Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Videos to Blog/Seesaw

Want to know how to get your videos onto your blog or onto Seesaw? We cover the new workflows here for both laptop (OSX) and iPad (iOS). Come see how easy it is to upload, embed, and display your videos!

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Getting Started with Google Photos

Here we go! It's time to leave photo sharing in Drive for the wonderful world of Google Photos.

This week we will help you get started using Google Photos to share important photos to your students and their families.

In addition, we will help you to:
  • upload and manage photos from your device of choice
  • create private and shared albums
  • use photos in Blogger & Seesaw
  • & how to make collages, movies, and animations
















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Want to dig deeper? Google Photos Help Center

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

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Seesaw in The Den


Have you started using Seesaw with your class?
Do you have questions about Journals, Blogs, and privacy?
If you've answered "YES" to any of these questions, then this session is FOR YOU!

We will show you how to:
- add items to a Journal
- edit items in a Journal
- create a blog
- add items to a blog
- invite families to Seesaw

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Everything Blogger



Have you started your class blog and have a lot of questions?
Interested in learning to do more with your blog?
Are your students getting ready to blog and you want to be prepared to help them?

If your answer is "yes" to any of those questions, this session is for you!

We will show you how to:

  • Add a class calendar
  • Create a class photo header
  • Use labels
  • Add links to your students' blogs
  • Link documents
  • Embed documents
  • Add photos to a blog post
  • And more!

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Thursday, August 3, 2017

How to Access The MelX Server

  1. Go to the Finder
  2. Click Go > Connect to Server... (or command K)
  3. Copy and paste the server address: smb://melxserve.iskl.edu.myInline image 2
  4. Click Connect (twice)
  5. Enter your password
  6. Click Connect
  7. Select the folder and click Connect
  8. The server will appear in your Finder window.
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Thursday, April 13, 2017

iMovie on Mac OSX

Come learn how you can make movies in 10 minutes! The new iMovie is better than ever. It's easy, fun, and powerful.

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Taming Gmail

Ladies & gentlemen, boys & girls, children of all ages,

Come one, come all. This week in The Den we will show you how to tame Gmail.

Use email more efficiently.
Get that inbox to zero.
Master settings & filters.
Organize your mail.
& much more!










Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Animation in Google Slides

When we think of animation, most of us think of cartoons. In Google Slides we can use animations to enhance student learning. "The Big Reveal," and sometimes the slow reveal, can provide a unique impact in presentations. Animations can be used to to make a big reveal, to create suspense, or to allow feedback and participation.

See how we use animations in math and other subject areas to enhance our presentations.

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Special Bonus: Free slide templates from SLIDES carnival!

Extra Special Bonus: 4 New Video Options in Google Slides


Monday, January 16, 2017

Team Poster

I created this poster with some help from a tutorial on YouTube.