Back in 2010 our school district rolled out Google Apps for Education for our staff and students. Since then we have seen great usage of Google Docs for the creation of word processing documents, spreadsheets, and presentations. However, along with that growth in usage, we have also received a common question: “Is it really a good idea for a school to encourage the use of Google Docs instead of Microsoft Office?”
A recent wave of price cuts makes it harder than ever to choose between the Kindle and the Nook--even as the more expensive iPad and other tablets beckon. What's the best choice for you? It depends. Read this blog post by John P.
It’s great to be a STEM teacher these days! We have a plethora of technology tools to help us improve teaching and learning in our classroom. One of the greatest tools for teaching science and math that I have used are online simulations
For years, my English Language Arts students have assembled portfolios. I’d give them a manila folder to decorate at the beginning of the school year, designate a special portfolio bin in the classroom, and have students add to their portfolios throughout the year.
It's so easy to look at the quantity of technology items we have in our classrooms and even brag to others about it. What about quality? How effective are our student and teachers at integrating technology in meaningful ways? What is the true impact technology is making? Here are some thoughts for school leaders.
For the last few years, many everyday folks who've been asked in surveys, "What is a cloud application?" have either guessed wrong or said they don't know. Folks don't know what "the cloud" is, and for the most part, that's not their fault.
Publishing content online in eye-catching formats is easier than ever. Use these easy-to-use tools to publish, share and celebrate student work. Students love to publish their projects online and share with their family and friends.