Category Archives: Web 2.0

Google Connected Classrooms

Google Connected Classrooms has a few virtual field trip events coming up in November that K12 art students might be interested in. If you have any students interested in learning more about FX monster making, they might enjoy an after

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When Your Attachment is Too Big to Upload into Google Sites

It’s easy to add documents to Google sites for your students to use as resources. Sooner or later you will probably try to upload a Microsoft Word file that exceeds the maximum attachment size, which at the moment is 20 … Continue reading

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Chromebook Initiative Is A Community Affair

A major takeaway from one of the sessions at #edcampchicago last Saturday was the importance of involving the surrounding community when starting a one-to-one initiative. 

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Your Google Site Looks Different on a Chromebook Than on Your Desktop

Many schools are getting ready for a one-to-one student Chromebook initiative, however most teachers use a laptop or desktop to prepare their work. If you are using Google sites with your students, be sure to look at all the webpages … Continue reading

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Have You Tried Rebooting?

Once again this year instead of participating in NaNoWriMo I thought I would try to write a blog post each day in November. I managed it last year, and planned to give it a go again. I was just about … Continue reading

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SoundCloud for World Language Teachers and Students

What’s special about SoundCloud? Written responses to the podcast can be made by the listener by pausing the audio anywhere along the timeline.

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Accents for the Spanish Language on the ChromeBook

These are the steps to follow to add the International Keyboard to the Chromebook which makes it easy to type accents for the Spanish language.

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Picadilo is Fun! Play With Your Photos Online

Picadilo is fun! It’s an online photo editor. Upload your photo and start playing. No sign-in. No learning curve. I’m so grateful for all the years I studied PhotoShop and for all the students and teachers I learned with. But this program, … Continue reading

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Contribute Your Photos to eltpics – Creative Common Resource

I uploaded my first photograph to #eltpics this afternoon. I’ve been meaning to contribute for some time. It’s super simple and is a great resource for educators to find photos licensed under the Creative Commons, and of course it’s hoped … Continue reading

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Let the Moment Linger

While teaching sailing many years ago I was required to take a five day course with a component on one of those days of delivering a thirty minute lecture which was filmed. We had a written manual intended for all … Continue reading

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