About Share to Classroom
How many times have you tried to get your class to get to a specific website? Bombarded by 10 students saying, “It’s not working!”? Running around trying to fix every typo of those who can’t copy the web address exactly? 10 minutes later have you wanted to pull your hair out in frustration? We have both felt that and we are tech savvy teachers. It’s enough to drive any teacher over the edge and prevent you from ever using computers again. [Read more…] about 25 Students + 25 Devices + 1 Website = No Problem
As you know, YouTube is a wealth of resources for professional learning, for fun and to learn how to fix your broken gas dryer (ninjas like to fix their own things after all). Using YouTube in the classroom with your students is also a powerful tool (assuming you are allowed to)! Schools and districts who block YouTube are living in the wrong century! To us, it would be like banning a library.
As a teacher it is an invaluable tool. There are so many things you can do. Remember you need to be signed into your Google account first.
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Great! You have a brand new set of devices to use in your classroom. That’s awesome, but there are some things you’re going to have to do in order to keep those devices in top notch condition.
Now, we are fortunate enough to work in a school where a technician is the one who sets up all the student accounts and installs all the software. We actually have no ability to alter these things, so this post will focus on looking after the hardware (not using the devices).[Read more…] about How to Avoid Device Disaster