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How to Submit a Tech Help Ticket

How to Submit a Tech Help Ticket

If you are in need of the services of our technology services, we have an easy help ticketing process for you. Lyle, our amazing LAN-Tech created this video to assist you with successfully submitting your request. And here is a direct link to the page where the...

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Ed Tech Tips, Tricks & Hacks; Volume 2, Issue 2

Ed Tech Tips, Tricks & Hacks; Volume 2, Issue 2

This edition of Ed Tech Tips, Tricks & Hacks contains nuggets of wisdom on: Technical Learning Modules for Teachers Nearpod Nearpod Google Slides Integration Kapwing Workbench CommonLit Poly Soundtrap Quill.org Webjets.io GeoGuessr Quizizz Edu in 90 Which one...

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Inking & annotating screenshots with a Chromebook

Inking & annotating screenshots with a Chromebook

Inking - writing on top of an image, otherwise known as annotating is possible using a Chromebook. Our amazing Lan-Tech, Bailey has put together this "How-to" slideshow to assist teachers who want to use it, or who have used it in the past but now can't find it. This...

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Kami – Some Good Fall 2019 Updates

Kami – Some Good Fall 2019 Updates

The wonder of cloud software is that when they update the application, all users benefit immediately. All teachers and students in CESD are provided with a full license to Kami. If you do not see the purple circle with the letter K in the upper portion of your screen,...

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Ed Tech Tips, Tricks & Hacks – Vol. 2, Issue 1

Ed Tech Tips, Tricks & Hacks – Vol. 2, Issue 1

This edition of Ed Tech Tips, Tricks & Hacks contains nuggets of wisdom on: CESD Learning Hub - Level A Assessment Free CALM app subsscription for Teachesr Wakelet for educators 60+ awesome apps that integrate directly to Google Classroom 17 Little Known Google...

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Ed Tech Tips, Tricks & Hacks – OER Edition

Ed Tech Tips, Tricks & Hacks – OER Edition

  This edition of Ed Tech Tips, Tricks & Hacks contains nuggets of wisdom on: OER Commons Amazon Inspire Net Texts OASIS Search Share My Lesson OER World Map PhET Interactive Simulations Problems of the Week - National Council of Teachers of Mathematics...

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Dynamic vs. Static Software

Dynamic vs. Static Software

These may not be the official terms for the software, but I'm going to choose to use these terms to try to help with the distinction between "cloud" software and installed software. To ensure our definitions are aligned, when I refer to static software I am speaking...

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Ed Tech Tips, Tricks & Hacks – French Immersion Edition

Ed Tech Tips, Tricks & Hacks – French Immersion Edition

This edition of Ed Tech Tips, Tricks & Hacks contains nuggets of wisdom on: SeeSaw Bout de Gomme Des activités de Momes Français facile podcast Les Nouvelles - in slow French Apprends Avec Moi - YouTube Channel Mouk en français - You Tube Channel Madame Belle...

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Place Value Digital Manipulatives

Place Value Digital Manipulatives

Instead of looking for all those place value blocks you used last year (they've gotta be there.... somewhere...) why not sign out a cart of chromebooks and provide kids this link (If you have a class website or use Google Classroom this is a must-have link!) to the...

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Free inspirational Movie Clips

Free inspirational Movie Clips

Did you know there are online resources out there that offer just the movie moments you may be looking to use in your classroom? Clips you may not have known about, clips you may have forgotten about, or other just plain good uses for movie clips. Wing Clips is one...

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Digital Citizenship – Case Studies

Digital Citizenship – Case Studies

This website from a school in BC has a list of stories of people who have been involved in various situations where some different choices as it pertains to digital citizenship could have changed the course of their lives. They made choices, and they live with the...

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Plickers – Top App for all grades

Plickers – Top App for all grades

This app is a super cool use of technology in the classroom in that you only need ONE DEVICE to engage an entire class. The teacher needs a cell phone or a tablet - that's it.In a nutshell (and it is so easy!)....BEFORE CLASS...Open an account at www.plickers.comPrint...

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Sick of Kahoot?

Sick of Kahoot?

I know in my classroom last year, kids were getting pretty sick of Kahoot. They loved the engagement, but it was the go-to app that EVERY teacher used. It wasn't novel any more. It was common. I'd love some feedback on this newcomer to the domain of "Student response...

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Google Classroom Hack You Need

Google Classroom Hack You Need

I discovered this little trick by accident. But it made a HUGE difference to me as a teacher. For the past 18 years, I have taught Technology in a junior high. I had my students twice per week for 40 minutes. That meant that my total number of students to issue grades...

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