Wednesday, February 1, 2017

VR inservice. 360 Video's

360 YouTube:

Google Expeditions
  • Guided field trips
  • Sign-out with IT office

360 Object:

Google Street View

Other VR apps:
  • Discovery VR
  • NYT VR
  • Google Arts & Culture
  • Titans of Space® Cardboard VR
  • Google Expeditions* -- requires IT department to get started.

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Thursday, January 12, 2017

Google Classroom now allows you to differentiate individual assignments

When posting an assignment, announcement or question in Google Classroom you can now select which students it should go to.   Here is a video I found on the process.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

How to properly insert google documents from Gmail

Attaching a Google Doc to an email is surprisingly easy, provided you use the correct button.  When you compose an email click the drive triangle instead of the paperclip to insert a Google Doc.

Once you send the document if the recipient doesn't already have permission to view the file it will ask you to set the permissions.   The default is "Anyone with a link can view" but that can be changed in the same window to get more granular share settings. 

or if you click More options

Friday, October 28, 2016

IT Chalk Board: Stop motion Annimations

Stop Motion Animation is a great educational tool.  Here is a way you can have students do this on a Chromebook.

1. I suggest one of the IPEVO document camera's.   I have one in the IT office that I am willing to lend out.

2. Go to to get started creating your stop motion animation.  You have the ability to do onion skinning, or annotate over the frame, but there is a limit of 48 frames per gif.

3. The gif file can be imported into Wevideo if you want to add audio or combine several gifs together to make a longer video than 48 frames. 

Here is the end result: