Noel Erskine, Technology Coordinator Norris Schools

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Web & Tech Tools

101 Videos | National Geographic - Lots of science and social studies,  but a little bit of everything. Thanks to our very own Jessie Aundre @jessiesandre 

U.S. Constitution Day Is On September 17th – Here Are Related Resources 

8-BIT project: A fraction, decimal, and percent HyperDoc

Free credit monitoring services
With the data breach/hack of Equifax - I thought I would include a couple personal recommendations.  (This loss of data affects over 1/2 of the people in the US and it involves a lot of personal data!) 

If you have a Discover Card - they are offering a credit monitoring service for free to their card holders.  This site will offer more info about the deal.  You can set email and text alerts. 

If you have insurance through the Nebrakaks BCBS for schools - remember they have a free credit monitoring and repair/fix (In case you do get your identity stolen.) service for free to all employee's.  See your school district central office for more info.  (Kim and Linda here at Norris.) 

Make Paragraphs Pop with Borders and Shading in Google Docs

G Suite Tips | Paragraph borders and shading in Google Docs is a little-known feature that can bring your document to life. Check it out here.

Free Kindle eBooks:

💥 tech tools - Killer deal on Amazon Echos, free music, free app, some great tech tools!

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Misc: Web sites and tools
Do you want to be a Google search pro? - 41 Pro Google Search Tips for Research, Marketing, and Fun

How to Add Filters to Your Images in Google Slides 

The iPevo Whiteboard Chrome app is worth taking a look at!  The awwapp site is still great too, but this one may add a few things to your tool belt as well. 

Customize Google Drive With Drive Apps - Short 2 minute video.  (This video shows Pixlr Express... I love the PicMonkey add-on for Drive as well.) 

Killer Deal on the Amazon Echo! 
AMAZING deal on Amazon Echo - $75 and 3 free audio books. j  I LOVE these things! Ordered 1 more for my place. (I have way too many of these already, LOL.)  

6 Android Apps to Try on a Chromebook - Check it out
New Staff - HS and MS staff - your Acer Spin units already support Android!  More Chromebooks will be supporting Android soon.  
The Google Classroom app allows easy markup/drawing on assignments, 

Google Sheets -

Create Dynamic Dropdown Menus in Google Sheets - 3-minute how-to video

Free Music
Nature Sounds Collection: Sea Waves, Vol. 1 (Ocean Coast) -Not sure this is music, but it may be relaxing.  On Amazon  and also Google Play 

Free App - IOS and Android:

Runtastic Mountain Bike Pro (Android )
Both were free for a while... the Android onestill is!  

Free eBook - PDF 
Not sure if this thing work a cent... but hey it's free so I tossed it in our list! 

The free PDF eBook (a direct download, no registration required) is now available in English or Spanish. The Kindle version (English only) is now even cheaper (only a $1). Thumbup

FREE - Good and Cheap: Eat Well on $4/Day [] (PDF, 1st Edition, ENGLISH)

GRATIS - Bueno y Barato: Aliméntate Bien a $4 al Día [] (PDF, ESPAÑOL)