Technology Integration Help Videos
Below you will find over sixty videos below that will help you integrate more technology into your instruction. Please watch multiple videos before our professional development so we can increase active learning during our PD day.
Youtube Tips and Tricks - Safe
This video will show teachers how to watch Youtube videos safely in the classroom, Edit Youtube video quickly to share out a link, download the videos, take away the ads on the video and convert the video into an MP3 - everything you wanted to know how to do
Apps for All
This video will show a number of different apps and places to look for apps. This video will also give you a place to visit for screencasted use of apps before you download them. http://sc247.wikispaces.com/App+and+Website+Reviews
Google Classroom Creating Topics in Classroom
This video will show other educators how to use Google Classroom for video, notes, questioning, Ed Puzzle and Orange Slice Add-ons = Google Classroom organizes any type of learning environment
This video will show you how to access your Google Docs - make suggestions and comments to student work - Video will also show you how to share with others and change their access. The video will also show you how to create shortcuts to provide feedback quick by changing the preferences. This video also introduces Google Adons - Easy Bib - how to cite references into Google Docs Easily
Add a Rubric - to Grade a Doc
This video will show how to Use the Google Add-on Orange Slice in a Google Doc to provide students with better feedback using a self-created rubric.
Recording and Sharing Your Google Slides
This video will show how to use Google Slides functions and how to record your Google Slides easily to share them with students or anyone who might need to review or make up the lesson. Combines Google Slides with SCreencastify
Back Up Your Files in Drive
Viewers will understand how to save their files in their Google Drive creating an online backup.
Voice Typing in Google Docs and Audience interaction in Slides
This video will demonstrate how to use voice typing in Google Docs which is a great modification for students. The video also demonstrates how to include audience participation in Google Slides during a presentation.
Google Keep and Draw
This video will show viewers how to give faster feedback using Google Keep integrated with Google Documents. The video includes an interactive drawing game https://quickdraw.withgoogle.com/ featuring artificial intelligence
Screen Record - Video Creation
Screencastify allows you to record your desktop for 10 minutes for free and upload it to your Google Drive
This video will show you how to join a Google Classroom or create a classroom for your students to join along with organizing your content including organizing your content by Topics a new feature added this year to Google Classroom
Google Form - Grading a Test
This video shows a teacher how to create a Google Form assign it and Grade it using Flubaroo then have the quiz results sent out to individual students
Explore and Research Tool
This video will show you the importance of using the Research Button in a Google Document with Students and also using the Explore button on the bottom right hand corner in a Google Spreadsheet
Chrome Store Extensions
Use the WEBSTORE in CHROME BROWSER to get - Reading Modifications with Chrome Extensions including: Readability, Announcify, Text Teaser, Tweet Tribune, GetEpic, instagrok and 1 tab
Advance Search tools in google
Viewers will learn how to use Google's Advanced Search Features to narrow their results.
This video will cover help with Gradebook Sharing, Classroom Information, Gradebook Shortcuts, lesson plan sharing, lesson plans and many more useful tips.
Create Classroom Webpage
This video will show you how to create and maintain a classroom web page. It will also remind teachers that they must hit the publish button after every edit to update their classroom webpage. Weebly.com is the easiest way to create a classroom web page.
Setting Up a Youtube Channel
21st Century Newsletter
This video will show you how to set up your own Youtube Channel, Upload Video and Manage your channel using a personal Gmail Account. Great for anyone who wants to share video or screen recorded lessons.
This video will show teachers how to communicate with students and parents at home using Homeroom - Great app similar to Facebook
Wizer - Different Assessments
Video demonstrates the different online task you can have your students perform using app.wizer online for free to prepare for standardized testing
Plickers - Paper Technology
Plickers is a easy way to do formative assessments in the classroom by using a device to scan students answers. Hold up your phone using the app to quickly move around the room to assess student learning.
EDCITE - Match AIR Assessment
This video will help teachers format their assessments to match the online standardized format in the spring such as AIR Testing
Quick key - Faster Feedback
Quick Key offers teachers an easy way to scan their students' bubble sheets for quicker feedback. Easy to import students now with Google Classroom integration - Definitely something to look at for health and gym teachers.
This video will show elementary teachers how to use QR codes to communicate learning at home with parents along with a good way to incorporate them at the higher levels
Notebook Tips for teachers
This video will give teachers a few Smartboard tips and tricks to get the most out of their smartboard. Good for all levels video ends with some cool math features helpful for math teachers.
Reading and Writing Help
This video will show you how to change the Lexile level for students while assigning them current event articles: NewsELA and Tween Tribune
This video will show you how to complete a Works Cited page inside of a Google Doc
Reading Fluency and Audio Recording built into Your MAC
This video will demonstrate how teachers can organize their students' oral recordings such as out loud reading fluency, audio recordings, language, oral discussions (literature circles) etc.
This video will show teachers how to create a center where a Mobile Device will read to the child page by page using QR Codes. This can be used or created depending on your level of technology skill.
Quick Formative Assessment
Using the infinite cloner have your students determine their understanding of the I Can statements
Writing Help using Technology
This video will cover a Google Extension Grammarly that will prove you with a spell check and grammar check for all online writing except Google Docs. Another great student tool for writing is No Red Ink - this website allows you to create practices for students with writing and grammar.
Works Cited Page Help
Using the links on the bottom of wikipedia along with the son of the citation machine to format a MLA works cited page correctly.
Great Way to study Vocabulary - Quizlet
This video will show teachers and students how to create flash cards online, study for vocabulary tests with content vocabulary or even prepare with review games. Quizlet is used as an online platform as well as a mobile (ipad, iPod etc. )
Diigo - Social Bookmarking and Password protection
Diigo is a great place to store your bookmarks - but by using their lock or private feature you can also store your passwords - Great for students to use so they only have to remember 1 password and user name
MISC TECH Help
Save and Edit PDFS
Opening a PDF in Gmail and using Docs Hub will allow a user to edit their pdf - Gmail also allows for the user to easily save their attachments right in their drive
Near Pod - Interactive Powerpoint
This is an interactive app for teachers who are looking to transition from a direct instruction model to a more interactive model using presentation tool that can be displayed on any mobile devices. The pricing is $10 a month for the premium version.
Digitize Your Already Made PDF
This video will teach you how to use Issuu.com to convert a pdf document into an online newsletter or digital copy that can be emailed out, tweeted or used for any type of social media.
Connect Your Mobile Device to Projector - Airserver
Using Airserver you can eliminate the need for wires - you can also mirror your phone or iPad on the projector - Also a demonstrate on how to use it with apps such as Board cam and Airparrot.
Using School Network
Video covers connecting to local network, Dropbox and building a professional learning network using Diigo.
How I use Twitter In the Classroom
Twitter Baseball is a game I designed for my 7th and 8th-grade students. Basically it is a nine-question review game split into groups of 5 incorporating mobile devices and Google Docs to keep everyone involved. 1st Correct Group Answer Receieves a Homerun, 2nd Correct Group - triple, 3rd correct group - double, 4th group to answer correctly - single, any incorrect answers are outs or if the group is last to the hashtag conversation they are out. 3 outs clears the bases. And any incorrect answer can be correct if another group tweets @ that group. This gives the correcting group another man on base if they succesfully correct the incorrect answer
A poor man's Photoshop - online photo editing
What to do with old iPhones and iPods
Manything is an app that works well with iPhones or iPods. The camera in these devices acts a motion detector and will begin recording once motion is detected. 1 free camera per phone - Plug in your phone and set up your own Video Monitoring system
Online Whiteboard Google Integration
Video will demonstrate some of the activites and collaborations you can do in Realtimeboard.com which is an online whiteboard that integrates with Google Drive to create a canvas that can be used for anything. Great Collaboration Tool
Review Game - Kahoot
This video will demonstrate to users how to build a Kahoot review game or quiz to interact with students during class. It will also give a demonstrate of the site being used. To begin visit: https://getkahoot.com/
This video will show viewers the basic of iMovie and how to publish a video using iMovie on a Mac along with adding a green screen in iMovie
Flexcil and Newsela on ipads
This video will demonstrate how teachers can use the NEWSELA app and the FLEXCIl App to teach Close Reading strategies in their content area along while differentiating each article for students.
By using Diigo Groups - teachers can receive a lot of great and useful information from other teachers by receiving links they have bookmarked and shared with the group. The email can come each day, week or month.
Easy Online Calendar
This video will show teachers and coaches an easy way to maintain an online calendar which prints out clean and can be shared on paper or online.
Create an Online Word Cloud
Menti creates an online application that allows any device to answer a question which creates an online word cloud highlighting important words = Also creates quizzes and other question types.
SMORE - Make a digitized PDF
This video will show viewers how to digitize their flyers and newsletters to be sent across social media sites or emails - Include videos and other links with the newsletter for easy access
EdPuzzle - Add Questions to Any Video
Teachers can now use Ed Puzzle - to assign videos, track progress and add questions to any existing video online.
This video will show you how to add a Lucid chart for visual learning.
Using Footage Crate with IMOVIE FOR EFFECTS
This lesson will show the viewer how to use Footage Crate with their iMovies to enhance the effects in their videos.
Canva and MixBook for Creative Design
Create a Collage Using Canva Bonus - Use mixbook and screen recording software to create a portfolio.
Tools for Teachers Presentation
Presentation covers Video Downloads, Google Add-on for Teachers - Orange Slice, Auto Crat , Diigo for protecting passwords, Google Voice , Twitter Review Baseball and much more. Presentation is by Joe Bedingfield
This video is by Edmodo Expert Teacher Wendy Oney and gives teachers a great overview on how to use Edmodo in their classroom to benefit student learning.
Rotate a PDF
rotatepdf.com - an online option to rotating your pdf and redownloading it.
Great Communication / Documentation tool for teachers using Google Form, Sheets and Auto Crat Google add-on to document communication home - this is a longer video but the end is the updated version of Auto Crat which is similar but a different interface
Power of Playlists
Tech Tip video shows teachers how to find channels that fit their content on Youtube and Embed or Link it to their blog or website including Symbaloo. This video is useful for all grade levels and subject areas interested in enriching their content.
Online Assessment Tools
This video will show teachers how to build interventions in the Google Classroom for every subject or level. Also shares a recap formative assessment tool using a webcam from iphone, ipad or individual comput
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ODE - Teaching with Technology Series - 8 videos released
Link for Entire playlist of 8 videos ranging from 3rd grade to Post Secondary