Sat.Apr 03, 2021

FINALLY! RICH TEXT in GOOGLE CLASSROOM!

Teacher Tech

You can now BOLD, Underline, Italicize, and add a bulleted list into the description of Google Classroom Announcements and Assignments. Note that all new features always “roll out.” ” Meaning you might not see these new features for a few weeks.

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Keynote Address: How Do We Support Our Students As They Return To Our Classrooms?

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How are you creating dynamic lessons as your students return to school and enter your classroom?

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Pandemic reduces number of high school students taking dual enrollment courses

The Hechinger Report

Like many students taking college courses during the coronavirus pandemic, Alexis Lopez struggled with a poor Wi-Fi connection and professors who didn’t offer much support. This story also appeared in USA Today. They couldn’t really help us.

Important Chromebook Shortcuts for Teachers and Students

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Chrombooks are versatile tools with huge educational potential. Instead of software programs found on regular computers, Chromebooks make use of web apps providing users with much more flexibility.read more

SplashLearn Makes Learning Fun and Creates Fearless Learners

Loved by more than 30 million kids, SplashLearn is a game-based learning program that creates engaging learning experiences to nurture a generation of fearless learners. SplashLearn is the fastest growing elementary school math program in the US, used by more than 440,000 teachers in about 77,000 schools across the United States.

Ignite EdTech Podcast Episode with @mrkempnz #TechWithHeart #edtech

techieMusings

I had a chance to be a guest on the Ignite EdTech Podcast, hosted by Craig Kemp. We talked about the importance of starting with our “why” and dug into my motivation for writing Tech with Heart and the impact I hope my book makes. Catch me on episode 43. I encourage you to listen to the full episode, but my segment is minute 9 – minute 19

Update: Why I Haven't Been Writing

The Innovative Educator

Writing during a pandemic You would think a pandemic would be a wonderful time to write. And, it was. At least for the first six months of the pandemic. At that time, I was writing a lot. It was at this time that hardly anyone was seeing anyone outside their home face-to-face.