May Tech Tips

The Connected Educator

May PD Sessions

Tech Tuesday's at MMS

5/5: Compass: Reviewing for the EOG's

5/12: The Power of PLN's

Tech PD at MHS

Thurs. 5/7: The Power of PLN's

Wed. 5/13: Tech PD: A Year In Review

After School PD: The Connected Educator

Thursday, May 7th, 4pm

721 Brewer Dr

Monroe, NC

PDC Room 203-204

Crash Course on a Chromebook!

The Crash Course videos are now also housed on PBS Learning Media, which is a great source for videos, interactive content, lesson ideas and more. This means that the videos no longer have to play through YouTube, so your students can view them on a Chromebook! Check out the videos here on PBS Learning Media.

End of Year Checklist for Your Computer

As the end of year approaches, you may find the need to backup your files and folders on you teacher computer. We have created a checklist of backup recommendations for you to review. On the checklist, directions on how to complete each backup process are linked within the document.

You can find the checklist here: Computer Backup Checklist

Flippity allows you to turn a Google Spreadsheet into a set of flash cards or even a Quiz Show (similar to Jeopardy). It is very easy to use! Here are some directions on how to create your own Flippity Flash Card or Quiz Show:

Flash Card Directions:

Quiz Show Directions:

If you have any questions about Flippity or would like for me to meet with you to discuss Flippity more, please let me know!

Screencast with WeVideo!

WeVideo is a product that is constantly updating based on user-submitted feedback. If you haven't checked it out in a few months, you've definitely missed some of their great changes. This latest update will make screencasting so much easier! If you want to video edit and screencast at the same time.

"You can stop the exhausting search to find a screencasting tool to use in conjunction with WeVideo. Screen Recorder is now conveniently built into the WeVideo editor. Record video of a single window or whole screen then easily add it to your video's timeline."

You can read more about screencasting, other than updates and view tutorials on the WeVideo Blog. Please see me for more help implementing this is your instructional practice.

Thank You, Teachers

Free Admission to Discovery Place Museums on May 9!

In honor of teacher appreciation day, teachers with a valid ID and one guest, can visit any of the Discovery Place Museums for free. Click this button for more details!

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