tips/tricks

Google Tips

Date: September 18, 2015 Author: admin Categories: Tech, tips/tricks

Here’s a great article from Google with 55 awesome tips for students. Check it out, you might learn some cool tricks.

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What Kind of Learner Are You?

Date: September 9, 2015 Author: admin Categories: tips/tricks

We all have different ways we learn best. For example, I am not an auditory learner. If you give me directions, without writing them down, I am completely lost. Why does this matter? It can help you immensely if you identify what kind of learner you are, so then you can study effectively, rather than…

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Tech Tip: Evernote

Date: November 5, 2014 Author: admin Categories: Tech, tips/tricks

  So many of my students are “plugged in” when it comes to smartphones and pads, yet I’ve noticed not many of you have the very best app around: Evernote.  Besides the Google suite this is my #1 go to app. The best part is the syncing ability which I think you will all appreciate….

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Presentation Tips

Date: April 17, 2013 Author: admin Categories: tips/tricks, Uncategorized

This is a great reminder of do’s and dont’s: You Suck At PowerPoint! by @jessedee from Jesse Desjardins – @jessedee

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Remember What You Read

Date: November 13, 2012 Author: admin Categories: tips/tricks

I just read this article with 8-Tips To Remember What You Read. Since the number one question I am asked each year is “how can I remember what I read”, I highly recommend you all peruse this. Don’t just read the list, look at the longer explanations as well.

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Writing Tips

Date: September 10, 2012 Author: admin Categories: tips/tricks, writing

I’ve been following Daily Writing Tips for awhile now and wanted to share it because there are some fantastic tips for writing, grammar, etc.  A couple of the most recent posts are especially relevant to all of you (my students): Five Sentences That Should Save The Best Until Last 30 Synonyms For Meeting There is…

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Finding E-Books

Date: June 18, 2012 Author: admin Categories: books, tips/tricks

    Whether you are continuing on in high school, going on to college, or whatever else you have planned, reading should never stop.  If you use an e-reader (the kind is inconsequential) your life will be that much easier. About.com has a nice collection of sites where you can find books for free. Ten…

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Quizlet

Date: May 4, 2012 Author: admin Categories: tips/tricks

I accidentally came across a very nifty site that I think you will all like. I’m linking you to the English portion of the site, but there are many other sections I think you will find useful. Just click on the logo and you will be directed there.

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