Author Archives: Patrick Cauley

About Patrick Cauley

I teach middle school technology and love to play around with tech and teach students and colleagues alike. You can read my blog at www.itbabble.com

Gaming disorder

The World Health Organization has released its newest list of classified diseases and, as the title suggests, gaming disorder is among them. You can read what it says from the WHO website by clicking here. It explicitly points at video … Continue reading

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Canva – A review

Yep, I’m reviewing Canva today. A graphic designer website that makes it easy for anyone to make beautiful websites. More stuff here. As you can see from the image above, the landing page for Canva is pretty mesmerizing. I just … Continue reading

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Podcast crash course

I’ve written quite a few times about podcasts and how I like them. My opinion has not changed, I still think podcasts are an incredibly flexible tool for students to plan, produce and publish projects that demonstrate their knowledge. This … Continue reading

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Episode 145 – Chrompocalypse

Patrick and Tony are back! This episode they talk about cheaper iPads, cell phone bans and the Chrompocalypse that happened. Oh and Patrick’s kids stop by to say hi 🙂 Much Cheaper iPad Expected in 2018 by Henry T. Casey … Continue reading

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GradeProof – A review

So I saw this on FreeTech4Teachers and thought that this would be a good site to review. The service is called GradeProof and you can get there by going to https://gradeproof.com/ . Here students can write their own paper right … Continue reading

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Episode 144 – Look to the right

Good day everyone and welcome back to another scintillating episode of the IT Babble podcast. This episode is pretty darn good. Check out the talking points below. As always be sure to subscribe to us on iTunes, follow us on … Continue reading

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Episode 143 – Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving listener! IT Babble is back and better than ever. This week Tony and Patrick talk about a whole bunch of good ed tech topics. Check out the talking points below. As always be sure to subscribe to us … Continue reading

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How to install MAMP and GLPI for your own inventory

Early October I wrote a post about why your school should have an inventory and I talked about using MAMP and GLPI to create your own on an older MacBook that you may have in storage. I thought the post … Continue reading

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Google Sheets – Query Function a Video Tutorial

Recently I posted about Google Sheets and how awesome the query function is. I thought it was so cool that I would make a little video about how to do it, in case my instructions were not super clear. Watch … Continue reading

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Inventory – Just do it!

For the past three weeks I’ve been putting together an inventory for our school. We’ve never had one here before so I thought it was time to make that change, but this post will explain why we did it, how … Continue reading

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