10 Keyboard Shortcuts For Faster Google Docs

If you're like me, Google Documents are an essential part of your work day. Whether I'm collaborating on a lesson-plan with a colleague, sharing notes on a meeting with the school, or assessing student writing, Google Documents is probably my most-used website online at work! In order to move through the large number of documents … Continue reading 10 Keyboard Shortcuts For Faster Google Docs

Mystery Skype: Connect Your Classroom With The World!

A geography lesson, a technology exploration, a cultural experience and a problem-solving puzzle all in one! Meet Mystery Skype. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GZdMnkWHG7s As you can see in the video, Mystery Skype in essence connects your classroom digitally with another anywhere in the world. Then, students must work collaboratively within the classroom and with the other community to … Continue reading Mystery Skype: Connect Your Classroom With The World!

Best Posts: April 2013 Edition

Here we are again, at the end of another month. This month couldn't go by fast enough, and now I am surprised to find that it is almost the end of the school year! I hope all of you have had an enjoyable April, and can't thank you all enough for helping TeachBytes grow. This … Continue reading Best Posts: April 2013 Edition

Best Posts: March 2013 Edition

Here we are again, at the end of another month! This one has been dragging on for me, although with this week for a break I should be back and enthusiastic at the start of April! I hope all of you have had an enjoyable March yourselves, and can't thank you all enough for helping … Continue reading Best Posts: March 2013 Edition

Best Posts: February 2013 Edition

Well, another month gone. This one flew by especially quickly, with Valentine's Day and both of my parents birthdays all crammed into one week. I hope all of you have had an enjoyable February yourselves, and can't thank you all enough for helping TeachBytes grow. This month alone, I've had 20,000 views on the blog! … Continue reading Best Posts: February 2013 Edition

Google Story Builder: Create Video Stories in Minutes!

Google recently launched Story Builder, which allows anyone to create short, Google-Docs style videos. You can adjust the characters, the story line, the plot, and even customize the music. Check out this example by Google of one of my favorite shows, 30 Rock: The process of creating a video is simple: Add and name characters … Continue reading Google Story Builder: Create Video Stories in Minutes!

2012: Year In Review

It's hard to believe - 365 flew by so quickly. This year I graduated from Johns Hopkins, left Baltimore, moved back to Houston, got my first apartment on my own, and started a new job at a wonderful school. I'm so grateful for my life, as I am surrounded by amazing colleagues, loving friends and … Continue reading 2012: Year In Review