Chrome OS has stalled out

We live in a world where the Chromebook, and Chrome OS, should be thriving. But increasingly, it looks like Google’s cloud-first laptop platform has hit a dead end, and I’m not sure there are many available detours that can get it back on track. Source: Chrome OS has stalled out I don’t disagree too much […]

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Find lessons and content with Google Workbench

Source: Workbench Google Workbench is a repository of lesson plans that you can find through search. The search allows you to drill down through grade levels, content, project duration, and learning standards. Lessons can be assigned through Google Classroom or Clever. It’s all free, but they do have some premium features if you want to […]

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My OETC20 Presentations and Talks

Tuesday, February 11, 2020, is the start of the Ohio Educational Technology Conference. I will be presenting 3 times and delivering one FREd Talk (FREd stands for Finding Real Education). My presentations page is available at go.eduk8.me/oetc20 and will have links to all of the materials for my presentations. First up is Rock Google Slides […]

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Problem solving

The fundamental tension in UX design is that we don’t know what we don’t know. Assertive Instincts hide these gaps in our understanding. If the are especially assertive they can actually slow down better understanding. The only way forward is to question our assumptions, but this is a hard way to live! If you question […]

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Helping students select the best tools

The majority of our students use technology daily to learn and share their voice, creativity, ideas, and passion with the world! When we integrate technology effectively into the curriculum students discover how to use technology to problem solve, create, and better their future and world. Before students embark on any digital project, you need to […]

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