This site is designed to provide the st
aff at Barrington Middle School with access to the plethora of technology that is available for their use.  Technology tips and tidbits will be posted weekly. These tips and tidbits might include new apps, extensions, programs, or developments as well as short cuts or methods to use technology more efficiently.

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  • Gmail I have had many teachers approach me with questions this year in regards to Gmail, specifically contacts. You use to be able to easily create groups and access your contacts ...
    Posted Sep 20, 2019, 8:50 AM by Christina DeBello
  • GoGuardian GoGuardian, a provider of Chromebook management and protection software for schools, has unveiled GoGuardian for Teachers, a classroom management tool designed for Chromebooks.GoGuardian is designed for schools with 1 ...
    Posted Nov 2, 2017, 9:36 AM by Christina DeBello
  • Read&Write for Google Chrome Boost reading and writing confidence across all types of content and devices, in class, at work, and at home! Wonderfully intuitive and easy-to-use, Read&Write for Google Chrome ...
    Posted Nov 2, 2017, 6:53 AM by Christina DeBello
  • BrainPop and MyBrainPop BrainPop is a group of educational websites with over 1,000 short animated movies for students in grades K-12 (ages 6 to 17), together with quizzes and related materials ...
    Posted Sep 20, 2017, 10:20 AM by Christina DeBello
  • Google Classroom Google Classroom is a blended learning platform developed by Google for schools that aims to simplify creating, distributing and grading assignments in a paperless way.20 Things You Can Do ...
    Posted Sep 7, 2017, 7:41 AM by Christina DeBello
  • Flippity and Classtools There are many different sites out there to help teachers create digital resources for their classroom, the problem is knowing which ones to use. I have found a few easy ...
    Posted Dec 6, 2016, 9:31 AM by Christina DeBello
  • Britannica ImageQuest I was just recently introduced to this feature in Britannica. Mrs. St. Jean discovered Britannica ImageQuest while reviewing the invoice for the program. Apparently we have been paying for this ...
    Posted Nov 2, 2016, 8:59 AM by Christina DeBello
  • Making Infographs Using Piktochart Piktochart is an online tool (website and Chrome app) for creating infographics. Combining charts, graphs, text, and graphics, users can easily assemble and present information using the drag-and-drop ...
    Posted Nov 2, 2016, 8:52 AM by Christina DeBello
  • WeVideo There are many teachers in the building who like to have their students create video projects. This could be a trailer for a book they've read, a presentation for ...
    Posted Nov 2, 2016, 8:53 AM by Christina DeBello
  • Keyboard Shortcuts You Should Know I am always surprised when I ask students to save an image. Many drag the image with their mouse onto their desktop, while others go up to file, select save ...
    Posted Sep 5, 2017, 10:18 AM by Christina DeBello
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