Friday, February 10, 2017

See your document in a new way with this Chrome extension! Once enabled the draftback extension let’s you watch your document being written from beginning to end. It…

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Google Expeditions is now live

Friday, January 13, 2017

Google Expeditions is now live for IOS as well as Android Devices. It is really easy to setup! We had our students bring in their devices with the app already…

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Google My Maps, not just for directions

Saturday, November 12, 2016

Google has a feature called “My Maps” which is great geo-tool for education. You may immediately think of Google maps for directions to a destination, but My Maps actually…

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Google Classroom Updates

Monday, September 26, 2016

Using Google Classroom? Here are some great updates that they have pushed out: Guardian Summaries– You can add guardians to your class (under the student menu) so that…

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Toeing the Line With Tech Use

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Look around. Most kids don’t think twice about picking up a device. The ubiquity of technology is truly changing our way of life. At Hopkins School, we are…

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Managing Browser Extensions with Extensity

Friday, April 1, 2016
Photo: Student Working Math Problems in a Browser Window

This is the another installment in the series Exploring Useful Browser Extensions. Previous tools highlighted in the series include The Great Suspender, Clearly, Announcify, EasyBib Tools, and more. As more and more of…

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Tuesday, March 1, 2016

Have you been looking for a nice rubric that integrates well with Google Docs and also that automatically can send scores back to students? Try Goobric out!  Goobric…

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Thursday, January 28, 2016

Screencastify is a great way that students have been easily recording their screens for projects. They have created books or presentations and used this extension to record the…

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Supercharging Visual Stories with Slate

Friday, January 22, 2016
Image: Adobe Slate

Slate is a relatively new product from Adobe which simplifies the creation of digital stories in a visually appealing way. Slate is an simple-to-use tool for teachers and…

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Chrome Tabs

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Chrome tabs have a lot of functionality if you right click the actual tab. You should see a menu that looks like this when you click it: You…

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