Month: September 2015

Type with your voice

Google docs now has the ability to transcribe your voice into text. You can “type” that paper while you are on the treadmill or rocking a baby to sleep. Here’s how: using the Chrome browser, open your Google drive and create a new document. In your document, select Voice Typing from the Tools menu. Click the Read More …

CultureGrams

All students and staff in District 181 have access to the CultureGrams database, which may be just what your students need to learn about the world. Written by in-country authors, the World, States, Kids, and Canadian Editions offer much more than maps and statistics. Students can find photos (downloadable, with citations!), videos, interviews with natives Read More …

Use an iPad with SMART Notebook

Connect an iPad with SMART Notebook to control the SMART Board from the iPad. Pretty cool!       Step 1: Set up the laptop and iPad. On your iPad, install the Notebook app. It is a paid, approved app. $6.99 before volume discount. On your laptop, download Maestro. http://go.smarttech.com/notebook-maestro-download. Scroll down to #3. SMART Notebook Maestro Add-on. Click to Read More …