Month: February 2016

PMS Teacher Reflects

It was with much excitement that I entered into my career at Piedmont. I knew Piedmont had a 1:1 campus and wholeheartedly embraced 21st century technology. I was finally going to be able to flex my many years of personally training, understanding, and interacting with technology.

Interactive Timeline with TimelineJS

Create a list of events in Google Sheets, then have this service transform it into a beautiful timeline! TimelineJS is an open-source tool that enables anyone to build visually rich, interactive timelines. Beginners can create a timeline using nothing more…

Writing Revision Add-on

Have students try this writing revision add-on for Google Docs: This add-on provides students with feedback about their writing and enables them to address a range of potential writing problems, including weak verbs, excess prepositional phrases, dangling modifiers, and faulty…

Challenge: Google Voice Typing Poetry

Try transcribing The Raven from Edgar Allen Poe using Google Voice Typing! ¬†Practice fluency, articulation with instant feedback from the Voice Typing feature. I could improve this by channeling my father’s dictaphone skills… Google Docs->Tools->Voice Typing