn Beard<p>An often-overlooked tool by new Google users is Google Forms. This powerhouse of a tool holds …

Education Technology

10 Good Templates for Science, Social Studies, and Language Arts Lessons

Earlier this week I published a post about Read Write Think's theme poem online activity. Obviously, that activity is a great fit for a language arts …

7 Of The Best Screencasting Software Tools For Classrooms

Sometimes it’s just quicker and easier to show someone an idea or concept rather than try to say it to them. Other situations demand that you present …

Education Technology

Blank Tri-Fold Brochure Template - Google Slides FREE Download

This week, I had the opportunity to work with teachers at the Garden State Google Summit. During one of my session on creating animations using …

Education Technology

25 Things You Didn’t Know Google Slides Could Do

Pinterest<p>I talk about the wonders of Google Slides CONSTANTLY and frequently refer to it as the Swiss Army Knife of G Suite. It can do all kinds of …

Education Technology

Three Google Sheets Add-ons That Can Help You Get Things Done

Google Sheets has a lot of features baked into that can help you organize things and get things done efficiently. Start exploring the Add-ons for …

9 Web Tools for Creating Digital Magazines

<i>“Put it before them briefly so they will read it, clearly so they will appreciate it, picturesquely so they will remember it and, above all,</i> …

Education Technology

Five Options for Creating Animated Videos on Your Chromebook

Creating animated videos can be a great way for students to explain a science concept, to tell a history story, or to bring to life short stories …

8 Basic Google Sheets Tips Every Teacher Should Know About

Google provides a lot of useful programs for teachers, but not everyone understands just how to use them. There are a lot of hidden features …

Education Technology

Flip Grid: 6 Fun Ideas to Engage Learners in Conversation with Teryl Magee

<i>Episode 117 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast</i>From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki DavisFollow @coolcatteacher on TwitterToday Teryl Magee …

Teaching

Three Ways to Collect Video Reflections from Students

As the 2017-18 school year winds down for many of us, it's a good time to have students reflect on what they learned throughout the year. You could …

10 Essential G Suite Skills

New to G Suite, What is Essential G Suite is a productivity collaboration suite. It consists of Google Apps such as Gmail (your school may disable …

Google

10 creative alternatives to research reports and papers

In high school and college, I suffered through quite a few research reports and papers. I gathered data, cited sources, followed MLA style and double …

Google Classroom: OOPS, Fixing Assignments When You Forgot to Make Copies - Teacher Tech

When creating an assignment in Google Classroom and attaching documents you have 3 choices for how to attach the file. View, Edit or Make Copies. …

New add-ons available in April 2018

Create email campaigns with Gmail & Google Sheets.Integrated withINSTALL(5927)(968,000+ users)Turn your form submissions into Docs, Sheets, Slides …

4 Handy Google Sheets for Teachers

In today’s post we curated for you this list of some practical Google Sheets templates you can use to design different types of spreadsheets. More …

Education Technology

15 Ways to Use Book Creator for Reading Responses

Are you looking to energize and elevate reading responses in your classroom? Well, I am so happy to have partnered with my friends at Book Creator to …

Education Technology

Keep Those Kids Engaged: 20 Ideas for the End of the Year

Ten essential Chrome extensions for teachers (second edition)

Last year, I published my first list of ten essential Chrome extensions for teachers. In no particular order, that list includes: AdBlock Plus, Full …

A Teacher's Guide to Google Calendar - TechNotes Blog - TCEA

The Google Calendar is a little used jewel for keeping you organized. This is especially true for a teacher who has a never-ending list of things to …

Must-Have Windows Software (Updated - 07/2015)

Last Updated: 07/2015 A short time ago, I updated my must-have Macintosh Apps but failed to do the same for my Windows software. The n...

Technology End of Year Procedures

Listen to Blog EntryAs school districts approach the end of the school year, one document is being reviewed and updated. The document that has …

16 Ways to Motivate Students in the Classroom Using Adobe Spark | Adobe Spark

| Aug 17th 2016<p>There’s no denying that slight twinge in the air and ads everywhere—it’s back-to-school time! As kids stock up on Pokemon-themed …

Education Technology

Free for Schools: Adobe Spark

Have you done a cost analysis of infographic tools? The prices can be quite exorbitant. What if you could quickly create free infographics (or videos …

House Design

All About Google Classroom - EOY Tips and Jamboard Integration

In my recent episode of The Suite Talk, I wanted to focus on Google Classroom and provide you with some tips, and other information about it. <br>You can …

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 …

6 ways Quizzes in Google Forms are getting smarter

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