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Melissa Schneider
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HS Media Specialist & Self-taught Tech Geek
HS Media Specialist & Self-taught Tech Geek

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Free & Simple Speaking and Listening Activities for Students
Communication is a vital tool for today's students, and a great way to increase students' oral fluency is to have them speak more in class. This doesn't mean you have to build in more time for student presentations! There are many activities that you are al...
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Google Keep | my go-to note taking tool
If you haven't realized it yet, I'm a Google gal. I'm willing to test out just about any app that can streamline my life (personal or work) and integrates easily with the accounts I already have. Google Keep is one of those apps that has proven to be a trie...
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Goodbye Revision History | Hello Version History
Google Revision History for Docs, Slides, and Sheets, was a great feature for teachers to see student work as it progressed through a document. Now, Google has updated this feature to Version History . With this change, users can now name the various versio...
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Text to Speech Chrome Extensions
I'm often asked what resources are available to students that will read text to them on the Internet. Since our school is a G Suite school and utilizes Chromebooks as a primary tech tool, I always turn to Chrome Extensions. Below you'll find a few of the te...
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Sutori: create digital stories & timelines
I absolutely love tech tools that are easy to use, integrate with other useful tech [like Google  Classroom ], are applicable to multiple curricular areas, and are FREE! Sutori  [formerly HSTRY] is one of those tools that has loads of applicable uses in alm...
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Chrome's Incognito Mode is a teacher's friend...
A Chrome feature that I use regularly is Incognito Mode . When I want to see how something will look to others (without logging out of my Google Account), I simply pop open an Incognito window and check it out. For teachers, Incognito Mode can be a valuable...
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Easy Publishing with G-Suite Applications
In my daily work with 7th-12th grade students and many different teachers and support staff, I often see people trying to make applications do things for them that they are not designed to do. One of the most common things I see is that people try to use Go...
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Differentiate with Google Classroom
The people at Google have done it again! Teachers asked and they've responded with Classroom's newest feature - the ability to differentiate . Teachers using the Classroom application now have the option to assign, announce, or pose questions to individual ...
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A few Google Updates...
First off, Google Apps for Education is now G Suite for Education .  Consider it a new name for all of the great educational and collaborative tools you are already using! Google Docs now has columns!  This may seem like a miniscule update, but the lack of ...
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