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

The Parents, Be Not Ashamed of Tech Edition

Resources and Links from This Episode Announcements No announcements this fortnight Bell Ringer Forms in the Classroom 10 Best Ways to Use OneNote in the Classroom Why Parents Shouldn't Be Ashamed About Tech Alexandra Samuel's Work Parents: Reject Technology Shame (Atlantic Monthly Article) Show and Tell Is Alexa Dangerous? (Atlantic Monthly Article) Coggle Storybird Want ...

Sync OneDrive Files So You Can Work Offline

Using OneDrive but tired of having to log into Office 365 and use the browser  interface? Or maybe you're worried you'll be stuck somewhere without access to the interwebs? Or do you prefer using Window's File Explorer to organize and view your files? Well those are all good reasons to give the OneDrive sync client ...

Open a Class Notebook in OneNote 2016

OneNote Online is awesome and all, and perfectly functional for many of the tasks you or your students do in OneNote/Class Notebook. However, having the full power of the desktop version of OneNote 2016* is also awesome. Whether it's the more skeuomorphic layout or the more powerful table options, the full application offers a different ...

A Brief History of the Oregon Trail (video game)

This video gives a glimpse into the story of how Oregon Trail went from a desire to make learning fun to world wide phenomenon and classic experience for 80's and 90's students. Read the whole story over at io9.

Use Teams To Support Your Team

Editor's Note: We are still working to turn on Teams for students. The article below refers to using Teams with other staff members (which it is great for!) Getting together and sharing resources as a team or a department is essential to powerful learning. However it can be difficult due to the constraints of time ...

The New Tools Pod Is Back

We're back with a brand new edition of The New Tools. In our first episode of the new year, we take a look back at our first experiences with Ed Tech in the classroom and then share what tech we are most excited about for the new school year. Resources and Links from This Episode ...

Share Documents and Folders With OneDrive

OneDrive makes it easy to share documents with other staff and students for collaboration or just to look at. With OneDrive, you no longer have to store documents and files on the network, and can get to them from any device connected to the internet. And, if you choose to collaborate using OneDrive, you can ...

Introducing Tool Bits

This week, we are starting a new (and hopefully useful) type of post here on The BNP. We are calling them Tool Bits. Tool Bits will be short, bite-size posts that detail how to use a tech tool. These won't tell you all the ways you can use the tool, instead we will focus on ...

Microsoft Teams

Editor's Note: Teams has not been turned on for students yet. We will update you when it is turned on and ready for students. However, teachers can use it with other teachers and staff. What is Teams? Teams is a digital platform within Office 365 that brings conversations, content, and apps together in one place. ...