Monday, February 23, 2015

Tips and Tricks before March Break

Here is a small Tech Tip Email before March Break

Youtube for Kids - Google has just released a version of youtube for Android and IOS that is kid friendly loaded with loads of features made especially for parents and kids.

iMovie Trailers - Here is a series of PDF plans to organize you imovie trailers,

Prodigy Elementary Math Game - This web based game is a free way to gamify math exercises for grade 1-7. The Game also has a full set of reporting and assessment tools.

Mystery Skype - You students will call another class somewhere in the world and need to figure out where the other class is and vice versa, this teaches geography, global citizenship, etc...
This is an article that explains all the steps and how to make a Mystery Skype call.

Friday, February 6, 2015

Tech Tips February 2015

Paper is the ios app for note taking, doodles and idea creation was free but if you wanted all of the tools you had to pay 3.99$, well as of today all the tools are free to use so update the app or go download it for the first time.

Google Earth Pro - Thanks to Richard Byrnes  for this tech tip

Professional Development

Here is another PD resource that I think would be interesting

Signing up is free for K-12 and they have webinars and blogs for free on a wide range to topics

Hype Cycle
The University of Minnesota has compiled a series of reports mainly from Gartner to create an interactive Hype Cycle. Click here for detailed description

A hype cycle is a curve that shows where new emerging technologies stand, from the point of being announced, hyped up, actually implemented and sustainability. 

Its good to see what is coming in the next few years, and where we stand in education. If you have any project, ideas or concerns you need help with, please do not hesitate to contact me.

October 2020 Tech Tips

  See the future, I always like sharing these hints at what the next 5-10 years could look like. Microsoft just showcased a video and it eve...