• FETC 2015 Day 1

    After my first day at the Florida Educational Technology Conference, I am exhausted. My Nike+ Fuelband says that I took a total of 16 532 steps today, however that did include a 4.4 kilometre run after the exhibit hall closed… We started our day with a Photo Walk. The FETC committee was hoping to break a world record but I get the impression that we didn’t quite make it, given that they haven’t mentioned it since this morning. We did, however, break a record for the number of simultaneous users on Kahoot at the Techshare Live session. If you haven’t…

  • Tools for students who have difficulty writing or typing

    How to use Google Chrome | Speech Recognizer This is a tool that allows students who have trouble with writing or typing to speak into the computer and have the computer recognize their voice. This is a step by step “how to” tutorial for how to use the Speech Recognizer downloadable through Google Chrome. Cameron May is a substitute teacher with Rocky View School Division. Follow and share ideas with him @elbow_patch.

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