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Tuesday Tech Tips

  • Organize Email with Folders Teachers love folders - color coordinated, labeled and organized! Did you know that the same thing can be done with email? One way to keep your Inbox neat and clean is ...
    Posted Feb 16, 2016, 9:24 AM by Ben Biddle
  • Visually Share Web Links with Symbaloo SymbalooEDUis an easy way to visually organize and share web links. Accounts are free but a premium package is available for those who want more. I have used the ...
    Posted Feb 9, 2016, 6:23 AM by Ben Biddle
  • Printing Dualboard Notes If you write class notes with the Dualboard pages, you might find it helpful to occasionally print them off. Perhaps a student was absent or needs additional help note taking ...
    Posted Feb 5, 2016, 12:19 PM by Ben Biddle
  • Tues Tech Tip: STEM Resources Last Thursday I attended a STEM workshop at Purdue University. Here are a few of the resources I picked up:Clever Crazeshttp://www.clevercrazes.com/​A not-for-profit ...
    Posted Jan 20, 2016, 8:37 AM by Ben Biddle
  • Puzzling Answers The Answer PadHave you ever used small dry erase boards and markers for students to write out responses? They hold the boards over their heads while you scan the ...
    Posted Nov 17, 2015, 8:55 AM by Ben Biddle
  • STEM Contests and Grants Grant writing may not be on your plans for fall break, but here are some STEAM contests and grants.National Education Foundation - ​STEM+ Academy grant application and more. http://www ...
    Posted Oct 7, 2015, 5:33 AM by Ben Biddle
  • Instagram Digital Citizenship What should parents (and teachers) know about Instagram? Kids and teens love using the photo-sharing app Instagram because it lets you apply cool effects and captions to your photos ...
    Posted Oct 6, 2015, 3:25 AM by Ben Biddle
  • New Help Desk Items This week's tips, tricks and helpful tips: It's exciting to see the iPad carts' social calendars filling up! If you would like to reserve a cart for use ...
    Posted Nov 17, 2015, 8:56 AM by Ben Biddle
  • Tellagami Scavenger Hunt This was a really great article and use of iPads to teach routines. It's a little late now but it would be fun next year! http://www.theartofed.com ...
    Posted Aug 17, 2015, 12:04 PM by Ben Biddle
  • Augmented Reality Comes to the Makeup Counter Looking for a way to draw girls into the world of computer science and math? Thus article describes how augmented or virtual reality apps can help users sample makeup without ...
    Posted Aug 16, 2015, 5:12 AM by Ben Biddle
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