Ed Tech Resources




 Contact Information:
Lorrie Cook
ISG Dammam
Digital Learning Coach
cook.l.01@isg.edu.sa
 

Tool


Guidelines
 

Links

 
 MacBook Air or Pro

1. For incoming teachers new to MAC, watch the first 50 minutes of the "Insanely Basic Basics for Mac & Windows".
2. Experiment, play, get to know and enjoy your device.
3. Find resources and ideas for how to make the most of the MacBook Air in your classroom.
 
 


G Suite
aka Google Apps for Education
 Google for Education

1. Become familiar with and comfortable using the basic Google Apps: Gmail, Calendar, and Drive.
2. Explore and practice ideas for using these Google Apps for Education (GAFE).

 
     


    Google Chrome and Google Search
    Google Chrome and Google Search

    1. Become familiar with and comfortable using Google Chrome (recommended browser) and Google Search Tools
    2. Explore and practice ideas for improving student learning through the use of these.
    3. Prepare to use and reinforce the Google Search commands for student use in your curriculum.]

     
     

    1. Become familiar with the SAMR Model of technology integration.
    2. Explore and test out practices for improving student learning through technology integration.

     
     
    iPads

    For teachers who have received iPads, or are interested in learning more about using them in the classroom:

    1.Visit the About Tech, New to iPads site for a variety of information.


    2. Explore and practice ideas for improving student learning through the use of iPads in the classroom.
     


     

     
    Recommended summer reading:
    • The Horizon.K12 Project conducts extensive resource in order to identify trends and challenges related to Elementary and Secondary education especially associated with technology.


    • Findings of the College Ready Initiative sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
     





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