Technology Resources

Discover some helpful technology resources which include tools to use in your classroom. Tools listed in this section can enhance your lessons, increase student engagement, and save time. Your librarians are willing to help if you have any questions about these tools. New tools will be added as we come across them so check back often. - Sheri Novak, Library Media Specialist

FLIPGRID is a simple digital space for students to share and reflect on ideas with their teacher and with their peers. There is a free version for teachers to use with their classes. It takes minutes to create an account and a Grid for a classroom, then add a Topic to spark a discussion. Students then respond with short videos on any browser, Chromebook, tablet or mobile device. All students can view the videos and engage. Teachers can moderate the videos and provide feedback.

Example: World Read Aloud 2018 was a collaborative project introduced by the high school and elementary librarians and the Public Speaking Classes. Click here to see how FlipGrid was used.

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Google Redesigns Gmail — Here's a List of Amazing New Features

The Hacker News | Google has finally been rolling out its new massively redesigned Gmail for desktop and mobile to 1.4 billion users worldwide, which might be the most significant single upgrade in Gmail's history. This huge revamped version of the email service now offers plenty of new features such as confidential mode, offline support, email snoozing and more, to make Gmail more smarter, secure, and easier to use. In this article, you'll find details on the most significant changes that you need to know and how to use them.

Meet Google Drive – One place for all your files

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Google Drive is a free way to keep your files backed up and easy to reach from any phone, tablet, or computer. Drive allows users to store files on their servers, synchronize files across devices and share files.