Tech and T-TESS

San Augustine Elementary

www.smore.com/9kpxt

What is T-TESS and Why is Technology important?

Click here to go to the jigsaw activity.

Template for a jigsaw activity from Alice Keeler.


Task:

  • With your group, look at D, P, and IN when it comes to technology “requirements”.

  • Is technology a must in T-TESS? Why or why not?

Use the T-TESS rubric to look at each standard.

Connecting Students (and Parents) to Websites

Remind

www.remind.com


Benefits:


  • FREE
  • Group text without being IN a group text.
  • Private--no one knows your phone numbers
  • Schedule Texts (birthdays, parent reminders, holiday greetings)
  • Add attachments
  • Add voice memos
  • Insert Links
  • Text as few as 3 people. Great for reminders (pun intended) for smaller groups.
  • FREE


Apps for your phone:

Click here for the Remind App for iPhone.

Click here for the Remind App for Android.

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Padlet

www.padlet.com


Benefits:


  • FREE(minum)
  • Online bulletin board
  • Can be moderated
  • Post links, images, videos, or upload files.
  • Anyone can post to them.


There is a Chrome Extension as well. Click here to add it to Chrome.

Click here for the iPad app.


For more ideas for the classroom, click here.

QR Codes:

Create a QR code for any URL. If a person has a device with a QR read app installed, they can scan the QR and get to the information.


QR Reader/Scanner:

i-nigma

is my preferred QR reader. Click here for the Apple version.Click here for the Android version.



QR Creators:

You have to have a plan for efficiently creating QR codes. There are two quick ways:

Click here for information on how to create QRs.


Click here for information on helping parents understand QRs.

Calibrate (How to Know What They Know)

Plickers

Low tech formative assessment.

Students get the cards, teacher asks the question, students answer, teacher scans.

Teacher can pre-enter questions or "ask on the fly".

Kahoot

Online game that is good for review and quizzes.

getakahoot.com - teacher/creation side

kahoot.it - student/player side

Quizizz

Similar to Kahoot but self paced.

Works best if each student has a device.

quizizz.com

Creating - STUDENTS creating

Life After Death by PowerPoint 2012 by Don McMillan

Interactive picture

ThingLink make a picture interactive.

Example ThingLink

Interactive map


Click here for the Andriod App.

Click here for the iPad/iPhone App

Create a Video with Pictures and music

Quik

Make awesome videos in a few clicks.
Select a video style, pick photos, videos, music, add text, and you're done.


iTunes Link

Android Link

Adobe Premier Clip

Make awesome videos in a few clicks.
Select a video style, pick photos, videos, music, add text, and you're done.


iTunes Link

Android Link

Make a Picture Talk

ChatterPix Kids

Example

iTunes Link

Create a Rap

AutoRap


Speak or rap into the app and it sets it to a beat.

Math Example


iTunes link

Android link

Instructional Videos

Explain Everything

Have students create a video that tells how to do something.

iTunes - $5.99

Show Me

Put them on YouTube!

"make" them do the subtitles for someone else's video

This one requires a subscription to upload to YouTube.


iTunes Link

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