iPad as the Teacher's Pet - Version 3.0

iPad as the Teacher's Pet - Version 3.0

An iPad can be a teacher’s very handy assistant! It’s all about what can be done by Pad-using educators, whether or not their students have iPads.  It has seven sections full of suggested apps, websites, and tips.

 

Read More

Live Broadcasts from ISTE 2016

Live Broadcasts from ISTE 2016

Join me on Periscope as I broadcast live from ISTE 2016 in Denver June 26-29! Come with me as I visit poster sessions, see what teachers are learning, and get a chance to hear from ISTE's closing keynote speaker. If you miss a live broadcast, don't worry. They will all be archived.

Read More

Draw Your Own Illustrations, Clipart & Avatars

Draw Your Own Illustrations, Clipart & Avatars

Got a smartphone or tablet? Then you could be drawing your own illustrations, clipart, and avatars! I share examples and show techniques for creating your own artwork, even if you don't consider yourself an artist. My technique is based on tracing photos, so don't worry if you are embarrassed by your drawing skills. The video features the free Adobe Illustrator Draw app for iPad, iPhone, and Android, and the techniques can certainly be used in other drawing apps.

Read More

Clone Yourself with QR Codes

Clone Yourself with QR Codes

As a teacher wouldn’t it be handy to be in more than one place at a time? I’d like to give you some ways of recording yourself and getting that audio or video online. Once online, it’s a matter of copying and pasting to generate a QR code. A QR code is a quick way to get students to online content. Easily providing recordings to your students means you can reteach concepts, differentiate instruction, give directions at centers, communicate with parents, and be heard and/or seen anytime and any place. 

Read More

A Collection of Project Based Learning End Products

A Collection of Project Based Learning End Products

See sample end products shared by teachers and students from all grade levels. A driving question guides each of these projects.

Read More

Resources from 25 Presentations at Miami Device 2015

Resources from 25 Presentations at Miami Device 2015

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Day School hosted Miami Device, November 12 & 13, 2015. I've combed through the conference's schedule and have pulled out links to resources I think you might want to see.

Read More

What I Bought in 2015

What I Bought in 2015

It is time for my yearly post about the gadgets and gizmos I've recently purchased. This year you'll see lots of audio and video gear, along with other techie items I think you might like.

Read More

Receive Files into Your Google Drive, Dropbox, or OneDrive

Receive Files into Your Google Drive, Dropbox, or OneDrive

Drop It To Me at dropitto.me is a free service that I’ve been using for several years. It provides a simple way to receive files from others. You can also choose to have your files sent to Google Drive, Dropbox, or Microsoft OneDrive.

Read More