ICYMI Schoology 104 – Discussion Boards

This entry is part of 9 in the series Tech Tuesday 1617

How do you create online, interactive conversations for your students? In this session, learn how to use the Discussions feature in Schoology to host discussions and grade student participation. Also learn about best practices for online discussions. On Tuesday we looked at some great ways to use the robust Discussions feature in Schoology Courses.  Discussions have Read More …

Sharing Excel Online spreadsheets

This entry is part 8 of 7 in the series Office 365 for Educators

1. Sign in and select Excel 2. Select a theme 3. Rename the spreadsheet for your group 4. Share to your group and teacher 1. Sign in and select Excel Use portal.office.com to log into your Office 365 @spart7.onmicrosoft.com account.  From the Portal, choose Excel Online. 2. Select a theme From the Excel Online window, Read More …

Sharing PowerPoint Online presentations

This entry is part 6 of 7 in the series Office 365 for Educators

Each collaborative group should nominate a group leader to follow the four steps for setting up your online presentation.  Only the leader needs to create the presentation.  After it is created, other group members and the teacher should get an email with a link to the shared presentation. 1. Sign in and select PowerPoint 2. Read More …

Sharing Word Online documents

This entry is part 5 of 7 in the series Office 365 for Educators

Each collaborative group should nominate a group leader to follow the four steps for setting up your online document.  Only the leader needs to create the document.  After it is created, other group members and the teacher should get an email with a link to the shared document. 1. Sign in and select Word 2. Read More …

New Series: Office 365 for Educators

This entry is part 3 of 7 in the series Office 365 for Educators

This morning, I am launching a new series for my fellow educators specifically focusing on how to use Office 365 cloud tools in their classrooms.  I begin with a few how-to tutorials that guide students and teachers step-by-step on how to set up shared online Word documents, PowerPoints or Excel worksheets for online groups.  I Read More …

Tech Tuesday – World Languages Tech Integration

This entry is part 19 of 20 in the series Tech Tuesday 1516

How do you speak and write in another language “above the line”? In this session, learn how to move toward transformational learning tasks (modification, redefinition on SAMR) in the foreign language classroom. Agenda As a conversation starter, we reviewed this SAMR Introduction video from Common Sense Media Using our idea walls, sketch out what a technology Read More …