Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Tech Tip December 2016

Here are some great tech tips

Screen Castify : A great screen recorder that saves directly to Google Drive to create tutorials or provide great feedback to students. The free version is limited to 10 minutes which should be more then enough for an evaluation or to do a small training video for flipped learning

Essay Metrics: Great Google sheets add-on for evaluating basic essay data like # of words, paragraphs, sentences, etc... very quickly. Also integrates with google classroom and drive. Demo and explanation

For fun but can be used for team building or design thinking exercices
Google Build with Lego https://www.buildwithchrome.com/ only works on Computer
as well as the Lego Serious Play method https://www.lego.com/en-us/seriousplay

Food For Thought videos

Human Population Through Time
It took 200,000 years for our human population to reach 1 billion—and only 200 years to reach 7 billion. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PUwmA3Q0_OE

The future of shopping in stores Amazon Go https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NrmMk1Myrxc

Gun Violence prevention but can be applied to many other subjects like suicide, bullying, great to share with students. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A8syQeFtBKc

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