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iPad / iOS Basics

In these iPad tutorials, you’ll learn the basics of operating and getting the most out of the Apple iPad running iOS.

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Graduate Credit Options / 2016-2017 School Year

As always, we offer graduate credit for some of the training we offer throughout the year. In the past, we’ve offered credit through Lake Erie College for the Kenston Digital Academy, and we plan on continuing that this year. We have also added a few other opportunities. Read on to learn more about what’s on deck for this year.

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Google Classroom Resources Fall 2016

We have attached some resources for you to review functionality of the tool, as well as see a few other uses of Classroom. The first video, Google Classroom 101, highlights everything we did in the sessions around campus.

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Google Forms – Picture Options as Answers

Google Forms get an upgrade with images. In Forms, teachers can now add images to questions or as multiple choice answers. This is perfect for subjects like math when students need to show their understanding of diagrams and graphs. Here’s how to do it!

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Scan to Email from Any Copy Machine

Did you know you can scan to PDF to your email from any of the copy machines in the district? It’s a new feature that we enabled and deployed recently – here’s how to use it. It may look like a lot of steps, but once you do it a few times, you won’t need to reference this guide.

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Digital Worksheet Creator

Wizer.me is a free tool that allows teachers to make interactive online worksheets for their students. This service has a simple to use interface and many outstanding features. Teachers can create their own worksheets from scratch, or customize a worksheet submitted by another user.

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3 text to speech tools and 5 ways your students can use them

Many times people are accused of talking to their computers. Well with text to speech tools, your computer can talk back. Google Chrome has several extensions that will read web pages and Google Documents aloud, often with a variety of voices and adjustments for speed and volume. Read more to learn 5 ways to implement these tools with your students!

6 awesome uses for Revision History

It used to be that all we had was the final version of a student’s work. We couldn’t see revisions, trial and error, and collaborate work with others. However, with Google Apps that is not the case. Google provides you with your own personal time machine in a tool called Revision History, which lets you see every change ever made to a document, when the change was made, and who made the change. This powerful tool is available in Google Documents, Slides, Sheets, and Drawings.