Transform Your Classroom with Tech Tools You Already Know
With Control Alt Achieve, educational-technology wizard Eric Curts offers you the keys to revolutionizing classroom learning with the Google tools you already use. Dazzle your students by transforming Google Docs into blackout poetry, fire up creative possibilities by using Google Slides for comic strips, and make math more accessible--and fun--by turning to Google Drawings as an unlikely ally. With Eric as your guide to the technological horizons of Google tools, the possibilities are endless.
With the step-by-step and easy-to-follow directions in Control Alt Achieve, you'll learn how to use common digital tools in unexpected ways. Whether you're new to technology or have been using Google tools for years, Eric Curts will help you innovate as you educate with ready-to-use activities that will reboot--and transform--your classroom.
Reading this book is like sitting in on a presentation from one of educational technology's best presenters. Eric's writing reminds me of his sessions: comfortable and accessible for new tech users, while still valuable for experienced users. Jake Miller, @JakeMillerTech, host of The Educational Duct Tape Podcast
Control Alt Achieve provides both practical and pedagogical strategies that go way beyond simple technology integration. This is a great handbook for any teacher looking to go beyond the how-to and shift toward a learning transformation. Ken Shelton, kennethshelton.net
In this book, Eric has created a powerful method for meaningfully integrating technology into teaching and learning. His unique way of crafting technology-rich experiences will allow anyone from a novice techie to an edtech expert the ability to control, alt, achieve Michael Cohen, the Tech Rabbi, creativity instigator and author of Educated by Design