Using EquatIO® to Support Digital Math Instruction

This is a sponsored post. All opinions, however, are my own. For years, one of the most common questions that I heard as an educational technology trainer, speaker, and coach was “I’m a math teacher. How can I use edtech in my class?” I had lots of answers that I was excited about. I advocated … Continue reading Using EquatIO® to Support Digital Math Instruction

16 types of Media you can add in Book Creator!

This is a sponsored post. All opinions, however, are my own. Did you know that Book Creator books could contain more than just text? Like, way more? Back in the day, when I first saw Jon Smith present about Book Creator, I was so jealous that it wouldn’t work with my classroom-cart of Chromebooks. Nowadays, … Continue reading 16 types of Media you can add in Book Creator!

19 Ways to use Wakelet Spaces in Your School or Class!

This is a sponsored post. All opinions, however, are my own. Versatile. Practical. Powerful. Convenient. FREE. If you use any of those words in the description of an educational technology tool, my ears immediately perk up. And, when Wakelet came out a few years ago, my ears were up and alert. But when they announced … Continue reading 19 Ways to use Wakelet Spaces in Your School or Class!

Filtering by Color in Google Sheets

Sometimes when I’m working on a project in Google Sheets, I shade cells a certain color to visually organize them. I’ve always wished that there was a way to just see the green ones.  Or the red ones.  Or the yellow ones.  Sure, I could add some kind of indicator in a separate cell that … Continue reading Filtering by Color in Google Sheets

10 Tips for Supporting Students with Special Needs in #RemoteLearning

Over the last month or so, educators across most countries have been scrambling to figure out how to deliver content and assignments to students at home, how to connect with them via live video, and how to make sure they were safe and sound.  While we could certainly debate which of these are and are … Continue reading 10 Tips for Supporting Students with Special Needs in #RemoteLearning

16+ Formative Assessment Tools for #RemoteLearning!

Wow. March 2020 has been quite a month. And buckle up, folks, because it looks like April is going to be more of the same. For many educators, that means screencasts of lessons, assignments in learning management systems, and lots of time on Zoom or Google Meet. But what about Formative Assessment? If we’re going … Continue reading 16+ Formative Assessment Tools for #RemoteLearning!

Spice Up Remote Learning Formative Assessments with Customized Quizizz Memes!

If awesome features of Quizizz was a topic on Family Feud, I’m pretty confident that the memes would make it up onto the board. But I’m definitely confident that your students would love it if they were working on a Quizizz set as part of their #RemoteLearning (or whatever you prefer to call it) and were … Continue reading Spice Up Remote Learning Formative Assessments with Customized Quizizz Memes!

Slides Timer Extension

Two and a half years ago, I made an #EduGIF about adding timers to Google Slides using YouTube Videos and posted it on my site. Well, it’s time to introduce a new option. Clay Smith is an educator in New York City. He’s also a talented coder. And that coding talent extends to gSuite Add-Ons … Continue reading Slides Timer Extension

Audio in the Classroom!

This is a sponsored post. All opinions and ideas (unless otherwise cited), however, are my own. It seems like we are in a renaissance period for audio. Despite the dominance of videos and pictures (hello, TikTok, SnapChat and Instagram…), people are increasingly turning to audio for communication, learning, sharing and entertainment. Podcast listenership continues to … Continue reading Audio in the Classroom!