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Creating Educational “Motivational Posters” with Google Drawings

We are all familiar with motivational posters. They typically have a black background, one large image at the top, then a word or short phrase in large type below it, and finally a short inspirational sentence at the bottom. Can they serve as a neat tool for summative or formative assessment? You bet!

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What is ransomware, and what can I do about it?

Ransomware acts much like a virus, but is specifically designed to encrypt your files, and hold them for ransom. Typically, users are instructed to call a phone number, and pay a fee to have their files unlocked.

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Cite your sources with Explore in Google Docs

Students writing research reports, analysts crafting whitepapers, and others looking to credit their sources can now insert citations as footnotes with the click of a button in Explore in Docs on the web.

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State of Ohio Blueprints for Success

Blueprints serve as guides for test construction and provide an outline of the content and skills to be measured on the tests. They contain information about individual tests, including the number of test items, the number of points on the tests and show how the learning standards are grouped in order to report the test results.

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Prodigy – The most engaging math platform in the world!

Our teachers at KIS love using Prodigy with their students for math practice. Here’s more about, and when you’re ready, head over to Prodigy and check it out for yourself! Best of all, it’s free, and already used by more than 300K teachers!

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Getting Started with BookFlix / K-3 Resources

Listen and read. Storybooks, e-books, videos, games, and more. PreK-3. All Ohio K-3 students and their parents, as well as K-3 educators, can use the state-funded INFOhio Resources free-of-charge.

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Pixel Art – Getting Creative with Spreadsheets!

Using pixels to create art beckons back to a simpler time, with less sophisticated graphics, but it’s a good place to start when learning about things like computers, computer animation, graphics, and yes, spreadsheets!

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21 Chrome Extensions for Struggling Students and Special Needs

Technology can be a powerful tool to assist students with special needs or any sort of learning challenge. In particular, the Chrome web browser allows users to install a wide variety of web extensions that provide tools that can help all learners, regardless of ability level.

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Become an Apple Teacher

We designed the Apple Teacher program to help you build skills and stay inspired. You’ll discover new ways to enhance creativity and productivity by unlocking the magic of iPad, Mac, and built-in apps. You’ll get news and fresh ideas, featuring real stories, product tips, and great educational apps. And after completing online quizzes, you’ll receive an official Apple Teacher logo that you can share with the world.