Stewart

Author's details

Name: Stewart Lee
Date registered: November 30, -0001

Latest posts

  1. I’m Now a Podcaster — July 15, 2017
  2. Using VR to take a field trip – the future is now — June 11, 2016
  3. Connect your classroom to the world – Google Hangouts — November 14, 2015
  4. Google Drive Basics Video — October 28, 2015
  5. 5 Extensions for Chrome that Every Teacher Needs — October 27, 2015

Author's posts listings

Mar 09

Google Classroom Cheat Sheet

I thought it might be nice to be able to refer my students (and other teachers) to a quick Cheat Sheet for Google Classroom.  I’m sure I’ll leave out something, but here is what I think are the important things to understand about how Google Classroom works.     When a student “Turns In” an …

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Permanent link to this article: http://mrleeteaches.com/blog/2015/03/09/google-classroom-cheat-sheet/

Mar 04

Best Screen Capture extension in Chrome

Working in a digital classroom (or even a traditional classroom), the need constantly arises where you need to capture images, graphs, documentation, ect… from your screen to incorporate into your lessons. Traditionally you can do a Print  Screen or on a Chromebook Ctrl+ to activate the screen capture.  But you don’t always want the whole screen, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://mrleeteaches.com/blog/2015/03/04/best-screen-capture-extension-in-chrome/

Mar 03

Make Your Forms “Smarter” with Add-ons

Until recently, if you wanted your Google Form to do anything special you had to write (or find a prewritten one) a script.  Which was more coding than most people would want to tackle for a simple Google Form.  Google Released several Add-on’s for Forms not too long ago and it has made Forms so much …

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Permanent link to this article: http://mrleeteaches.com/blog/2015/03/03/make-your-forms-smarter-with-add-ons/

Feb 27

If technology is constantly changing, why bother trying to keep up?

I recently had a teacher ask me that exact question.  They were complaining about not being able to keep up in the training sessions and then they weren’t sure what to do in the classroom.  The teacher went so far as to say, “5 years ago I was on top of everything, and now I constantly …

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Permanent link to this article: http://mrleeteaches.com/blog/2015/02/27/if-technology-is-constantly-changing-why-bother-trying-to-keep-up/

Feb 18

5 Reasons I love the new Inbox (beta) by Google

While I have been a loyal Gmail user ever since I got my beta tester invite more than a decade ago, I have found a new love in Gmail’s new sibling – Inbox.  Here are the top 5 reasons I’m taking the Inbox plunge and leaving the old Gmail in the app drawer. 1. You …

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Permanent link to this article: http://mrleeteaches.com/blog/2015/02/18/5-reasons-i-love-the-new-inbox-beta-by-google/

Feb 17

Ginger – the extension that proof’s everything

So we have all been typing along and with 15 things on our minds, we miss a typo or 3 before we hit send, submit, save, ect… Sometimes the app or program we are using has a built in spell checker or maybe even a grammar check.  Google has a pretty decent one that works in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://mrleeteaches.com/blog/2015/02/17/ginger-the-extension-that-proofs-everything/

Jan 29

Mighty Text is Mighty Handy

With all that goes on in a teachers life but on and off campus today, it is inevitable that you may receive text messages during class.  Either from your offspring (if they are a little older), a spouse, another teachers, or even the administration.  I get text more often than I get emails sometimes. Since …

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Permanent link to this article: http://mrleeteaches.com/blog/2015/01/29/mighty-text-is-mighty-handy/

Jan 27

This weeks top 2 extensions every teacher needs

Tab Scissors and Tab Glue While it may not be a huge deal to pull off one or two tabs and resize them to allow side-by-side browsing views, Tab Scissors and Tab Glue make it a one click process.  When you are dealing with multiple screens (or a screen and a projector) these two extensions …

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Permanent link to this article: http://mrleeteaches.com/blog/2015/01/27/this-weeks-top-2-extensions-every-teacher-needs/

Jan 13

How to Get Files Into Your Google Drive

Making use of technology in the classroom sounds good in a PLC or Faculty Meeting when it’s suggested but the basics are often overlooked when teachers start to use it.  Google Drive in all of it’s awesomeness it quite useless if you can’t bring stuff over and into your Drive. I have shared 100’s of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://mrleeteaches.com/blog/2015/01/13/adding-files-to-google-drive/

Jan 12

Keyboard Shortcuts for Google Drive

Keyboard shortcuts for Google Drive on the web Below, you’ll find a list of keyboard shortcuts for Google Drive on the web. Some shortcuts differ depending on your Google Drive version. To display the keyboard shortcut list in your version of Google Drive, press Ctrl + / (Chromebook or Windows) or ⌘ + / (Mac). Navigation …

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Permanent link to this article: http://mrleeteaches.com/blog/2015/01/12/keyboard-shortcuts-for-google-drive/

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