Student-Created Reading Catalogues using Google Sites

As a Tech Coach, I’ve been fortunate enough to work with many dedicated teachers who are willing to push themselves out of their comfort zones and try something new because they believe it will benefit their students.  I love hearing a teacher tell their students, “We are learning together today” because it demonstrates to the […]

Eight Reasons Why Teachers Should Start Using Google Drive

As teachers continue to shift their practice to include the use of digital technologies, they increasingly need a reliable place to store and organize their growing number of documents.  Google Drive is one of the most versatile tools in the G-Suite group of programs and, with a few tweaks, can be the answer to teachers’ […]

Read & Write For Chrome: Helping Shift Assistive Technology into Technology For All

It was fantastic to see the enthusiasm of younger students as they wrote…and the excitement of their teacher In my role as an Educational Technology Coach, I have been fortunate enough to have been invited into many classrooms to work directly with teachers and their students. One of the most popular requests by teachers is […]

Didn’t Take Long For Chromebooks To Show Increased Student Engagement

As a Grade 7 teacher, I was very excited about the 1:1 student Chromebook initiative, and so were my students!  On the day they arrived there was a palatable feeling of excitement in the school and the distribution was filled with all the ohhhhhh’s and ahhhhhhh’s of students exploring their new devices.  That afternoon, I just happened […]