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Impromptu Throwdown! LMS’s In Schools

Last evening during #ohedchat people were talking about blended learning and how an LMS is an integral part to a successful blended learning environment. Then Jeremy Brueck ( @brueckj23 ) shared           To which I responded “Then you are using it wrong” That started the great conversation that we then took …

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Navigating Print Options in Google Presentations

Sometimes you want to create a handout from your presentations or you want to make the pages portrait instead of landscape. This is very easy to do in Google presentations. To get started click FILE and choose Print Settings and Preview      From here you can change your print options for your handout to several slides per page.   …

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5 #IFTTT Recipes that make my life easier.

If you are not using #IFTTT  thank you are working harder than you have too. I wrote about IFTTT a while back and I have been finding more and more uses for it all the time. Here are 5 of my favorite #IFTTT recipes that make my life easier.

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Fun Project. #educon Reflection Tshirts.

So I created a quick Wordle of notes from #educon this year and tweeted it out. @rgallwitz tweeted me and said you should make a tshirt out of that. That made me think… What a better way to be reminded of the things that we learned at #educon by wearing a tshirt.

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Carcast Episode 1:Tech Czar

3 weeks ago I moved about a half hour away from Huron where I work. I now have a half hour drive which I use for thought and reflection. Today I reflected on last nights #21stedchat and how other tech directors block access to needed tools. #concords [powerpress]http://tjhouston.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/Carcast-Episode-1-Tech-Czar.m4a[/powerpress]

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Staying Connected with @TeacherCast

With the month of August in the rear view mirror, so too is Connected Educator Month.  Over the past several weeks, countless educators have expressed great appreciation and enthusiasm for the new teaching connections they have made as well as the new learning resources they have acquired.  With the new school year now upon us, …

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Cyber Monday! Oct 1 2012

So now that school is back in session we have gotten back into the swing of things! So every Monday I meet with my  teachers and the various buildings and I share 5-10 resources with them that I have found or we talk about possible ideas they want to implement. I figured I would do …

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