Here are the quotes and posters that I gather for the week.Read More
The Office Lens App, available on all mobile platforms is an amazing tool.
At a basic level, you can capture notes, whiteboard notes and so on, but it’s integration with both Microsoft and Google allow you to take this tool to another level.
In this office lens example you will see how you can take a printed worksheet and turn it into an editable worksheet in under a minute.Read More
One question I get asked all the time is how do I teach with technology when I have limited resources. Maybe you have 5 devices for 25 students.
In this video, Alice Keeler and I discuss strategies for enabling collaboration and ICT integration into lessons when resources are limited. Whether you have a BYOD program or no program, these strategies will help you teach with ICT.Read More
With Google sheets you can track student progress and easily visualise how students are progressing.
The most common ways for teachers to visually represent student progress is through graphing the data. However with conditional formatting in Google sheets, teachers have another option for graphically representing student progress.
Here is a step by step guide to easily using conditional formatting to tract student progress.Read More
Is Google scripts and coding just for the experts?
Alice Keeler and Mike Reading talk about how you can get started with Coding in Google Apps. Alice lists a number of resources to get started on your coding journey.Read More
Edpuzzle is great free tool for creating videos with embedded questions. You can also trim videos, add voice comments and more.
All data including student answers and how many times a student has watched a section of video is added to the teacher Dashboard.
Learn how to use Edpuzzle with these simple, downloadable instructions.Read More
It used to be that parents could look at their child’s school book and feel like they had a sense of how their child was progressing. Now with work being completed on a computer, often that work is hidden behind a username and password.
In this post we show you how schools can easily empower parents to be involved in the learning process as well as improve communication between school and home by simply teaching the parents how to log into their students Google Drive or OneDrive account.
Plus you can download our step by step guides for parentsRead More
I love how you can apply mathematical principles to your teaching and school improvement plans. This principle when applied to school improvement can make a massive and sustainable change to your culture and practise.
Here is how you can make large scale changes and reduce resistance to change.Read More
Here are 2 of my favourite chrome extensions that make your new tabs in your chrome browser look great.
They always capture the attention of people who see them. These chrome extensions have two different functions. The hardest part is deciding which one to use.Read More
On April 1 and 4 Alice Keeler and myself will be holding a fun #edtech day for teachers in Auckland and Queenstown (New Zealand).
We will be covering a range of topics on the day, including:
* Google Classroom A-Z
* Getting going with coding
* The fundamentals of a great BYOD plan
* Tech tools that give you real data on student progress
* Plus our fun ‘Ask Us Anything’ session where you can ask Alice Keeler or myself any question you like.
This post has all the detailsRead More