Office 365 is the range of high quality Microsoft apps that we are all used too... and others in the family which you may not have heard of! This handy online training course allows you to teach yourself the basics of a wide range of these apps allowing you to get a handle on things in your own time and at your own pace.
There are going to be websites that are essential for the subject you teach! These may be subject specific websites you produce like Lagan History, Politics, RE, English, Physics or Maths. They may also be past paper questions or mark schemes from the exam board. Instead of wasting time looking these up or googling them why not try to add an 'app' link to these sites on your iPad. It is easy to do! Follow the steps below:
This is one of the most commonly asked questions at this time of year. Now that you all have your class lists this is a run through of how to send them through to iDoceo from SIMS. There are new ways to save the files on to Google Drive but I will cover that later. There are a few steps in this but I guarantee once you do one class it will be easy!
This is quite a commonly asked question. You may have your new timetable all put in and nicely colour coded BUT it doesn't replicate into the rest of the year! Don't worry there are just a few simple steps to sort this out.
If you have classes in your iDoceo which you are not teaching this year but you want to save details and marks - simply follow these simple steps to 'hide' them. This will keep them on your system but neatly tucked away so as not to interfere with your current years groups
You may have a class that you have carried on from last year. Instead of having to put the class details in laboriously again .. simply follow these steps to copy.
The snipping tool is an excellent way to cut out or cut around digital images so you can use them in imaginative teaching ways. You could cut out one section of a photo for example or cut out a Source for Geography, History or English. It is very easy to do and is free on your PC's
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Zuludesk is now available for all teachers to use with Years 9 & 10.
Try to make yourself aware of how much classroom power this gives you. It should be an answer to many teachers worries about the iPads use in the classroom.
What can it do?
I will be sending out a section each day on how to use Zuludesk effectively. Please look over and familiarise yourself with this piece of software.
Today's section is from the very beginnings: How to Log On to Zuludesk:
Have you ever thought about the impact of TEXT on Learning and Life? Probably not but if you look at these examples below, it would probably take milliseconds for you to attribute the style of text to the appropriate show.
We can use TEXT very easily in our teaching. We can use it to brighten up and enhance lessons ; help make connections and to help the students learn by being creative and interacting with the text.
One amazing and FREE resource is www.cooltext.com This is an amazing collection of hundreds of different forms of text which teachers can easily manipulate.
See the examples below:
If you want to know more about using Cool text READ MORE below for step by step instructions:
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