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Apr
30
2014

Sync Multiple Google Calendars to your IOS 7 Device.

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Tweet I have had a lot of users come to me because the IOS 7 update caused issues with not all of their Google Calendars not showing up on their mobile devices. If for some reason no calendars or contacts are showing then you should delete your account and re-add. To get started on your mobile device head to https://www.google.com/calendar/syncselect  You will have a list of your available calendars. Simply select the calendars that you want […]

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.

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
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!  

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

Jun
25
2013

Google Scripting + QR Codes = Awesomeness

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Tweet Todays post came from a comment from a reader who asked about inserting QR codes into Google Spreadsheets. There are a few things that this can be used for such as ticketing for an event, etc. Its not exactly what the reader asked for but its a step in the right direction.  Below you will see the end result of what we are doing: So after some time playing with the URL and encoding […]

Mar
20
2013

Google Keep: Google’s Evernote Competitor Released

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Tweet Today Google announced its new service named Google Keep. Google Keep is a notetaking app that rivals Evernote. There are a few things that I like and disklike about the service but for version one I think it is a pretty solid tool.

Mar
15
2013

#TLC13 Presentations about Chrome Apps & Apple Configurator

Tweet 60 Chrome Apps in 60 Minutes: Tools to Help You Not Suck At IOS Management: If you have any questions or suggestions don’t hesitate to let me know! Thanks TJ

Mar
14
2013

RIP Google Reader, Now What?

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Tweet Yesterday Google announced that it will be shutting down Google reader as of July 1st 2013. I used Google Reader to keep track and follow all of my favorite blogs online I also used it to archive my content via IFTTT and Diigo. Although I am a little upset about Google’s decision I realize that they were providing a free service and beggars cant be choosers. Below I walk you through how to export your Google Reader […]

Feb
26
2013

Going #Chromando Project Update 2

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Tweet Today marks the 26th day going Chromando. Within this month I have been to several meetings, training’s and conferences and I have been able to put the Chromebook to the test.

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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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