Today marks the 26th day going Chromando. Within this month I have been to several meetings, training’s and conferences and I have been able to put the Chromebook to the test.
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 …Continue Reading →
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. …Continue Reading →
I wanted to update everyone on my going “Chromando” project in which I will be using only the Chromebook for the next month or so.
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.
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.
While at #educon @alvintrusty was talking about fusion tables which is a tool from Google that allows you to map and plot data. The conversation came up about attaching GPS data from images into the map. There are several apps for IOS, Windows, and Mac that will allow you to see this data. I wanted …Continue Reading →
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]Continue Reading →
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, …Continue Reading →
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 a quick blog post recording these so they can go back and see what we went over in case they miss it.