Google Drive is something I’ve talked endlessly about on this blog, but today I’m going to share with you how we used it at my last school. This school was located in Guatemala City, and although many Americans might imagine it’s something of a backwater [in some regards, it still is], our school was pretty … Continue reading Using Google Drive to Lesson Plan
Google Drive has always allowed for the use of templates--but the template gallery before was an endless repository of not-so-great looking designs that were difficult to sift through. Now, Google has updated with some professional looking designs for all of its apps: Docs: docs.google.com/ Sheets: sheets.google.com Slides: slides.google.com Forms: docs.google.com/forms Personally I love these new … Continue reading G Suite Makes Things Easy!
They say a college degree has a shelf life of about 5 years. Ready to game up? While time on the job teaches you much by way of experience, taking some extra courses or even mini-courses can really help you keep pace with the fast changing world we live in. One great source for some … Continue reading Been a few years since graduation? Time to up your game!
There are so many resources out there for teachers if only you know where to look. But again; you will want to start small. When it comes to teaching resources, my two personal favorites are: Pinterest TeachersPayTeachers Rubistar Pinterest is great because it connects to Facebook, and you can visually scan a page as you … Continue reading Cheap is good; free is better – Making use of free teacher resources
Okay, so this may not be high-tech, but TeachersPayTeachers is an EXCELLENT resource when it comes to finding class lessons--and to share them! Think of it as an exchange. Many lessons are paid (usually in the $1-5 range), though many are completely free. Additionally, this could be a potential source of income, if you decide … Continue reading Tech Resources #5 – TeachersPayTeachers