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The Gilbert School Library: Media Tip of the Week

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Previous Tips

Turn your iPad into a phone

Call parents outside of school without divulging your personal phone number.

Uses Wi-fi

Call/Text even in areas with bad cell coverage.

AVAILABLE IN THE GOOGLE APP STORE


Ever receive a pdf and wish you could open and edit it in Word? Well now you can!
Cloud Convert (https://cloudconvert.org/).
This service can even convert iWork keynote files to Microsoft PowerPoint presentations!
You can have that file emailed to you, or even sent directly to your Google Drive.

This Week's Tip

Zaption

Don't just watch...learn!

Turn online videos into interactive learning experiences
that engage students and deepen understanding.

Tech Tools for Teachers

 From Shannon McClintock Miller's Blog....New Digital Tools For A New School Year
(and add your favorite new ones too!)

Emaze 
Kahoot 
Newsela
FlipGrid
Story Wars 
Tackk
Buncee
Canva
Mapbox
FlipQuiz 
BookTrack
My Storybook
PowToon
EduCanon
Google Classroom
SketchUp
Desmos
Heganoo 
60 Second Recap 
Visme
StoryBoard That!
Magisto



New Apps For A New School Year
VersoApp
Veescope Live (green screen)
Geddit
Otus - available on any device, deliver assignments, get feedback, whiteboard. 1:1 Learning Made Easy.
TweechMe
WePublish App
Noteshelf app 
Toontastic app
Speech Journal app
Drawp for School
WriteAboutThis writing prompts embedded in blogging platform
Mad-Learn 



Things We Can’t Wait To Try Out
LEGO StoryStarter 
Lego Poetry @legopoetry on Twitter and Lego Poetry on Instagram
Capstone’s PebbleGO Next! 
Plickers 
Sphero
Osmo
30hands

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Informational Articles

NEWSELA - Articles on 5 levels


A free online educational service offered by the Smithsonian for use by K-12 grade Teachers and students. TTribune consists of daily news sites for kids, tweens, and teens, and includes text, photos, graphics, and audio and/or video materials prepared by the Smithsonian and others about current events, history, art, culture and science. TTribune also includes lessons, instructional and assessment tools, and opportunities for the registered users to communicate with other participants.