Noel Erskine, Technology Coordinator Norris Schools

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A couple amazing extensions and more in this weeks tech list! Check it out.

Wednesday, September 7, 2016


These first two are amazing extensions.... 
Awesome Chrome Extension for screen recording and making training videos! 
This chrome extension is awesome.  Easily record your screen and include audio and a "talking head" video as you record your screen.  All of the videos are stored on their site. You can also download the video and save it to your computer or Google Drive as well. 

Use your webcam/doc-cam to include the audio and video while you record your screen.  (At Norris... If you do not have one, let us know... we provide the doc cams to all staff.) 

Visit the Openvid website. They have a link to the Chrome extension as well as a short video. (It's simple enough to figure out on your own.) 

Amazing Chrome Extension for whiteboarding in your class! 
Annotate web content using XPress, an intuitive whiteboard extension for the Chrome browser: 


Google classroom: 
Mickie's guide to Google Classroom is worth checking out! 


Misc. Google Tools, news and more...

What's New in Google Apps newsletter - August 2016 

Playlist - 3 nice YouTube videos on the new Google Form quizzes. 

This tech guy just learned something new!  Did you know you may have orphaned files in Google drive that you own but do not see anymore?  WOW!  This article shows you how to search for them. 

Creating with Chromebooks: Multimedia Apps & Tools <--- This site rocks!  Great online tools and apps divided by use/need. 



Dropbox Hack is Real
Troy Hunt | If you haven't changed your Dropbox password since mid-2012, now would be a good time. Head over to haveibeenpwnd.com to see if your email address is one of 68 million in the breach.

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