Posts Tagged ‘google apps’

I had barely even snatched the Google Certified Teacher award pin in my sweaty hands when I quickly arranged with Google to trial some Samsung Chromebooks in our elementary school for the remainder of the school year. Unfortunately for us, that meant a mere three weeks as our last day is May 31st. But our […]

Friday, August 16th, 2013 at 09:57 0 comments

I came away from a recent conference which focused on using one “platform/toolset” for every job. Imaginable. Even if it didn’t really work as well as another tool. My takeaway from that conference was that I don’t want to be that type of educator. Ever. And you shouldn’t either. If a certain tool doesn’t do […]

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013 at 09:17 0 comments

So it’s February. At the start of the school year I set Grades 3-5 off on using Google Sites as their digital portfolios. It’s about time I sit down and reflect on the process. Background This was not a formal school policy to use Google Sites, it was something I introduced to the teachers and […]

Thursday, February 28th, 2013 at 07:51 1 comment

Along with discussions ongoing throughout the year, it’s necessary to put out a survey to the teachers before even contemplating what technology purchases we wish for next year. This survey gives myself and the administration reflections on this year and recommendations from teachers for next year; what’s working and what needs to be looked at. […]

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013 at 08:00 0 comments

Day 2 kicked off with a keynote by Rushton Hurley¬†who was coming back to SAS after being a student here back in the 70s. Nice shoutout to the SAS superintendent who said to his teachers yesterday from the stage “I give you permission to innovate wildly“. Quote of the conference!! Using Technology to Kick Posterior […]

Sunday, September 9th, 2012 at 19:37 0 comments