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Ways to integrate technology within the classroom.

Student-Centered Coaching Effort Powtoon

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The New Google Earth

The new Google Earth is so cool. From Google YouTube: “The whole world is now in your browser. Fly through landmarks and cities like London, Tokyo and Rome in stunning 3D, then dive in to experience them first hand with … Continue reading

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Screen Record with QuickTime Player

Screen Record with QuickTime Player

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Google Sites Just Got Really Good

Eric Curts from Control Alt Achieve wrote: “Out of all the major Google tools, most people would agree that Google Sites has been the most overdue for an update. Yes, it is one of my favorite programs, and I have … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry Befunky (CollageMaker)

Making collages is easier than ever using BeFunky CollageMaker. Here is how to get started. STEP 1: Sign-up with BeFunky CollageMaker. You will need to sign-up for this free creation tool. Click link below: https://www.befunky.com/features/collage-maker/ STEP 2: Create your photo collage.  STEP 3: … Continue reading

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[Infographic] How to Be a Google Power User

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Using Multiple Choice Questions Aligned to Bloom’s Taxonomy

Multiple choice questions (MCQ), when designed with good structure and strategies, can provide an in-depth evaluation of a student’s knowledge and understanding.   According to Is This a Trick Question? A Short Guide to Writing Effective Test Questions “…almost any … Continue reading

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ISTE Standards and “I Can Statements” for Students (2016)

“The 2016 ISTE Standards for Students emphasize the skills and qualities we want for students, enabling them to engage and thrive in a connected, digital world. ” [excerpt from ISTE] Click here to access the standards for students. To help unpack the new standards … Continue reading

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Copy and Paste Like a Pro: Plain Text Formating and Encoding

Have you ever copied some text from a web page or a Google document and then wanted to paste it as simple text into another application (like PowerSchool) without getting all the formatting from the original source? It can be … Continue reading

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Cite Your Sources in Google Docs Using ‘Explore’ & EasyBib Add-on

Are doing a research report using Google Docs and need to cite your sources? Try using the EasyBib Bibliography add-on. Search for books, journals, and websites and format your citations using MLA, APA, Chicago, Harvard, and over 7K other styles, … Continue reading

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