Collaborative whiteboard that students can join through Google. Teachers create work spaces for students and can view and assess as students’ progress through the assignment. Can use as review: students multiple choice, short answer, etc. and can even use a SMART Notebook file within the work space.
Google Site Interface
Interested in creating a Google Site for your Classroom? Google has really simplified the process of creating a Site. This is a great option if you have an abundance of information for students in the about section of Google Classroom. Now you can link your Google Site to your About section and better organize your information.
Watch the video below:
Create easy videos with the Screencast-O-Matic Pro Version. Videos can upload directly into your Google Drive.
Click the link below to see a video on how to get started:
If you love it and would like to upgrade to the Pro Version, email and let me know. I will send you the link for the upgrade!
What is an OER?
OER, a part of the global open content movement, are shared teaching, learning, and research resources available under legally recognized open licenses -- free for people to reuse, revise, remix, and redistribute. Why are OER important? High-quality OER can save teachers significant time and effort on resource development and advance student learning inside and outside the classroom. Further, open sharing of resources has the potential to fuel collaboration, encourage the improvement of available materials, and aid in the dissemination of best practices. For more about the potential of OER, check out:
Go to CK-12 and check it out!
Linoit - Online Canvas
Don't underestimate the power of Google Forms!
DId you ever think to create a form for yourself to collect student data? You can also create surveys, a quick student poll, sign up sheet, lesson plan or . Below are links that will elaborate on the many uses of Google Forms.
Document Scanning Apps
o Office Lens – turns your device or phone into a fast, efficient scanner. Take a picture of a document then import directly into OneNote.
o Text Fairy – OCR Text Scanner (Sorry you Apple Users – this is currently only available as an Android App.) Take a photo of a doc and convert it into an editable/searchable text.
Tools For Everyone to Enjoy
f.lux - Computer screens, tablets and mobile phones emit full spectrum light around the clock, just like the sun. Exposure to blue light at the wrong time of day can keep you awake later and interfere with the quality of your sleep. f.lux tries to help this by removing blue and green light to help you wind down in the evenings.
NYSCATE 2016 Annual Conference
We had 6 in attendance this year from Mercy.
Listed below are some free tools we would like to share:
Explore the revised Khan Academic Resources! Quality digital resources to support your instruction.
Click the link above and select your subject area.
There have been many improvements in overall quality of the resources, variety of primary sources and additional materials.
Students have the Khan Academic App available in the Windows Store for the Surface Pro 3’s.