Using Google Hangouts for Online Office Hours

I do a lot of one-to-one conferencing with my students while they’re creating in class. Since I won’t see them for at least a couple of weeks, I wanted to do my best to still have conferences with them. So I’ll be using Google Meet and Google Calendar to schedule one-on-one video conferences with students while we’re out.

Google Keep – A Better Way to Keep Notes

ogle Keep has quickly become one of my favorite tools in the Google toolbox. The app has expanded its capabilities and now has a lot of great things that it can do. Here are some of the best features about Google Keep that will help you stay organized with information.

Some of the Best Lessons Aren’t Planned

Some of my best lessons in the classroom were not planned. They just happened. A question from a student. A problem that I didn’t foresee. An obstacle that they are stuck on. All of these issues have created some of the best learning opportunities in my class because they tap into the natural curiosities of my students.

A Funny Story about GaETC and Using Technology

I had the privilege of delivering a couple of concurrent sessions at this year’s Georgia Education Technology Conference in Atlanta. I had a great time in the sessions. I met a few of my favorite educators from around the country. And I learned a lot of new ideas that I can’t wait to use. A funny thing happened to me on my way there on the final day.

Using Various Question Types in Google Forms

Google Forms is a great app that you can use to gather information from students, parents, and colleagues. Forms has several different types of questions that are useful in many ways. Here are a few ways you can use each type of question in Forms.

Twitter for Education: Using Social Media to Expand your PLN

Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, you name it, there’s a social media app to go along with it. Social media has saturated our culture, for better or for worse. Whether you like it or not, this is a part of our culture. And like many things, it can be both beneficial and harmful.