Tuesday Tech Talk for Teachers 2

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Just for YOU

This is the Paris ISD Tuesday Tech Talk for Teachers bi-weekly newsletter. Watch for items to inform you of extensions, applications, and tricks for making you more productive. The length of each video is posted, so you can make time for the most important tips & tricks just for YOU!

Smore Accessibility Features Video - less than 2 minutes - click on 🔥 smore to watch

Immersive Reader Video - 5 minutes

Do you have students that struggle with reading? Do you have ELL students? Do you have students with dyslexia or dysgraphia?

Then I have the tool for you! IMMERSIVE READER can be added to any chrome browser to help students read online information or PDFs. Click on the Immersive Reader icon to watch the video for more information about this amazing extension.

YouTube Video - Sidebar REMOVAL - 1 minute

In this next video, Paula Alsup, librarian & techie at Crockett, shares how to get rid of that annoying sidebar beside your videos. Click on the YouTube icon to watch.

Want to spice up your lesson?

There are a LOT of FREE teachers resources online, but you don't have the time to research all of them. I have included a list of some of the best sorted by grade levels, subjects, and a short explanation. Look through it and see which ones are right for you.


ClassHook - Free short videos

Ever looking for that perfect short video to introduce a lesson, but you don't have time to look through every YouTube video ever created? Try using ClassHook. Most of it is FREE, and you can search for videos by subject, grade level, and clip length. Click on the icon to visit the website.

Contact Information

Jennifer K. Simmons

Instructional Technology Specialist