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Vocabulary ChatterPIX

April 22nd, 2015 · No Comments · Classroom

Last week I visited Ms Ciampa’s class- they are reading James and the Giant Peach.  Using ChatterPIX, we created the following video using their vocabulary words.


Google Tips

April 22nd, 2015 · No Comments · Google Tools

Here is a blog post with 100 tips for Google users. (from

100 Great Google Docs Tips for Students   Educators


Co-Teachers in Google Classroom!!!!

April 21st, 2015 · No Comments · Classroom, Google Tools


Great news from Google Classroom today.  Now you can:

  1. Add co-teachers (See the invite button on the ABOUT tab).
  2. Create assignments/announcements and save as drafts for future dates.
  3. Give grades without returning the assignments.

For a nice description of the functions, pleased see the blog post here from Richard Byrne’s Free Technology for Teachers.  For more screens shots and details, please see Blog.EdTechnocation.



April 21st, 2015 · No Comments · Content- Cross Discipline

Saw this on twitter a few times so I thought I would share!