Treat yo’self.

Several of you were vacationing without your laptops when the Guangdong government suddenly announced school closure. Working on a smartphone or iPad is no fun, and we want you to be productive and happy for the next two weeks of virtual school.

Therefore, you may purchase a MacBook Air on the school’s behalf from an Apple Store or authorized reseller where you are. You can use this for the rest of virtual school. When you return to NCPA, the IT department will collect your laptop – in pristine condition, please! – and get you reimbursed. Read on for details.

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NCPA #virtualschool Daily #edtech Briefing: Thursday, Feb 13

Today was the last daily edtech briefing. Tomorrow morning there is a student engagement consultancy, and next week we’ll switch to a twice-weekly format at 10am, with weekly surveys given on Thursdays.

Get the latest #virtualschool tips, FAQs, and demo slams from #pulaoproud Tech Ambs @newtonsscience @alannamounsey @trishmerewether @hanghesperwang @mbkkelsey live every day at 8:30am CST. Join link & recordings at http://go.ncpachina.org/vsdeb #issedu #acamistech

Today’s topics were:

NCPA #virtualschool Daily #edtech Briefing: Wednesday, Feb. 12

Get the latest #virtualschool tips, FAQs, and demo slams from #pulaoproud Tech Ambs @newtonsscience @alannamounsey @trishmerewether @hanghesperwang @mbkkelsey live every day at 8:30am CST. Join link & recordings at http://go.ncpachina.org/vsdeb #issedu #acamistech

Today’s topics:

  • +/ Δs
  • When should I raise a student concern? (EC)
  • Share responses from student surveys (HW & EC)
  • Print Canvas quizzes (MK)
  • Speedgrader – how students view feedback (EC)
  • Newsbank (RB)
  • Crowdsourced tips (AM)
  • Joke of the Day (AM)

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NCPA #virtualschool Daily #edtech Briefing: Tuesday, Feb. 11

Get the latest #virtualschool tips, FAQs, and demo slams from #pulaoproud Tech Ambs @newtonsscience @alannamounsey @trishmerewether @hanghesperwang @mbkkelsey live every day at 8:30am CST. Join link & recordings at http://go.ncpachina.org/vsdeb #issedu #acamistech

Our outline notes which include the full details from our broadcast are after the break.

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NCPA #virtualschool Daily #edtech Briefing: Monday, Feb 10

Get the latest #virtualschool tips, FAQs, and demo slams from #pulaoproud Tech Ambs @newtonsscience @alannamounsey @trishmerewether @hanghesperwang @mbkkelsey live every day at 8:30am CST (in 30 mins). Join link & recordings at http://go.ncpachina.org/vsdeb #issedu #acamistech

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NCPA #virtualschool Daily #edtech Briefing: Friday, Feb 7

Get the latest #virtualschool tips, FAQs, and demo slams from #pulaoproud Tech Ambs @newtonsscience @alannamounsey @trishmerewether @hanghesperwang @mbkkelsey live every day at 9:30am CST (in 30 mins). Join link & recordings at http://go.ncpachina.org/vsdeb #issedu #acamistech

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Virtual School Daily Tech Briefing: Student Edition : Thursday, Feb 6

Hello Students, 

同学们好,

We hope you all had a wonderful Spring FestivalWe first want to thank you for your continued patience as we kick off our first edition of Virtual School. This is a new format of learning for many but we’re excited to see how enthusiastic you’ve been as Negotiators, Planners and Collaborators in this new school format.

希望你们有一个愉快的春节假期。首先感谢你的耐心,这是我们首次进行网络教学,对很多人而言也是一次全新的学习方式,但我们很高兴看到大家作为Negotiator、Planner和Collaborator的热情。

Each day in the daily bulletin, Mr. Fagan and Mr. T, will be providing tech tips for the NCPA students on how to best utilize their virtual school. We’ll start today by providing tips for Canvas

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Virtual School Daily Tech Briefing: Thursday, Feb 6

NCPA’s Tech Ambassadors prep you for #virtualschool in daily #edtech briefs at 9:30am CST. Get the latest tips and FAQs, demo slams, mildly witty banter & bad jokes. The join link is always http://go.ncpachina.org/vsdeb

Our outline notes which include the full details from our broadcast are after the break.

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Virtual School Daily Tech Briefing: Wednesday, Feb. 5

NCPA’s Tech Ambassadors prep you for #virtualschool in daily #edtech briefs at 9:30am CST. Get the latest tips and FAQs, mildly witty banter & bad jokes. The join link is always http://go.ncpachina.org/vsdeb

Our outline notes which include the full details from our broadcast are after the break.

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How to create a “Live Event” with your class on Microsoft teams

NCPA’s Tech Ambassadors have created a quick how to video on creating and facilitating your own “live event” with your students. In this method you control the video and the responses. Take a look #virtualschool: