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AppsApp-etizer Training: This training highlights 10 iPad apps that bridge across all grade levels and subject matters. The selected apps are user friendly and easy to implement into tomorrow’s lesson. The training includes an overview of each app as well as recommended classroom uses. QR CodesLink documents, movies, and other student work with QR Codes: Click Here Chromebooks30 Ways to Use Chromebooks in the Classroom: Click HereApp recommendations based on what you want to do: Click HereAmazing Resource for all things Chrome: Click HereWays to Use Chromebooks to Support Learning: Click HereChromebook Classroom YouTube Channel: Click HereGoogle Chrome Apps: Click Here DoceriClick Here: Have mobility by using your iPad to control your computer and SMART Board from anywhere in the room.Click Here: Notebook lesson guiding you through how to use Doceri and Reflector, including implementation ideas. EDpuzzleClick Here: Make any video your lesson with this easy to use web-based tool that allows teachers to quickly turn videos into lessons. Customize and remix already made videos from YouTube, Khan Academy, etc. by cropping, imbedding questions, and adding voice overs to engage and focus student learning. This is a great tool for a flipped classroom. Google DriveClick Here: Create and share original work in the cloud. Real time sharing and collaborating with colleagues, students, parents, administrators. Working from the cloud allows for access from multiple devices with a wifi connections.Learn Google with their tutorials and videos: http://learn.googleapps.com/docs10 Things Every Educator Should Know about Google Docs: http://www.edudemic.com/10-things-every-teacher-know-google-docs/Student Google Account Log-in to Create a Google Doc: Click HereQR Code a Google Doc: Click HereExport from iMovie to Google Drive on the iPad: Click HereHow to Create a Contact Group for Your Class: Click Here Google ClassroomWorks together with Google Apps for Education. Create and collect assignments paperlessly; automatically makes a copy of a Google Doc for each student; creates drive folders for each assignment and for each student; students can keep track of what's due and begin working with just a click; teachers can quickly see who has or hasn't completely the work and provide direct, real-time feedback and grades.OPUSD Tutorial: http://goo.gl/GWihtRWebinar: http://vimeo.com/101261736 Khan Academy Overview: Click HereHow to get students logged in: Click HereHow to make student recommendations: Click Here Web Zones Allow students to access typically blocked sites (e.g., YouTube) for a limited amount of time under your supervision: Click Here ReflectorClick Here: Share iPad content from anywhere in the classroom to demonstrate apps; pass your ipad around for student use as an interactive whiteboard; display pictures/videos of student work; have students AirPlay from their iPad to share with whole class; use your iPad as a document camera.Click Here: Notebook lesson guiding you through how to use Doceri and Reflector, including implementation ideas. Schoolwires Premium Video App: Click HerePost videos directly to your website without jumping through the hoops of Web 2.0Adding a Blog: Click HerePost discussion questions and invite students and/or parents to comment. From http://www.joshuaisd.org/Page/222 Quicktime Player Use Quicktime to record your Mac's Screen for Free: Click HereDon't see what you are looking for? Just ask and we will add it.