OneDrive on the iPad

There was a day in BV where the iPad would not work inherently with the iPad to view and edit the users working files (Word, Excel and PowerPoint). Well, that day o365-in-ipadis gone!  If you have your working files in OneDrive, then you can also work with them on an iPad (and other devices, but that is a different post)!

If you still have your working files on the HDrive, what are you waiting for.  Move them to the cloud!  Directions



Scan your book or journal barcodes to easily acquire and generate references in seconds using your phone’s camera.  You can reference any source: books, articles, webpages, videos, newspaper, legislation, artwork and more!  It includes over 7,500 reference styles (who knew there were that many to begin with), including APA and MLA.   BV folks, you can sign in with your Google email so you won’t have yet another username and password to remember.   See my instructional video to see just how easy this is.


This web2.0l allows you and your students to copy and paste writing into a text box and get a multitude of reports.  It appears to support world languages!

  • Count of Words, Sentences, and Characters
  • Usage of Punctuation Mark
  • Static and Dynamic Readability Data
  • Shows Common Words/Phrases
  • Dynamic and Static Lexical Density
  • Wordle Image (Word Cloud)









This is an example of a Wordle created when I put an excerpt from Grapes of Wrath.


Google Cultural Institute

Bring the world to your classroom.  With this site, you can discover exhibits and collections from museums and archives all around the world.  Explore cultural treasures in extraordinary detail, from hidden gems to masterpieces. You can even create, save and share galleries with friends.

Visit the site here:

BVWTIS overview of the site:

Overview of the site: