Chrome & Chromebooks Webinars from SimpleK12

SimpleK12 is offering six 30-minute webinars on Chromebooks & Chrome web tools and extensions on Saturday June 3.  Free! Sounds like great topics: Session #1: 10am – 10:30am ET with Jerry Swiatek “Chromebooks 101: An […]

Tech Tools for the Love of Reading

This weekend I have the pleasure of spending time with a group of terrific school librarians at the Carey Institute for Global Good in Rensselaerville, NY.  It’s a wonderful location to get away from everything and […]

Books for Kids: Empathy, Diversity and the Immigrant Experience

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In the past months, many organizations have published lists of YA and kids books focused on diversity, understanding the immigrant experience and developing empathy. For a project I’m working on, I merged a selection of […]

Juxtapose – Comparing Images

Juxtapose creates a slider to compare two images. It’s one of several handy tools from the Northwestern University Knight Lab. This Juxtapose images compares London’s Heathrow airport in 1945 and 2014. (Link to larger version.) […]

SummerPD Discount

Summer PD

And as a p.s. to the previous post. The House of #EdTech podcast is offering a discount on the  SummerPD.com online workshops. This is a series of 10 lessons covering Twitter, Google Classroom, Screencasting, Canva […]

Cool Tools and OER

OER (Open Educational resources) is the topic of  one of this year’s new lessons in the Cool Tools for School workshop. Open Educational Resources are freely available educational materials, ideally put together by people who […]