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Love It, Hate It, Embraced It Or Ban It—The Apple Watch Is Headed Toward Your Classroom

On April 19, 2015, Posted by , in Education Stuff, Tech Stuff, tags , with No Comments

Apple has long been in the business of squashing the status quo with disruptive technology. The impact of the Macintosh changed the way we used computers. The iPod revolutionized the music industry. To say the iPhone revolutionized the phone industry is an understatement. The iPad has brought tablets to the…

Nutshell—New From Prezi

On February 13, 2015, Posted by , in Education Stuff, Tech Stuff, tags , with No Comments

Nutshell is a new visual storytelling app that combines the simplicity of photos, the compelling nature of video, and the fun of animation to create short, shareable cinematic narratives. The idea for Nutshell came about when the Prezi team discovered that people were using Prezi’s zoom-able presentation canvas for sharing…

Canvas by Instructure

On February 5, 2015, Posted by , in Education Stuff, tags , , , with No Comments

If you have or are considering a one-to-one program in your school, a learning management system (LMS) will be a key piece in the mix of tools to make it a success. It will bring together many of the digital tools already being used (Turn-It-In, Google Apps, etc.) in one central place….

Prezi—A New Spin On Presentation Software

On December 5, 2014, Posted by , in Education Stuff, Tech Stuff, tags , , with No Comments

If you are currently using Prezi, they have released 8 reusable design templates that you can customize with your own content. Prezi is cloud-based, presentation software that zooms in and out of each slide. Using these or other templates is a great way to try it out without starting from…

Socrative 2.0 Releases Tomorrow

On October 6, 2013, Posted by , in Education Stuff, tags , , with No Comments

Socrative is a great way to get real-time responses and assessment from anyone with a computer, smartphone or other mobile device. It gets its name from the Socratic Method, and is a great way to engage students in the classroom or lecture hall.