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

Interactive whiteboards should DIE!!!

Yes, you read it correctly. I typed three exclamation points in the title. That is how strongly I feel about interactive whiteboards. Let me tell you where that comes from. It was my first international school and they were doing … Continue reading

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SoundCloud ☹

I’ve talked about SoundCloud before as a good, free service for classes and schools to use to publish podcasts. I mean there are Android and iOS apps which make posting dead simple. You can also find some pretty great music … Continue reading

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AI in the classroom – WATCH OUT FOR THE SLAP!

OUCH! What the hell was that kid doing? Have you ever wondered how you could track your student’s engagement? Well look no further than France. Apparently there is a business school there that is doing just that. Now before you … Continue reading

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Episode 140 – It’s REAL!

Tony and myself are back! It’s been a while since we published a podcast, but this one is worth it! We talk about the Zoom Q8, Microsoft news, Ransomware and Tony’s rant. Check out the talking points below and find … Continue reading

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Google Apps for Education – Privacy vs Services

Recently I read an article in the NY Times titled How Google Took Over the Classroom by Natasha Singer. It is a good article that talks about how G Suite for Education (formerly Google Apps for Education) has risen, very quickly and to great … Continue reading

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Edulastic – Using the online assessment tool for a year

This year my middle school math department decided to have everyone do electronic assessments. The reason behind this was to get everyone using the same assessments and for the math coaches to look at common results across a grade level. … Continue reading

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Episode 139 – Destroy Dat Data

Tony and Patrick are back! This episode Tony discusses WiFi and we talk about Remix OSTony and Wifi email comment and a lot more. Check out the talking points below. http://www.xe.com/ Remix OS on Mobile (ROM) http://www.jide.com/about Connects your Android … Continue reading

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Episode 138 – Body Cameras

Tony and I are back! In this episode we talk about body cameras in the classroom and the official announcement that Chrome OS will support Android apps. It raises some questions. Body cameras in the classroom? http://www.theverge.com/2017/2/8/14545828/uk-schools-body-cameras-trials by: James Vincent … Continue reading

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Uh oh – BroPro

Guess what I discovered this week with the Chromebooks in my classroom?? Well, if you see the picture above this post, you probably can guess – BroPro. This is a VPN Chrome Extension. It basically lets people (students mostly) get … Continue reading

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