technology

Animated Gifs

Animated gifs are a great way to demonstrate a new tool or provide additional instructions. Many animated gifs can be seen on Twitter or in messaging programs. I like to think of them as stop-motion videos–quick, split-second images quickly appearing…. Read More ›

YoTeachApp – A New Backchannel

Remember the sad feeling when Today’s Meet shut down? Today’s Meet was the first backchannel tool I utilized with students. It enabled students to participate in synchronous or asynchronous discussions in virtual classrooms. It was fabulous–it was free and easy to… Read More ›

Favorite Google Chrome Extensions

Google Chrome is a great browser for staff and students to access powerful resources available via extensions. Extensions are add-ons or additional tools to help customize the browsing experience. For students, these tools can provide great assistance. For staff, the… Read More ›

Google Chrome – Quick Tips

I am a big fan of Google Chrome (and really all things Google). When working with students and teachers, I suggest they sign into a Google Suite account/Google accounts through Chrome.   Logging into Chrome has several benefits especially when moving… Read More ›