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Category Archives: Google Apps
My district (heck I think the whole state) requires that teachers keep a record of each and every time I contact a parent or a parent contacts me. In the past I did this in a notebook but there would … Continue reading
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
Google sheets is pretty powerful – heck most spreadsheets program are pretty powerful. This guide will show you how to create your very own spreadsheet that will automatically calculate area. Area is not terribly difficult for students but it is … Continue reading
Tony and Patrick are back with a compelling election edition! We talk about the historical 2016 US election (of course) and how it should be the ultimate teachable moment. We also talk about Patrick’s quest for his next computer, why the … Continue reading
Hello from the Interwebs. I came to a realization recently. It is a little unsettling and I’m oddly OK with that. I decided that I am all in with Google Apps for Education (GAFE). That may not sound like a … Continue reading
Howdy everyone! It’s been a looooong time but I’m back and ready to post more frequently (at least I hope) 🙂 Today is a little tutorial for just about any middle school (probably a fifth grade too) math class. It … Continue reading
In my last post I talked about the importance of grades being transparent for all stake holders involved. One idea I recommend is having students build their own gradebook in Google Sheets (or any spreadsheet program). This gives them significantly … Continue reading
In my post about the benefits and the possibilities of using spreadsheets in middle school math classes, here are the instructions that I used to get my students started on spreadsheets. If you want it to download the PDF then … Continue reading
You can create connections between apps/products that you love to make them work more efficiently for you – if this… then that happens Continue reading
I love Pocket! It’s a Chrome extension, and it’s something that I actually use. Yes, you have to sign up first, but that’s pretty painless. And it’s free. There is a premium version, but it seems unnecessary. Everything that I … Continue reading