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Instructional Technology Weekly News ~ Jennifer Downey, ITRT

Tech Tuesday Week of January 5, 2016

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No January TechTalk due to Staff Devlopement Day this week.

Winter Magnetic Poetry Using Google Slides

This is one of ShakeUpLearning's Top posts for 2015 so you may have already seen it but with the flurries in the air Monday morning as we started our first day back from break I though it would be a great lesson to explore in the coming weeks.


Get all the details from Kasey Bell in her blog post below.

Winter Magnetic Poety - includes FREE template!

App of the Week: DuoLingo

DuoLingo: Learn Languages for Free This app has fantastic reviews and is Apple iPhone App of the Year!

From the Editors: Learn Spanish, French, German, Portugese, Italian, Irish, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, and English. (I believe Russian has now been added too) Go through engaging mini-games that test your reading, writing, and speaking skills


Download for iOS

Download for Android

Mobile Web Version

Video of the Week: Managing Multiple Google Accounts

This is a great refresher as we launch into a New Year! Step by Step pacing, worth a view to get some Google Confidence! Visit Kasey Bell at ShakeUpLearning.com for even more great tips! I subscribe to her newsletter and LOVE it!
You're Doing it Wrong! Managing/Toggling Between Multiple Google Accounts

Jen's Schedule This Week of January 5th

Monday AM - Teacher Workday

Wednesday AM

Friday - AM


I am able to stay until NOON most days. Check my availability posted on my webpage: www.tinyurl.com/jdowneyITRT