Archive for April, 2015:

Google Apps training material

I often am asked to come to a school and provide a basic Google Apps for Education (GAFE) training during a faculty meeting.  Below is the sequence and activities that I use for a 2 hour training.  Feel free to use or adapt as needed. Google Apps for Education (GAFE) Activity 1:  Getting Started

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Timeline JS – open source timeline tool

Below is an example of a timeline I made using Timeline JS. TimelineJS is an open-source tool that enables anyone to build visually, rich, interactive timelines. Beginners can create a timeline using nothing more than a Google spreadsheet.  For my sample, I created the images in Haiku Deck.  Then I exported them to PowerPoint so

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Library of Congress is on Pinterest!

I am always trying to get my students to use primary source documents for their projects and have often sent them off to the Library of Congress website to browse their collections. Did you know that the Library of Congress has a Pinterest page?  This page makes is SO EASY for students to browse the

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Creative iPad apps from Adobe

Adobe has released some great iPad apps and I have been creating samples to share with my faculty. Adobe Voice Voice is a free iPad app that helps you create stunning animated videos in minutes. No filming — just talk to tell your story. Pick from over 25,000 beautiful iconic images to show your ideas

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