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October, 2016

  • 12 October

    GradeCam for Student Elections

    We have a new way to use GradeCam: Student Elections!!! A group of students wants to hold a mock presidential election and this created the problem of how we might do this anonymously through GradeCam. The way I did this was based off a suggestion from Donna Fairhurst @GradeCam. I created …

September, 2016

  • 21 September

    Sending GradeCam’s Student Portal Logins to Students

    Our school has been using GradeCam since January 2015. GradeCam allows teachers to score assessments easily using the camera on their computer or device and then analyze their data. We are also utilizing the Student Portal part of their product. This allows students to view turned in assessments and also to …

March, 2016

  • 29 March

    Tech Tip Tuesday–Saving and Sending from Notability

    Thanks to Mr. Jonathan Harmon for suggesting this post. This is a post mostly for student’s using Notability at Jesuit College Preparatory. Teachers might want to use this a resource to show their students how to save and submit work created in Notability. Step 1: Set Up Automatic Backup First, make …

  • 22 March

    iPad OS 9.3 Information

    iPad operating system 9.3 has been made available for download. This OS has been thoroughly beta tested over the past few months. There is no reason to not update your iPad to this OS at this time. As with many OS updates, various security issues have been addressed in the …

February, 2016

  • 17 February

    Using Revision History in Google Docs

    Did you know you can review all of the changes that were made to a Google Doc that you own or have editing privileges to? Did you know you can revert to any of those changes if something done later was made in error? Did you know you can review …

  • 9 February

    Using Bookmarks for Speed

      Speed up your web experience by using the bookmarks bar. Bookmark the pages you use for class (Like a Moodle Class Page) so you can get there with one click after your browser opens. All web browsers have a feature that allows you to store your favorite websites and …

January, 2016

  • 12 January

    Jesuit Welcomes Peruvian Exchange Students

    Welcome to our Peruvian brothers and their adult chaperones. They will be staying with host families and attending Jesuit for the next couple of weeks. Today, they were issued an iPad for use at Jesuit.

December, 2015

  • 9 December

    Hack a Free iPad Document Camera/Scanner Platform

    This hack of a couple of pieces of school equipment took less than 15 minutes. Most of that time was figuring out what was the best place to attach the two parts together. I went to our Science Department Chair and asked for a ring stand and a clamp. They …

  • 8 December

    Tech Tip Tuesday–Get Organized with Scannable

    While our school has been 1:1 iPad for four years, students still get a lot of paper handed back to them. Scannable and other scanning to pdf applications can really help a student stay organized by allowing the opportunity to place their paper with their digital things. Scannable works by using …

  • 2 December

    Create a Folder of Shared with Student Folders in Google Drive

    This is a simple script that you can use to quickly generate a set of folders that are each individually shared with a student. First, create a spreadsheet that has the student’s names and email addresses. Our student emails are based off of their student ID numbers. This makes the email …