In June I hosted four online courses for teachers and school administrators. In July I am offering four more online learning opportunities. A description of each course, its dates and times, and registration links are included below. If you’re a subscriber to the Practical Ed Tech newsletter be sure to use the discount code “subscriber” when you register. Practical Ed Tech … [Read more...] about Four Online PD Opportunities Starting Next Sunday
The end of the school year is here or near for many of us. Throughout the school year you probably created a bunch of useful materials online. Now is a good time to take a look back at some of your digital activities and create an archive of the most important pieces. Google Drive users can download copies of anything that they have created and stored in their accounts. An … [Read more...] about Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – Create Archives of Your Digital Activity
During the school year we tend to think to ourselves, "I'll do some professional development during the summer." Then the summer arrives and we find our schedules a little more busy than we expected. That's when on-demand professional development is handy. I offer six on-demand professional development webinars. You can download them and watch them when it is convenient for … [Read more...] about Six Hours of PD for Just $25!
As I wrote earlier this week on Free Technology for Teachers, Google Calendar keeps my life on schedule. I use Google Calendar for keeping track of everything from keeping track of the classes I'm teaching to remembering when the babysitter is available. Once you understand it, you'll find that it runs your life too. Understanding how to use Google Calendar is an essential part … [Read more...] about Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – Google Calendar Tips for New Users
Last week during Practical Ed Tech Live I answered a request for free speech-to-text tools. If you missed the broadcast, I suggested Dictation.io and Dictanote Speech Recognizer. If you're a Google Docs user, there is a built-in speech-to-text tool that you can use. On Dictation.io you can simply click "start dictation" then start having your voice transcribed into a text … [Read more...] about Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – Three Free Speech-to-Text Tools