2018-10-02: My Task Management Crisis It started a few weeks ago. I don’t remember all...

2018-09-30: Extra Credit Episode 1 - Apple's Big September In this bonus episode, Craig and Robby talk a bit...

2018-09-29: Siri Shortcuts in the Classroom Robby and I are busy planning Semester 2 of The...

2018-08-22: The Class Nerd - Semester 1 Exit Ticket We’re looking...

2018-08-21: Semester 1, Episode 10 - Student Data STOP! Before you read on, please make sure to take...

2018-08-14: Agenda to Bear for Lesson Planning As I (Craig) shared on the Lesson Planning episode of...

2018-08-14: Semester 1, Episode 9 - Making Stuff Show Notes: This week The Class Nerd talks about the...

2018-08-08: Semester 1, Episode 8: Going Paperless This week, The Class Nerd breaks down their paperless process....

2018-08-07: Today’s episode is running late. I (Craig) started back to...

2018-07-31: That feeling when you need to go to sleep because...

2018-07-31: Semester 1, Episode 7 - Lesson Planning The Class Nerd breaks down five of their favorite apps...

2018-07-30: Interesting new update to an app we discussed in our...

2018-07-27: MindNode 5 - Volume License - MindNode This is great...

2018-07-24: We tried some new methods of posting the show this...

2018-07-24: Semester 1, Episode 6 - Mental and Physical Health This week The Class Nerd takes a moment to reflect...

2018-07-18: Anyone else prep their classrooms for the new year in...

2018-07-17: Semester 1, Episode 5 - Team Collaboration and Communication Though we spent the first two episodes of this semester...

2018-07-10: Semester 1, Episode 4 - Drafts In our nerdiest episode yet, we do a deep dive...

2018-07-05: Podcast Follow-Up More on Bear This week, Robby and I published episode 3 of The...

2018-07-03: Semester 1, Episode 3 - Notes In this week’s episode, Robby and Craig share (and debate)...

2018-07-02: Automators - Relay FM If you’ve been enjoying some of...

2018-06-29: iOS 12, Marzipan, and the Future In the weeks since Apple’s WWDC keynote presentation, I’ve been...

2018-06-26: Semester 1, Episode 2 - 3rd Party Email Apps In this episode, Craig and Robby finish their discussion of...

2018-06-19: Introducing The Class Nerd Podcast Though it was teased last week with a preview episode,...

2018-06-19: Semester 1, Episode 1 - Email With Apple Mail In the first official episode of The Class Nerd Podcast,...

2018-06-15: This is a great tweet thread by Fraser Speirs on...

2018-06-14: I’m pleasantly surprised by Apple’s iWork updates today for iOS....

2018-06-12: Episode 0 - Tech Origin Stories Craig - Blog, Twitter Robby - Blog, Twitter The Class...

2018-06-11: Summer Workflow Rethink As an Enneagram 3, summer can be a weird time...

2018-06-10: Mac Power Users #434: PDF Workflows - Relay FM This...

2018-06-09: Making The Grade: ARKit 2.0 may allow AR to take...

2018-06-09: Moving The Class Nerd I have officially started the process of moving my blog,...

2018-05-03: Drafts 5 Workspaces In David Allen's book, "Getting Things Done," his 5 steps...

2018-04-29: Automation Orchard If you're interested in learning more about automation and how...

2018-04-26: Things Check In Things helps me do my job while not making my...

2018-04-18: Drafts 5 Drafts 5 is out today. It's a killer update to...

2018-04-13: Froggipedia and AR Apps At Apple’s education event last month, the company touted everything...

2018-04-12: 11 Tips for Working on the iPad – MacStories On MacStories today, Federico Viticci has some great tips for...

2018-04-08: Time Tracking One of the primary goals of this website is the...

2018-03-28: Making The Grade: Why Apple’s education strategy is not based...

2018-03-27: Apple Education Event Reflection I’ve spent the day reflecting on Apple’s education event, held...

2018-03-24: Fraser Speirs on Apple’s Education Event I started a draft...

2018-03-22: Thoughts on SaneBox Back in January, I shared I was beginning SaneBox’s free...

2018-01-04: Todoist Education Pricing While I have traded my usage of Todoist for Things...

2018-01-03: New Semester, New Plan 4 years into my teaching career, I’m still struggling to...

2017-12-21: Sponsor: MDM Deals - Curating Fantastic Deals on Fantastic Apps & Movies Happy Holidays from The Class Nerd! I am hard at...

2017-12-05: The Enneagram, Things, and Ticci I have been microblogging a lot lately about both the...

2017-11-28: MindNode 5 I don’t know exactly how I found MindNode, but I’ve...

2017-11-08: 280 on Twitter vs Micro.blog Earlier today, I posted the following on my microblog and...

2017-11-02: 6s Plus to X Like almost everyone in the Apple nerdosphere, I cannot wait...

2017-10-19: Ulysses 12 Today the team over at The Soulmen have released Ulysses...

2017-10-04: Returning to Apple Mail on iOS A few months ago, I shared I was looking for...

2017-09-24: Day 1 With Apple Watch Series 3 I think UPS must hate me. Our house is always...

2017-09-22: My Drag and Drop Request I’ve been running iOS 11 on my iPads since June,...

2017-09-19: Viticci’s iOS 11 Review On the iPad, the floating preview supports drag and drop,...

2017-09-14: Another Apple Event Thoughts Post I hadn’t actually planned on sharing any thoughts on Tuesday’s...

2017-09-12: Talking Automation on Robby Burns + Friends I had a blast being a guest on Robby Burns...

2017-09-01: Apple Acknowledges Siri Leadership Has Officially Moved From Eddy Cue to Craig Federighi - Mac Rumors Joe Rossignol, writing for MacRumors: Cue continues to oversee the...

2017-08-28: ARKit and Autism: New Futures Craig Smith: We have already seen some spectacular demonstrations of...

2017-08-19: Workflow and Todoist I recently ran into a strange issue when trying to...

2017-08-16: No More For better or worse, I have always lived my life...

2017-08-12: Why micro.blog I’ve been on Twitter since the summer of 2008, and...

2017-08-05: Blogging, I’m a Fickle Friend Over the summer, my church small group has gone through...

2017-08-05: WWDC iPad Hardware Guesses In this week's episode of ATP, Marco Arment was discussing...

2017-08-05: The Hunt for an Email Client I think the true sign of someone who uses iOS...

2017-08-05: Back to the Mac No, I’m not referring to Apple’s 2010 Keynote introducing the...

2017-08-05: 30 Years and A New Website Today is my 30th birthday. I think there is a...

2017-03-30: Apple Updates Pages with LaTeX Support Guest Post By Peter Davison-Reiber Amongst the flurry of new...

2017-03-20: The Singlepad Lifestyle? While I have built a website around how I get...

2017-03-02: Delivering Lessons with GoodNotes and Mirroring 360 Guest Post by Peter Davison-Reiber For a long time I...

2017-01-02: Bear for Lesson Planning Here at The Class Nerd, we know even among teachers...

2016-12-20: Marking With Copied Guest Post by Peter Davison-Reiber This week I came across...

2016-12-14: GTD as an Educator Part 2 A few weeks ago, I published an article discussing how difficult...

2016-11-14: Office 365 and Apple Pencil My name is Peter Davison-Reiber, and I’m a Mathematics Teacher...

2016-11-09: GTD as an Educator While this blog generally focuses primarily on technology in education,...

2016-10-29: Why There Aren’t Indie Productivity Apps for Teachers As a tech nerd, I am always on the hunt...

2016-09-17: Fantastical for iOS 10 and watchOS 3 The good folks at Flexibits have released a big update...

2016-09-06: Airmail 1.2 As a teacher, much of my communication with my colleagues...

2016-08-06: Saturday Field Notes 8/6/16 The first week of school is always complete craziness, so...

2016-07-29: Friday Field Notes 7/29/16 Summer has officially drawn to a close for me, and...

2016-07-27: Note Taking Workflows This is my first summer as a teacher where I'm...

2016-06-10: AirTable A few weeks ago I tweeted about how I'm using...

2016-03-20: Import a Word Document Into Ulysses Ulysses Blog: You can import DOCX files quite easily into...

2016-03-16: iPad Pro and iPhone 6s Plus Stephen Aquino on MacStories: At 12.9 inches, the iPad Pro's...

2016-03-16: Foot in Mouth Earlier this week I tweeted that this website would be...

2016-03-11: Rene Ritchie on the Future of Indie Apps I love, love, love my indie apps. They dominate my...

2016-03-10: On Technology and Privacy Radley Balko at the Washington Post: It’s all another sobering...

2016-03-09: Ulysses 2.5 Ulysses has been my writing app of choice for a...

2016-03-09: Federico Viticci's Workflow Beginner's Guide Federico Viticci writing for iMore: And when it comes to...

2016-02-03: Day One 2.0 Though I'm not someone who has kept an embarrassing journal...

2016-01-22: What is Safari View Controller and Why Should I Care? Last week I sent out this tweet expressing my excitement...

2016-01-13: Interact: A Powerful Contacts Manager for iOS Interact As someone who has chosen to get most of...

2016-01-05: Sticking With What I Know: A Return to OmniFocus Winter break is over, and I, along with many other...

2015-12-31: Happy New Year! Happy New Year from The Class Nerd. 2015 has been...

2015-12-19: A Month with iPad Pro In other words, selecting an iPad Pro feels an awful...

2015-12-12: Academic Writing on a Mac: Papers and Ulysses Seems like this would be amazing for Mac based people....

2015-11-30: Can the MacBook Pro Replace Your iPad? This wins the internet today.  

2015-11-25: Katie Floyd's Education Workflows Great post by Katie Floyd of Mac Power Users on...

2015-11-23: Why iPad Pro Works For Me Jason Snell at Six Colors: But who is the right...

2015-11-12: Quick iPad Pro Thoughts After iPad Pro was announced in September, I wrote a...

2015-10-09: What Microsoft’s New Cloudbook Can Do in the K–12 Market EdTech Magazine: The success of the Chromebook has proved that...

2015-10-08: Bing in the Classroom Kathy Shrock: Technology directors can sign up their school district...

2015-10-05: Evernote is in deep trouble - Business Insider Several former employees believe a lack of focus hampered Evernote's...

2015-10-02: How I'm Using iOS 9's New Features In July I installed the iOS 9 and El Capitan...

2015-09-30: El Capitan Apple's newest operating system for the Mac will be released...

2015-09-15: A Tip for New Teachers: Pace Yourself Felice Kaufman of NCTE: It’s okay to take things slowly....

2015-09-12: Initial Thoughts on iPad Pro Fraser Speirs: The iPad Pro will immediately suit people who...

2015-09-09: "Hey Siri" Event Thoughts I just finished watching Apple's "Hey Siri" event, and would...

2015-08-31: The Rounded Rectangle - Apple TV Honored to join The Apple Fancast's weekly round table discussion....

2015-08-26: RefMe Adds iOS Share Extension Confession time. I have written dozens of papers in grad...

2015-08-25: OCR Research with PDFPen and Hazel Great information from Tiffany White at The Apple Fancast. As...

2015-08-24: Write Better Markdown Brett Terpstra: However, I love that Markdown has been extended...

2015-08-21: Friday Field Notes 8/21/14 Sorry this week's field notes are little late and not...

2015-08-16: Beta Testing Woes They always warn you to only install beta OSes on...

2015-08-14: Friday Field Notes 8/14/15 Welcome to Friday Field Notes, your weekly source for funny...

2015-08-13: The Tools & Toys Guide to Writing with an iPad The guys over at Tools and Toys have been on...

2015-08-07: Friday Field Notes Welcome to what I hope will be a weekly series...

2015-08-06: Wifi Assist in iOS 9 Bradley Chambers: In the most recent iOS 9 beta, a...

2015-08-04: Markdown Lesson Plans In yesterday’s post, I mentioned that I do my detailed...

2015-08-03: OmniPlan for Lesson Planning A few months ago, I created a workflow for writing...

2015-07-21: Perfectionism and Starting a School Year If you didn't know it already, for better or worse,...

2015-07-20: Reflective Teaching with DayOne Jonathan Davis has started a great new Edtech blog, and...

2015-07-16: Academic Writing with Ulysses Thanks so much to everyone who completed the survey. It...

2015-07-15: iTunes Family Sharing in the Classroom Mobile Device Management (MDM) is one of the more frustrating...

2015-06-19: iOS 9 and the Death of “Everything Buckets” Almost two weeks have passed since Apple’s WWDC Keynote, and...

2015-06-16: The Class Nerd Survey This website has been a grand experiment. I have written...

2015-06-12: Apple’s Latest Product is Privacy Walt Mossberg writing for re/code: Apple’s senior vice president of...

2015-06-10: Mobile vs. Desktop Jason Snell at Six Colors: One of the downsides of...

2015-06-08: Quick Thoughts on WWDC and Education I had planned on writing this from the comfort of...

2015-06-04: See My Watch Screen My friend Mark was nice enough to ask me to...

2015-06-02: Paperless Classroom: Year 1 The Paperless Experiment When I set foot in the first...

2015-05-21: Just Smart Enough Shawn Blanc on Apple Watch: Not to be all philosophical,...

2015-05-12: Getting Things Done On last week's episode of Mac Power Users, David and...

2015-04-20: How to Subscribe to Blogs Sorry I have been away for a few weeks. One...

2015-03-30: Using Workflow in the Classroom Today I'm excited to share one of my favorite apps...

2015-03-26: My Teaching Anniversary One year ago today, I wrote the following words in...

2015-03-19: OmniOutliner in Education Growing up, I found the writing process tedious and boring....

2015-03-12: On the Usefulness of  Watch But I've been thinking about the high-level perspective of Apple...

2015-03-03: Quick Tip Tuesday - iPad Multitasking Gestures Today on Quick Tip Tuesday, I want to share with...

2015-02-27: Drafts in the Classroom With all of the snow days we've had here in...

2015-02-26: Forgetting the Basics In my graduate classes, I quickly become known as the...

2015-02-24: Quick Tip Tuesday: iOS Share Extensions Welcome to a new series on The Class Nerd: Quick...

2015-02-23: Discussion of Future Apple Watch Apps Initially, there are no native apps beyond Apple's own. Third-party...

2015-02-18: 5 Years of iPad: What's the Use? A few weeks ago, on the 5th anniversary of Apple's...

2015-02-14: Valentine's Weekend Writing Though it is Valentine's Day weekend, my wife is out...

2015-01-28: Get Productive App Sale Many indie productivity apps on sale today. Mac and iOS....

2015-01-09: Writing Workflows Pt. 1: Markdown As I mentioned in a recent post, in the time...

2015-01-08: Omni Apps for iPhone and App Pricing We really appreciate the early support from those of you...

2014-12-22: App Santa Sale Christmas is a great time to pick up Christmas is...

2014-12-15: This Blog is Not Dead When I began this blog back in April, I had...

2014-10-03: Kindergarten Field Notes Today is my final day in my interim Kindergarten position....

2014-09-09: Quick Tip Tuesday #1: Create a Class Collection Template in Evernote As teachers we are continually collecting everything from health forms...

2014-08-12: Twitter for Teachers FAQ Last week, my school's new principal challenged the teachers to...

2014-07-10: My Top 5 Apps for Productivity As I have created my own digital system, one of...

2014-07-03: What is The Cloud and Why is it Important in Education? --> <img src="http://theclassnerd.micro.blog/uploads/2018/78211f6635.jpg" alt=""/> As I was planning out content...

2014-06-26: 5 Ways Evernote Can Help You Apply for College --> The college application process can be an emotionally draining...

2014-05-12: Michael Hyatt's Evernote Tagging System A little over a week ago, Michael Hyatt posted on...

2014-04-23: The Nutshell Context is incredibly important to most information. I think this...

2014-04-19: Getting Started in Evernote While I do want to create plenty of original content...

2014-04-13: Why Evernote? --> Since I don't begin grad school until this summer,...

2013-11-27: I Understand Last week I was the substitute in a 2nd grade...

2013-11-05: App Store Entitlement I am a well documented early adopter. I was attempting...

2012-12-18: Teaching on December 17, 2012 This is a post from an old blog of mine....