Category: <span>What I’m Learning</span>

What I'm Learning: MindMup is the Web 3.0 version of Bubbl.Us (Mindmapping)

Until today, I didn’t have a better/easier mind mapping platform than Bubbl.us, which has been around since 2007 (and has stayed mostly unchanged). Now I have MindMup, which is both better and just as easy. Really great integration with Google Drive too! Press Space or double-click to edit your MindMup MindMup …

What I'm Learning: Creating Pivot Tables in Google Sheets

This is a really great presentation and video that finally got me to understand the ways in which you would create and use pivot tables. Thanks, Alice Keeler. How to Create a Pivot Table to Summarize Student Information | Teacher Tech Pivot tables are an incredibly powerful tool for summarizing …

What I'm Learning: A Great How To for Connecting your Youtube and Google+ to Enable Hangouts on Air

Someone was asking for how to do this today, and I think this tutorial does a rather wonderful job of explaining the process. Enjoy! The True Adventures of a High School Librarian: Flipping Your Class Easily with Google Hangouts On Air I absolutely love using Google+ Hangouts On Air to …

What I'm Learning: Creating Short URLs within a Google Spreadsheet

I really wanted to figure out a way to shorten links for use in Autocrat and FormMule, but I couldn’t figure out a good way of doing it using Goo.gl or Bit.ly. This is a great option, and with the CopyDown features in both scripts, the workflow could not be …