Twitter Teams: Share your account NOT your Password

Sharing School or Organizational Twitter Accounts Twitter has a little-known “Teams” feature that enables account owners to invite contributors without having to share a password.  Not only does this dramatically reduce the security risk associated with sharing passwords, but makes it simple for contributors to Tweet from multiple accounts without signing in and out. Schools and organizations who want to have ...

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Search ‘Smarter’ NOT ‘Harder’ using Google’s Advanced Search

Google’s Advanced Search Of course you know how to search, but if you aren’t using Google’s “Advanced Search” feature, you’re missing out on searching efficiently. With “Advanced Search” you can easily filter and narrow your search results, without needing to recall Boolean logic operators. Advanced Search allows you to filter a web search by: Finding a specific word or phrase ...

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Teachers Rejoice! NEW Google Sites is at Hand!

A NEW Google Sites! Google has just released a completely re-designing Google Sites from the ground up…and teachers will LOVE it! You can now create a beautiful website by dragging and dropping elements onto your page. Of course Google Sites offers awesome collaboration features that have made Google Apps the foundation of so many of our classrooms. You want responsive web ...

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Coding Math Word Problem Games in Scratch

Incorporating Scratch Coding in the Math Classroom Integrating computer coding with math in the elementary classroom is easy using Scratch. I recently challenged some of our fourth graders to create their own math word problem games. After completing their programs, students rotated around the room playing one another’s games, which made for some great math practice!  Students were provided with ...

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Working with Images in Google Docs & Slides

Images in Google Docs & Slides Creating visually engaging documents or presentations using carefully selected, well-placed images is easy when you know how to work with images in Google Docs or Google Slides effectively.  However, finding the right image can be a time-consuming struggle. Depending on the situation, you may find it helpful to be aware of some different ways of ...

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