Back to School with Google Classroom

It’s the time of year when teachers are frantically getting ready for the first day of school.  Organizing your physical classroom is probably first on your list but how are you going to organize your digital classroom? Google Classroom is my first choice!  Here are some tips I’ve learned along the way that can help... Continue Reading →

Google Up Your Math

As an Instructional Technology Specialist, I am always looking for ways to help teachers of all subject areas integrate technology, which is why I was so excited to attend Alice Keeler's Teaching Math with Google Apps workshop in Plano, TX in March.  Math is the area I usually find the most resistance when it comes... Continue Reading →

Prosper ISD Named Google for Education Reference District

Google has named Prosper ISD as a Google for Education Reference District. According to Google, “Google for Education Reference Districts are districts that demonstrate excellence and thought leadership through the innovative use of technology, including G Suite for Education (formerly known as Google Apps for Education) and Chromebooks, to drive impact and positive learning outcomes.”... Continue Reading →

Check out the New Google Forms Quiz Feature!

The Google Forms Quiz feature is making life a little easier for some middle school math teachers.  They are combining the pencil/paper method of showing work with technology for instant feedback.  The new Quiz feature in Google Forms makes this super easy! First, create your quiz as usual.  Reynolds Middle School 8th grade math teachers... Continue Reading →

Back to School: Engage with Tech

It's that time again...teachers scrambling to get their classrooms ready and come up with innovative ideas to engage their students.  I've compiled great ideas from some awesome edtech leaders to help you get started!  Teacher Trailers by Shawn Beard    Don't just sent a postcard or letter to your students this year when you can use... Continue Reading →

My Summer Reading List

One of the things I love most about summer is the time I have to READ!  I never seem to find time during the school year so I compile a list of books to enjoy over the summer.  This year I have quite the collection.  Here are the books I currently have on my list.... Continue Reading →

Google Drive Targeted Tips

As the end of the school year is quickly winding down, many teachers reflect and set goals for the next school year.  Do you need help keeping your Google Drive organized?  Check out these Targeted Tips for Drive Organization and Settings.  Feel free to download and share!  More Targeted Tips will be coming soon. Targeted... Continue Reading →

Google Educator Certification Boot Camp

I'm excited to be a Google for Education Certified Trainer and will be holding a boot camp in Frisco, TX on July 12-13, 2016 to help teachers get ready for the Google Certified Educator exams.  I have been holding 1 day sessions in my district this semester and we currently have 24!  Check out the flyer... Continue Reading →

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