Embedding YouTube videos into PowerPoint – Thank you TubeChop!
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 studen..
Increase reading fluency using Vocaroo
Welcome back! We hope everyone had a great summer vacation! We wanted to start off the first post of the new school year with a useful t..
Weekend or Summer Project! Get a sweet Arduino starter kit and start making now!
With summer coming soon, many teachers are looking for a fun, challenging project this summer to totally up their game on hacking and make..
Microphone options for the iPad
We recently were asked about the best ways to record audio using an iPad. This is actually a question that requires some thought as there..
My Favorite Presenter Tip: Use PowerPoint in window mode to make it a more useful presentation tool
I know, I know, the cool kids think PowerPoint sucks. I have actually seen well-meaning trainers trash on PowerPoint and then preach alt..
Twitter for Educators; A collaborative effort
I presented a session on Twitter 101 for educators a few weeks ago at NCCE 2014. This post is the evolution of that initial presentation…
A Gift for your mac: Auto Picture Converter
Today’s post is a gift for Mac users that follow our blog. Have you ever had a bunch of picture you needed converted to .jpeg format? If..
Ask a Tech-Savvy Teacher: Twitter Question
Jason and I are excited that we are starting to receive some questions from our readers. Remember, at the very top of the page there is a..
The power of being a Connected Educator
NCCE 2014 just wrapped and a constant theme throughout the conference was the idea of being connected. Connections are key to any success..