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Design your inner monster!

April 15th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Language Arts, Content-Art


Me Make Monster is a free site that allows you to customize your personal monster. Click here to see the one I created!  While the site does promote the purchase of items with your monster’s image, you can download the image , share the url or print it.  For the complete TeachersFirst post, please click here.


Civil War Infographics?

April 14th, 2014 · No Comments · Content - Social Studies


That’s Gettysburg by the Numbers. This pseudo newspaper contains a collection of  Civil War data ( I had no idea what the average soldier weighted or  how much fabric was needed for uniforms!  There is even a Teacher Section with suggestions on how to use the site.  From TeachersFirst.


One Doc into many folders!

April 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Classroom, Google Tools

A question raised yesterday got me thinking- and today (with the help of this youtube video)- here is how your can share one document to several folders.  All you  need if the control key!



You and your Google Calendar

April 12th, 2014 · No Comments · Google Tools

The Coolest Things You Can Automatically Add to Google Calendar

After today’s session with Rich which included Google calendar, I saw this post.  Rich covered several of them but I thought this might be a good refresher. Click here to view from LifeHacker.