ClassroomQ

As educators we often encounter those times when multiple students across the classroom have their hand up waiting for assistance. It is extremely hard at times to keep track of whose hand went up first or even what order they all went up over all. ClassroomQ is a product that ...
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REPLAY: Flipgrid Do’s and Don’ts

Flipgrid has published a list of Do’s and Don’ts for getting started using Flipgrid in your classroom. Do’s
  • Do read Flipgrid’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use
  • Do follow your school policies around using the application and sharing with other schools
  • Do clean up the student content when you ...
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REPLAY: Social Media Dos and Don’ts for Educators

If 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 ...
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IM Creator

If you are looking for a simple, easy to use, free place to design, publish, and host a website then you need to check out IM Creator. IM Creator makes is really simple to design a website from one of their many free templates that are responsive and intuitive. They ...
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Fix OneNote Class Notebook Permissions

If you use Microsoft's OneNote Class Notebook with your students and have encountered issues with the section permissions there is a simple fix for that. Mike Tholfsen (@mtholfsen) recently shared a link (see his Tweet here) that will allow you to quickly, and easily fix those permissions with the click ...
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Auto-Save with OneDrive

Microsoft has created a new feature in OneDrive as a part of Windows 10. Auto-Save allows you to automatically redirect your documents, pictures, and desktop folders of your user profile to the cloud in OneDrive. It is easy to setup. Simply right-click on your OneDrive sync icon in the taskbar ...
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Equity Maps

In the classroom it is often difficult to ensure that ALL of your students are engaged and taking part in the class discussion. Our goal should be for all students to take part in the class discussion at some point during the class period. The larger issue is how to ...
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Minecraft: Education Edition 1.7 Update w/Code Builder Included

Microsoft's recent update to version 1.7 of the Minecraft: Education Edition (M:EE) software has made it even easier for educators to incorporate the coding aspects into their Minecraft curriculum. Now that Code Builder is built-in to the M:EE software, students no longer need to run a separate program to learn ...
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Fall 2018 Announcements

It’s the time of the year for a short break, but I also have a few announcements in regard to both the Randall Black Show and EdTech Shorts ...
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Ideas for Flipgrid Guest Mode

With Flipgrid’s recent addition of Guest Mode, Kristin and Joe Merrill, Flipgrid Ambassadors from Florida, shared some fantastic ideas for using Guest Mode in their classrooms that I wanted to highlight on EdTech Shorts.
  1. Speak To An Expert
  2. Family Homework
  3. Schoolwide Challenges
  4. #GridPals
  5. Thank a Veteran
You can ...
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