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Susan Oxnevad

Susan Oxnevad is an educator, EdTech consultant and designer who is passionate about using technology as a tool for learning. Susan has been a classroom teacher and an active instructional technology facilitator in Chicagoland for more than two decades. She provides professional development for busy teachers via a variety of online and in-person platforms. Susan blogs about thoughtful ways to incorporate technology as an efficient and effective tool for learning on her own blog, Cool Tools for 21st Century LearnersFollow her on Twitter @soxnevad

3 Useful Google Docs Add-Ons

Google Docs Add-Ons are new tools created by 3rd party developers that add functionality to Google Docs. Here are a three of my favorite Add-Ons, which I believe are well-suited for teachers and students.

3 Ways to Use New ThingLink for Video in the Classroom

With ThingLink for Video, teachers can enrich existing educational videos with content to actively engage students in the learning, provide resources for enrichment, and collect feedback through the use of available web tools. The possibilities are tremendous. Here are a few ways to use ThingLink for Video.
Google Drive iPad

Changes to Google Drive on an iPad

Earlier this week, Google took away the ability to create and edit documents in the Google Drive app and turned the Google Drive App into a place to access and view resources that are stored in the cloud. Along with that, Google released two new free apps, Google Docs and Google Sheets.

Using ThingLink Beyond the Classroom Walls

ThingLink is an amazing tool for teaching and learning that is now supported across platforms to provide teachers and students with...
SAMR and content curation

Content Curation Through the SAMR Lens

There are a variety of helpful tools to choose from to make content curation fun and efficient. If you're just starting out, it’s important to choose a flexible tool that will grow with you as you strive to use technology to "Teach Above the Line" and transform learning.

3 Way to Collect and Curate Genius Hour Content

There are many digital tools that are well-suited for collecting Genius Hour content. Choosing the right tool for the trick depends on your comfort level and personal learning style. Here's a peek at some push button tools designed for education.

Embrace Change in the New Year with Genius Hour

In order to develop something truly remarkable, we must first engage in constructive play driven by passion. Helping students combine their interests with research, planning and goal setting is a noble role for an educator.