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App Spotlight: Teacher’s Assistant Pro (cleveriosapps)

By   /  July 8, 2012  /  App Spotlight  /  No Comments

TAP

Jeff sits down with Chris Hoovler from CleverIOSApps to discuss the great app Teachers Assistant Pro [powerpress] App Review: Teacher’s Assistant Pro is an application built for the iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch designed to help teachers keep track of student discipline issues.  This app is customizable and easy to use.  If you are looking for a great […]

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TeacherCast Podcast #52 “Snip.it” (@snipit)

By   /  June 16, 2012  /  TeacherCast Podcast  /  No Comments

Snipit-Square

Jeff sits down with the creators of Snip.it, a brand new way to curate educational content on the web to discuss this revolutionary new presentation tool. [powerpress]   Topics Covered: What is Snip.it Signing up for Snip.it The internationalisms of Snip.it Using Snip.it as a teaching tool in the classroom Featured Websites: www.Snip.it   Featured […]

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TeacherCast Podcast #43 “Using iLife and iWork in the Classroom”

By   /  June 9, 2012  /  Educator Spotlight, TeacherCast Podcast  /  No Comments

iwork

Jeff sits down with Mark Greentree from EverydayMacSupport to talk about Apples iWork and iLife suites.  We discuss what each application is, and how it cam be used in the classroom. [powerpress]       Topics Covered iWork Keynote Pages Numbers iLife Garageband iPhoto iMovie Guests on the Podcast Mark Greentree is the principle blogger and […]

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TeacherCast Podcast #42 “iBook Author” (@cteduonline @classwidgets @dennisrfreitas)

By   /  June 9, 2012  /  TeacherCast Podcast  /  No Comments

ibookauthor

Jeff sits down with Christopher Tully, Dennis Freitas, Rhys Jones and Thomas Beverly to discuss the brand new iBook Author from Apple. [powerpress]       Topics Discussed: What is iBook Author? Who was iBook Author created for? How to Create for iBook Author? Creating Widgets for your iBook Author Project using ClassWidgets.com Using iBook […]

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TeacherCast Podcast #36 “Digital Student Creations” (@camstevens76 @brentcoley @dgoble2001)

By   /  May 29, 2012  /  TeacherCast Podcast  /  No Comments

Defying Gravity Motivational Poster

TeacherCast welcomes Brent Coley, Don Goble and Cameron Stevens on the show to talk about Apple Distinguished Educators, iBook Author and much more. [powerpress]     Topics Covered: Student Blogging Classroom Tech Student Podcasting Apple Stuff Class websites Websites and Apps Discussed: CloudOn Microsoft Office on your iPad Explain Everything App Don Goble – Broadcast […]

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TeacherCast Podcast #19 “Your Friendly Tech Department” (@themacmommy)

By   /  May 20, 2012  /  TeacherCast Podcast  /  No Comments

technology class

Jeff sits down with Melissa Davis, the MacMommy and Pat Fauquet from MacMouseCalls to talk about the life of your friendly Technology specialist. [powerpress]   Topics Covered: What is a school technician and why are they important to our school? What is the function of the school IT department? How many hats does an IT […]

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TeacherCast Podcast #17 “Educational Freebies”

By   /  May 20, 2012  /  TeacherCast Podcast  /  No Comments

money hands

Jeff sits down with Mark Greentree from EverydayMacSupport and Glenn Kunzler from MacTrast to talk about Free Educational Resources for your classroom.   [powerpress] Topics Covered: Free Websites for Teachers (Google Sites/iWeb/Blogger) Free Blogs for Teachers (Blogger/WordPress) Free Office Programs (Google/Open Office) Online Storage (Dropbox/Sugar Sync) Free Video Storage Sites (YouTube/Vimeo) iTunes and iTunes University. […]

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The Four Essential FREEBIES of Educational Technology

By   /  April 18, 2012  /  Writers  /  No Comments

I recently taught a professional development session at my high school where we discussed the primary things a teacher should do to become a 21st  Century Educator.  Sure, there are the obvious things that a teacher needs to do in order to survive this ever changing technological world (see my series on Why Every Teacher […]

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Why Every Teacher Needs a Mac: Pt 2

By   /  April 6, 2012  /  Uncategorized  /  No Comments

Every teacher needs a Mac.  There… I said it a second time. In part 1 of this blog series, I wrote about the Mac Operating system named Lion. I wrote about why it is not only the easiest operating system to learn, but why it is important that teachers understand how easy it is to […]

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