Month: March 2017

Do you struggle with cell phones in the classroom? They can be excellent tools for learning, but more often than not, they are a huge distraction. Check out this post about some of the ways students can use their portable devices for nefarious purposes and how the 1:1 classroom can offer a solution.

The Problem with Cell Phones

Back in the late 90s, I drove an 86 Cavalier that had a bad habit of breaking down in the most inopportune of places–the middle of the interstate when I was cruising in the center lane (fortunately in light traffic), at a traffic light on a major road during rush hour, exiting a parking garage

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Have you run into the issue of not being able to access a website due to Adobe Flash not being enabled? This happened to me during a recent lesson, and after a quick in-class Google, I figured out how to enable Adobe Flash on a Chromebook. This short blog post explains exactly how to fix this problem so that you don't run into the same mid-class problem that I did!

Enabling Adobe Flash on a Chomebook

My students were working on a simple activity in class last week–at least I thought it was simple.   They were to take a virtual tour of a medieval manor. They were to answer questions regarding that tour. They were to drag and drop pieces to label the parts of a manor.   I assigned

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