Digital Learning 10.27.17
Tech Teaching and Learning News Every Friday!
Smore.com No Longer Free. Sad. No worries! Google to the Rescue!
If your campus is not excited about the cost of smore, especially if you are used to having students create smores in the past, here is an easy and FREE alternative!
Click the link below for Digital Learning Specialist Taylor Williams' post and learn how to use Google Drawings to easily replicate a Smore.com newsletter.
The 9000 -Pound Elephant in the Room - How to Prevent Cheating With a Great Collaboration Tool Like Google Drive
Check out the "Cheaters: Google Apps Edition" at this link for great ideas and strategies that you can use to curb cheating when students are using Google Apps.
New Formative Assessment Tool Automatically Groups Your Students For You!
Rated #1 on EdSurge's Top Ten S'Cool Tools!!!
Quizalize also has thousands of built in TEKS questions.
Go to the link below to get the details on this great new tool!
Amazing Blog by Mary Terry, Middle School Academic Coach
Blogging creates a learning community - a group of people who are relentless in the improvement of their craft. We have lots of awesome learning communities in Birdville. Digital Learning is proud to be a part of Mary Terry's (North Richland MS Academic Coach) learning community!
Go to the link below to read the latest post from her blog, "Tell Me Something Good, A Celebration of Effective Instructional Practices Going On At NRMS."
Thanks to her Digital Learning Specialist, Rashel Larson, for turning us on to this great learning resource from Mary!
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Do You Use Timers, Random Name Generators, or Stoplights in Your Classroom?
IMPORTANT SKYWARD INFORMATION! DON'T USE THIS SUNDAY AFTERNOON
Please use the Exit Link to log out of the skyward system by 2PM on Sunday. Anyone using Skyward applications while maintenance is being conducted will automatically be logged out and all unsaved data will be lost.
Should you have any questions, please call us at x5888 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Future of Faxing in Birdville ISD
- District fax machines are no longer receiving faxes
- Examples of Campus/Department Fax Operators: Principals, AP's, Secretaries, Diagnosticians, Counselors
- Helpful Knowledge Base Articles: Email Faxing Articles
- Original fax numbers are being forwarded to the new electronic fax numbers until the end of December 2017
Until Next Week...
Have a great weekend and next week!
Reach out to us if we can help you with anything!
The Birdville Digital Learning Team