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.

Time to Make Amends…

At some point in time, everyone needs to take back something they have said. Today is one of those times for me on this blog. I wrote a post in May of last year offering a recommendation for an extension…

Take Apart Day 2017-18

The third annual Maker Ambassadors’ facilitated Take Apart Day happened on December 20th & 21st, 2017. (You can check out the posts from 2015 & 2016-17) The ‘Maker Ambassadors’ is a component of PRISM, a self-selected offshoot of my school’s…

A Google Slides Hack…

I was asked recently by a colleague, Stacey Lindes if it was possible to link to a specific slide in a Google Slides presentation. After a little thinking, this is what I came up with. ***Note: I truly cannot recall…

Building Upon an Idea…

I recently read a blog post by Eric Curts at Control Alt Achieve about how to have mathematical notation in a Google Form. The resource he shared is a free web tool, Online LaTeX Equation Editor, which is similar to EquatIO. This tool provides several…

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…