Noel Erskine, Technology Coordinator Norris Schools

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Monday, November 13, 2017

Grants for Nebraska Educators: 
The NETA association has grants available to educators in Nebraska.  Remember, membership is now free, so I would encourage you to join. Visit this page for more information about the grants. 

EDpuzzle's New Youtube Extension & Curriculum Channel 
Send any video straight from Youtube to EDpuzzle, with just one click. Then edit it and make it your own video-lesson :) Download EDpuzzle's Youtube Extension for Google Chrome and check it out! Remember EdPuzzle is a great tool to assign videos, ask questions and make sure your students have watched the video you assign! 

New Feature Unlocked - Introducing the Curriculum Channel 
More info from EDpuzzle: We've got great news that we're very excited to share! Wouldn't it be magical if you could find great resources for your students, instantly? Now you can! Starting today, your school has an organized video lesson library full of amazing resources sorted by your grade level and subject area. 

Free Kindle eBooks! - Great History collection!

Amazon has 40+ Hourly History titles [Kindle Edition] for free.

For example:

Google Curriculum for career readiness skills 
Try Google's Applied Digital Skills, a free course that prepares people for jobs requiring basic digital skills.

IOS Apps and Tips:

First Time Free IOS: Teachers' Pack 2 ($35.99), Pencil Stab Magic Trick, My Little Princess : Castle, Tiny Defense 2 ... Check out the list here. 

The New Periodic Table Of IPad Apps For Primary Aged Pupils 

✏️ Did you know that you can markup an image with the built-in iOS 11 Photos app?! From Tony Vincent‏  @tonyvincent

It is kind of hidden... Tap a photo's Edit button, then the More icon, then Markup. Works great for screenshots too!

And, there's a Highlight tool!

Fast Free Apps and eBooks Nov 13 – 17 from the iMums.  (I always look at this list.)