When you’re describing your favourite of something there’s always the tension of ‘What am I leaving out?’ There are probably 10 or so iPad apps that I regularly use the most but if you were going to ask, which iPad app should a teacher start with and master first, it would be Book Creator…hands down!Read More
In this blog post, we’ll show you the quickest and easiest way to move your YouTube channel to another Google account. Even better, we’ll show you how to do so without changing the channel URL or losing any of your subscribers.Read More
All Office 365 Education users now have access to Microsoft Forms – a great new feature for creating surveys and quizzes. Anyone with an Office 365 Education account can create a Microsoft Form. Creators can choose to limit respondents to their school or make the form available to anyone. Forms can be viewed and completed on any computer, tablet or phone. This makes Microsoft Forms suitable to use with students, colleagues, parents and the wider community.Read More
Hi Mike Reading here from Using Technology Better. I’ve got a real short tip for you today. For those of you that are using OneNote or for those of you that are thinking about using it one of the greatest features, I believe, that we have inside One Note is the ability to print pages straight inside our OneNote page.Read More
This short video demonstrates Google Forms’ new quizzes feature. You will learn how to turn a Google Form into a quiz, input the correct answers, create custom feedback and see your student’s results.Read More
Google have just released their long awaited Google Sites rebuild. The new Google Sites design is still under development, but has some great new features.
In this post, Samantha answers the most frequently asked questions as well as giving you an insight to the new features. You can also download our comprehensive comparison guide which compares the the old Google Sites features to the new Google Sites.Read More
If you want to engage and motivate – there’s nothing better than Pokemon Go at the moment. And when you connect an engagement tool with something meaningful – you get some super effective teaching and learning!
In this post we show you the exact steps needed to make a Pokemon map using Google maps and connect this to a history and or geography lesson for students.
NOTE: If you are concerned about security and the Pokemon App, we don’t use the Pokemon game to develop this lesson – you just use the images off the internet.Read More
BYOD (Bring Your Own Device), generally means your staff and students are bringing their personal devices to school. However BYOD can also include models where schools purchase the devices and lease them to students, schools mandate a device for parents to buy (BYODD) and everything in between.
In many schools BYOD stands for Bring Your Own Disaster, but it doesn’t have to be that way.Read More
Google have recently released a new feature called Save to Google. The save to Google tool combines the power of bookmarks with the ability to save your images and store everything in 1 place.
All your saves live at google.com/save
Here are 3 ways to use save to Google:Read More
In this video clip, Alice and I discuss how we can help resistant teachers change their mind about technology. This video was part of an hour long Google hangout. You can watch the whole hangout here Transcript:…Read More