Google Sheet Interactive Dice!

  Roll a single or double dice with a keystroke using -- wait for it -- a Google … [Read more...]

Google Maps Distance Measurement Tool

This hidden feature provides a great way to easily measure distances on a Google Map. Google … [Read more...]

Smarty Pins – Google Map Game

A fun online game that will help your students learn geography, history, and search skills. (This … [Read more...]

Add Images & Videos to Google Slides – Easy as 1, 2, 3!

Using these simple steps, students (and teachers!) can easily find and add  images and videos to … [Read more...]

Google Timer

This simple "trick" will allow you to keep track of time for a classroom task, for group work, for a … [Read more...]

5 Awesome Google Spreadsheet Formatting Tricks

These easy-to-implement "tricks" will make your Google spreadsheets more functional and … [Read more...]

Flippity – Online Flashcards from a Google Spreadsheet!

This awesome tool allows you to quickly and easily create online flashcards from information in a … [Read more...]

Flipped Classroom

Teachers everywhere are making their classrooms more student-centered and using their class time … [Read more...]

YouTube Video Clipper

Ever want to share just part of a YouTube video with someone? Well, now you can! Just use Tammy's … [Read more...]

Cool Google Trick – Use Spreadsheet as Virtual Copy Machine!

This week you will learn a simple trick that will allow you to share individual copies of a Google … [Read more...]

A Google Spreadsheet Formula Everyone Should Know About

Google forms are fabulous for gathering information, but sometimes, the data in the spreadsheet can … [Read more...]

BatchGeo + Google Form = Cool Collaborative Map!

I recently presented at the national ISTE conference, and this collaborative map activity was one of … [Read more...]

Google Search – Filter by Reading Level!

This week’s tip shows a little-known, but awesome, feature within the Google search engine - the … [Read more...]

Kakooma Competition

This week’s tip takes advantage of one of my Game Leaderboard Templates to run a competition where … [Read more...]

Aww – A Web Whiteboard

This week’s tip features a simple, but powerful online drawing tool. It has the three things I love … [Read more...]

Google Research Tool

Last summer, Google sneaked a new tool in to Google Documents that is totally awesome. It allows … [Read more...]

Connecting an iPad to a Projector

You can connect most iPads and iPhones to a projector and mirror the display! Note - Video … [Read more...]

Self-Check Quiz Templates

Want to give your students a quiz and then have the computer grade it for you? Then check out these … [Read more...]

Using Google to find PowerPoint Presentations

You can use the features in the Advanced Google Search area to find PowerPoint presentations that … [Read more...]

QR Codes Basics

    I find QR codes to be fascinating and somewhat magical. I’m also excited … [Read more...]

Desktop Links – Easy Shortcuts to Websites!

This is an easy shortcut that makes it a breeze to get to any website with a double- … [Read more...]

Assignment Dropbox with Google Form

Gone are the days when students complete a paper worksheet and then put it in the wire box on the … [Read more...]

Audio QR Codes

Imagine students’ artwork hanging in your school’s hallway and beside each masterpiece is a QR code. … [Read more...]

iFake Text

I’ve been reading lately about the novelty effect for increased attention spans in education. I … [Read more...]

Winter Break Math Challenge

Want your K-5 students to learn and practice new math skills during their winter … [Read more...]

Sock Puppets

This week I’m featuring one of my favorite apps for the iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad. The app is … [Read more...]

Teaching Channel

How long has it been since you’ve had the opportunity to watch another teacher present a lesson? If … [Read more...]

Scholastic Learning Activities

Looking for quick, engaging, and education activities for your elementary students? Well, Scholastic … [Read more...]

Copy Paste Character

Ever need a special character like ✄ or ✎, but you can’t remember the key combination to create it? … [Read more...]

Wolfram Alpha

We’re used to going to Google whenever we want to find information. However, there’s another tool … [Read more...]

Vitual Piano Keyboards

Ever want to lead your students in singing, “Happy Birthday” or play the Jeopardy jingle while … [Read more...]


In a previous tip, we learned about Wordle - a really cool site for creating word clouds. This … [Read more...]

Worksheet Works

This week’s tip features a web tool that will allow you create and print customized worksheets. In … [Read more...]

Remember a few years ago when I featured the TinyURL tool? Well, if you liked it, you’ll LOVE … [Read more...]

My Award Maker

As some of you wind down your school year, you might want to present some certificates to your … [Read more...]


This week’s tips features a cool online voice recording service that is super easy to use (and it … [Read more...]

Traveler IQ Challenge

This week’s tip features a fun (and sometimes addictive) online game that teaches and reinforces … [Read more...]

Spelling City

Want a fun, interactive way for students to learn spelling words and study for spelling tests? Check … [Read more...]


This week’s tip features a web tool that will create word clouds from text you provide. The more … [Read more...]


This week’s tip features a web tool that turns any text into an audio file. You can listen to it … [Read more...]

Random Name Picker

This week’s tip features a web tool that selects a random word from a list that you provide. When … [Read more...]

Print onto Sticky Notes

In this tip you'll learn how to print onto 3 x 3 sticky notes - using a regular computer and a … [Read more...]

Batch-Create QR Codes in Google Spreadsheet

Overview: Enter some text or a URL in a spreadsheet and a QR code will be automatically created - … [Read more...]

Newspaper Clipping Generator

This week’s tip features a website that allows you to generate your own bogus newspaper clippings … [Read more...]

Instant Poetry

This week’s tips features a website that provides dozens of poetry forms for students. Similar to a … [Read more...]

Virtual Math Manipulatives

This week’s resource is a fabulous website that allows students to gain conceptual math … [Read more...]

Humorous Language Tool

Last week we explored the Google language tool that allowed you to translate text into different … [Read more...]

Google Translate

This week’s tip explores a Google tool that allows you to translate text into different languages. … [Read more...]

How Old Am I?

This week’s tip features a website that will calculate how old you are -- not only in years, but … [Read more...]

This Day in History

This week’s tip features a website that is fun for kids and adults. Using this site, you can create … [Read more...]

Google Search Tips

Google is commonly used to search for information, but it has a lot of "hidden" features that can … [Read more...]

URL Shorteners

Ever come across a web address that is really really long? Maybe you want to write it on a … [Read more...]