Category: All The Rest

Sell Your By-Products

I first stumbled upon the notion of selling your by-products when I read Rework by the guys from Basecamp. Sell Your By-Products Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson, the co-founders of Basecamp and authors of Rework, explain that in the early days at the Ford...

Google Font Pairings

Comic Sans is probably used more heavily in the field of education than anywhere else. I consider this a problem. What's wrong with Comic Sans? There are two camps - those who use Comic Sans regularly and those who disdain it. I fall into the latter camp. I do...

WordPress with Code Anywhere

It used to be a real pain to teach students WordPress development, but that is changing. Code Anywhere CodeAnywhere.com has completely changed the way I teach HTML and CSS. My students have access to a professional grade, syntax highlighting text editor that is...

Wiki Spaces

In this post, I'd like to feature guest poster, and 1st grade teacher, Mrs. Gina Kupfer. Learning Object Mrs. Kupfer has created a fantastic "learning object" that demonstrates how a wiki can be used for instructional purposes with students as young as 1st grade. The...

SQL and PowerSchool

As a "back-end" PowerSchool guy or gal, you may occasionally be asked to pull out data for which there is no pre-built report. In most cases this is possible, but it's also usually really complicated. The purpose of this post is to (hopefully) provide you with some...

Snag.gy Demo

Snaggy makes using the print screen key easier than any other tool I've ever seen. This video demonstrates how it works. Print Screen The print screen key is one of the lesser known keys on the keyboard. Mac users actually don't have one, but its functionality exists...

More Tech Resources

The links in this post are broken down into categories to help you find what you’re looking for. Resources of Resources FreeTech4Teachers – freetech4teachers.com Richard Byrne, award winning author of FreeTech4Teachers, must never sleep because he updates his blog...

Google Earth Balloon Maker

The Google Earth Balloon Maker is a tool that I cobbled together to make building virtual field trips easier. Virtual Field Trips Google Earth is a great resource in the classroom. Sites like GoogleLitTrips.com have done a great job to promote one of my favorite...

Microsoft Word – References

I don't usually include Microsoft Office tutorials, but this was a great one that I found on YouTube. Compliments to Michael Campbell for putting this together.  Recommended Viewing The two videos combined are nearly 16 minutes in length, but you should be able to...

To This Day

Share This With Your Students To this day is a stunning collaborative project by Shane Koyczan to fight bullying in school.

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