Category Archives: Professional Development

From Outlook to Gmail in Ten Minutes

As the districts we serve move from Outlook to Gmail, we spend plenty of time in face-to-face workshops.  Time is a challenge for some, but that never slows down the migration schedule from one system to another.  Fortunately, nearly everyone has used email … Continue reading

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Education Week Featured Us in an International Webinar!

On March 16, 2015 I was fortunate to participate in an Education Week global webinar in which Stephen Fang (Google), Amber Klebanoff (LHRIC), and I examined the many ways Google Apps for Education can transform student learning and engagement.  I … Continue reading

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Ms. Martinez’s Class Goes Google with Chromebooks!

This week students in Ms. Martinez’s classes at Port Chester Middle School began using Google Classroom and Chromebooks in a 1:1 setting.  I was fortunate to sit in on one of her classes and observe how quickly they became proficient … Continue reading

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Google Educator Group NYC Meetup

Today was the first GEG NYC meetup, and there was a great turnout and a variety of different presentations and break-out sessions.  Our team from the Lower Hudson Regional Information Services (LHRIC) Emerging Technologies had the opportunity to meet with … Continue reading

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Google’s New Drive and Some Tips for Using It

Google Drive has changed a bit since our professional development in the late spring.  There are a number of enhancements that many users find useful.  In the video below, “Edvwin the Intern” shares the highlights and the benefits they bring. … Continue reading

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LHRIC Learning Technologies Service Adds Two Local Experts to their Team

I am thrilled to announce that we have added two additional professionals to LHRIC’s Emerging Technology Team.  Dr. Steve Chetcuti and Amber Klebanoff bring more than forty combined years of expertise to our team, and each is highly regarded in … Continue reading

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Bronxville School’s Teacher Cohort Receives Chromebooks

Last week was a milestone for more than 40 teachers and administrators at the Bronxville School District.  For the past two months, this cohort of elementary, middle, and high school teachers and administrators participated in a hybrid of Google Apps … Continue reading

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