Professional Development

Control your Mac from your iPhone/iPad

Interested in staying mobile in the classroom while clicking through a Prezi, Google Presentation, or any other type of a slideshow on your Mac? If you also have an iPad or iPhone, it’s super easy. I just downloaded a free app called HippoRemote Lite (there’s also a Pro version with more features for $4.99) –… Continue reading Control your Mac from your iPhone/iPad

Lesson Ideas

iMovie & GarageBand Tutorial Videos

Have Apple computers and looking to incorporate movie-making, digital storytelling or podcasting into your curriculum? Below you will find a gaggle of training videos – broken down by individual skills – that you can use with your students to teach them the basics of iMovie and GarageBand on a Mac. A good way to have… Continue reading iMovie & GarageBand Tutorial Videos

Google

Super Helpful Gmail Tip – Undo Send

Ever sent an email and then immediately smack your forehead because you made an egregious typo? Perhaps you were just blowing off steam, hit send, and then regretted it instantaneously? Maybe you just wanted to add something important? Gmail has a Lab called “Undo Send” – it affords you an “undo” grace period after you’ve sent… Continue reading Super Helpful Gmail Tip – Undo Send

Google

How to become a Google Certified Trainer – My experience

I recently became a Google Apps for Education Certified Trainer – finding out my application was accepted was a wonderful geek-out moment for me. I lap up this Google stuff, and I’ve always gone to bat for Google Apps in an educational setting. So without further ado, here’s the saga of how I became a… Continue reading How to become a Google Certified Trainer – My experience