Tidbit ToolKit

Technology Tips and Tools #16

Did you know?

The @ symbol was first used in its familiar modern usage, sandwiched between the username and domain name of an email address, in 1972.

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Tech Terms

Mouse Potato - (a.k.a Click Potato) is a variation of the term “Couch Potato” and refers to an individual who spends a lot of time on the Internet.

Bitmoji - Your Avatar Emoji

*One of Google's Best Apps of 2014!*

Bitmoji is your own personal emoji.

- Create an expressive cartoon avatar

• Choose from a growing library of moods and stickers - featuring YOU!
• Put them into any text message, chat or status update

Your unique collection of Bitmoji is waiting for you!

It is also available to put in your Gmail.


LINK

Guaranteed to be relaxing and fun!

Word Cloud Art

Tagul

Wordle

Tagxedo


Tagul is new and seems to be very user friendly. Give any of these a try. Students love creating word clouds.

Quizlet Live

Quizlet has a new game -

QUIZLET LIVE


It is in beta form, but I understand it works well and the kids love it.


https://quizlet.com/features/live


https://quizlet.com/help/test-out-the-beta-of-quizlets-new-in-class-game


It is similar to Kahoot, but allows for more questions, randomly groups students, enforces teamwork.

Young Scientist Challenge through Discovery Education

Young Scientist Challenge

Submit your big idea By April 20th for the chance to win a mentorship with a 3M Scientist and $25,000!

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Jill Elberson

I am an Instructional Technology Facilitator for Davidson County Schools. I help teachers integrate the information and technology essential standards with instruction. I also model new technologies and provide training to the staff. I am here to help you utilize technology for enhancing instruction and engaging the students. I work closely with the media coordinator, along with support staff and other teachers to plan lessons. Let me know how I can assist you. My school assignments are Northwest Elementary, North Davidson Middle, North Davidson High, South Davidson Middle, South Davidson High, and Valley Academy.

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SCAN the QR Code to go to my Webpage

You will find all the Smore's under Tidbit ToolKit on my school webpage.