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Make Quick Tutorials with a GIF Screen Recorder

By: Tony DePrato | Follow me on Twitter @tdeprato Software used for this video: LICEcap

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Free Books on Programming from OReilly

By: Tony DePrato | Follow me on Twitter @tdeprato This is not a scam. I actually have already grabbed five books for myself. Yes, these are for either adults or older students, but they are free. In fact, if you … Continue reading

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Students making their own gradebook in Google Sheets

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

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Curriculum Mapping, Your Biggest Mistake

By: Tony DePrato | Follow me on Twitter @tdeprato Curriculum mapping is not a mistake. However, schools seem to make the same mistake over and over when implementing and using curriculum mapping tools. How do I know? Because I always … Continue reading

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Rasterbation: Just as Fun as it Sounds!

Have you always wanted to print off amazing infographics but they only want to print off so small that you can’t read it? Or have you ever wanted to create amazing displays or artwork using images spanning multiple sheets? Check out this FREE software that lets you do this! Continue reading

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SignUpGenius – A Walkthrough

Since I just wrote my review of SignUpGenius, I figured I would follow it up with a post about how to use SignUpGenius. Now like before, SignUpGenius does the job although it’s a little ugly and with some annoying ads, … Continue reading

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Google Sites – Let’s get started

No, no, no this is not the review you’re looking for. That is coming soon. This is just a resource I’ve thrown together for a Google Site workshop I have coming up. I thought I’d give you guys a sneak … Continue reading

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Podcastapalooza Part 3 – Using Google Forms and Webs

The guide continues. Part 1 was a “quick” overview of the whole unit. Part 2 was all about the resources I created and how I shared them. You no doubt saw that I had a booking system in place for … Continue reading

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Podcastapalooza – Part 1

In grade 7, my students get to create podcasts! Yes! It is super fun and just awesome to see them come up with an idea, create and publish (with some assistance from me). It is a fascinating experience to watch … Continue reading

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Going 1:1 – PowerPoint frustrations

One of the frustrations that teachers have had at the beginning of the school was transitioning from Microsoft Office to LibreOffice (or any open source office solution of their choice). The long short of it is this. Teachers have poured … Continue reading

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