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Five Google Search Tools Students Overlook
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Five Google Search Tools Students Overlook

The advanced search menu on Google.com offers some great search results refinement tools that students should know how to use. Once students have become familiar with those tools, they should start exploring some of the other search products that Google offers that aren’t found by just searching on Google.com. Those tools are: Watch this compilation video for an…

Get to Know AI Before Your Students Turn In an Essay Made With It
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Get to Know AI Before Your Students Turn In an Essay Made With It

Artificial Intelligence is the trending edtech topic of the year so far. If you haven’t been asked about it yet, you will be soon. If you haven’t tried an AI writing tool yet, you should try it because your students are probably trying it. ChatGPT ChatGPT is an artificial intelligence tool that will create documents…

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Over the last fifteen years I’ve helped thousands of teachers develop fun and meaningful ways to use technology to create better learning experiences for students of all ages. Take a course with me and discover new ways to use technology in your classroom.

Do you need a dynamic keynote speaker for your conference or school year kick-off? I combine a bit storytelling humor and my New England practicality to deliver keynotes like Using Technology to Bring Joy Into Your Teaching.

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I love to ride bikes, ski, fish, and play with my kids. I occasionally ride in races like Unbound Gravel 200.

Ride bikes, be happy.

People who hear me speak often say, “has anyone ever told you that you sound like Ray Romano?”

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With a background in history it’s only fitting that I live in an old house in a historic neighborhood.

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