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My name is Jonathan Wylie.

I am a Digital Learning Consultant for Grant Wood AEA. This website is the home base for my blog and other musings for the intersection of technology and education. Feel free to take a look around and if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch!

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Get More Done With YouTube’s Picture-in-Picture View

The research supporting the benefits of multitasking is a little scarce. Humans can’t give their full attention to two tasks at the same time, but there are still scenarios when switching between two simultaneous tasks can be beneficial. After all, this is the reason why picture-in-picture (PiP) was invented. People would watch one show while …

How to do Green Screen Photos Without the Green Screen

Earlier this week I saw a tool going around Twitter called Remove Image Background. It’s a clever, web-based tool that uses artificial intelligence to identify a person in a photo and remove the background behind them. It’s free, it works on all devices, it doesn’t require a login, and it removes backgrounds surprisingly well. I …

Guides

Below you will find my collection of edtech gear guides for the classroom. This is a series of posts I am writing that concentrate on the hardware you can buy for a variety of different technology projects. If you have suggestions for future guides, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. Affiliate links may be included in these posts.

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