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Yet Another Blog?

“The reason publishers are signing authors who have built their own platforms is the same reason YouTube sensations are appearing in car commercials. They aren’t waiting to be picked.”

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Edcamp Cobb Recap

At Edcamp Cobb, everyone is a winner.

Nineteen schools from three different districts came out this past Saturday to participate in Edcamp Cobb.  Structured as an “unconference”, an Edcamp is a model of professional learning, where the participants set the schedule of sessions the day of the event, and the sessions function more like group discussions.   212 more words

Digital Tools

Wondering what to do with all those treasured photographs that you inherited from a family member? - Motivation Monday

In the decades before the age of smart phones and digital cameras, most people took photographs with cameras that used photographic film. The images were then usually sent to a lab where the film was processed and the images were printed on photographic paper. 586 more words

Technology Tools

A Fast Image Search in Notebook 16

There is a new add-on in SMART Notebook 16. It is now possible to search the net for graphics and then drag them onto a page. 148 more words

21st Century Learning

Come January Look for Extra Warnings from Chrome — Gravis Ludus

It’s been rumored for a while that Chrome would start warning users about sites that weren’t encrypted. Well, now we have an actual launch version. Chrome 56, comes out in January.

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Creating blog posts with Jetpack, Feedly, and Pocket

For the longest time, I didn’t want to use Jetpack on my site because of the rumored, and experienced, bloat and incompatibilities. I decided to give it a shot with… 260 more words


Our Tech Tubs2 Arrived!

My class received a modular tech tub2 that holds 24 iPads and has a usb syncing hub.  The four modules can unclip so that we can share the iPads with four classes or we can use the cart on wheels to roll all of them to another room. 79 more words

21st Century Learning