Scan Your Post-In Notes Into Your iPhone

Whether you call them sticky notes, stickies or Post-It notes, if you work in education then you probably have used these for a variety of purposes.  Post-It notes are a quick and flexible way to share ideas or thinking.  Just... Continue Reading →

5 “Old-School” EdTech Tools That Still Have Value

Can something 10 years-old be considered “old school?” Maybe that’s a bit of a stretch but when you consider the rapid change within education technology, a decade can sometimes can seem like a lifetime.  For example, think back to technological... Continue Reading →

Has The 1:1 Classroom Killed The Interactive Whiteboard? 

When I first started teaching in 2006, I loved my SMART Board.  And if you taught about a decade ago, chances are you probably did too – with very good reason!  Back then, standard tools for instruction in your classroom... Continue Reading →

Don’t Just Listen To Podcasts, Create Them with Soundtrap

Whether it's Serial, Story Corps or Mindshift,it is always encouraging to read about educators using podcasts in their classroom to promote student learning.  In the Atlantic article, The Value of Using Podcasts in Class, teacher Michael Godsey shares his experience with... Continue Reading →

Microsoft Forms: A Good Start, But Light Years Behind Google

Based on the popularity of Google Forms among educators, it came as no surprise when Microsoft introduced a similar (and almost identical) survey tool known simply as "Microsoft Forms" for their Office 365 Education Customers.  I'm a huge fan of... Continue Reading →

Welcome to my blog…

Welcome to my blog.  My name is Rich and I'm a technology integration specialist from Rochester, NY. Over the past ten years or so, I've worked hard to establish myself as a leader in instructional technology.  Often I'll share my... Continue Reading →

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