Microsoft have a fabulous educator programme open for free to all teachers. Just follow the link here. You can work your way through courses and win badges to track your progress.
Many departments provide lots of material on MY SCHOOL - Shared documents
I am going to use Geography as an example.
The Students can log on to much of their lesson resources here
These are the FIVE key steps to access these resources- Remember you can access other shared documents too using these steps
This is one of my favourite apps and is a gem to use in the classroom. This allows your class to fly directly to the places they are learning about - the forests in Amazonia .. and the destruction of deforestation. The scenes of favourite books. The castles and battlefields of history. The sites of famous paintings. This little video shows how to use this to enhance lessons.
This is perhaps one of the most asked questions at the beginning of the year regarding iDoceo and is easy to forget. Once you have your timetable assembled and are sure that it won't change much, you will want to copy it to replicate it through the academic year. This video talks you through the steps to do this.
This short video shows you how to construct your timetable for Schedule and planner. You do this at the start of the year / At set up. Once complete you shouldn't have to revisit this - unless the timetable changes!
This short video shows you how to add your classes manually using iDoceo.
It shows you how to add the class ; the details ; the colour and how to place the class in the schedule. It also explains how to delete the classes if not needed or misplaced.
This short video aims to show you how you can transfer / copy one of your existing classes from a previous year. This prevents you having to needlessly create a new class from scratch. You have the options of copying the names or you can copy some of the columns and data too.
It also shows you how to hide or delete previous classes.
Derek Mooney and his team of Showbie aces have clearly demonstrated how to use Showbie well with the pupils. They have provided a range of great tips here but have also provided some brilliant examples :-)
One really good way to place an announcement for staff; form classes ; Year groups or the whole school is through the MySpace website which should be your opening web browser.
This is very easy to do and can get across to your audience key information in a quick bulletin entry. Follow the easy steps below:
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.
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