Learn more about sharing within the Google Drive. I also discuss how sharing works for the district PLC Folder. I apologize that this video is longer, but there is a lot to discuss with Google Drive Sharing.
This video is a reminder of how to insert your signature onto your emails through Gmail. This will discuss how to add it while on a computer browser as well as an iPad or iPhone.
Learn how to manage the Gmail Labels (hide/show).
T24T Issue 20 - 04.14.17 Using Bcc, Moodle's Drag & Drop, Using Library of Congress for Primary Sources
Learn how and why to use Gmail's Bcc to send an email to a group of people.
This video will show Moodle's Drag & Drop Quiz Feature. I used the markers. If you would like to learn more about how to create this type of question check out the links below:
Learn how to easily find Primary Sources to use in your classroom with the Library of Congress website (www.loc.gov).
T24T Issue 17 - 03.10.17 Google Docs Translate, Adding Videos to Google Slides, Archiving Large Amounts of Gmail
This video shows you how easy it can be to translate a Google Doc. This can be helpful for ESL students or parents.
This video shows you how you can add videos to Google Slides (includes ones stored in your Drive). Previously only YouTube videos were available, but Google has added the option of adding videos that you have in your Drive.
This video shows you how to Archive large amounts of Gmail at one time. This saved me A LOT of time!
T24T Issue 16 - 03.02.17 Grammarly in Chrome for Spell-Check, Downloads in Gmail, Adding Text to PDF in Gmail using Xodo
Install the Grammarly Add-On in your Google Chrome Browser to enable spell-check wherever you are working in Chrome. This will automatically spell-check for you, including Gmail.
This video will show you how to find files that you have downloaded onto your computer using the Google Chrome Browser.
This video will show you how you can use the Google Chrome Add-On Xodo to add text to a PDF.
Learn how to access (computer & mobile device) and add Tasks in Gmail with this video. Tasks can help you manage your ToDo list for work or home.
This video will show you how to improve your Google Slides presentation by using Master to edit slide layouts as well as using Audience Tools to increase Audience Participation when you are presenting.
Learn how Book Creator Free (iPad App) can take class activities from Substitution/Augmentation to Modification/Redefinition.
T24T Issue 14 - 02.15.17 Moving Up the SAMR Ladder with Apple's One Best Thing iBooks, Gmail Signature, and Google Forms File Upload
Apple's One Best Thing iBooks are great resources when learning how to move your activities up the SAMR ladder. Take your students from substitution/augmentation to modification or redefinition. This video will show you how to access the One Best Thing Collection on an iPad.
This video will show you how to add a customized Gmail signature while working on a computer or iPad/iPhone.
Google Forms has added a Question Type - File Upload. Learn how to use this question type to enhance your formative assessments.
T24T Issue 13 02.07.17 - 5sGIF (Formative Assessments Made Easy!), Archiving in Gmail, Google Browser's Incognito Window
Have your students use the 5sGIF App to create short formative assessments that save you time grading. It promotes critical thinking by making the students summarize and find a creative way to express their understanding. It is fun and engaging for all! More information can be found within my new section on Student Learning, In the Spotlight.
Learn how to manage your Gmail easier by using Archiving instead of deleting. Archiving allows you access to the email, but takes it out of your Inbox. Check out these videos for archiving on a computer or mobile device.
By using Google Browser's Incognito Window, it can save you frustration when dealing with multiple accounts. Check out this video to learn how to use the Incognito Window.
T24T Issue 12 - 01.30.17 Gmail Split Screen Take 2, Accessing the PLC Folder on iPad, Printing on Less Pages in Adobe Acrobat, and Safari Reader View
I have 4 videos this week because one is a "redo". There was one thing that I was missing in last week's Gmail Split Screen that caused some people not to see this as an option. Therefore, I fixed my omission and wanted to share the new version with you. I also have 3 more new videos to help you Take 2 4 Tech. Have a great week!
Here is my "redo" of using Gmail's Split Screen. Use Split Screen to allow you split your gmail screen between incoming emails and the viewing of one specific email.
Teachers that are still having a hard time accessing the PLC folders on their iPad need to watch this video to learn how to easily access this important folder while on their iPad.
Do you want to print a PDF, but save paper? This video will show you how to print multiple pages to one sheet while using the Adobe Acrobat Reader on a computer.
Learn how to use Safari's Reader View on an iPad, iPhone, or MacBook to enhance your reading experience when reading articles. This video is helpful for both staff and students to learn how to take the clutter away from an article as well as reformatting the background, font, and size of text.
Use the gmail split screen (horizontal or vertical) to better manage your gmail on an internet browser. This video will show you how to set this up and modify if necessary.
Dropbox can be a valuable tool for storing and sharing files. Dropbox for iPad has been updated. This video will walk student and teachers through the basics of how to use the iOS App, including how to view files offline (without wifi).
Gizmos on the iPad or computer are available to all Wayland Math & Science Teachers teaching grades 3 -12. These simulations are valuable tools that help engage students. Check out this video to see how Gizmos work. If you need help setting up Gizmos for your class, just schedule a time to meet with Cheryl to see how easy it can be at cherylwilson.youcanbook.me.
Take2↝4Tech V1 I7 11.15.16 - Workstation Changes, Notes in iCloud, Hiding Labels in Gmail, and Wayland is having a Playdate!
Taking the time to personalize your workstation can help you efficiently access programs and websites faster as well as aesthetically enhance your experience while working on the computer.
This video will show you how to change your desktop background and set a screensaver.
This video will show you how to move desktop icons, add program icons, and add programs to your Start Menu or Task bar.
This video will show you how to make an internet site shortcut on the desktop of your computer.
This video will show you how to create drawings and use dictation in the Notes App on iOS devices.
This video will show you how to hide a label (folder) that you have created in Gmail. The folder will still be there, but will not show up in the top portion of your Mailbox. It will show up in the lower portion of your mailbox, below Categories. This can help you better manage your more important labels (folders) by cleaning up your mailbox.
Wayland is having a Playdate on March 25, 2017! Come join this "unconference" where we will explore different technology tools that you can use in your classroom. Find out more information and sign up by clicking on the Playdate picture above.