Due to COVID-19, schools across Ontario have closed. Teachers have been offered limited direction as to how their time should best be spent. The four suggestions offered here will aid educators in streamlining their time away from the building, with the aim of suiting educator and student needs both in-class and online. Education workers following … Continue reading Ontario Teachers: Suggestions for your Time Away from the Classroom
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A curated list of online Professional Development opportunities for engaged and engaging educators.
ThingLink is a free online tool to digitally annotate images. There area wide variety of reasons for using ThingLink in your classroom, ranging from visualizing complex ideas, to streamlining presentations. Here you will find a number of tutorials that walk you, step-by-step, through the tool. You will move from complete beginner to expert in less … Continue reading Video Tutorial Series: ThingLink, the Digital Annotation Tool
One thing that few people realize is that not every picture on the internet is fair game for teacher use. At the end of the day, will you face legal reprimands for using a picture you downloaded from someone's website? Probably not. But that doesn't mean you shouldn't try to stick to using legal images. … Continue reading Pixabay: Royalty Free Stock Photos for Teachers and Professionals
In our last part you learned how to write a Choose Our Way tale with Twine 2, and share it on a website so that it could be shared with people outside of the classroom. Now you will learn how to transform your Twine 2 story into an Android APK App file which can be played on … Continue reading Converting Twine 2 Stories to Android APK Apps for the Google Play Store
Twine 2 is a piece of software that allows you to create Choose Our Way tales. In our last parts you learned about palm stories, familiarized yourself with the basics of choose our way tales, and then learned how to write basic choose our way tales. Now we'll look at how to digitize those tales using Twine 2. … Continue reading Using Twine 2 to Create Chooseable Path Stories
Now that you have learned all there is to learn about Google Forms you may want to print physical hardcopies of the tutorial. Feel free to distribute my sheets for non-commercial purposes. DOWNLOADS Google Forms - Tutorial Book - WhatBinder.pdf PART 1: INTRODUCTION TO GOOGLE FORMS PART 2: CREATING A BASIC GOOGLE FORM PART 3: … Continue reading Google Forms Downloadable Resources
In the last part you learned how to create a self-marking Google Forms quiz. Now we will see that there is always more to learn, and always more to explore. Even though you have learned how to create self-marking forms, your journey is not at an end. Sadly, your journey with me has all but reached … Continue reading More to Learn About Google Forms
In the last part you learned how to make an Advanced Google Form. Now that you know how to create a number of different types of forms, you will be putting those skills to use in an effort to make your life easier. If you have not read the previous chapters, please familiarize yourself with that … Continue reading Creating a Google Form Quiz