While we do not primarily use Google Classroom at Jamestown Community College, we do have some faculty experimenting with it. Since, I do not use Google Classroom that often, I decided to sit in on this session. Rebecca Velikaneye from Wheatland Middle School provided a thorough review of Google Classroom. She highlighted a number of the paperless benefits of this application. Continue reading
If you are planning to create open educational resources (OER) then I recommend you use Creative Commons (CC) licensing for those resources. A quick way to add the appropriate license to your documents is with the Creative Commons License Chooser. This is an add-on for Google Docs. Let me show you how to install and use this useful add-on.
Kathleen Gradel, a Professor at SUNY Fredonia, gave a wonderful presentation on augmented reality (AR) and Google Maps. Early in her presentation, she provided a couple of definitions of AR.
Yesterday, Canisius College put on a highly informative technology training day. I picked up a lot of great ideas. The first presentation was by Marya Grande, an Associate Professor in the School of Education and Human Services. In her presentation, she shared how she used Google Sites as a portfolio platform and a course repository. Continue reading
Last week, I had a slight panic attack. I was writing a lesson plan and I was using a previous lesson plan as a template. Instead of making changes to my new document, I accidentally overwrote the document I used as a template. Has this ever happened to you? If so, you know the feeling of dread that sweeps over you. If you want to know how to recover overwritten documents, continue reading. Continue reading