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Google Drive Essentials

What is Google Drive?

As an O’Dowd staff member, your “wayneb39@bishopodowd.org” email account is a Google account, which gives you plenty of space and storage in our cloud-based backup server, Google Drive. 237 more words

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The beginning of the end

I’ve been in university for 6 years now. The first four years were dedicated to my biomedical biology degree and the last two to becoming a teacher. 435 more words


3 PowerSchool Must-Knows for New Teachers

PowerSchool is a database that contains our school-wide student information system. Depending on your intended use, PowerSchool (also referred to as PowerTeacher sometimes) is accessed through a website and also a downloaded app. 152 more words

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3 Must-Dos in Schoology

We use Schoology as our learning management, which allows us to post schoolwide, course-specific updates, assignments, resources, and much more to groups of users. For teachers who don’t quite have a Schoology workflow down yet, here are some suggestions to keep in mind. 210 more words

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My (not so) critical incident

When I think of the term “critical incident” it makes me imagine that something quite frightening/exciting/crazy has happened. This year has been stressful and demanding, but I have not experienced anything “critical” just yet- nothing that has made me completely change my teaching methods and habits. 649 more words


Those 2 Dreaded Words: "Pink Slip"

This year is my second year of teaching.  After my first year I felt like I had finally found what I was placed on this earth to do and that I found what I am truly great at.   892 more words

Blogging? What's That? Who's He?

This Is Very New..

I’m a musician. I’m a creator. I’m a thinker. I’m a planner.

I’m not a writer. I’m not a blogger. This is a very new world to me. 154 more words

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