All posts by Joshua Moore

Instructional Technology Specialist. Enjoys being creative with technology and eager to chat with you about your ideas for reimagining learning in your classroom. Contact: (425) 837-7186 || moorej@issaquah.wednet.edu || @mooreTOSA

Everything You Need to Know About ITP 2020-2021

ITP is a great opportunity for teachers to learn about and bring new technology into their classrooms. Applications for the 2020-2021 ITP cohort will open on February 14 and close on March 16th. Below you will find all the information you need to know about the program and the application process. Additionally, over the next ...

Student-Centered Learning Pt. 1

Resources and Links from This Episode Announcements No announcements this fortnight Student-Centered Learning Pt. 1 4 myths about student-centered learning Build student-centered learning the right way Classroom Hacks – Use Desktop Shortcuts to Get Students Places Faster We did not offer a classroom hack this week. Stay tuned for more to come.       ...

Add Your Sweet Website to Teams

An Open Letter to Teachers With a Boss Website If we’re being honest, I think your website is pretty amazing. You’ve done an excellent job over the last 17 years organizing, revamping and making sure it hums and sings a glorious song about your class and all the great learning that goes on there. However, ...

Pin Files to Make Them Easier to Find

In Teams, files are super easy to create and collaborate on. However, sometimes it can be a little tricky to find them. Thanks to a new feature recently rolled out by Microsoft, helping team members find files just got easier. You can now pin any file to the top of the Files tab (or inside ...

Now is as Good a Time as Ever to Make the Switch to OneDrive

Maybe it’s because it’s the new year, or maybe it’s because of all the hullabaloo around the district internet and servers over break, regardless, now is a great time to move your files off your computer (and/or district servers) and into the cloud. OneDrive is Microsoft’s cloud storage solution that is included through Office 365. ...

Happy Star Wars Day

The Ed Tech Year In Review Through Song 2019 Edition

Our 2019 Playlist for The Ed Tech Year In Review Through Song Manic Monday – The Bangles (and Prince) Chosen by Stephanie  Monday’s always feel like a production! Getting up is harder than any other day of the week, getting motivated to work, and it seems like traffic is never agreeable!   thank u, next – ...

Classroom View – Hour of Code

This week was Hour of Code and there were too many great activities to just pick one photo, so below is a gallery of some of our favorites.                    

Teams Adds a Gradebook View

You may have noticed an extra tab the last time you logged into Teams. If you’re like me you immediately clicked it and discovered that the tab gives you a gradebook style view of all the assignments and student grades on those assignments. It’s pretty sweet, and if you are less impulsive than me, you ...

Classroom View – December 6

We’re trying something new here at Bits & Pieces. We’re out in classrooms all the time and want to highlight all the great work we are seeing. So each week we are choosing one photo from our travels and sharing it through something we are calling Classroom View. If you happen to snap a great ...