Tip of the Week Archive


A-Dozen-Tips-To-Help-Your-Family-Thrive-in-the-Digital-Age-Raising-Digital-Natives.pdf

A guide by Dr. Devorah Heitner

An expert on young people’s relationship with digital media and technology, Dr. Devorah Heitner is the author of Screenwise: Helping Kids Thrive (and Survive) in Their Digital World and founder of Raising Digital Natives. Her mission is to cultivate a culture of empathy and social/emotional literacy. .

Open and go lessons to inspire kids to love science! An engaging K-5 Curriculum. Captivate your students with short videos, discussions, and activities!

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September 2018

Have you tried Flipgrid 3.0? The premium "Flipgrid Classroom" features have become free to anyone!!!


Flipgrid eBook vol3.pdf

August 2018

Google Classroom has been updated!

Google Classroom has a new look and new features including a great new tool in Google Forms! Quizzes are now able to lock the tab so a student can't open any other tab while taking a quiz!

April 2018

March 2018

February 2018

Padlet just updated their site to provide even more options for students to show their understanding of content or provide feedback and ideas. Students can now respond in the ways listed below. Please click on each to find out more.

January 2018







Featured themes include: Art Movements, Cultural Heritage, Hidden Histories: Black History, Latino History, Women's History, Fashion and Art, Photography, Museum Collections and many more!

December 2017

Are you looking to sweeten up your review of content with students? Sugarcane is a website similar to Quizlet where you can make data sets that used to create review games for students. Create games such as Grid Match, Concentration, Flash Cards, Typing Games, Ordering Games, and more. You can even include pictures, which makes this a great option for all grade levels and subject areas.

November 2017

Google Drawings in the Classroom

The ways to use Google Drawings for student activities are endless! Check out the many ready-to-use ideas and templates. If you need further information, more templates, or help creating your own Google Drawings to use with students, see your ITRT!

Google Drawings Website

A large resource list that spans all content areas and grade levels. Take a minute to see below what is available for your "teacher toolkit"! Please see your ITRT for more information or for help implementing the new features or ideas that may interest you!

Google has updated the toolbar across applications with some changes. Please see this article from Alice Keeler which discusses the changes to Docs, Slides, and Sheets.

October 2017

Quizlet Diagrams

Quizlet Diagrams

Video Playlist for eMediaVA

eMedia VA

Tutorial Video Playlist for Creating and Scanning QR Codes

Click QR code for videos

Google Slide Show Tutorial for Creating and Scanning QR Codes

QR Codes

September 2017

Google Classroom for Teachers

Google Classroom Redux

Google Classroom: Student Basics and Tips

Google Classroom for Students
Calendar Sharing
Creating Groups in Gmail
Google_BeInternetAwesome_DigitalCitizenshipSafety_Curriculum_.pdf
Google Classroom Redux

August 2017

Fall 2017 Powerteacher Pro Updates

PowerTeacher Pro Updates July 2017.mp4

2016-2017 School Year

January 2017

Tip of the Week - Vocaroo
Tip of the Week - New Classroom Features
Tip of the week: Gmail Phishing Scam
Tip of the Week - Kahoot Jumble

February 2017

Tip of the Week - Wizer.me
Tip of the Week - Tiny Cards
Tip of the Week - Duck Soup

May 2017

Tip of the Week- Quizizz
ITRT Update #81.pdf

A large resource list that spans all content areas and grade levels. Take a minute to see below what is available for your "teacher toolkit"! Please see your ITRT for more information or for help implementing the new features or ideas that may interest you!