Office 365’s Groups – Organizing Resources for Departments & School Activities

This entry is part 5 of 9 in the series Tech Tuesday 1617

This entry is part 5 of 9 in the series Tech Tuesday 1617How do you keep in touch and share resources with your school club or team using Office 365? In this session, learn how to use Office 365 Groups to create a shared email thread, notebook, calendar of events/practices, storage for videos and a Read More …

ICYMI Tech Tuesday – Schoology Q&A

This entry is part 4 of 9 in the series Tech Tuesday 1617

This entry is part 4 of 9 in the series Tech Tuesday 1617How is Schoology going? What are you planning that we can get ready? In this session, bring your questions, and we will explore answers. Yesterday, we did some exploring.  There were many teachers ready to set up Schoology assignments and quizzes. Math teachers Read More …

New Series: Setting Sail with Schoology

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Setting Sail with Schoology

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Setting Sail with SchoologyAfter three years of using free Edmodo accounts, I am leading my school into the adoption of Schoology as our learning management system (LMS).  Setting Sail with Schoology is a new series where I will be posting about this transition and the Read More …

Using Text-to-Speech for World Language Immersion

This entry is part of 9 in the series Assistive Technologies in OSX

This entry is part of 9 in the series Assistive Technologies in OSXA conference session by Nick LaFave at Greenville’s Upstate Technology Conference put a seed in my brain about re-thinking and re-tooling assistive technologies to provide new bridges to learning opportunities.  I’ve written before about how many technologies there are built-in to Apple’s OSX Read More …

Playlist: OneNote Class Notebook Setup on a Mac

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Office 365 for Educators

This entry is part 7 of 7 in the series Office 365 for EducatorsWhile Microsoft is doing a great job of providing OneNote resources for teachers at http://onenoteforteachers.com, I find that Microsoft’s efforts are still pretty Windows/PC-centric.  In an effort to “translate” the process of creating a OneNote Class Notebook to the Mac realm, I’ve posted Read More …

Focus Supports in Safari

This entry is part 8 of 9 in the series Assistive Technologies in OSX

This entry is part 8 of 9 in the series Assistive Technologies in OSX For those students who are easily distracted, there are a few plugins and add-ons to Safari that can help students stay focused. 1. Get Safari Extensions 2. Search Safari Extensions 3. AdBlock to Limit Web Distractions 4. WasteNoTime to Stay Focused Read More …

Vision Supports in OSX

This entry is part 7 of 9 in the series Assistive Technologies in OSX

This entry is part 7 of 9 in the series Assistive Technologies in OSX Apple’s MacBooks come with many vision accommodations built-in.  These settings allow changes in color, contrast, zoom etc.  There are also keyboard shortcuts which can turn these features on or off. 1. Vision Settings 2. Vision – Display Settings 3. Vision – Read More …