Category: How To

How to use technology better

Make Chrome Your Default Browser

  If you are using Google Apps–gmail, Docs, Sheets or any of the tools associated with a Gmail account–you should be using Google Chrome as your internet browser. These directions ensure that Chrome is the default browser, meaning links you…

Summer PD Opportunities

http://success.infohio.org/ Success in Six is a self-paced online learning program that shows you the latest ways to use digital resources to support 1:1, blended learning, personalized learning, differentiation, and a host of other student needs. It is offered at no…

Ending the Schoology School Year

MicroLesson: Saving Courses from Schoology on Vimeo. Here’s the great news: all the content you created in Schoology this year can be easily saved, ready to reuse, adapt, or share. Before the year ends, spend a few minutes doing end…

How To Lock Your Computer

Windows Key + a lower case L = a locked computer. This command is essential. It locks your screen so that your computer cannot be used until you put in a password (if it’s password protected) or until you “wake”…

Organizing Google Drive: Hacking Tags

Google Drive and the apps associated with it can get overwhelming to organize if you’re using your drive frequently. Ideally, tags would be a handy way to keep files quickly accessible.Tags are words that you add to a file as…

Research Has Never Been Easier

Research tools have come a long way thanks to advances in technology. Whether you are writing a research paper or simply compiling notes on a topic you’re interested in, using note taking and citation tools can make the process easier–maybe even…

Don’t be a Pirate!

Are you an accidental pirate? Do you pillage photos, graphics, and designs from online searches, using them for “educational use” without getting permission from the owners? If so, you’re not alone! Thanks to easy access, most of us have done…