Why Edscape 2014 Was Worth Giving Up A Saturday Morning

The Edscape Conference

If you slept in this past Saturday, you missed an opportunity to learn about the latest technology apps and tips that you could use in your classroom. Edscape 2014 delivered over 70 professional development sessions to educators from all over the region. These sessions covered topics that ranged from using Google Apps to Coding! There truly was…

Three Ways to Modify Tests for Special Education Students

Special Education Modifications

If you teach a subject besides math or language arts, chances are you are on your own when it comes to facilitating the education of a child with special education needs. I am personally responsible for teaching over 150 middle school science students. When it’s time to assess the learning of special education students I have several methods, but the…

Why You Should Be Using Google Slides to Create Flashcards

Google Slides

Want to come up with a great way to have your foreign language students learn new words and study at the same time? Bringing ideas to foreign language education has never been easier thanks to the technology and free resources provided by Google Apps! The other day I was playing around with Google Slides with…

3 Easy to Use Presentation Applications You Probably Haven’t Heard About: Part Three

Zoho Docs

Wondering how your students can present slideshows without a Google account or Microsoft Office? In this third and final installment of my three part series, I will introduce a new presentation application that is very similar to Microsoft Office’s design. You can read about my previous articles on Emaze and Haiku Deck by clicking on…

3 Easy to Use Presentation Applications You Probably Haven’t Heard About: Part Two

Haiku Deck

Are you looking for an easy to use presentation application with your students? I found a few apps that are easy for students to learn and use for their presentations. The best part of these free apps is that they work great with Google Chrome and other browsers so it doesn’t matter what version of…

Passaic County Education Association: What’s it all about?

Joe Cheff Pcea

I had the pleasure of speaking with the president of the Passaic County Education Association, Joseph Cheff, to find out what this county association was all about. Working in a county where there are tens of thousands of public school educators, I wondered how many actually knew about the services and opportunities their county association had…