Category Archives: Educational Technology

27. Favorite 3 Google Chrome Extensions

27. Favorite 3 Google Chrome Extensions These 3 tools are diamonds in a sea of instructional technology tools. 1. Draftback 2.Grammarly 3. Read and Write for Google 1. DRAFTBACK Draftback is a MUST HAVE Google Chrome extension. I absolutely love … Continue reading

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26. Audio QR Codes. Making Paper Talk!

26. Audio QR Codes. Making Paper Talk! Agenda: 1. Why Audio QR Codes are so Much Fun. Fun Ways for Using Audio QR Codes 2. How to Create Audio QR Codes 3. Four Essential Tools to Bookmark 4. HOW TO Step … Continue reading

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25. QR Codes Increase Productivity

25. QR Codes Increase Productivity Blog Post Agenda: 1. What are QR Codes? 2.Techie Teachers’ Tricks for Using QR Codes 3. Examples of QR Codes 1. What are QR Codes QR is the abbreviation for Quick Response. QR codes are two-dimensional … Continue reading

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24. Creating a Google Site

CREATING A GOOGLE SITE Blog Post Agenda: 1. What is a Google Site? 2. Techie Teachers’ Tricks for Creating a Google Site 3. End-of-Blog-Post Bonus (Google Search Education) 1. What is a Google Site? Google Sites is a great tool … Continue reading

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23. Powtoon Animated Presentations

PowToon Animated Presentations Blog Post Agenda: 1. What is PowToon? 2. Techie Teachers’ Tricks for Using PowToon 3. End-of-Blog-Post Bonus (Digital storytelling tools and apps) 1. What is PowToon? PowToon is a free animated presentation tool. It can be used … Continue reading

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22. My 10 Must-Have Free Tools to Start the Year

MY 10 MUST-HAVE FREE TOOLS TO START THE YEAR Summer went by so fast! Faster than other summers! I guess because it was my first free summer in many years. While spending the summer on three continents it was hard … Continue reading

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21. 20 Tips and Tricks to Become a Techie Teacher over the Summer

20 TIPS AND TRICKS TO BECOME A TECHIE TEACHER OVER THE SUMMER Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime. Chinese proverb There are … Continue reading

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20. Kahoot

Kahoot Blog Post Agenda: 1. What is Kahoot? 2. Techie Teachers’ Tricks for Using Kahoot 3. End-of-Blog-Post Bonus (Summer Reading Lists) 1. What is Kahoot? Kahoot is a free game-based response system similar to Infuse Learning and Socrative (to read … Continue reading

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19. Brain Breaks with GoNoOdle and Just Dance Kids

Brain Breaks with GoNoOdle & Just Dance Kids Blog Post Agenda: 1. Brain Breaks with GoNoOdle? 2. Brain Breaks with Just Dance Kids 1. Brain Breaks with GoNoOdle To stay focused and engaged, students need brain breaks. How often? It … Continue reading

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18. Nonfiction and Current Events using Newsela

Nonfiction and Current Events using NEWSELA Blog Post Agenda: What is Newela? Techie Teachers’ Tricks for Using Newsela End-of-Blog-Post Bonus (current events resources) 1.      What is Newsela? Newsela seems to be e very promising free web tool with multiple benefits … Continue reading

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17. Whole Brain Teaching

WHOLE BRAIN TEACHING Blog Post Agenda: What is Whole Brain Teaching? Whole Brain Teaching Techniques and Videos 🙂 End-of-Blog-Post Bonus (Write About This app) 1.      What is Whole Brain Teaching? Whole Brain Teaching is an instructional delivery method that was … Continue reading

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16. Subtext app

SUBTEXT Blog Post Agenda: 1. How Subtext can enrich instruction 2. Tricks I learned while using Subtext 3. Tutorials 4. End-of-blog-post bonus (Tools for reading, on Edshelf)  1.            How Subtext Can Enrich Your Instruction Subtext is a FREE collaborative reading app … Continue reading

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15. Flipped Classroom-Video/Screencast Creation (2/2)

THE FLIPPED CLASSROOM (2/2) Video/Screencast Creation Tools   Blog Post Agenda: 1. 9 Video/Screencast Creation Tools 🙂 2. Quick Tips for Creating Your Videos/Screencasts 3. Additional Resources for the Flipped Classroom 4. End-of-blog-post bonus (Simple K12) Please visit my previous … Continue reading

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14. Flipped Classroom- Resources (1/2)

THE FLIPPED CLASSROOM (1/2) Resources   Blog Post Agenda: 1. What is the Flipped Classroom? 2. Five Ready-Made Flipped Classroom Resources a) Khan Academy 🙂 b) TedEd c) Learn Zillion d) MobyMax 🙂 e) BrainPop and BrainPopJr. 3. Tools to … Continue reading

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13. Vocabulary Strategies and Tools

VOCABULARY STRATEGIES AND TOOLS Blog Post Agenda: 1. HOW MANY WORDS SHOULD STUDENTS KNOW? 2. VOCABULARY STRATEGIES and TOOLS In a hurry? Grab this pdf file VOCAB STRATEGIES and TOOLS 🙂 3. INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVES (COMMON CORE) 4. END OF BLOG … Continue reading

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