Tech Review: TextHelp Study Skills

Our district has been doing a lot of work with students in English/Language Arts (ELA) with non fiction reading and writing.  My community team has been working together to find and create interesting reading and writing assignments for our students to practice their reading, note taking and writing skills.  As we move towards full integration …

Milestone Alert!

This has nothing to do with technology, science, learning, teaching or anything else... I just had my 100th follower join my happy little family of people who read my blog.  Never thought it would happen, so I felt it would be a good idea to make note of it. Welcome coasttech.. to the mudhole... and …

Tech Review: Microsoft Online: When you Absolutely, Positively MUST Use That PPT File

Our district is moving towards full GAFE integration, mainly because its cost effective and the collaboration piece is mind blowing.  We'll be using Chromebooks in the classrooms and are in the process of becoming Google Drive experts. (haha) Google Apps are great, but occasionally something gets lost in the translation from Office Apps to Google …

I did it! Technology Integration and the Reluctant Teacher

I have a story to tell.  More than 45 years ago, when my mother taught elementary school, I would, for years, go with her the week before school started to help her set up her room.  One of the things she did was prepare a first week of school worksheet.  Now, back in the day, …

Monday Technology Note 2.2.15

As noted last week, I've started sharing some learning with my PLN at work.  I thought I might share it with you also. Enjoy!