Category Archive: Web Tools

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 …

Continue reading »

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 …

Continue reading »

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 …

Continue reading »

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 …

Continue reading »

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

Jan 05

Filter your Google Drive Searches for Better Results

  Have you noticed the search box at the top of your Google Drive Screen? This allows you to search your files in Google Drive. This is one of Google’s powerful search tools to help you find what you need, when you need it!  The search will search not only the names of your files and folders but …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://mrleeteaches.com/blog/2015/01/05/filter-your-google-drive-searches-for-better-results/

Dec 26

Google Classroom will give you Time

Here’s the situation: You want to set up folders so your students can receive and turn in assignments all electronically. You school has Google Apps for Education, all you students have a Google account, and all you students have a means of accessing and working online during class – how do we use this great …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://mrleeteaches.com/blog/2014/12/26/google-classroom-will-give-you-time/

Dec 22

Pearson SchoolNet Primer

Here is a quick tutorial for using SchoolNet.  I created this for my district to use before testing this past fall.  Please note that your district my have different features turned on or off but this should give you the basics to use this powerful tool in your classroom.

Permanent link to this article: http://mrleeteaches.com/blog/2014/12/22/pearson-schoolnet-primer/

Dec 22

My Goals for This Endeavor

Years ago I kept a personal blog. I kept it active, updated, and tried to make it interesting for a full year. I would have kept up with it but we moved, I took a job, and well – time to work on the blog got less and less till I just quit trying.  At …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://mrleeteaches.com/blog/2014/12/22/my-goals-for-this-endever/

Page 2 of 212