Reading .ePub Files Through Your Google Chrome Browser

A lot of our classes our using Book Creator on our iPads to create multimedia books. The one major complaint was the restrictions of only being able to read the .Epubs on that iPad and because we use one iTunes account for all iPads we are limited to 5 devices …

Student/Teacher Feedback on Trialing Samsung Chromebooks

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 …

Google Sites as Portfolios: Further Thoughts

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 …

#gafesummit Singapore Day 1

  The Google Apps For Education summit kicked off this morning at Singapore American School with a keynote by Suan Yeo. His key-note set the tone for the educators in attendance in that he re-affirmed the fact that our students should not be learning the way we learned. With a …

Google Sites as E-Portfolios

It seems that this school year I’m getting excited about one thing. Portfolios. This year marks our first full year using the Google Apps platform. Every student in Grades 3 to 5 will use the Google platform for pretty much everything they do, presentations, write-ups, and also an e-portfolio for …