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A Flipgrid Feature That is Often Overlooked

Earlier this week I was leading a workshop about making videos with students. The first part of the workshop included using Flipgrid. One of the features of Flipgrid that I always show is the sticky… Read the whole entry at FreeTech4T...

Two New Options in Google Classroom’s Classwork Page

This week Google added a couple of frequently-requested features to Google Classroom. Those features are automatically placing the latest work at the top of the Classwork page and filtering the… Read the whole entry at FreeTech4Teache...

How to Use Google’s Dataset Search Tool

Yesterday, I wrote an overview of Google’s relatively new Dataset Search tool. It is a tool that is designed to help users locate publicly available datasets. As I explain in the following video,… Read the whole entry at FreeTec...

When Personal Isn’t Good Enough: Just Keep The Rejection Letters Coming

“… too upmarket for the kinds of African-American fiction we have been publishing successfully…” “…what sells for us right now is the hard-hitting Sister Souljah type material with a street lit feel to it.” I received these em...

How to Measure Distances & Share Google Earth Views

Thanks to YouTube’s “on this day” feature last night I was reminded that two years ago I published a video overview of what was then the new browser-based version of Google Earth. As I shared on my… Read the whole en...

2019 April PAD Challenge: Day 19

For today’s prompt, write a license poem. There are many different licenses available to people. Fishing license, driver’s license, license to plate, license to kill, and marriage license. Poem doesn’t have to be about the license, bu...

Edublogs Explains How to Handle Student Blogs at the End of the Year

The end of the school year will be here before too long. For many of you it’s only about six weeks away. If you and your students have been blogging along this year, you might be wondering what you… Read the whole entry at FreeT...

What Is Turbulence? – A Physics Lesson You Can Feel

At the end of 2018 I shared a half-dozen resources for learning about the science of flight. This morning I watched a new TED-Ed lesson that will make a nice addition to my list of resources about… Read the whole entry at FreeTech4Tea...

Google Dataset Search – Locate Publicly Available Datasets

Google Dataset Search is a search tool that I learned about this week during one of Daniel Russell’s presentations at the TLA conference. Google Dataset Search is a new (still in beta) search tool… Read the whole entry at FreeTe...

Sub-image Search – A Strategy for Answering “What Is This?”

Image Credit: Becky Willough Earlier this week I had the good fortune to sit in on two presentations at TLA given by Daniel Russell. He is Google’s Senior Scientist in charge of search quality and user… Read the whole entry at F...

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