Tuesday Tech Tips

A little tech goes a long way!

Google Ninja Academy

Go to our GSCS Ninja Academy right now! Prepare yourself to lead our students in the effective use of Google Apps and instructional technology.

Now, you can earn PLU's for earning all four Google Ninja Belts! If you have already earned all four belts, you can register to receive one PLU credit. If you are in the process of earning your belts, go ahead and register so you will be all set. You may register HERE.

Be a Google Ninja!

Check out the complete Google Ninja list: Google Ninja Standings

Save the Date!

March 10, 2015 Apply for Code Jam

Get involved in the top programming competition

Register here starting March 10th

March 13, 2015 Digital Learning Day

Add your own activities to help celebrate Digital Learning

Register your activities here

March 31, 2015 Free Google Apps Training

An afternoon of free Google Apps webinar training

Register here for the free training

May 8 - 9, 2015 Google Education On-Air

Free online conference for educators, administrators, and others interested in education

Register here to attend this Google Hangout

Mimio Webinars

Mimio Connect's PLN: Join our Flagship Community

When: March 10, 2015 at 4:30 PM or April 23, 2015 at 4:30 PM

Register here

Getting More from Your Lessons with Mimio

When: March 26, 2015 at 4:30 PM

Register here

FREE Google Training

Google offers training to teachers and administrators using Google Hangouts. You can choose which training sessions you would like to attend. Since they use Google Hangouts, you are actually interacting with others in real time.

Click here for a list of upcoming sessions.

Common Core Quest App

This app allows you to give your students quizzes based on Common Core. After they finish, you receive customized videos and tutorials based on student results. It is currently only available for English Language Arts and math.

This app is available in the iTunes Store, Google Play, and the Chrome Store.

20 Top Pinterest Tips

Lots of teachers are using Pinterest to find ideas for use in their classrooms. Here is a good article that shares tips for Pinterest users. If you are not on Pinterest, you may set up a free account.