Some Take Aways from TCEA 2017 Hutto ISD instructional Technology
Tools to Check Out
Adobe Spark is a free, easy to use, online and mobile graphic design app. Easily create beautiful images, videos, and web pages (like this one) that help your students (and you) tell your own story. Works on Chromebooks, idevices and androids
Quizizz is a new multiplayer quiz game where the whole class can practice together. The lively characters and graphics get students super-excited, and its compatible with tablets, chromebooks and mobile devices. They've got lots of great public quizzes, and you can create your own too.
Nearpod is an interactive presentation and assessment tool that can be used to amazing effect in the classroom. The app's concept is simple. A teacher can create presentations that can contain Quiz's, Polls, Videos, Images, Drawing-Boards, Web Content and so on.
Google Add-On's & Extensions
g(math) - check out the g(math) Google add-on. It’s quick and easy to create equations, graphs, stats displays and math quizzes to insert in Google Docs or Sheets with this add-on. See an example doc here.
Google Tone - Broadcast any URL to computers within earshot.
Awesome Screenshot Minus -Capture a web page, annotate on the screenshot, blur information, and share with others. This version works on a touchscreen!
Device Activity - Ever forget to log out? Go here to find out where you are still logged into your GAFE account!
Bio-Digital 3D Human - the first cloud-based, immersive 3D environment for exploration of the human body.
EDUcopilot! -The destination for instructional technology resources for the Classroom. EDUcopilot provides educators with digital resources, tips and tricks, and classroom technology integration ideas.
Google Arts & Culture - an online platform through which the public can access high-resolution images of artworks and virtual Field trips of museums and is a great resources for the Art and History class!