Content Creation for VR with CoSpaces

One of my new favorite resources for virtual reality content creation is an application called CoSpaces. Within CoSpaces users can create their own virtual environments by using 3D tools, uploading media, and searching the web. With the VR explosion of excitement happening with various VR wear, easily accessible content creation tools are essential. Visit CoSpaces to Learn…

AR Stretches It’s Wings

Augmented Reality or AR: a technology that superimposes a computer-generated image on a user’s view of the real world, thus providing a composite view. AR has been around for a few years with applications and hardware such as: Google Glass, Aurasma, Augment, and now Pokemon GO.  I cannot begin to explain what Pokemon exactly is….

Cast for Education

After Google for Education’s announcement this week of several tools to be implemented my mind is just racing with excitement. First off, Google Expeditions app is graduating from beta stage and its availability to the public. Second, Google Forms gets it long awaited grading component making it extremely easy for teachers to provide assessments. What I’m…

Chrome Apps Are Usually Websites

Most Chrome Web Store apps are website shortcuts. This tip focuses on learning about educational resources and determining if the website is meaningful, appropriate, and safe. Teachers are the only members who have access to the Chrome Web Store. Here you can find a tremendous amount of resources through Apps- applications or website resources Extensions- mini-tools…

Music Anywhere Everywhere

Having access to music has become easier every year. Most of us use common apps/websites some free (with ads) some subscription based (Pandora, Spotify, Apple Music). Over the past year I have found two apps that have transformed how I store my music and access it over various devices. My top 2 sources are Google…

What’s On Your List

The concept of jotting down a list is nothing new nor is it innovative. Anyone can write a list on paper, in an email, or using an app. What makes a listing application interesting and important is it’s meaningful features that satisfy your purpose through collaboration, efficiency, and ease of use. Two strong app candidates…

Default App Dependence

  A reoccurring thought I have is the topic of default app dependence. The concept of using the default app for browsing, communication, and research baffles me at times. I completely understand that the app is designed for the device and or company’s product. I also understand people just feel comfortable because of the unawareness…

Blended Learning with EDpuzzle

There is an increased interest diversifying and engaging how students learn within and outside the classroom. The conception of “Blended Learning” has been a popular term discussed in education over the past few years. What is blended learning? A educational method  in which a student learns at least in part through delivery of content and…

The Importance of SSO in Education

Single sign-on (SSO) is a session or user authentication process that permits a user to enter one name and password in order to access multiple applications. Using SSO the user doesn’t have to create numerous accounts and/or remember vast usernames and passwords.  Below is a webmix full of web apps you can use SSO (Google-…

The Audio Class Environment

Whether it’s motivation, enlightenment, research, or plain interesting, educators that are implementing an audio class environment have an engaging or productive edge with their students.   Cloud Caster– free easily accessible podcast website where you can search, listen, and download any podcasts on your Computer/Chromebook/Android Device. Go to the website or download the app Chrome Web…

Student Response in the Classroom

There are numerous options on how you can differentiate how your students collaborate and contribute to a discussion in class. A great method of doing so is buy using student response systems. There are various paid/free applications out there that do the trick here are my top 6 (in no order). Google Forms: useful tool…