Jul
26
2012

Setting up Triggers in Google Apps for Debugging

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Tweet In my previous article I wrote about setting up a workflow for users to enter data into a Google form and the information is merged into a document and a PDF is created. You can read that article here. When you are trying to diagnose issues triggers with notifications can really help your debugging problems. Lets take a look at setting up triggers in Google Apps scripting.

Jun
12
2012

Apple Configurator Part II: Restoring Devices

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Tweet Previously I did a post as well as a video introducing the Apple Configurator. Today we are going to walkthrough setting up the devices for the first time in a cart situation in which you do not have to activate all of the individual devices. You can think of this like “imaging” the devices.

Jun
11
2012

Find The Best Apps For Your Classroom with @edshelf

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Tweet As many of you know I meet with my teachers once a week for Cyber Mondays to share several different Web 2.0 tools to use in the classroom. I find these tools in several different ways such as Twitter, Blogs, and Diigo. This can be a struggle sometimes to try and find the best tools that will work in each individual’s classroom. Edshelf has solved this problem by building a platform in which teachers […]

Jun
11
2012

Mirror your iPad screen to your Windows PC

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Tweet A few weeks ago I shared an app called Reflection that mirror’s your iPad screen onto your Mac. At that time I was un-aware of a Windows alternative. Andrew Mitchell shared an app that will project your iPad screen to your Windows computer as well as your Mac. Lets take a look at AirServer!

May
17
2012

Cyber Monday May 15th 2012

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Tweet So every Monday I meet with my elementary teachers and I share 5-10 resources with them that I have found or we talk about possible ideas they want to implement. I figured I would do a quick blog post recording these so they can go back and see what we went over in case they miss it.

Apr
30
2012

Cyber Monday April 30th 2012

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Tweet So every Monday I meet with my elementary teachers and I share 5-10 resources with them that I have found or we talk about possible ideas they want to implement. I figured I would do a quick blog post recording these so they can go back and see what we went over in case they miss it.

Apr
27
2012

Checking Google Drive Available Space

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Tweet Earlier today while playing with Google Drive I noticed they did not display how much room I have left like they do in Gmail. While poking around I did find it. Here is a super quick tutorial on finding how much space you have left in your Google Drive.

Apr
24
2012

Cyber Monday April 23 2012

Cyber-Monday

Tweet So every Monday I meet with my elementary teachers and I share 5-10 resources with them that I have found or we talk about possible ideas they want to implement. I figured I would do a quick blog post recording these so they can go back and see what we went over in case they miss it.

Apr
20
2012

Displaying Multiple Google Calendars on Your Website

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Tweet Recently we needed to display all of our different athletics calendars into one calendar to display on our website. You may want to merge your different building calendars into one calendar or you may have several different clubs or groups that you want to make a “Social” calendar for. Google makes this very easy with their configuration tool.

Apr
19
2012

Free Autism Apps For The Month Of April

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Tweet This month is Autism awareness month. Kindergarten.com is giving away all of their updated apps for free. You can view the apps on your computer here or on your mobile device search the appstore for Kindergarten.com.

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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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