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…

What Are Apps?

When you hear the word apps you’ve probably heard it in the context of an iPhone/iPad. Apps is just a shortened way of saying application. You may hear about apps for Google, Apple, Microsoft, or others.  Here are the differences for the top companies:   Apple What: Apps for Apple are always on an iOS…

QR Code Readers and Generators

Quick Response Codes known as QR Codes is a matrix barcode readable by QR scanners, smartphones, iPods (with camera), or tablets. That looks like this! Simply, QR codes are a shortcut to find more about anything (product, place, person, idea, etc.) and are  used in advertising/promotion, education, transportation, marketing, etc. The code can be as small…