Tutorials & TrainingBelow you'll find written tutorials to help you get started with some of the commonly used digital tools, along with video tutorials if available. Feel free to use these tutorials for yourself or as student handouts.
Tool Name - Click for Paper Tutorial
Take a series of photos of a subject and turn them into a 3-D object
Mobile device app used to create augmented reality
Instructions for backing up your information in case something happens to your computer
Video tutorials available at:
Learning management system, WCPSS subscription.
Virtual whiteboard presentation recorder
Learn what Google Drive is and how to create a word processed document with Google Docs
Google Forms Collect information from visitors Google Calendar Create an infinite number of calendars to keep track of your days Experience virtual reality type situations using a Cardboard viewer and a mobile device Google Classroom Intro to the learning management system (LMS) Google Hangouts Learn how to video-call (or video conference) with others Google Sites Create websites with ease using this Google App. Not available Google Slides Alternative to Powerpoint for slideshow creation
Alternatively, a Quick Start Guide.
DIY bubble sheets. Print a batch for your class, students fill in their answers, hold bubble sheet in front of laptop camera - and scoring is done! See videos available on Gradecam website. iMovie iPad app Available only on select school iPads iPad introduction Learn the basic features of iPads Not available Kahoot (paper tutorial not available) Collect feedback from audience members - great for formative assessment Padlet Collaboration tool, great for brainstorming, sharing information with others through multimedia Plickers mobile device app Very simple audience response collection. Requires only a teacher device, no student devices needed. Great for formative assessment. Printer Identification (on school computers) Identify which printer(s) are installed on a school computer using these directions Not Available Reflector 2 Allows you to wirelessly show (mirror) mobile devices on your teacher laptop screen (which is likely attached to a projector) Not Available Socrative Audience response system, also accessible through Mastery Connect Sketchup 2014 (Trimble) Design 3-D objects SMART Board Setup Quick directions about how to install SMART Notebook software on your teacher laptop Not Available Stoodle (paper tutorial not available) Web-based Collaboration tool Stop Motion Studio iPad app Create stop-motion animated videos Not Available Voicethread Permits media-rich discussions and collaboration ; WCPSS subscription. Tutorial Video Playlist YouTube Capture iPad app Simple video editing on iPad Not Available
Additional Video LearningIntroduction to Using Technology for Instruction: