160+ Chrome Apps and Extensions for Teachers and Students
I have put together a Google Chrome App and Extension Database for Teachers that is loaded with apps and extensions for productivity and classroom integration. Google Chrome can be customized to fit the needs of our student learners. The database includes 100+ Apps and Extensions and is searchable and filterable. I do not recommend every app and extension for every teacher. Rather, use this as a guide to find what works for you, your classroom and your students. There is something in here…
Do you still administer spelling tests? If so, are you tired of grading them! So was I. I found a great solution to not only incorporate spelling and technology in a 1:1 classroom, but also lessen the grading load as a teacher. The answer is Google Forms! In this post, I show how I set up a Google Forms for the Spelling Test and use Flubaroo to grade it. I also give steps to install Flubaroo.
How Google Forms Saved This Teacher's Sanity
I’m writing this tutorial as I sit at my kitchen island, eating a scone and drinking a coffee. I know what you’re thinking – this teacher has time to sit down?! Oh yeah, sit, eat and have a coffee. Here’s my secret. I’m an idealist. I want to give my students everything they need for success and that includes lots of descriptive feedback. I’m sure, like many of you, I was doing this to my own detriment. I was spending so many hours carefully going through assignments and projects to give…
Google for Dyslexia: Using Chrome for Reading and Writing (Part One)
This is the first article in a four-part series exploring how Google has entered the assistive technology world and become a great option for students with dyslexia. It explains the basics of how Google’s Chrome browser can be used in various ways to help with reading and writing.
Top 10 Cheat Sheets to Help You Master Microsoft Office
Microsoft Office is still the most popular office suite used by companies and individuals across the world. These Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote cheat sheets will help boost your productivity and save time when you’re working in these programs.