EdTech Integration

EdTech Isn’t the Lone Savior

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EdTech Isn’t the Lone Savior Well into my sixth year as an instructional technology resource teacher (ITRT) I have come to realize many things about what technology integration (not simply an add-on) truly means and that educational technology (edtech) isn’t the savior of education.  I have seen more edtech tools and software come along than […]

G Suite

G Suite Training – FREE

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Update: Synergyse Training for Google Apps is now “G Suite Training” Word has begun spreading that Google has acquired Synergyse, a great training aid in the world of Google Apps.  Synergyse provides step-by-step in app training in nearly every Google Apps currently available (Features and Benefits).  If you are unfamiliar with Synergyse, please check out […]

G Suite

#Inspired Creativity

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#InspiredCreativity There are many moments throughout a person’s life when failure arises and often at the moments it is least expected.  I can clearly remember a time in elementary school when I simply couldn’t master the art of covertly making a record breaking paper airplane.  Try as I might my efforts were normally discovered before […]

G Suite

VA EdTech Team Summit: Third Time’s a Charm

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It has been nearly one month since I attended the Virginia EdTech Team Summit featuring Google Apps for Education for the third year in a row.  Every year has proved rewarding in different ways with an incredible amount of information taken away.  Choosing a session during the summit is always a challenge when you know […]

Formative Assessment

Wizer Worksheets with Wizer.me

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Wizer: Blending Worksheets. Together. Wizer.me is a website designed to create and share online worksheets.  These aren’t just regular worksheets though, but, instead, are completely online with many different types of embed-able tasks and media (Image 1). Image 1   Not only can you embed the above tasks but you can also insert many different […]

Video in Education

EdPuzzle – Beneficial Videos in Class

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EdPuzzle is an awesome tool to use to flip the classroom or to provide additional support to students.  It can be used in the classroom or even in the training realm with great professional development videos that have attendees answer questions to ensure understanding as they proceed through the material.  Below are instructions/comments through a […]