Google Tone

https://pinecast.com/listen/56ab62fe-7cab-497e-a81c-acea6a019508.mp3Sharing URLs in the classroom can be a teadious process. Students often have a hard time typing in a long URL and some URL shorteners are being blocked by content filters in use by some districts or schools. Google Tone is an easier way to share out these URLs.

tozzl.com – A Digital Pinboard

https://pinecast.com/listen/5d5c1b22-acb9-4c1e-b709-fc64a57a9351.mp3With Today’s Meet announcing that they are shutting down as of June 16, 2018, a lot of teachers and educational conference presenters might be looking for alternatives to replace this great back-channel tool. Tozzl is one that should be considered.

Quizizz – State Standards Alignment

https://pinecast.com/listen/f3a3f7a9-f570-408f-8318-4a0aa2ae0491.mp3On the first episode of EdTech Shorts, I featured Quizizz as a classroom assessment tool for teachers. As of May 10, 2018 Quizizz is adding support to align assessments to state standards! If your state isn’t listed yet, fill out this survey and request that they add it!

Social Media Dos and Don’ts for Educators

https://pinecast.com/listen/3f82495a-1a4f-49f1-a759-a7c1b03e954d.mp3If you are looking to enhance your classroom experience for your students through social media, here are some quick dos and don’ts in that practice: Dos Do use separate personal and professional social media accounts. Putting a boundary between school and personal life is good for your career and less stress on you. Do make sure you … Continue reading “Social Media Dos and Don’ts for Educators”

G-Suite Training Extension

https://pinecast.com/listen/35ba29d3-9954-4adc-bb35-0a28c9ebd9a6.mp3Has your school or district has recently turned on the G-Suite for Education and you are lost in where to start? Then check out the G-Suite Training Extension for Chrome by Google!