Technology for Innovators
This four minutes video shows the steps to insert and control audio in your presentations.
Get the best out of Google Calendar. We use it everyday, give it a closer look with these tips from TechNotes.
Stay connected with Google Classroom all the time using the mobile app. Take a look at this short video and get familiar with the app.
Save time by using your own email templates in your Gmail with Canned Responses. Here is an article to help you get started.
Check EdTechTeachers.org for a set of free and paid ed-tech events designed for teachers to help them to build their distance learning teaching skills.
Make you own graphics online and use them with your students. This video demonstrates how to make and use an online graphics using Google Drawings.
Make this tool available for your students to help them keep their work authentic, all within Google Classroom. Check out how to turn on originality report to use it with assignments. This three minutes video is a great start.
A set useful recorded webinar sessions in different topics to support teachers in their distance learning journey. Take a look at the list of sessions and watch the recordings at your convenience.
A short online course to help teachers to keep distance learning students on pace. The course is free from Google and ExceedLMS. All yours, check it out here.
Use Google Classroom Rubrics to grade assignments and give feedback. Rubrics feature is available right at your Classroom, take a moment to check it out. To Learn how t use it you can check it out at Google support center and watch this video
Use this Chrome Extension to push web pages to students or create assignments linked to a web page. Easy way to share online resources with your students. Give it a try!
BigBlueButton is a web conferencing system designed for online learning. This is a brief demonstration for teachers highlighting the main functions for a an online classroom
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You can use Google Forms to build and share quizzes with automatic feedback. Just create the form, change it to a quiz and set the answer key. That’s it, this simple. Here is a short video to help you making your first quiz
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Looking for online tools that inspire your creativity? There is a lot to explore from Google.
No more grammar mistakes or typos! Grammarly will help you to be a better communicator. It grades your writing and suggests fixes on the spot. Check it out on the Chrome Web Store.
Convert PDFs for editing: Did you find an exciting resource online but it's not quite right? Frustrated because it's a PDF and you cannot edit it? This video can help you!
Many of you have already started using online whiteboard such as AWW, Miro, and Groupboard. These programs allow you to post and capture direct instruction as well as allow students to share their thinking with you. It's hard to say which is "best" as the different features of each app address the needs for learners of various ages and subject areas. For example, Scratchwork is designed specifically with the language of math in mind.
During distance learning, what are our responsibilities for safeguarding our students' privacy and personal data online? This article highlights some hazards and offers solutions for educators.
You may already be using Google Forms and Google Classroom Quiz feature. Quizlet offers asynchronous assessment that includes the ability to upload images and create study sets, record responses, and keep track of students' learning both individually and as a class. It is FREE until June 30th.
One of the main things going for Flipgrid is its ease of use. Teachers set up an account and create grids, which act as communities for students to work in. Within each grid the teacher creates prompts called topics, and students post video responses to the prompts and replies to each other’s videos. Most of the videos are quite short, just a minute or two long, and the tool is simple enough that kindergartners use it.