Tweet Similar my previous posts I talked about how powerful Preview can be for manipulating files. In this tip we talk about converting between different file types. Sometimes you may have an image that you want to convert to a PDF or vise versa.
Tweet I have been tossing the idea around of putting together a site for people like myself to come together and talk about what they are doing in their districts and pick everyones brain. Recently at #learningcloud (Ohio Technology Leadership Symposium) George Couros shared his site which I have visited many times, http://connectedprincipals.com/. That was the push I needed to follow through and set up this site. The idea behind Connected Coordinators is to bring the […]
Tweet As you have read before I am a firm believer in customer service and more importantly teacher service. The next few posts will outline what tactics have worked for me to support my teachers and build a successful ET (Educational Technology) department.
Tweet 3 weeks ago I moved about a half hour away from Huron where I work. I now have a half hour drive which I use for thought and reflection. Today I reflected on last nights #21stedchat and how other tech directors block access to needed tools. #concords Podcast: Play in new window | Download
Tweet A few days ago the the Ohio Department of Education put out a pdf that had a select few of the administrators that are on Twitter or blog about EDU. The list they had was far from complete. Please share this form with educators that you know so we can establish a more complete list. Form Spreadsheet Thanks TJ
Tweet From Jeff Bradbury of teachercast.net: Dear Friends, The last few days have seen some of the most heartbreaking photos and videos coming out of the state of New Jersey. Even days after the tragedy of Hurricane Sandy, over 1 million New Jersey residents are still without running water or power. Today, I am announcing, along with other great educators across the state the #NJED Hurricane Sandy Supply Relief program. This program demonstrates the positive […]
Tweet Today Apple announced several new additions to their lineup of devices and software. Up until this point we have been limited to 2 tablet devices for the classroom from Apple. The iPod touch and iPad are no longer alone! Lets take a look at what was announced today from Apple today. Please leave your feedback in the comments section!
Tweet With the month of August in the rear view mirror, so too is Connected Educator Month. Over the past several weeks, countless educators have expressed great appreciation and enthusiasm for the new teaching connections they have made as well as the new learning resources they have acquired. With the new school year now upon us, the goal is to incorporate those innovative pedagogical ideas into our current teaching practice.To continue to grow as an […]
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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.