Are you a teacher just getting started with using Chromebooks in your classroom? Are you a parent or student curious about how Chromebooks and Google Apps work in education? The Granite Educational Technology department has just published the Chromebook Basics and G Suite Online Training with a new site and updated content. Keep Reading
Have you ever created a document with a unique font on your personal computer and then wanted to edit that document on another computer, or share it with other teachers or students, while maintaining your custom font? Microsoft PowerPoint, Publisher, and Word all provide the ability to embed fonts in documents, so that the fonts are preserved when shared or edited on other computers. Keep Reading
A set of math manipulatives for students can be very expensive. A set like you see below can cost around $250.00.
You can create virtual manipulatives for all of your students for free using Google Drawings! Students can use their own set of virtual manipulatives on their Chromebooks or other devices. Keep Reading
Have you heard about an exciting new Google program? Do you want to learn everything about your favorite tool? The Google For Education Training Center has collected help, training lessons and educator-created materials for all of Google’s products. Below are just a few of the Google Tools and Devices you can learn more about.
Visit the Google for Education Training Center for even more information.
Post Creator: Teresa Bruin, Granite District Educational Technology Specialist. This originally appeared in our Granite EdTech Monthly Newsletter.
For our secondary teachers and students, as well as those using Canvas for professional development, here is a screencast showing new features and changes in the latest update to Canvas, which was applied to our system yesterday.
Check out the comprehensive release notes: https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-6638
To view subtitles for this video, click the CC button in the tool bar and select a language.
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Sign up for free CanvasLIVE instructional webinars: http://LIVE.canvaslms.com
Access all of our help resources: http://community.canvaslms.com
View the script for this tutorial: https://goo.gl/cQJViH
With this post we start a new series of quick and easy tech tips for teachers, students, and parents.
About Web Browsers and Windows 10
Windows 10 comes with a new default web browser, Microsoft Edge. Edge includes several nice features, but many web sites, including some of our district’s web-based programs, do not yet support Edge. For this reason, you may not want to keep Microsoft Edge set as your default browser. Keep Reading