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Edorble’s New Web Virtual World

Welcome back! To start the school year I thought I would do a series on Virtual Reality (VR) / Augmented Reality (AR) applications. This field of technology is growing, and in fact, just as I was starting this post I … Continue reading

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PowerPoint Mix

One of the great ways to share PowerPoint is the free cloud-based add on, Office Mix. You will create an account online, but also download a “Mix Tab” add-on to your PowerPoint application. The Mix Tab houses some of the … Continue reading

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Update to Symbaloo’s Lesson Plan Site

Symbaloo has been hard at work making some great updates to their Lesson Plan site. I will cover some of the basics in this post. You are going to like this. First update is the starting window. There is a … Continue reading

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Day 16: Expresso

I’m going to be an English teacher for day 16 and share a website that will give you more information than you might want about your writing: Expresso. (But you will thank me after you use it.) Expresso is simple … Continue reading

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Day 3: SnapGuide

 Snapguide is one of my favorite apps for school and for personal use. Snapguide is designed for users to create visual based how-to guides.  That’s it.  Sounds simple. It is, and that is what makes it great.  The guides are … Continue reading

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Presentations Part II

In this post I will focus on some ways to develop an outstanding presentation. I will also share some presentation tools for you to investigate. First, let’s build an outstanding presentation. The first step is to answer the question: “What … Continue reading

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Part I: Presentations

One area I have focused on for the faculty is presentation development. PowerPoints are a viable tool, especially for our online courses. All textbook publishers now supply supplemental material like instructional videos, PowerPoints, and printable material. As an institution, and … Continue reading

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Blended Learning Design: Part 3

Organizing content on a Learning Management System (LMS) is tricky. The design of the LMS is the first factor you have to contend with. Moodle uses topics, with six different format options.  Schoology uses folders. Edmodo uses a feed design. … Continue reading

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Old School Tool: Notes

In high school I had two classes that asked me to use notes that influenced the way I use note taking in my own classroom. My psychology instructor expected us to have two notebooks for notes. The first notebook was … Continue reading

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My Big Idea

Welcome to my Big Idea. My crazy dream. I am relaunching my Ideas for Education website. It is in the beginning stages and will continue to grow as I continue to build on my Big Idea. What is my Big … Continue reading

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