2015

Was there life before Google? Migrating your school to Google G Suite For Education

  I seriously cannot remember what my life was like before I knew Google Drive and Apps for Education (GAFE). Google has made my life easier in so many ways from shared calendars that keep my students’ assignment due dates organized (our Learning Management System (LMS) is lacking a robust calendar), to collaborative productivity documents …

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Why Technology Workshops for Teachers Are Really Necessary

  So often when I talk with teachers, they express frustration about a lack of support in their professional development. The focus and emphasis is largely on the technology tools that are provided to their students and teachers, with a lack in supporting teachers in appropriate pedagogical strategies to use those technologies. Teachers are asking …

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Does K-12 Need Cloud Computing or Curriculum Integration Workshops?

I came across an article on ZDNet that is proclaiming that China has modernized its education system because it has installed 6,000 cloud service terminals in 300 schools. The article goes on to say that the project will save money and optimize resource allocation. I agree with the last part but I have a problem …

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