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 …

What I'm Learning: PRACTICAL TOOLS TO TRIGGER & SUPPORT SOCIAL INNOVATION, a DIY Toolkit

This DIY toolkit of innovation tools is pretty impressive, and I think could help almost anyone who is looking to create new knowledge or understanding of a given problem or those who are trying to actively solve complex issues. Go and have a look! About – Development Impact and You …

What I'm Learning: Achievery (an Open Badges System)

I really like the simplicity of this service/site. It is exremely easy to get started creating or issuing badges with this site. Anyone using it thus far? Achievery She made it. Integrate your learning or assessment system with Achievery and begin issuing digital credentials and badges today.

What I'm Learning: Fed-Ex Days in your school

While I am more generally familiar with the topic, I really like how this one principal talks about individualized PD for and by her teachers. I also love the last question of this paragraph: “Don’t unique individuals deserve individualized professional development?” Yes. Yes they do. Professional development by you, for …

What I'm Learning: The Facilitation Toolbox

I came across this toolbox for helping folks to facilitate online learning and online communities of practice. I really like the advice that they present, as well as their focus on curating and facilitating experiences. I also really like that they used a Google+ hangout to help develop the content …

What I'm Learning: How to make a secondary Google Calendar into a primary Calendar on iCal

Calaboration (Mac) – Download: So, while there are many other ways to get Google Calendar to sync with iCal, it always makes your secondary Google Calendars into delagates. The only way to make those secondary calendars into primary ones in iCal is to use this older program (created by Google). …