Good morning from Maine where normal winter weather has returned. It’s cold and clear as I get ready to head out to our local ski area. Last weekend it was warm enough that my family went skiing one day and rode our bikes outside the next. This weekend we’ll be sticking to the snow sports. I hope that you have something equally fun planned for your weekend. 

This week a bunch of people registered for my new course on creating and selling digital products. If you’re interested in joining the course, there is still time to register

These were the week’s most popular posts:
1. StudentCam 2023 – Only Three Weeks Left
2. A Cool Tool for Uncluttering and Saving Online Articles
3. How to Include Google Maps in Your Google Documents and Canva Documents
4. How to Sort Google Sheets and Forms Entries in Reverse Chronological Order
5. How to Create Map Overlays
6. Two Ways to Create Short Audio Recordings to Share via QR Code
7. How to Spell “No One” and Other Fun Lessons from Drawings Of…

Workshops and eBooks
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50 Tech Tuesday Tips!
50 Tech Tuesday Tips is an eBook that I created with busy tech coaches, tech integration specialists, and media specialists in mind. In it you’ll find 50 ideas and tutorials that you can use as the basis of your own short PD sessions. Get a copy today!

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