I get a lot of "calls" asking to install or how to use our scanners. Scans are great to take a paper document to turn it in to a .pdf and post on your Canvas page. But did you know you might have one of the best scanners already in your hand?
Your iPhone! Using Notes and be sure you are logged in to Notes with your Apple ID. Watch the video to learn how.
The battle is on Loom or ScreenCastify
Are there others?
I am sure there are. I am also sure there will be new ones coming out soon too! But pick one of these two and KISS!
Stream is Microsoft's product. It even transcribes the audio! https://web.microsoftstream.com/ Log in to your O365 account to find it.
No one is stopping you from using both either!
As you come back to school this year you may notice that no longer have an M:Drive. This was laid out to you earlier in the year via and e-mail from the district...
Double Click "This PC" and look ASAP.
More instructions / help for GSD IS...
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Students do what they can at home. PreRead, Read instructions. Watch a lecture. Do the pre-reqs - then come to the classroom for help, and ask questions of the professional teacher and work with classmates. In the classroom students do the "activity" depending on your topic or class. It has a name - The Flipped Classroom.
When I was in the science classroom students would come in with the "pre-lab" questions completed as homework. Then they could get started right away on the lab. If they did not have the pre-lab done they did not have time to do the lab (the fun part) during that class period.
Obviously some classes or lessons work much better than others but they say any classroom can be flipped. And yes there are variations of a flipped classroom. The age 0ld problem as always is getting kids to do their homework.
I am getting asked a bunch about cameras and filming (recording teacher) lessons. So here are my thoughts....
If you did (do?) have a camera...
Yes, I have answers to all those questions but....
A laptop and screencastify is pretty much... 2 clicks!
Attendance, Reactions, Grid view
Yes, we are getting close to the end of our quarter of Covid19 but I don't think this teaching style is going to go away. Here are a few extensions that you will probably love after you use them.
Three Great WAYS!
How to set your contacts (for notifications) in Canvas. By default it is set to your @graniteschools.org account. YES, students have one of those too. Log in to www.office.com to check it. However add whatever e-mail want but make sure it is one you do check. I HIGHLY suggest your @granitesd.org acct. since you log in to Google quite often.