So, at the beginning of the year I started a podcast about staying fit and losing weight while on the road. Since I started, I have had a few people reach out to find out what I am using to record and post my podcast so I figured I would put together a list of the tools I use in hopes I can help others!
When on the road I try my best to stay organized. I have found that one of the biggest issues I face is keeping cables and cords untangled and easy to find. Over the last few weeks, I have finally found a solution that makes my life much easier! Continue on to read more about the BUBM travel organizer.
A little back history on this subject, like a lot of people I have multiple Gmail accounts that I actively use, my personal, my work (K12) and my college account. Up until now I have had to log out of one to login to the other which becomes a pain. Up until this point I had no idea you could stay signed into multiple accounts. Not to mention its easy to setup.
Recently I have heard that teachers are having a hard time with students and parents asking “Is this an AR book?” and the teacher has to look through the lists and see if the book is on the list. Recently I have found out, “There’s and App for that!”. Check out the AR Book Finder and tell me what you think!Read More »AR Book Finder
With the popularity of Smartboards in the classroom growing more and more teacheres are finding creative ways to utilize them in the classroom. Here are a few great resources for lessons as well as some training. Take a look!
Wouldn’t it be nice to add a link to your syllabus at the beginning of the year that has your blog, your Diigo feed and resources that will be used throughout the year. Now you can. There are 3 services that allow you to take multiple links and media and “Bundle” them into one short link. Lets take a look.
You may already be using Google’s URL shortening service goo.gl. Did you know you can use the same tool to create QR codes?Here’s How:
Recently I was talking with my girlfriend who is studying Nuclear Medicine at the University of Findlay and she showed me all of the note cards that she creates for her classes. She goes through hundreds of note cards a week (25 Credit Hours) and she has to carry them with her wherever she goes so she can study. Me being the technologist that I am says that is a waste of tree’s, money, and time. I thought, there has to be a better way. There is. Cramberry.
Recently I was told that a school would not allow access to Google Docs and they would not be moving forward with Google Apps for EDU. Why? I have no idea. The teacher was frustrated because she saw all of the educational benefits that Google Docs provided as well as the 21st century skills that our students need.
I started looking around and I found a couple of tools that although they do not do everything that Google Docs does, you can still bring in cool tools to help facilitate 21st century learning.
I guess I totally missed this announcement, but recently Google has added an EDU section to the Google Apps marketplace. I think this is going to help us in K-12 move forward with technologies by moving more of our applications to the cloud making them easier to deploy and manage.