DIGITAL SCHOOL TOURS

An online presence is also your first impression to prospective parents, before they even set foot inside the school gates. Consider a digital tour for your school in Term 2. Provide prospective families with the opportunity to tour your school through video. Check out a virtual tour we did for a primary school here. Call…

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GIVE A GIF

As students and teachers try their very best to learn and teach during the COVID period, give them a little GIF of encouragement. How to Give a GIF: Open the following Google Doc Select a GIF Right click, copy Right click, paste (in student work) Watch the GIF dance

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GRAPHIC ORGANISER FREEBIE

Freebie Alert! Freebie Alert! Spice up your ‘Assignments’ with these free graphic organisers. We picked our top 4 organisers and decided to give them a face lift. They are ready to be copied and rolled out to your little people. Remember, sharing is caring so share away with your colleagues and spread the organiser love.…

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Screencast PD (FREE!)

If a teacher was to ask me what is the one tech tool that I think most enhances teaching and learning…it is screencasting. Perfect for Chromebooks, as well as any laptop running Chrome, is the ever popular free Chrome extension – Screencastify. Their latest offering in free, self-paced video PD is brought to you by…

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Merge Cube

Written by Guest Writer – Elizabeth Moran I was introduced to the Merge Cube at the 2019 EduTECH Conference and immediately saw its potential for the exploration of AR (Augmented Reality) in the classroom. The cube is an affordable ‘gadget’ that when used in conjunction with an iOS/Android device offers a variety of apps that…

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Get Students Flying

Written by Guest Writer – Benjamin Lannen Drones are now being used to deliver parcels, film videos, for competitive racing, to fight wars and even to create a light show at the Winter Olympic Games opening ceremony. So why aren’t you using this amazing technology in your classroom? Guest writer, Ben Lannen, shares with you…

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Santa’s Sack #1

Teach email & letter writing and blow the kids minds! Here’s a little email hack that can be used for an engaging, modern take on the old “write a letter to Santa” activity. Ideal for Grades F-2. Step 1: In your school’s Google Admin (or however you create email accounts), create a user santa@yourschooldomain Step…

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