Tag: MIEExpert

#My24Hrs Part 1

I recently described myself as a devout pragmatist – and that has been reflected in the way I’ve taken on my role as technology liaison in our IT department.  I’m not an evangelizer; I’m a productivity and efficiency consultant.  If I can find 5 minutes of savings for a teacher in their class, that’s time […]

5 Reasons Schools should run with Office365

It often surprises me when folks don’t know about Office365 and/or don’t know how Microsoft has changed its educational offerings in the past few years.  Although Google definitely had the lead up to say 2011, Microsoft has quickly come up from behind and re-invented the educational space for teaching, learning, collaboration and creativity. So, briefly, […]

Five reasons to learn Math with OneNote

So, Alice Keeler – @alicekeeler– who is an amazing blogger and an incredible resource for those using Google products, posted 60 Ways Math Teachers can use Google Classroom last April.  It came across my desk the other day and, since school hadn’t started yet, I thought it might be a good reflection for me on how one could do similar tasks […]

Auto-Grading an Office365 Excel Survey Assessment

So it’s pretty common that folks use Google Forms to create an automatically graded assessment.  Now, I have to admit, as a mathematics teacher I don’t do a lot of fixed-response assessments like this that need automatic grading.  But that doesn’t mean it isn’t a useful option. In fact this post arises not from automatic […]