Whether or not you're a techie, there's a good chance that you have more than one email account: one for work and one for personal correspondence. I have four Gmail accounts that I use - one for work, and three for various reasons. One email account is the main one I email from … [Read more...] about Split personalities: multiple profiles in Google Chrome
I'm an avid reader of online articles and news, mainly about education, politics, and Game of Thrones (Winter is coming!). I have my feed readers, with my current favorites being Feedly and Flipboard, Edutopia and Yahoo articles sent to my mailbox, and much more. Luckily I don't … [Read more...] about Readability: cleaning the clutter on your page
It's that time of the year when my students reflect on what they've learned and present it at our annual Portfolio Night. During this digital showcase, they're expected to gather artifacts from throughout the year that demonstrate how they exhibited our program's learning … [Read more...] about Where, oh where, have my assignments gone?
It's that time of the year....TESTING!At my site, the English and Math teachers test students while the other classes teach on a block schedule. This may not be a big deal for you if you already teach that way, but the transition can be tough for some.One of the best … [Read more...] about Checking for understanding by creating products
Back in February, the amazing Open eBooks program began offering thousands of free eBooks to low-income students in America. The New York Public Library developed an e-Reader app that comes loaded with eBooks for students ages 4-18, which can be read without any checkouts or … [Read more...] about Accessing FREE eBooks with the Open eBooks app