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 […]
Tweet On June 29th educators from all over Ohio came to meet at COSI to discuss topics that are currently affecting education. These topics ranged from the SLO’s to OTES & OPES to technology. The event was organized by a team of educators from around Ohio including Stacy Hawthorne (@medinaTech), Jeremy Evens (@JR_evans) and Christina Hank (@ChristinaHank) and Christina the venue at COSI was secured by State Impact Ohio. Hats off to the group for putting […]
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 […]
Tweet The following is a guest post from the team over at DeviceLink, a solutions company that released a free MDM solution that is simple and easy to use. Check it out!
Tweet I must admit that I have been in a weird funk for the past few months, at work, at home and even online. A close friend and coworker shared this with me so I figured I would share it with you guys, The Guy in the Glass When you get what you want in your struggle for pelf, And the world makes you King for a day, Then go to the mirror and […]
Tweet There has been many times when a tool comes out and the only documentation on the subject is found on blogposts and Youtube videos. This is a great way to learn but sometimes its best to have a nice concise go to resource that will help step through everything with you. The book Instant Apple iBooks is just that.
Tweet Have you ever looked through the education category of the iTunes App Store and felt both overwhelmed with all the choices and underwhelmed with those same choices? That’s how I’ve felt. Many teachers have told us the same thing too. That is one of the main frustrations we at edshelf set out to solve.
Tweet 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.
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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.