If you are planning to create open educational resources (OER) then I recommend you use Creative Commons licensing for those resources. A quick way to add the appropriate license to your documents is with the Creative Commons License Chooser. This is an add-on for Google Docs. Let me show you how to install and use this useful add-on.
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 →