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…)

January 22, 2014 TJ Houston

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  

January 6, 2014 TJ Houston

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!  

January 6, 2014 TJ Houston

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 space for peer-to-peer learning, collaboration and creativity. OETCx mixes new presentation formats, like Ignite-style talks, app smack downs, genius bar and interactive panels with unstructured time…

July 25, 2013 TJ Houston

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. (more…)

July 25, 2013 TJ Houston 2Comment

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

July 8, 2013 TJ Houston

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 find more information on the edcampHuron website: http://edcamphuron.org/ Cheers! Hope to see you there! TJ