Washington Tech Tidbits

Washington School - January 25, 2016

Coming Up: Staff Development Day

If you have not yet done so, please select your sessions for the 2/5 Staff Development Day!


I will be teaching a morning session on Google Classroom. Looking forward to a great day of professional development. :)

Google+ Community

When you have a chance, please join the D64 21st Century Learning Community on Google+ for technology integration ideas, professional growth opportunities, interesting articles, thought-provoking discussions, and much more!


If you find a great article or would like to share something to the community, please feel free!

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Make Your Conference Sign-Up Easier with SignUpGenius

SignUpGenius allows you to set up an event, like Parent-Teacher Conferences, and indicate all available time slots. Then, it sends an email to your students' parents to select one of the available times. Upon selection, that option is automatically removed, so you don't have to worry about double booking. If you want, you can receive an email every time a parent signs up. The site can also send a reminder email to parents a couple days before their conference time! Here is a quick tutorial, if you're interested in creating an account.


I will be hosting TWO sessions on SignUpGenius during next Wednesday's EdCamp time. Come join me!

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Voice Typing on Google Drive

Here is a site that explains how you can "type with your voice" in Google Drive. To quickly access this feature, select Tools > Voice Typing, click on the microphone, and speak!