Help Menu & Audio Notes in Microsoft Word

Part of getting the job as an Instructional Technology Specialist is going back to school to get the 077 add-on license for Computers in Education.  I am currently taking the third out of seven courses, and part of my current assignment is to create a screencast showing how to use…

Is Your Interactive Whiteboard Really Interactive?

What does “interactive” look like in the classroom?  At a recent workshop I conducted,I asked this question to university faculty.  Some of the responses I received were, “children engaged with one another, the teacher, the lesson, and the materials,” and “hands-on learning experiences through large and small groups.”  When interactive…

Tools and Tips to Help Your Classroom Go Green & Paperless

We received an email last week from our principal that the copy paper was about out, and no more would be ordered for the rest of the year.  As you can imagine, it’s been mass hysteria around here since.  I’ve been a little confused as to how we’ve run out…