Category Archives: Technology Options for the Classroom

A review of possible applications of technology for the classroom

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Use Google Docs to Convert Images and PDFs to Editable Text


Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: Use Google Docs to Convert Images and PDFs to Editable Text

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Engaging reluctant writers using e learning tools (SlideShare)

Hi everyone, I stumbled upon a great slideshare that I wanted to bring to your attention. It has some fantastic ideas and links to some great online tools to engage your students. It’s geared to junior or “reluctant” writers and offers unique ways of aligning curriculum with Internet based tools. See for yourself by clicking here. I particularly likedĀ The Hero Factory on page 10.


PicLits – an idea for reluctant writers is a creative writing site that matches beautiful images with carefully selected keywords in order to inspire and engage writers. The object is to put the right words in the right place and the right order to capture the essence, story, and meaning of the picture. Click here to try it.



Using Microsoft software with Smartboard software – 2 minute tutorial

Given our new direction toward using more Microsoft software, I though it would be timely to provide everyone with a link to a short tutorial I came across last week. Hope you find it useful.





Ink aware tutorial

Smart Ink Viewer is fantastic if you are looking for more control of interactive software and tools.

Here is the link to download your notebook 11 and all of its tools:

Notebook 11 download


Thinking of signing out iPads this year? Check out Apple’s Education Site


10 Tools for Creating Class Puzzles and Quizzes


Here are some ideas for teachers looking for great ideas for the classroom.


Best Available Free Software

Best Available Free Software –