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3 Minute Teaching With Tech Tip (Video Tutorials)

3 Minute Teaching TOOL-torial: Canva (Awesome Graphics Tool)

September 20, 2016

Create Top Notch Graphics With Ease, for Little or no Cost (fun for Students too!) This 3 Minute TOOL-torial introduces Canva, a mostly free* app that makes it a breeze to create graphic images combining images and text. Create presentations, posters, infographics, amazing social media visuals, blog images, and so much more. Canva is a […]

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SafeShare: Share Videos Safely, Without Distractions (New 3 Minute TOOL-torial)

September 12, 2016

Want Students to Watch Videos but Concerned About Distractions and Inappropriate Content? SafeShare.tv = Problem Solved. Video is an increasingly important element in the teaching tool set, but we often find ourselves challenged buy the challenges video delivery can suffer from. YouTube remains the king of video content delivery, but if you want to be […]

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EdPuzzle 3 Minute TOOL-torial: Add Questions to Videos, Monitor Progress

September 6, 2016

EdPuzzle is Truly an Awesome Free Tool. See how Easy it is to use in our Newest 3 Minute TOOL-torial. EdPuzzle is a powerful free application that makes it a breeze to embed questions in YouTube and Vimeo videos, and require students to watch them before they continue watching. When students log in and watch […]

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New 3 Minute Teaching TOOL-torial: ThingLink!

March 1, 2016

3 Minute Teaching “Tooltorial” No. 15 Provides a Quick Overview of ThingLink Early last month I had the pleasure of making my first ThingLink interactive image. ThingLink is such a cool free* tool for creating unique content for learning, it seemed like a great candidate for a 3 Minute Teaching Tool-torial. And now, here it is! […]

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10 Tech-Savvy Web Teaching Apps Students (& Other Teachers) Will Love

October 20, 2015

Come Explore 10 Different Fun & Powerful Free Tools With our ‘3 Minute Teaching With Tech’ Tutorials! Have you ever peeked in on another teacher and saw them using a tech tool that made you think, “Wow! That looks really cool! I wonder how hard it is to use?” Or maybe one of your own […]

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Discover Open Educational Resources With Our New ‘3 Minute Teaching With Tech’ Tutorial

October 19, 2015

The Newest Entry in Popular Video Tutorial Series Focuses on Getting to Know OER I love the idea of Open Educational Resources. Free. Editable. Shareable. What could be better? Well … it would be better if it was easier to find them, and if a lot more educators were aware of them. While we can’t […]

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A New “3 Minute Teaching With Tech Tutorial” Introducing Microsoft’s Compelling New SNIP Tool

September 24, 2015

Create Video Lessons in Minutes by Annotating Screen Snips with this Free Windows App Microsoft appears to have taken a page from Google’s playbook, encouraging employees to “turn their wild ideas into real projects” and calling the effort Microsoft Garage. Makes sense to me – all organizations should make room and opportunity for innovation. One […]

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Build Your own Try-a-Tool-a-Week Challenge – We’ve Made it a Snap!

June 23, 2015

How Would you Like to Build Your own Custom Challenge in Minutes? During the months of March through May, we ran a fun “challenge” here on the site. Every week, signed up participants would receive an email with a link to a page where we shared a new free tool. The web page would have […]

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Our Newest 3 Minute Tech Tool Tutorial: Screencast-O-Matic

April 22, 2015

Screencast-O-Matic Provides Free Screencasting, and Adds Additional Powerful Functionality for Just $15 a Year! This week on the Try-a-Tool-a-Week Challenge, we’re checking out Screencast-O-Matic. The Challenge is an easy, fun thing we’ve been doing on the site here in which anyone who signs up to get an email about each week’s new tool gets to […]

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3 Minute Teaching With Tech Tutorial – Socrative (Student Response System)

October 19, 2014

Check out how Easy This Popular Free Tool is for Gathering Student Feedback During Class or Giving ‘Live’ Quizzes Socrative is a powerful yet simple Student Response System that lets students respond to ‘quick questions’ or full quizzes using smart phones, tablets, or computers. Teachers love it – its very popular. Check out the newest […]

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