Mar
31
2014

Google Chrome Experiment: Photowall

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Tweet In the latest episode of the State of Tech podcast (Thestateoftech.org) I shared a cool Chromecast app called Photowall.

Mar
20
2014

#OASBO Spring Meeting: 10 ways to Promote your School Lunch Program

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Tweet Today I am speaking at OASBO about marketing your school lunch program. Here are the slides from the presentation:

Feb
13
2014

Recovering the Acer C710

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Tweet Recently we ordered roughly 75 C710′s for our high school. All but one of the devices came pre-enrolled and every time we tried to enroll it we got an error that it could not be completed. We tried power washing the Chromebook and still had no luck. The only option we had was to restore the device and re-install the Chrome OS. Here is how we did it!

Jan
22
2014

#oetc14 Tweetups!

Tweet Join in the fun on Monday & Tuesday for #OETC14 After Hours Tweetups and network with other conference attendees! Monday’ event is at Bernard’s Tavern. Learn more & RSVP here:   http://www.eventbrite.com/e/oetc14-monday-after-hours-tweetup-tickets-9946709877   Tuesday’s event is at North High Brewing. Learn more & RSVP here:   http://www.eventbrite.com/e/oetc14-tuesday-after-hours-tweetup-tickets-9946794129  

Jan
6
2014

Quick Timer For The Classroom With Google

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Tweet I was just browsing the Google Apps For Education Google + Community and I saw this quick tip. If you enter the word timer and then how much time you need, hit enter you will have an instant timer!  

Jan
6
2014

#OETCX14 @ #OETC14

Tweet So it’t been a while since I blogged about anything. Recently my photography business has taken off (tjshots.com) and it has taken all of my free time. I did want to share a little bit about an awesome event that is taking place at this years #oetc14 conference. OETCx is the official un-conference of the Ohio Educational Technology Conference. This participant-driven day-long event offers alternative learning experiences to the traditional conference sessions and creates […]

Jul
25
2013

Reflection: #buschat, #hallwaychat, & #barchat

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Tweet Amazing conversations happen in the strangest places. As you can see from the title of the article I have had some great conversations with educators and students that have been very insightful and thought provoking. I wanted to share some of the great experiences I have had over the past several weeks.

Jul
25
2013

90 Chrome Apps in 120 Minutes #GCCC13

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Tweet I am presenting at the Greater Clark Connected Conference in Jeffersonville, IN this morning and Brett asked me to do a 2 hour session on chrome apps. So similar to my previous preso 60 chrome apps in 60 minutes,  here is 90 Chrome Apps in 120 Minutes.   https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1rWwo78NKdFaweq-9_u9OSMiqzn0nIrHP8gMGzj_1Bcc

Jul
18
2013

Presentation: iPad Basics

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Tweet Today I am doing a quick overview training with some teachers on iPad basics. Here is the presentation for all to share!

Jul
8
2013

#EdcampHuron

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Tweet This is our 2nd shot at hosting an Edcamp at Huron City Schools. So far we are moving at a great pace to put on a great event for you! So far all of the food is taken care of and we are working on getting sponsors to help with prizes and such. The event will take place on August 2nd 2013 at: Woodlands Intermediate School 1810 Maple Rd. Huron, Ohio 44839 You can […]

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My name is TJ Houston.
I am the Director of Technology at Huron City Schools. I love integrating technology into the classroom and helping teachers find the way on the information super highway. Things I love: My family, My awesome Girlfriend, Technology, Education, and Photography.

I run PD sessions twice a week and run community training the first Saturday of the month. I love teaching people new things.

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