14 Chrome Extensions to Support Students with Learning Challenges

What is "Assistive Technology"? I vividly remember being back in Elementary school, sitting at my desk during a writing assignment, and complaining that my hand was too tired of writing so much. I also remember that two of my classmates had serious learning challenges. One was mostly deaf and the other had a physical deformity, which … Continue reading 14 Chrome Extensions to Support Students with Learning Challenges


Google Forms: Creating a Scavenger Hunt

Over the summer, my son and I tried to find some interesting things to do around the city. After a short research, I found a company offering some exciting scavenger hunts around the country. There was a phone number to call and schedule the hunt, which I excitedly started dialing. The "tour operator" said that … Continue reading Google Forms: Creating a Scavenger Hunt

5 Awesome Google Forms Add-Ons

Google Forms is a powerful tool on its own, but you can super-charge it with add-ons. Add-ons are third-party tools that allow users to modify or enhance existing Google Forms (and Sheets) functionalities. Each add-on, which you get from the Chrome Web Store, usually "specializes" in one area, allowing you to tailor your Form or … Continue reading 5 Awesome Google Forms Add-Ons

Great Ways to Use Google Forms in the Classroom

If you haven’t been using Google Forms in your classroom on a regular basis, you don’t know what you’re missing! Google Forms started as a simple form-creating application, and since its inception in 2007, a lot has happened, especially for us educators. Google What? Google Forms allows educators to create questions, and assign a variety … Continue reading Great Ways to Use Google Forms in the Classroom

Talking Tech: The New 2016 ISTE Standards for Students: Innovative Designer

  In this blog post, I discuss and provide tools and ideas for classroom implementation of the second standard for students, “Digital Citizen”. If you would like to read the blog post for the first standard (Empowered Learner), click here. For more background information about the new standards, read my blog post “Talking Tech: The […]