Noel Erskine, Technology Coordinator Norris Schools

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Free Apps, Google Apps Printing tip, awesome web tools and more... in this weeks article!

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Web sites and tools:
Awesome new free design tool for making posters, cards, invitations and more: Canva 
Remember - WE LOVE Lucidpress too! And it is built right into our Google Apps Domain.

Own a vehicle? Here's one from our very own mechanic in the transportation department... (Thanks Frank!)  http://www.carcare.org/  - Great site for tips, videos, asking questions and more.

What 'They' Forgot to Tell You When Flipping the Classroom. Great tips and tricks in this article

Kindergarten to High School Math Games Galore! hoodamath.com

Great digital citizenship resource: Check out digcit4parents.com for info on social networks parents may not know about.

Free IOS apps - Limited time on some of these!

Puppet Workshop - Creativity App for Kids is free for a limited time.  It's been a top rated app in the past! 

Free iOS apps for special needs students 4/9: Communications http://ly.tcea.org/vrwzu  and Daily Tasks http://ly.tcea.org/zhqcn 

Free iOS apps for primary for 4/9: Trace & Share http://ly.tcea.org/zxemp  and Write a Letter Game http://ly.tcea.org/ikezo 

IOS Apps, Tips and Tricks:
Find IOS apps on the app store: fnd.io lets you easily search the iTunes Store for the perfect app, movie, book, or song.

Automatically backup your phone's photos to DropBox with this app:

Carousel by Dropbox - Carousel is the new gallery from Dropbox for your life’s memories. 
Carousel is available right now for both iOS bit.ly/1erFAoH and Android bit.ly/1krCusT!

● It’s a single home for all your photos and videos, automatically organized and always with you.

● Swap and share photos and videos instantly in private conversations. Save the memories your friends share with one tap.

● Carousel automatically backs up photos and videos to Dropbox as you take them, so all your memories are kept safe in one place.

(Remember the Goolge+ App also automatically backs up your photos to Google - I love this app as well! 

Edmodo:

I love Edmodo... and I love the CK-12 free ebooks/curriculum... so guess what I think when the two integrate... AWESOME!

Hey Edmodo users! CK-12 and Edmodo have partnered to allow you to easily assign practice and get reports in your Edmodo gradebook. Check out the two brand new CK-12 apps on Edmodo, CK-12 Math Practice and CK-12 Science Practice. Download them today! LEARN MORE  They even offer a free webinar on April 23, 2014. 

Remind 101:
I know I have promoted Remind 101 in the past, but they just keep getting better.  Remind101 now allows you to attach files - Send Photos, Assignments and Presentations. Find out more about this great new feature. 

Google Apps:

Adding voice comments to Google docs using Kaizena

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