January 2016

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"Verso believes the learning experience of every student should become a learning experience for the school." They want to empower "schools and districts to make data informed decisions that build capacity in teaching and improve student outcomes."

Verso has recently posted lessons lesson ideas for starting this semester/new year on their blog. Take a look and see what other ideas that they spark for you.

The Verso app can be found in the SSO portal. Here is a link to a document I create for an overview of a few things that Verso can do. If you are interested in implementing Verso in your classroom and need assistance please let me know.

Below is a webinar explaining how you can use Verso to deepen learning and give students a voice.

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Verso: Activating student voice as a driver for deep learning
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You Can Book Me

As we begin a new year we look for ways to make our lives easier, more organized and save time. One way you can do that is by using It is a great way to set up appointments for tutorials, conferences, and other meetings. It integrates also with Google Calendar.

Below is a video about setting up

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Have you contemplated using Twitter with your students but were worried about age restrictions or what the students might post before you can check for appropriateness? Well, there is a way that you can use Twitter with your students. You can have the tweets moderated and tweeting through Google forms to a class Twitter account. The students can tweet about what is happening in their class or sharing additional information later.

Here are the step by step directions.


The Schoencast 02: Form to Twitter Automation

Export Your Entire Gradebook from Google Classroom

Export Your Entire Gradebook from Google Classroom

Sharing Directly to Google Drive

Ever wondered how you could share files with parents or anyone else that doesn't have a GAFE or Gmail account? Well, there is a way that anyone can send a file to your Google Drive without signing in to a Google Account.

There is a script that automatically provides you with a URL that allows any user to upload a file to a designated folder in your Google Drive. No scripting ability required!

Watch the video below to find out how.

Allow Anyone to Upload Files Directly to Your Google Drive

About Me

Instructional Technology Specialist

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