Totally Awesome Things to Do with Spreadsheets in the Classroom

Since last January (2013), I’ve been working on an add-on for my teaching license that will qualify me for my current position as an Instructional Technology Specialist/Facilitator.  This spring I had one assignment in my current class that gave me quite a bit of trouble.  In…

TechToolThursday: Uploading Videos to YouTube

Yes, I know that today is Friday, not Thursday, but life is CRAZY right now.  My apologies! 🙂  Last Thursday I introduced you to the series Putting the YOU in  YouTube.  I discussed setting up your YouTube channel and personalizing to let your students and…

Spring Into the Season with Technology

According to my allergies, spring has sprung.  Depending on when you school’s Spring Break is, you and your students are probably chomping at the bit for a break from each other.  Here are a few spring tech ideas to help you through these last few…

TechToolThursday: Putting the YOU in YouTube

With the proliferation of phones and other mobile devices capable of taking video, students and teachers have the opportunity to quickly and easily become video producers.  Many people who take these videos are using YouTube as a host for their movies.  However, most people are…

Copyright, Class Websites, and Student Projects

Over the past month, I’ve been writing about the issues and resources surrounding copyright in the digital classroom.  I’ve covered Fair Use, Public Domain, Creative Commons, and now we’re going to look at specific solutions to ensure copyright compliance in the digital classroom.  Below are…