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2018-2019 School Year Text Tips:

September Text Tips:

Establish great communication from the first week of school! Jessica shares Parent Communication: 5 Tips for Success!
http://frame.bloglovin.com/?post=6445976023&blog=19517225&frame_type=none

 

Check out this digital library that provides K-12 teachers with math activities & virtual manipulatives! 
http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/vlibrary.html

 

  

 

 2017-2018 School Year Text Tips:

September  Text Tips:

 Start the year off right with these messaging apps and websites for communicating with students and parents!https://www.commonsense.org/education/top-picks/best-messaging-apps-and-websites-for-students-teachers-and-parents

 Education blogger Kasey Bell shares how to work smarter not harder and go back to school with Google Chrome.http://www.shakeuplearning.com/blog/back-to-school-with-google-chrome-the-complete-guide/

Students can see the world with virtual field trips!http://teacher.scholastic.com/activities/globaltrek/tguide.htmhttp://www.simplek12.com/virtual-learning/virtual-field-trips-every-teacher-ought-to-know-about/http://www.discoveryeducation.com/Events/virtual-field-trips/explore/

Looking for creative ways to for students show what they know? This site includes examples of each app!http://www.teachthought.com/the-future-of-learning/technology/7-creative-apps-that-allow-students-to-show-what-they-know/

10 of the Best IPad Apps for Creating Educational Videoshttp://frame.bloglovin.com/?post=5822571889&blog=3732469&frame_type=none

 

October Text Tips:

 Ed blogger Alexandria Mooney shares the Top Five Collaborative Tech Projects to try with your students.http://blog.voyagersopris.com/top-5-tech-projects-to-try-with-your-students-this-year

Digital Citizenship Week is October 16-22. #havethetalk 
http://ikeepsafe.org/educators/
https://www.commonsensemedia.org/educators/digitalcitizenshipweek/school 
http://www.edutopia.org/blog/digital-citizenship-resources-matt-davis

Planning a paperless classroom? Here are four apps to get your started! http://frame.bloglovin.com/?post=5164900895&blog=3732469&frame_type=none

4 Good YouTube Extensions for Teachers http://frame.bloglovin.com/?post=5823452829&blog=3732469&frame_type=none

16 Websites Every Teacher Should Know About!http://www.educatorstechnology.com/2012/08/great-teacher-websites.html

October is Digital Citizenship Month! Here are some ideas for your classroom:https://www.commonsense.org/education/digital-citizenship-week

 

November Text Tips:

 Ten ways to use technology to connect students from around the world http://www.rakisradresources.com/2015/09/great-global-learners-by-connecting.html 

Five Google Drive tips everyone should know:http://www.shakeuplearning.com/blog/5-google-drive-tips-everyone-should-know/?utm_content=buffere1b63&utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest.com&utm_campaign=buffer


Here are 15 formats for structuring a class discussion and getting everyone involved!
 https://www.cultofpedagogy.com/speaking-listening-techniques/ 


 
December Text Tips: 
From uplifting to funny: Ten Must Read Books for Teachershttp://theappliciousteacher.com/10-must-read-books-teachers/


It's the most wonderful(stressful) time of the year! Try one of these fifteen stress busting tips for teachers:http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/article/15-stress-busting-tips-teachers


Need to create a quick game to keep their attention? Here are 7 online learning games that don't require coding!http://blog.whooosreading.org/make-learning-games/


It's the most wonderful(and busiest) time of the year! Here are 10 apps to help busy teachers stay organized:http://blog.whooosreading.org/organization-apps-teachers/
 

January Text Tips:

Is everyone on track and making progress? Here are 10 tools for a 5-minute formative assessment:http://blog.whooosreading.org/5-minute-formative-assessment/


Six great tools to create posters and flyers for your classroomhttp://www.educatorstechnology.com/2015/02/6-great-tools-to-create-educational-flyers.html 


Six student-safe search engines(that are lots of fun, too!)http://elearninginfographics.com/6-kids-safe-search-engines-infographic/


 Looking for copy-right friendly photos and illustrations for your students to use?  Try http://www.pics4learning.com/  for free !
 

February Text Tips:

50 Tips for Using Google Forms in your Classroom: Google Presentation


8 Gmail Tips Every teacher Should Know About:  Gmail Tips


Turn yourself into an emoji with this free IOS app:  Emoji 

 

March Text Tips:

 8 Gmail Tips Every Teacher Should Know About:https://www.educatorstechnology.com/2018/02/8-gmail-tips-every-teacher-should-know.html?utm_source=bloglovin.com&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+educatorstechnology/pDkK+(Educational+Technology+and+Mobile+Learning)


Turn yourself into an animated emoji with this free, fun app!http://frame.bloglovin.com/?post=6150471221&blog=5411887&frame_type=none


Want to to liven up your lessons? https://www.zapsplat.com/offers sound effects & songs to download free as long as you cite their website!

 

April Text Tips:

Seven Online Tools to Make Custom Learning Games http://blog.whooosreading.org/make-learning-games/
 
Online Review Games that Won't Waste Your Time!    https://teach4theheart.com/7-review-games-that-wont-waste-your-time/
12 Effective End of the Year Activities to keep their attention! 
 http://www.teachhub.com/top-12-effective-end-year-activities

 

May Text Tips:

 Free Photos for Educators to use in their Lessons:
http://www.pics4learning.com/


Collaborate & Create Amazing graphic Designs for FREE:
https://www.canva.com/

 

2018-2019 School Year Text Tips:

August Text Tips:

 

 Establish great communication from the first week of school! Jessica shares Parent Communication: 5 Tips for Success!
http://frame.bloglovin.com/?post=6445976023&blog=19517225&frame_type=none

 

Check out this digital library that provides K-12 teachers with math activities & virtual manipulatives!  
http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/vlibrary.html

 

September Text Tips:

Nine apps to help students as we all go back to school: http://frame.bloglovin.com/?post=6493744589&blog=3732469&frame_type=none

 

 

18 Great Cartoons Teaching Cyber Safety to k-12 Students https://planetnutshell.com/netsafe/

 

A free Crello account will allow you to create animated visuals to use in your instruction:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7EH0fgePTko&list=PL_K9HGRyICRfxeuwugxNe-D2yO-4_-IAK

 

 

October Text Tips:

Techie Teacher Julie can show you how to transfer files from your phone using Google:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=240&v=SrfsjXB-wVQ

 

 

MyBib can create citations and bibliographies in a wide range of styles and, best of all, it's FREE! https://www.mybib.com/#/projects/4060

 

Techie Richard shares Three Tools to Help Students Visually Understand Classroom Noise: https://www.freetech4teachers.com/2018/08/three-tools-to-help-students-understand.html

 

 

Edcamp Palmetto!! Checkout www.edcamppalmetto.weebly.com to learn more about this FREE PD day!

 

Want to create an Open Video Chat with no login or app needed? Try Gotalk for up to 4 learners. It's easy and free!
https://gotalk.to

 

 

November Text Tips: