High Tech Parent Communication

High Tech Parent Communication

Nov 26, 2012 | No Comments

All educators can agree that good communication with your students’ parents can go a long way to creating a more successful classroom. Studies show that keeping an open line of communication can increase student achievement and positive behavior, give the teacher a better understanding of student needs, and give parents an overall more positive view […]

Connecting Technology with Art – Doodle 4 Google Contest

Connecting Technology with Art – Doodle 4 Google Contest

Mar 8, 2012 | No Comments

Each year Google encourages students across the country to show off their artistic talents by challenging them to a Google logo drawing contest called “Doodle 4 Google.” Prizes are given out that range from a free Google tee-shirt with your logo on it to a trip to New York and a $30,000 college scholarship. Not […]

Google Drawing in the Classroom

Google Drawing in the Classroom

Mar 6, 2012 | 3 Comments

With the addition of the drawing feature in google docs, students can now create drawings for homework or classroom activities. The video below shows how to create a Google drawing with venn diagrams and word webs as two examples of classroom use. This is a great way to incorporate technology in the classroom if you […]

Google Apps for Education

Google Apps for Education

Mar 1, 2012 | No Comments

If your school district has not become a Google Apps school yet, you need to talk to your administrator as soon as possible! The tools that have been at our fingertips since we made the transition a few years ago are endless. We currently have an account set up for every staff member and every […]