Welcome back to the NCPA #edtech Blog! Today starts the reboot of the #edtech Briefings. I will host this chat every Tuesday and Thursday from now on at 7:30am CST. Here is what we covered today: MS Teams Tips – Lisa Seesaw Feedback – Elizabeth Making Connections – Padlet Call for Tech Ambassadors – Lisa […]
Get the latest #virtualschool tips, FAQs, and demo slams from #pulaoproud Tech Ambs @newtonsscience @alannamounsey @trishmerewether @hanghesperwang @mbkkelsey live every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:00am CST. Join link & recordings at http://go.ncpachina.org/vsdeb #issedu #acamistech [advanced_iframe src=”https://1252700138.vod2.myqcloud.com/vod-player/1252700138/5285890799318338444/tcplayer/console/vod-player.html?autoplay=false&width=1280&height=720″ width=”640px” height=”360px”] This day’s topics were: STEM Canvas course demo Protocols for online meetings Using Lucidchart for Chalktalks Alternatives […]
Padlet is an effective tool for online interactive learning. However, we are not able to use it because of you-know-what-that-is. Trish (@TrishMerewether) discovered this blog post on 6 possible alternatives to Padlet by Richard Brayne. In short, the 6 alternatives tools are: Dotstorming Lino Wakelet Scrumblr Pinside Fligrid Each tool has its features and focus. […]
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 [advanced_iframe src=”//1252700138.vod2.myqcloud.com/vod-player/1252700138/5285890798376252323/tcplayer/console/vod-player.html?autoplay=false&width=1280&height=720″ width=”640″ height=”360″] Our outline notes which include the full details from our broadcast are after the break.
As you go into planning a lesson, do you always go back to the same strategies? Are you getting tired of using the same programs every week? Or do you ever get stuck just wishing you had a new way to engage students? Whether you are stuck in a rut or just needing a refresher, […]
(Who is using Padlet? Chris R and Liza F, for starters.) If you’re using Padlet in class, make sure you’re using NCPA’s subscription so you aren’t limited in the number of boards you can make. You’ll want to change the permissions of your padlet, though. By default, boards are private and no one else can […]
NCPA now has a subscription to Padlet. Padlet is an “interactive multimedia bulletin board.” Teachers can use it for icebreaker activities, to collect student ideas or responses to a prompt, and collate student questions. Under the free version, teachers could only create a limited number of boards, but with our paid subscription you can now […]
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 […]