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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 13: Smartphone

I was talking with a colleague the other day about technology hurdles and the topic of smartphones as a cultural norm came up. I don’t want this post to be about the pros and cons of students having a smartphone … Continue reading

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Day 9: Teleport

For day 9 I have a new tool for you, Teleport. It is in beta, but if you have video you can create an informative webpage. Here is a quick example of what it can do (I put this together … Continue reading

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Day 7: Twitter

Day 7. Twitter. Honestly, I’m not sure where I would be as an educator without Twitter. Now, there are some negatives about this social platform, but these post are dedicated to spreading cheer so here is why I like Twitter. … Continue reading

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Day 5: Flipboard

For this cheerful day 5, I want to share the site / app Flipboard. For the purpose of this blog I will be using screenshots from the web-based application. There is no difference besides layout between the two. It was … Continue reading

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Day 2: AllMyFaves

Welcome to day two of the technology advent blog. Today is special because I am giving away one of my secrets to finding new websites and tools: AllMyFaves.   AllMyFaves collects the best and latest sites, apps, and games from … 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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LMS Series: Edmodo

The best thing I like about Edmodo is the app. On the surface this might not seem that important, but it is; for teachers and students. Above are some screen shots from the app. The main page is a Newsfeed. … Continue reading

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Time on Content

Homework vs No Homework Block Schedule vs Traditional Schedule Flipped Classroom vs Lecture Classroom These three debates center around the idea of what works the best for student learning. I was going to use research and scholarly articles to highlight … Continue reading

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