TechKnowledgy Tips April 2017

Announcements

  • Weekly progress reports generated through SIS will not be sent to parents between April 10-18 so that the system can be readied to generate third quarter report cards.
  • The computer labs will be used for the district eCart assessments for English and Math until Friday, April 7.
  • 3rd grading period ends April 7
  • Spring Break, April 10-14
  • April 17 is a Teacher's Work Day
Become a Google Certified Educator!

If you use Google tools in your classroom, you should consider becoming a Google Certified Educator. Not only is this a great item to add to your resume, but it also proves your proficiency with using Google. Click here to learn more about how to get certified.

Flipping the Classroom

Use Snagit to flip some of your lessons!

A flipped classroom model is one where some of the activity that would have been done in class (lecture, viewing a video, etc) is done at home or at the beginning of class. This frees up the rest of the in-class time for an activity that would have traditionally been homework. This allows the teacher to work individually with students to re-teach or explain further. Want to know more? Watch the short video below! 20 ways Snagit can improve life in the classroom

Social Media can be a fabulous source of learning for both students and teachers. Reading and sharing with other educators and students is an incredible way to learn and expand your view! Teaching the Risks, Rewards and Realities of Social Media

Social Media can help student expand their views!

Free Book

Kindle download is free

Would you like to learn more about Google Classroom but don't have the time to attend face to face training? Now you can download the kindle app on any device and get the book free! Click here to get your free download.

Here's What's New this month

Wizer.Me is a free education platform that allows teachers to create quick, easy and fun digital worksheets. This website is already county approved so you can start building your dynamic sheets today! Staff and students can sign up using their fcpsschools google account. Watch the video below to see how easy it is to get started.
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