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We are here for you!! No question is too small! No project is too ambitious! We want to help you in anyway you need it! Help us make your job easier and techier!!

Grades K - 2

-Learn iPad apps that can let students verbally review books

-Help students us voice text so they can "type" what they want into a Google Document or search using the "Google Omnibox"

-Create a digital portfolio where students can record their voices, video, share pictures and that can be shared with parents and guardians

-Use apps for calendars, shapes, colors

-Quickly assess progress using formative assessment apps on your phone or chromebook

-Create sorting games using smart notebook to help with learning vowels, opposites etc....

-Engage in genius hour to encourage students to be self-motivated learners.

-Make Tall Tales and Fairy Tales come to life

-Work on additional and subtraction of ones and tens with Google Slides

-Have student record their understanding so you know where they really are in terms of learning and where the gaps are

-Add a tech component to centers

Grades 3 - 4

-Introduction to Chromebooks and Chrome Apps

-Good internet research

-How to organize Google Drive

-Create a "Google Portfolio" that will follow them until they graduate

-Have students plan a vacation to a country being studied in class using resources on the internet & present it to your class in a video or powerpoint

-Visit anywhere in the world

-Give a spelling test that can be graded in seconds

Middle School

-Create Hyperdocs so students have all the information and handouts for one unit all in one place

-Use Socrative to quickly assess whether to move forward or do supplemental lessons

-Use SMART Notebook games to engage the classes in any subject

-Develop a passion project for students to work on throughout the year

-Keep track of assignments turned in with Google Classroom

-Create a Google Portfolio for students to store their learning

High School

-Help students organize Google Drive; encourage students to retain papers to create a digital portfolio of their work

-Use Google Classroom to link YouTube Videos to supplement what you taught in class

-Use apps like Explain Everything to create a "flipped" learning environment

-Require students to listen to a podcast (we can help with suggestions) or create their can be fiction or non fiction

-Use Google Maps to explore where historical events took place; if you have a SmartBoard you can use Notebook 16 to highlight and zoom on those places while you are teaching

-Screen cast a lecture so that you can "flip" your classroom

-Have students work on a 20Time project modeled after Google's 20% Time

-Use Plickers, Socrative, or even Google Forms to take quick formative assessments throughout your teaching {we can even help you create this stuff if you don't have time!!}