Category: How-To

Minecraft Minute w/ Jeff Gearhart: Episode 1 Getting Started

We are happy to announce a new video series staring NCCE’s very own, Jeff Gearhart @Techjeff09. In Jeff’s first Minecraft Minute, Jeff shows Minecraft tools that are often overlooked when getting started. Jeff is well know for his Minecraft knowledge

Microsoft Roadshow Trainings coming your way!

Be an education change agent and join us for an in-person MIE Teacher Academy! K-12 Teachers – Join us for a Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Teacher Academy to learn more about Microsoft’s hottest tools and resources to empower your students

Combine Multiple Google Sheets with ImportRange

Do you have multiple Google Sheets that you would like to be able to combine into one Google Sheet? Do you work in a team setting where multiple people are creating separate Sheets and you would like to combine the

Slides: Sketchnoting with the Tech-Savvy Teachers

We were fortunate to get to spend Monday morning at the IETA conference in Boise, ID with a great group of educators from the Northwest learning about Sketchnoting and integrating it in the classroom. If you are interested in Sketchnoting

Tech Tip: Use Airplane Mode for a Faster Charge!

Happy Friday from the Tech-Savvy Teachers! Fall means more than football and back-to-school, it is smartphone release season!  Technology companies ranging from Apple to ZTE have released or will release new phone models in time to upgrade during the holiday

Office Mix now supports integration with Learning Management Systems

The Microsoft PowerPoint team recently announced that Office Mix will now integrate with all major Learning Management Systems through the LTI standard. Office Mix is a free add-in for PowerPoint that makes it easy to author and share interactive online

How to: Using Google Docs to Edit Word Files

If you do not have access to Microsoft Word, you can use Google Docs to edit and or create your documents. The following documentation outlines the process:To start you will need to change a setting in your Google Drive to

Twitter Chat: How to Participate in #NCCEchat

This Wednesday marks our first #NCCEchat. Our goal is to connect with members on a monthly basis and chat about all things edtech. New to Twitter chats? Let me explain how one works. Here are 5 steps to having a

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Embedding YouTube videos into PowerPoint – Thank you TubeChop!

Embedding YouTube videos into PowerPoint – Thank you TubeChop! I always loved the PowerPoint feature that let me embed YouTube videos into a presentation. That way I wouldn’t have to leave an IE window open during my presentation, fumble with ALT-TAB

Vocareum offering free Hour of Code activities

During the Hour of Code Vocareum (A first look feature this summer) is offering a course created by teacher Alexandra Vlachakis and student Ty Simpson of Sandy Creek High School in Georgia. 
Designed to familiarize students with JAVA, a language that is