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.

Massive Improvements…

Back in 2017, I wrote a post called: ‘Dabbling in a Little Scripting out of Necessity…’ At that time, I was helping setup an unconference session board, in a Google Sheet, which had linked Google Docs for collaborative note taking.…

Formatting…

My building’s Instructional Supervisor came to me recently with a challenge. They are using a Google Form to submit necessary information, when the nurse is notified a student needs to quarantine. The information is placed in a Sheet for all…

G-Tech Summit (Summer PD)

This past summer, I had the opportunity to facilitate two sessions at the G-Tech Summit. My sessions were: How You or Your Students Could Be Anywhere Make Google Forms Work For You Both sessions were delivered virtually and I presented…

Whole School Meeting

Covid 19 has impacted education in many different ways; one way I’ve assisted my building admin is adapting our elementary whole school meeting. My school has a monthly meeting where they introduce the theme for the month which correlates to…

Broadcast Club

For the first time in my career, I’ve been co-facilitating a school club. Now of course this is after school, but also virtually! My school offers a Broadcast Club for fourth graders. With how the school year started, we took…

The 5C’s Club

I started something at my school… Wyoming’s 5C – Club. Now in education you probably have heard of the 4C’s: Creation, Communication, Collaboration and Critical Thinking. My school’s theme this year is Community, hence the fifth “C”. In the past, teachers…