Author Archive for Mr. G.

Mr. G. started out as a fourth grade teacher. His love for integrating technology led him to a Master’s in Instructional Technology. He became the Technology Specialist in a K-4 building prior to its reconfiguration into a K-1 building. The following year he was the Instructional Technology Coach, assisting K-1 teachers on how to best use technology for student success. He also started as an adjunct professor for Instructional Technology at Arcadia University. In May 2012, he was accepted into the SMART Exemplary Educators program. Currently he is a teacher resource specialist for technology focusing on iPad & SMART Board integration in NJ. In addition to being a SMART Exemplary Educator he is a Nearpod Author, appoLearning Expert, ThingLink Expert Educator & Symbaloo PD Pro.

A Department Meeting Success!

Ever have a meeting where you feel the group vibe is a… can’t say World Series win, maybe a Pennant Series win? People are leaving inspired with new ideas and come up to verbally share them with you; that’s what…

New School Year; New Challenge

I was asked by one of my district’s Special Ed Supervisors to assist with the creation of a means for managing the school’s lost & found. We have a life skills room where the students are going to utilize the…

I Don’t Normally Do This…

I don’t normally recommend products, but I supported a Kickstarter campaign (later moved to Indiegogo) which I have been quite impressed with. Volta, a magnetic charging cable for all devices is, in my humble opinion, amazing. It has become the…

2 Video Tool Recs… #EdublogsClub

This post is part of the #EdublogsClub – a group of educators and educational technology enthusiasts that blog around a common theme each week. Simply write a post and share it (via social media w/ #edublogsclub or posting a link…

Chrome Extension Recommendation…

A small backstory… there was once a tool for leaving voice comments in Google Docs which I loved. But, tragically, they decided to pull their integration to be a separate service where you would need to go into their dashboard,…

Catch-up Week… #EdublogsClub

This post is part of the #EdublogsClub – a group of educators and educational technology enthusiasts that blog around a common theme each week. Simply write a post and share it (via social media w/ #edublogsclub or posting a link…