Tips and Tools

Setting Up Pinterest for Your School

A few weeks ago the literacy consultants from our ISD came in to chat at a staff meeting about “summer learning loss.” While I was familiar with the concept, this video they showed really put things into perspective. Yikes! We will now be implementing story time on our pontoon boat rides (kidding…kind of). The end…

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What is this Pinterest thing?

If you hop around on websites these days, you’re likely to find a “Pin it” button around images as well as entire articles/webpages. But, what it this Pinterest thing and how do you even go about “pinning” something? It’s rather simple, really. Imagine a bulletin board overflowing with great ideas, recipes, or even products. Now, rather…

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Time-Saving Tricks & Hacks

It’s May. Which probably means that you’re busier than ever. The end of the school year seems to bring with it a ton of events, awards to be printed, and field trips to be planned and taken. I find that I am on my computer more frequently, too, to make sure all of those things get done.…

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Periscope & Meerkat want you to join the party.

Onward and upward. With all of the talk about the importance of video, apps can take video to a new level. Whether it’s an editing app or the new live streaming apps Meerkat and Periscope. That’s right. You can live stream an event straight from your iPhone or iPad. Basically, once you sign up for…

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