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Getting Started with the TPACK Model

Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK) attempts to identify the nature of knowledge required by teachers for technology integration in their teaching, while addressing the complex, multifaceted and situated nature of teacher knowledge.

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Getting Started with the SAMR Model

SAMR is a model designed to help educators infuse technology into teaching and learning. Popularized by Dr. Ruben Puentedura, the model supports and enables teachers to design, develop, and infuse digital learning experiences that utilize technology. The goal is to transform learning experiences so they result in higher levels of achievement for students.

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Gmail Blue – the Kenston Experience

We’re excited to announce that Kenston’s IT team have been working with Google over the last 6 months to develop Gmail Blue – a dedicated version of Gmail, in the Kenston colors.

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Creating Educational “Motivational Posters” with Google Drawings

We are all familiar with motivational posters. They typically have a black background, one large image at the top, then a word or short phrase in large type below it, and finally a short inspirational sentence at the bottom. Can they serve as a neat tool for summative or formative assessment? You bet!

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NEOTIE Magazine January 2017

The NEOTIE Magazine is a collection of articles and information produced by a group of folks in Northeast Ohio, here all in one place.

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What is ransomware, and what can I do about it?

Ransomware acts much like a virus, but is specifically designed to encrypt your files, and hold them for ransom. Typically, users are instructed to call a phone number, and pay a fee to have their files unlocked.

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Cite your sources with Explore in Google Docs

Students writing research reports, analysts crafting whitepapers, and others looking to credit their sources can now insert citations as footnotes with the click of a button in Explore in Docs on the web.