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…

Flushing DNS Cache In OS X (Panther Through Yosemite)

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

From time to time, when changing DNS configurations you will need to flush the local DNS cache on your computer. On a Mac, this can easily be done from the Terminal. Just run the following commands for your respective version of OS X… El Capitan sudo dscacheutil -flushcache;sudo killall -HUP…

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.

Great Organizational Online Resource: Evernote

On April 25, 2013, Posted by , in Tech Stuff, tags , , , with No Comments

Looking for a great way to keep your mélange of information and resources organized? Try Evernote. Evernote is like an all-purpose filing cabinet that lives in the cloud—accessible from your computer, phone, tablet and the web. Not everything that lives in Evernote needs to start life as a digital file.