This is a short and to-the-point video (Students Distance Learning.mp4) from Alex Case in Loudoun County. It can give you ideas for making your own video for your division's students, and even for your teachers!
Wordle is a great word game. How can you use it in your classroom? In 90 seconds learn how to play the game, options for class play and competition and creating your own both digital and hard copy. ISTE Technology Stanrdards for Educators: 2.1 Learner; 2.4 Collaborator; 2.5 Designer
Collection of resources for K-5 students to teach, engage, and build student'academic skills in a virtual counseling program.
This graphic guide helps you go through the process of adding resources to the Professional Learning Hub on #GoOpenVA. Download as an editable PPTX or a non-editable PDF.
This presentation focuses on the basics of UDL (Universal Design for Learning) and how various technology tools can support all students. It is about 57 minutes long and the accompanying slide deck is included.
Patrick Hausammann of Clarke put together this slide deck that covers 30 tech tools that help students with their creativity skills.
This text provides links to up-to-date resources on how to properly attribute OER within your own creations, as well as how to create your own attribution to include in your materials as a helpful guide to others.
Jennifer Daniel of Washington County has created a Wakelet to show how to create a Bitmoji Classroom if you'd like to create one of this graphic-based virtual classroom interfaces.
A practical guide to creating blended learning, with lots of videos to illustrate steps and concepts. Written for higher ed, but definitely usable for anyone.
A guide for educators who are developing full lessons on #GoOpenVA (Nebraska uses the same platform as #GoOpenVA does, so the instructions are the same).
A brief video showing how to set up a Canvas assignment in Canvas. Meets ISTE Standard: 2.3 Citizen - Educators inspire students to positively contribute to and responsibly participate in the digital world., 2.5 Designer - Educators design authentic, learner-driven activities and environments that recognize and accommodate learner variability.
Companion video to Canva Canvas for Teachers, showing the step students would follow to complete the assignment along with a short overview of Canva. Meets ISTE Standard: 2.1 Learner - Educators continually improve their practice by learning from and with others and exploring proven and promising practices that leverage technology to improve student learning.
A short screencast to demonstrate how to change your password in #GoOpenVA (if you have an assigned account). IF YOU HAVE AN ACCOUNT ACCESSED THROUGH A SINGLE-SIGN-ON SOLUTION FROM YOUR SCHOOL DIVISION (CLEVER OR GOOGLE), YOU SHOULD CHANGE PASSWORDS ONLY ON YOUR GENERAL DIVISION LOG-IN ACCOUNT.
This presentation focuses on the hows and whys of using Choice Board and Hyperdocs. It is about 54 minutes long and the accompanying slide deck is included.
Learn some simple tips and tricks to use Google Chrome for school and personal use.Addresses ISTE Standard for Educators: 2.1 Learner - Educators continually improve their practice by learning from and with others and exploring proven and promising practices that leverage technology to improve student learning.
This page has links to resources that can help ITRTs support teachers and students during the COVID-19 school building closures. Of interest for PD, links to Using Google to Teach Remotely has several tutorials.
Various Tech Tips from Patrick Hausammann regarding a variety of Ed Tech tools.