BTSD Internal 21st Century News

The 3-23-16 Issue

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Google Apps News

This issue is going to talk about Web Extensions:

A browser extension is a plug-in that extends the functionality of a web browser in some way.

See the graphic below.

As always, don't forget to check out the BTSD Internal 21st Century website for other 21st Century information and help. Hey, add this to your bookmarks while your at it!

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Creative 21st Century Scholar

The "Creative 21st Century Scholar" for this issue is: Peg Perry

Peg is using tech the right way. The amount of really cool web resources in existence is overwhelming. Professional Development workshops, both in district & out, have always preached to take on one to three new ideas per year. Peg first started integrating, a great fact fluency tool. This year, she moved to an addaptive & comprehensive grade level math program. Another site she is considering is

Kudos to Peg Perry

(Each issue will feature a new staff member or a new idea.)

Previous 21st Century Scholar's

November 2014: Joe Tyler

December 2014: Jessica Estep

January 2015: Danielle Beebe

February 2015: Jay Jones & Kevin Monaghan

March 2015: Cheryl Weldon

March (Special Edition) 2015: Myra Manus

September 2015: Katie Goslin

October 2015: Jackie Ballard & Gina Zimecki

November 2015: Melissa King

December 2015: Stephanie Caracci

January 2016: Joe Tyler

February 2016: Jane DeAngelis

March 2016: Peg Perry

Do you know someone or feel you are a worthy candidate for the "Creative 21st Century Scholar" recognition? Please send an email out to any of the Google Clusters along with a brief description of your impressive initiative.

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21st Century Learning News

Do you have great YouTube videos that you would like to show in class?

However, are you always worried about the potentially vulgar comments section?

Or, concerned over the unpredictable screenshots suggestions for the other videos at the end of the one you just watched?

Here is a very easy way to show it without any of the YouTube distractions.

Step 1: go to YouTube & copy the URL of the video that you want.

Step 2: go to SafeShare.TV

Step 3: paste the URL code & click submit

The site allows you to do some other creative things like share it or even download the video for future use!

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Do you have other questions?

Please feel free to reach out to any of us.

BBY: Reshma George - Mathew

FWS: Shawn Fitzpatrick

BTMS: Dianna DeFiore

BTHS: Sheri Einhorn

District: Kirt Thomason

Don't forget to check out the BTSD Internal 21st Century Learning website for all this and more archived information.