Kathleen Gradel, a Professor at SUNY Fredonia, gave a wonderful presentation on augmented reality (AR) and Google Maps. Early in her presentation, she provided a couple of definitions of AR.
Yesterday, Canisius College put on a highly informative technology training day. I picked up a lot of great ideas. The first presentation was by Marya Grande, an Associate Professor in the School of Education and Human Services. In her presentation, she shared how she used Google Sites as a portfolio platform and a course repository. Continue reading
Last week, I had a slight panic attack. I was writing a lesson plan and I was using a previous lesson plan as a template. Instead of making changes to my new document, I accidentally overwrote the document I used as a template. Has this ever happened to you? If so, you know the feeling of dread that sweeps over you. If you want to know how to recover overwritten documents, continue reading. Continue reading
Do you use PowerPoint in your classroom? Have you ever misplaced your flash drive with your presentations? Do you share your presentations in Blackboard? This has been my case. I have recently moved to Google Slides and I am not looking back. Here are the many reasons I think you should move to Google Slides: Continue reading
Time is a precious commodity. Google Docs has saved me countless hours. With Google Docs, I am able to get to all of my files regardless of where I am in the world. I am not restricted to a single location to work on a file. With shared links to Google Docs, I can make a change that is immediately seen by everyone with access to the file. This eliminates wasted time in redistributing files that have been changed. Let me share two quick tips that will help you save even more time as you transfer your content to Google Docs. Continue reading