Thursday, February 15, 2018

#14DaysofTeachingLove Challenge: ACCEPTED!

#14DaysofTeachingLove Challenge: ACCEPTED! | @EdTechnocation @thegridmethod @MiliLaff
I was invited by Sarah Milianta (@MiliLaff) to join her in the 14 Days of Teaching Love Challenge. This February challenge was created by TheGridMethod.com. It became a great way for me to reflect on my love of teaching while also sharing with my PLN! Here are my responses to the #14DaysofTeachingLove Challenge.


Monday, February 12, 2018

Experience the 2018 Winter Olympics in Virtual Reality!

Experience the #Olympics2018 in #VR | @EdTechnocation | #ARVRinEDU #VRinEDU
The 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea are underway! If you're integrating the Olympics into your classroom over the next couple of weeks try and add a little bit of virtual reality into the mix. Here are some Winter Olympics VR experiences!

Monday, December 18, 2017

Explore Holidays Around the World in Virtual Reality

Explore Holidays Around the World in #VirtualReality | @EdTechnocation #ARVRinEDU #VRinEDU
We're just a week away from Christmas and many schools around the world have just a few more days before the holiday break begins! During these last few days, many classrooms take some time to teach about the many December holidays and traditions from around the world. Here are a few ways to incorporate virtual reality into those lessons!

Thursday, December 14, 2017

CoSpaces Edu Basic: a Free Version Just in Time for 2018!

#CoSpacesEdu Basic: a Free Version Just in Time for 2018! | @EdTechnocation @CoSpaces_Edu #ARVRinEDU #MYOVR
Just in time for teachers to explore over the holiday break and plan for the 2nd semester! Delightex, creators of CoSpaces, released a free version of CoSpaces Edu! CoSpaces Edu Basic is now available for classrooms. Read on to find out what it includes (and doesn't include) and learn more about CoSpaces!

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

7 iOS 11 Features for the iPad Classroom

7 #iOS11 Features for the iPad Classroom | @EdTechnocation #iPadEd #EdTech
iOS 11 has dropped and with it comes some amazing new features that will surely benefit you and your students in the iPad classroom. Dig in to this blog post for a free downloadable and printable poster of 7 of my favorite new iOS 11 features. I've also shared some ideas and sample use cases as well as quick video tutorials for each new feature!

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Join the New Facebook Education Group!

Join the new Facebook Education Group! | @EdTechnocation
There's a brand spankin' new Facebook Education Group and a revitalized Facebook Education page! Learn what it's all about and how to join within.

Friday, September 22, 2017

Submit & Vote in the Instructables Teachers Contest

Submit & vote @Instructables Teachers Contest | @EdTechnocation #MakerEd
Instrutables.com is running a teachers-only contest from now until November 6, 2017! Submit your classroom build projects and vote on your favorites. There are some great prizes to earn including a special judge's prize for the best STEAM project. Learn more inside this blog post and find out what project I submitted!

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Google Drive is NOT Going Away: Explained

#GoogleDrive is NOT Going Away: Explained | @EdTechnocation #GoogleEDU
Have you seen the headlines recently about Google Drive? Did it freak you out? Make you wonder what's going to happen to all of your files in Drive? Well, there's been some misconceptions and misunderstandings. Let me help clear it up! I explain what's really going on and how Google Apps admins can help. It's not as bad as it's being portrayed!

Wednesday, September 06, 2017

5 Tips for Developing VR Content Creators by Smart Report on EdTech

5 Tips for Developing #VR Content Creators | @EdTechnocation #ARVRinEDU
I was very fortunate to have the opportunity to present a session at ISTE 2017 with my colleague, Gabriel Yanagihara. Our session was titled Changing the (Virtual) Reality of Education. We shared the various VR projects we both conducted during the 2016-2017 school year. Kanoe Namahoe, editor of SmartBrief on EdTech, attended our session and also interviewed us for a great article in their SmartReport on Edtech Back-to-School Issue. Read on for access to the article and a handy downloadable companion infographic!

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

YouTube LIVE AUG 22: Get Started with Your First Day of Google Classroom!

YouTube LIVE: Get Started w/ Your First Day of #GoogleClassroom | 8/22 @EdTechnocation @GoogleForEdu #GoogleEDU
The Google Classroom Team is kicking off the 2017-2018 school year with the #FirstDayofClassroom Campaign! And I'm excited to be a part of it with a YouTube LIVE video on August 22! Continued reading for more details!