Technology Tweaks and Tips
Top Apps for March
This is an easy to use website builder. It allows you to add anything needed to make an attractive website such as text, video, pictures, and MORE. It has an education site that allows 40 free student accounts. This is Cobb's pick of the month. Great for class projects and incorporating technology into your lesson plans.
This is an easy to use App that lets you use your iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, or Android Device as a remote mouse. You can use this app on Mac's or Windows computer. All you need is the IP Address to start and the app on your computer will give that to you. Now you are not tied to the computer and you can walk around.
This is a fun little tool. It can turn assessments into a game. Kahoot is an online quiz software where students compete by answering correctly in the fastest time to accumulate points. Great fun way to diagnose understanding and review for summative assessments. Remember Cheryl Smith demonstrated this at the beginning of the year.
Helpful Hints that might make life easier.
Trying to Access the Apps Store or update apps. Remember to make sure you are connected to the Internet by going to several websites first and keying in you username and password (when at school).
Can't get on the Internet or PowerSchool. Make sure your plugs on the wires are plugged in good to the computer and the wall.
Keep this in mind. Some websites work better in Internet Explorer. Some work better in Firefox and some work better in Chrome. What works the best for you and your needs?
Don't forget to teach your students proper Digital Citizenship.