Hi There!

Welcome to my home on the web.  I hope you find this site useful.  It’s a work in progress right now, but my goal is to make it be your one stop resource for tech tools for education.  I have videos that will be posted, links to my favorite apps and services, and more.  If I can ever be helpful to you directly, please do not hesitate to contact me!

I hope you are having a great school year!

This week’s schedule

Latest Posts

QUICK TIP – SEL Informational Texts
Quick Tip SEL Tools

QUICK TIP – SEL Informational Texts

Pixabay at Pexels Social Emotional Learning is a trending focus in schools across the country and teachers are always looking...
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Communication Tools
Communication Organization

Communication Tools

Communication with families is crucial to promote positive relationships and make sure everyone is aware of what's going on in...
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Video Poems
ELA

Video Poems

Recently I participated in an online webinar through ISTE about Video Poems. The presenter, Tim Needles explained what exactly Video...
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Conditional Formatting
Assessments Google Sheets

Conditional Formatting

Imagine you have created a series of awesome Google Forms, or you are getting a bunch of spreadsheets from a...
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Creating GIFs
Add-Ons GIFs Google Slides

Creating GIFs

via GIPHYWhat are GIFs?GIFs are compact, soundless videos that generally entertain or inform:For entertainment purposes (like the one above), GIFs...
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Sharing Videos with Students
Google Classroom YouTube

Sharing Videos with Students

Many districts (including my own) have restrictions set up for videos that are accessible on YouTube.  With good reason, too;...
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Using iMovie to explore Before, Now, and Next
ELA iMovie

Using iMovie to explore Before, Now, and Next

Photo by Terje Sollie from PexelsCreating a movie trailer allows students to share many different skills or knowledge in a fun,...
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Power edTech Weekly – 12/16/19
Power edTech Weekly

Power edTech Weekly – 12/16/19

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Power edTech Weekly – 12/10/19
Power edTech Weekly

Power edTech Weekly – 12/10/19

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Hour of Code 2019
Coding

Hour of Code 2019

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Power edTech Weekly – 12/4/19
Power edTech Weekly

Power edTech Weekly – 12/4/19

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QUICK TIP: Wake Up Google Drive File Stream
Google Drive Quick Tip

QUICK TIP: Wake Up Google Drive File Stream

If you find that your Google Drive File Stream is not syncing, or you can't view your files.  Follow these...
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Power edTech Weekly – 11/25/19
Power edTech Weekly

Power edTech Weekly – 11/25/19

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QUICK TIP: Saving a Gmail to Google Drive
Gmail Google Drive

QUICK TIP: Saving a Gmail to Google Drive

Sometimes you need to keep all your stuff in one place.  Say you have a student that you are keeping...
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Power edTech Weekly – 11/19/19
Power edTech Weekly

Power edTech Weekly – 11/19/19

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QUICK TIP: Exponents, Superscripts & Subscripts
Google Docs Quick Tip

QUICK TIP: Exponents, Superscripts & Subscripts

Here is a quick tip on inserting exponents, superscripts, and subscripts.  PRO TIP: Get used to using the keyboard shortcut...
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Enabling Flash on Chromebooks or Chrome Browser
Add-Ons

Enabling Flash on Chromebooks or Chrome Browser

Enabling Flash on your Chrome browser or Chromebook can be a snap.  Watch the above video for the steps you...
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Google Cast for Education
Add-Ons

Google Cast for Education

Check this out!Picture this... Sicily, 1933.... Your students have prepared awesome Google Slide presentations and you are ready to get...
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QUICK TIP: Sharing a Google Form
Quick Tip

QUICK TIP: Sharing a Google Form

Creating a form is a super efficient way to gather information from people.  You can use forms to get information...
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Creating Assessments with Edulastic
Assessments

Creating Assessments with Edulastic

Edulastic is a fantastic tool to easily create and share assessments with colleagues.  It also integrates with Google Classroom nicely,...
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