ClassroomQ

https://media.blubrry.com/edtech_shorts/p/pinecast.com/listen/31600e89-408b-49cb-a402-1479c159e5f6.mp3As educators we often encounter those times when multiple students across the classroom have their hand up waiting for assistance. It is extremely hard at times to keep track of whose hand went up first or even what order they all went up over all. ClassroomQ is a product that helps to eliminate this problem …

REPLAY: Flipgrid Do’s and Don’ts

https://media.blubrry.com/edtech_shorts/p/pinecast.com/listen/6010a6ae-0259-40f6-a5f1-6712644cc2fd.mp3Flipgrid has published a list of Do’s and Don’ts for getting started using Flipgrid in your classroom. Do’s Do read Flipgrid’s Privacy Policy and Terms of Use Do follow your school policies around using the application and sharing with other schools Do clean up the student content when you no longer need it or if …

IM Creator

https://media.blubrry.com/edtech_shorts/p/pinecast.com/listen/3fc81c39-8540-44fc-b365-3188dd0aad1e.mp3If you are looking for a simple, easy to use, free place to design, publish, and host a website then you need to check out IM Creator. IM Creator makes is really simple to design a website from one of their many free templates that are responsive and intuitive. They provide free, premium, and commercial …

Fix OneNote Class Notebook Permissions

https://media.blubrry.com/edtech_shorts/p/pinecast.com/listen/d32213f3-e339-4b26-990f-5876b35e0bc6.mp3If you use Microsoft’s OneNote Class Notebook with your students and have encountered issues with the section permissions there is a simple fix for that. Mike Tholfsen (@mtholfsen) recently shared a link (see his Tweet here) that will allow you to quickly, and easily fix those permissions with the click of a button. Simply head …

Auto-Save with OneDrive

https://media.blubrry.com/edtech_shorts/p/pinecast.com/listen/f1cd8bce-e5f4-476c-87b0-1dc617d1b6ae.mp3Microsoft has created a new feature in OneDrive as a part of Windows 10. Auto-Save allows you to automatically redirect your documents, pictures, and desktop folders of your user profile to the cloud in OneDrive. It is easy to setup. Simply right-click on your OneDrive sync icon in the taskbar and choose settings. You’re looking …

Minecraft: Education Edition 1.7 Update w/Code Builder Included

https://media.blubrry.com/edtech_shorts/p/pinecast.com/listen/5886d145-9d61-4e18-b2e7-e5fa6602cdb0.mp3Microsoft’s recent update to version 1.7 of the Minecraft: Education Edition (M:EE) software has made it even easier for educators to incorporate the coding aspects into their Minecraft curriculum. Now that Code Builder is built-in to the M:EE software, students no longer need to run a separate program to learn and use Code Builder. They …

Getting Started with Office 365

https://media.blubrry.com/randallblackshow/p/pinecast.com/listen/a9f75c48-ade6-4484-bc35-9391f5972ea6.mp3Microsoft’s Office 365 Education is an amazing platform that provides a lot of useful features and tools to educators and students. Great tools like Teams, OneNote, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Learning Tools, Forms, Skype for Business, Sway, Outlook, and OneDrive provide a robust suite that can have an immediate impact in the classroom for both educators …

Microsoft’s Immersive Reader on Flipgrid

https://media.blubrry.com/edtech_shorts/p/pinecast.com/listen/38540812-e074-4084-a373-5785dbc3f866.mp3Microsoft has now integrated their Immersive Reader into Flipgrid. The Immersive Reader is a part of Microsoft’s Learning Tools accessibility tools for the classroom. It allows you to break down a text for students with learning difficulties. Students can begin using the Immersive Reader immediately on any topics. They simply click on the Immersive Reader …

Student Selector in Google Classroom (Android App)

https://media.blubrry.com/edtech_shorts/p/pinecast.com/listen/92468d14-3088-45a6-845d-a03b72bb8956.mp3Google has made a new tool available in their Classroom Android App to make it easier for you to randomly select students from your roster and keep track of the students you have, or have not, called upon in class. It is really easy to use. To get started you open you class, tap on …