Tag Archives: technology

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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Fill in the Blank

For this post I will share the idea of using the technique of filling in the blank while presenting. This is a great way to build discussion into a presentation, or help students interact with their notes. For this example … 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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PowerPoint Image Design

I am going to continue with the image ideas for this post. We are going to use shapes to create a different look for any images you might use in your PowerPoint. I am starting with a blank slide. Next … 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 24: You

There is nothing more important than you in the classroom. Your passion.  Your creativity. Your guidance is what allows technology to be an engaging learning experience for students. I hope you have enjoyed this series. Please contact me with your … 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 11: YouTube

YouTube is my tech cheer for day 11, for both educational and personal reasons. Maybe because I have been focusing on web-based courses for CCC this past semester, I have come to appreciate YouTube as a great tool. From embedding … 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 8: Google Cardboard

I am just getting into the tech cheer I want to share for day 8, Google Cardboard (and VR in general). So, this post will be short, but I know I will be blogging about VR in depth later. The … Continue reading

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