Tools, Tips & Tricks
Resource Scheduling with Google Calendar
Scheduling of all technology resources - rooms, carts, etc. - will now be completed through your Google Calendar account. This process will be more streamlined.
The January Staff Meetings will include a demonstration of the Google Calendar process. However, you can also watch the Calendar Resources video below for a demonstration of the scheduling process.
If you are new to Google Calendar you may find the Google Calendar Tutorial 2015 video useful for a general overview of Calendar
Scribble Maps is a fun and easy way to create multimedia, interactive maps. It is a great tool for students to show their learning on a map! This tool is free (with ads on the side) and does not require a login.
In Scribble Maps, students can add a variety of Place Markers, draw lines, add text, make a circle or box around an area, etc. These maps can then be shared with a link or embedded into a webpage or blog.
Digital Formative Assessment Tools
Technology can play a crucial role in creating a culture of formative assessment as it provides unlimited tools for gathering, sharing and storing student work and goals. The website below provides a few of the many tools available. Additionally, I will be adding a link to the Instructional Technology Website (found on the Lake George webpage or at (http://lgtechnology.weebly.com) that will have even more information about digital formative assessment tools...keep your eye out for it.
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