It’s easy to add a simple countdown timer to your PowerPoints: This tip works when you’re using the Powerpoint Mac app, but not in the Online version through the web browser.
Our first Finally Friday on 11/23 was great launch to what will be an ongoing series of short (45 minutes or less) design PDs at the Inno-Hub. Participants learned about a variety of protocols you can use in your classes to spark design ideas and find problems to solve, and then chose one to help […]
Microsoft’s Translator app has the potential to transform how we do parent-teacher communication at this school. It has interpretation features that translate spoken or typed text in real time! While it won’t replace a real-life interpreter, it’s handy in situations like SLCs when there isn’t one on hand. Better parent-teacher communication means more parent buy-in […]
The Inno-Hub is open for business! Er, learning. Despite all the fancy tools inside, this is an accessible space with a low learning curve. To show you how low, Yosef gives you a three-minute rundown on how simple it is to use our laser cutter! [advanced_iframe src=”//www.youtube.com/embed/dhBwb05lYnE” width=”100%” height=”480″] Want to learn more? Come to […]
We all hate losing instructional days, but there are times when unavoidable circumstances cause schools to temporarily close. To mitigate the effects of lost seat time, a group of teachers met over the 2017-18 school year to formulate a virtual school plan so that instruction can continue online in the event of a school closure […]
All NCPA teachers have a PRO account to use Newsela with their students. But why would you want to use Newsela? One reason is that the 6,000+ articles are at five different reading levels, allowing you to differentiate and customize assignments depending on student needs. Newsela is a powerful digital reading experience within an instructional […]
I find that at least half of the value of attending conferences is in the connections and conversations you have with other attendees. By that standard, #PubPDAsia is some of the best value for money there is. #PubPDAsia is a hybrid on-site/online meetup of educators across Asia, held in pubs in major cities. It begins […]
Looking for your latest signature? Find it at this link. When you copy and paste your signature, it should look like this, with new lines for each piece of information: It should not look like this, with the lines all bunched up. If you get something like below, re-select the text and copy and paste […]