What is New in iOS 11?

Click here to download the handout. I have been loving the new features of iOS 11 and I am so excited for the release today. It is hard to narrow down my favorite new feature but one of them is most definitely the ability for […]

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Accessing Safe Images

I often get asked about finding appropriate images and image citation.  We know that it is crucial that we model and teach students about Creative Credit and Copyright. Common Sense Media has great lessons for all ages on this topic.  From the Scope and Sequence click […]

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Clips App

  Apple recently released Clips, a new ios App that allows you to quickly create videos with graphics and texts. I can’t tell you how much I love this app and how easy it is to quickly capture videos or photos and use them to […]

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Student Sites that Encourage Critical Thinking

Do Now Weekly Activities  This site engages students with questions about a current issue each week. Each Friday, a topic that focuses on civic issues is posted along with a media resource and questions.  Students are encouraged to share their thoughts on the website or […]

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Adobe Spark Video

Today I had a freshman student tell me that he spent two hours creating a song using GarageBand. You could see how proud he was when he talked about using it as background music for a presentation or a movie. A first-grade student told me the best part of his […]

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macOS Sierra

You probably have already upgraded to macOS Sierra but you may not know some of the neat, new features. If you need help with the upgrade, you can find it here. My favorite new features are Siri and the Universal Clipboard.  Siri Siri is now available on your Mac! […]

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New Google Sites

Anyone who has used Google Sites in the past would probably agree that it wasn’t very user-friendly. Well, the new Google Sites is here and the layout is much easier to navigate.     Google Sites is still a core G Suite app that allows you […]

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Engage the Audience with Google Slides

Google Slides has a Q&A feature that allows for questions during a presentation. Audience members or students can ask a question while you are sharing information and you can see it live. It doesn’t have as many features as some of the other audience response systems but […]

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