The Big 3 In the Classroom: Apple, Google, & Microsoft

You can view the related Office 365 vs. G Suite Smackdown as well. Event Overview New York City schools do things a little differently than most places. Due to the sheer size and complexity of needs, there is no overriding educational technology solution that’s chosen to work across the board. Yes, there is a citywide Office … Continue reading The Big 3 In the Classroom: Apple, Google, & Microsoft

Microsoft Accessibility

You can find a related post on Apple's accessibility efforts and tools available for accessibility for Google as well. Background I remember a time early in my teaching career where Microsoft was the only place to go if you wanted technology to be accessible. It wasn't necessarily the Microsoft was committed to it or that … Continue reading Microsoft Accessibility

Twitter Chat on STEM and Sparking Creativity

This post is in advance of the Microsoft TweetMeet coming up on September 19th at 1.pm. EST. Find related information on the Microsoft Education blog. Why Chat? It wasn't that long ago, before I started this blog a few months back, that I would have considered a Twitter chat antithetical to everything I thought about … Continue reading Twitter Chat on STEM and Sparking Creativity

Flash Dies

The Death of Flash (and how to work around it)

The internet gurus have long said the death of Adobe’s Flash player is inevitable, but, like Jason Voorhees in Friday the 13th,  it just won't stay down. The animation and game software that you once loved though will soon be officially gone. Flash is from a bygone Netscape era and once served a purpose for older … Continue reading The Death of Flash (and how to work around it)

O365 vs. GSuite

Office 365 vs G Suite SMACKDOWN

Find the updated version in The Big 3 in Education Find related information on Google Education and Microsoft Education. The#NYCSchoolsTech group introduced something new to this their Summit this year: The Smackdown. Panels of teachers debated the pros & cons of one EdTech tool vs. another. Early on it was Office 365 vs. G Suite. While … Continue reading Office 365 vs G Suite SMACKDOWN