When reading on a device, we’re often looking for something specific. For example, I found a long article and I wanted to know if it had any information pertaining to schools. On my laptop, I can type in “⌘ F” Continue reading Looking for Specific Text on Your Device?
Anna Rosling Rönnlund, at Gapminder, created a website called, Dollar Street where family homes have been photographed around the world in 50 countries. These homes have been categorized on a street continuum from poor on the far left to rich Continue reading Dollar Street
Many of us enjoy creating videos, or at least our students do. We use iMovie, Keynote, Stop Motion, Notability, and other apps to create magical stories, to explain learning or how to do something or to simply entertain. We are Continue reading Puppet Master App
I had the opportunity to visit Mountain View High School (MVHS) Library where they are having some of their freshman English classes come in for Mix ‘N Mingle book talks. Now, book talks themselves might sound boring for some, but Continue reading Mix ‘N Mingle Book Talks at MVHS
Oregon Battle of the Books (OBOB) is a great program that most of our schools participate in. Students in grades 3-12 form teams and avidly read a set of books in their division. They then compete against other teams within Continue reading OBOB Titles Nominated for 2019
I love summer read lists. Well okay, I have to admit I pretty much love any list of books to read. It’s fun to see what the top recommended books are. Here are some top picks for this summer that Continue reading Summer Reads 2017
Google Forms has a great feature that allows for file uploads. This is a fantastic tool for you teachers that don’t use Google Classroom, Canary, Edmodo, etc. For the most part, you are not worried about collecting assignments or projects Continue reading File Upload in Google Forms
For you Chrome users, here is a great extension tool that will allow you to quickly take a screenshot, mark it up and share it in an email, document, Google form, or even through social media. Here’s how you get Continue reading Use Lightshot to Markup a Screenshot