January 14, 2017 TJ Houston

This year marks my 4th trip to WPPI and over the last 17 years I have traveled to Vegas over 20 times. I wanted to share some tips for not only having a great time at WPPI but also a few tips that I have learned along the way for having an awesome time while visiting the city of sin! (more…)

December 9, 2014 TJ Houston 1Comment

With the new Evaluation system in Ohio my curriculum director needed an easy way to create a folder for each teacher to keep track of all of their documents, evaluations, slo’s, etc. So I went to work and created an easy to use script. (more…)

February 13, 2014 TJ Houston 2Comment

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! (more…)

May 6, 2013 TJ Houston

As we search for different ways for students to validate learning objectives via technology more and more teachers are searching for technology tools that can assist in the classroom. A great way to record auditory skills such as podcasts, foreign language, instrumental, and music is a free tool installed on OSX called Garageband. This is a quick tutorial on how to create a MP3 recording using Garageband.   (more…)

April 23, 2013 TJ Houston 2Comment

Recently my food service director went to a meeting and they started discussing QR Codes as an easy way to share  the lunch menu. We are having small magnets printed with the QR code so students can have them in their lockers so they can instantly see what is for lunch.  (more…)

March 21, 2013 TJ Houston

I have had a few readers ask how they can add an RSS feed directly in Feedly. Hopefully soon we will have a plugin that will let us do this directly. Until then here are the steps. (more…)