Adventures in Technology

News, Tips, and Tricks From Instructional Technology

Su Brusco's Schedule for Weeks of November 16th and November 30th

Tuesday, November 17: Bluebonnet

Wednesday, November 18th: Forest Vista

Thursday, November 19th: Bridlewood

Friday, November 20th: All Day Flex

Tuesday, December 1st: All Day Flex

Wednesday, December 2nd: Flower Mound

Thursday, December 3rd: Wellington

Friday, December 4th: Timber Creek

What is Flex Time??? Flex time allows me to meet your unique needs-I go where the request is. If you'd like to take advantage of some of my Flex Time please email me!

Click here to see the whole schedule for the second nine weeks.

Technology Tips and Tricks

Terrific Tizmo's

Students can access the campus Tizmo's page through the LISD website on any device. From the homepage they hover over "Resources" in the gold banner across the top and choose "For Students". From there the choose "Tizmo's" and then click on the campus icon. Peruse this list to get some fresh ideas of what you can add to your grade level Tizmo's page. Email me with questions or to suggest another website to add to this list.


When sharing a document with your students you can force them to make a copy by making some easy changes in the url you use to share the document with them. Follow the steps below to try this out.
  1. Open a Google doc.
  2. Make the sharing permissions "Anyone in LISD with the link can view".
  3. Copy the URL.
  4. When you paste the URL to the site you want to share with students (EX: backspace until you eliminate the word edit even if numbers of letter follow it.
  5. Replace it with the word copy. (EX:
  6. Students will then be asked, "Do you want to make a copy?"
  7. When they click "Make a copy", Google will make a copy in the student's Google Drive.

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