Use #EdTechQ to get your questions answered about EdTech

Use #EdTechQ to get your questions answered

Twitter has become my default resource for professional development. I’m about ready to make the claim that I’ve learned more about teaching and education through twitter than I did through my painfully expensive Master’s Degree. If you’re not using it, get on Twitter. If you’re on Twitter, and still don’t know where to get started, […]

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Scannable to digitize your paper documents

Use Scannable to Digitize your Paper Documents and Go Paperless

Years ago I got excited at the prospect of going paperless. At the time I knew it was a challenge to do, and it still is on a lot of levels. Despite our best intentions, we often find that it’s easier or more convenient to print some sheets off here or there. Even more likely, […]

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How to Make Memes and Quotes

Make Memes and Quotes with Your Class

Open your Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, or any other social media feed and you’ll be flooded with inspirational quotes and laugh-out-loud memes. We often think of these as throw-away bits of media, but we shouldn’t ignore how hugely popular they are when thinking of ways to hook our students. In fact, the right quote or meme […]

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Use Turnitin to compare drafts and revisions side by side

Compare Drafts and Revisions with Turnitin

Turnitin is a great resource that teachers have come to rely on for digitally grading and reviewing papers. Like many of those teachers, I learned the basics and failed to educate myself on some of the hidden functionality. One of those functions – the ability to compare drafts and revisions side by side – is something […]

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10 Reasons every teacher should blog

10 Reasons Every Teacher Should Blog

Whether you’re new to teaching or have years of experience, every teacher should be blogging. In all likelihood, if you’re looking at this blog, you’ve probably considered starting your own blog or you may have already set one up and just let it sit there, turning to digital dust. If you’re on the the fence […]

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Google Voice in the Classroom

Google is one of those companies that is both ubiquitous and sneaky. Those involved in the world of EdTech know just how useful their services can be, but many teachers float along unaware of how much Google can do for your classroom. We’ve talked here about the basics of Gmail, Google Docs, Google Forms, and more. […]

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