Tech In Pedagogy

Tech Resources For Your Teaching

Making Virtual Reality a Possibility in your Classroom

I am always looking for ideas for the classroom. I have been working with Google Cardboard, and I see a lot of potential for using it in the classroom. Google Cardboard is a virtual reality device kit that users assembles themselves. The device consists of a section of cardboard that is cut and marked for assembly, a…

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7 Cool Ways To Use Google Docs in your Teaching

There are many ways that Google Apps can be used to streamline your teaching.  For this post, I wanted to narrow my list to just Google Docs because the list would have to be extremely long to cover the possibilities for all Google Apps in any real depth. So here we go: Lesson Plan Collaboration:…

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Creating and Embedding Course Specific Calendars into your Class Site

Using a calendar to communicate class due dates and provide access to related documents and information can be very beneficial for students. Communication of class due dates and expectations is very important. It is also important to consider ease of use when adopting a new tool or resource.  In this case, you might want something…

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Using Google Maps and Earth in the Classroom

My wife and sons recently took an extended trip to Ireland to visit my wife’s family. I met up with them over the winter break. Part of my job before the trip began was to ask my sons’ teachers what they would be missing in school, and if there was anything they could do to keep…

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Google Drive App Add-Ons

In Google Drive, you have the option of starting many different projects using various Google Apps. These Apps include Docs, Sheets, Slides, Drawings, and Forms. Did you know you can find and add more though? There is an option for adding more apps beyond the stock apps that come with Google Drive. This can be done…

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