Tech Tidbits

May Edition

The End is Near!

With less than 3 weeks until summer break, it's hard to believe another school year is over! While everyone is gearing up to enjoy a much-needed summer I wanted to let you know to keep your eyes peeled for an upcoming online summer professional development opportunity that will include a stipend. More to come on that soon....
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Google Slides Q & A

Google came out with another great feature for Google Slides. Check out this video and see how you can interact with your students during a lesson and they can interact with their peers during their presentations!
Introducing Slides Q&A: A new way to talk with your audience—not at them

Chrome Extension Pick of the Month - Google Docs Quick Create

Google Docs Quick Create is a Chrome extension that allows you to start a new doc, sheet, presentation, drawing, or form right from your browser bar. No more working through your drive or digging around your homepage to find the correct program. Once you click on the Google Docs Quick Create icon and select which one you'd like to create it opens automatically and as always as soon as you start typing it will be saved in your Drive.
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Help!

Ready to start something new for next year? Have an idea you want to try out before the school year is over? Send me an email or call!

Thank you for making a difference

Being the sentimental type I've opted to forgo the typical funny videos I like to add and send perhaps my all time video about teaching. I'm sure most of you have seen or heard this poem before and those that haven't I hope you enjoy it, but either way, I think it rings true to what educators are truly capable of. I know I will see many of you prior to the end of the school year, but if I don't, I hope you have the most enjoyable summer yet!
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