Monday, August 31, 2015

Google Hangouts PD

If you've ever wanted to use Google Hangouts in your classroom or just not really sure what it is, SimpleK12 offers FREE webinars for many tools to use in your classroom including Google Hangouts. Many of them start in the next couple of weeks so register here soon!

Friday, August 28, 2015

Banned Book

Who doesn't love a good banned book? We're about a month away for Banned Book Week, so The Guardian released a list of the most "banned, burned, or simply life changing" books of all time. Any titles missing from this link?

Thursday, August 27, 2015

iPads in the Classroom

Edudemic released a helpful article on how to implement iPads in the classroom. It's especially helpful for those teachers feeling anxious about bringing technology into their classrooms. It outlines the apps to use and how to best incorporate them into your lessons.

Monday, August 24, 2015

Skills for Students

Here's an interesting read from Mind Shift and author Katrina Schwartz. It states we need to have better internet searching skills, reach a global audience, and show their learning. The author argues we should do all of this within the first 5 days of school.

Thursday, August 20, 2015

Google Maps

From Educational Tech & Mobile Learning, this post explains everything you can do with Google Maps. It walks you through the steps of creating maps all the way to sharing/embedding them. It 's a very helpful list. Would you add anything to it?