Embedding Google Photo Albums

Many thanks to Sue Waters of EduBlogger for this great tip on how to embed a Google Photos album on another website. Create your album in Google Photos Copy the URL to share the album […]

Digital Portfolios for Students

In our Cool Tools for School workshop, we include a lesson on Digital Portfolios that gives educators participating in the workshop a chance to explore a range of tools to help students build a collection […]

21 Communication Skills Every HS student should have before College and Career

21 Communication Skills Every HS student should have

I’d say these are 21 communication skills we all need! This is one of the terrific graphics from Lisa Johnson’s (@TechChef4) recent book Cultivating Communication in the Classroom: Future-Ready Skills for Secondary Students  I’m looking […]

Photo sources for the classroom

    Richard Byrne of Free Tech for Teachers has updated his handy chart of reliable photo sources to use with students. Personally, I love pixabay, but it is fairly easy to find photos you might […]

NYS Summer Reading – YA Books Widget

One of the many fun projects that I have the privilege of working on is the New York State Summer Reading program website. We’ve been working on some redesigning, which is always a work in […]

Jauntful: Create your own travel guides

Jauntful is a great new tool for creating and sharing your own personalized travel guides. Create a guide to share your favorite places with friends. Create one for an upcoming trip with spots you don’t […]

Friday Picks: May 4, 2012

Obviously this isn’t really going to be a weekly sort of thing. You’d think I could manage that? But I’m barely managing to keep up with the weekly “Friday Photos” group on flickr. So let’s […]

Friday Picks: April 14, 2012

More odds and ends. Some new, some not. New photo editor for Flickr – With Google having gobble up the Picnik photo editor, Flickr has turned to Aviary for photo-editing features. Digging Into WordPress – New printed […]

Friday Picks: March 30, 2012

Some interesting things I’ve run across this week. Trying to restart my “New & Not So New” posts that I used to do! ‘New Librarianship’ Pinterest Boards –  Contest that was run by the Syracuse […]

Pinterest and WordPress

When I searched the WordPress plugin directory for “Pinterest” 2 weeks ago, I found 20 plugins. Today there are nearly 50.  These plugins add PinIt buttons to your posts and pages, provide options for displaying […]


  by  Jameson42  At this time last year, I had lots of training travel plans for the winter months, all of which came to an abrupt halt when I broke my knee in February. Even with that […]