Taste of Technology: Anglophone RÉCIT consultants

Anglophone RÉCIT consultants presented a deep dive into the Plan D’Action Numérique / Digital Action Plan (PAN/DAP) materials list for 2022-2023

When2meet

Need to set up meetings with parents, co-workers, administration, etc.  When2meet is a free tool to help simplify planning meetings with multiple people.

Canva

An online tool to “design absolutely anything, from logos and social media content to documents, prints and more. Tons of free templates, photos, etc”. A great way to create presentations and videos too!

Teachers can register for a FREE educator’s account using their SB ID. If your school board does not issue id’s, blacked-out pay stubs also work for registration.

Poly X50 Video Conference System Flip Book Guide

Learn more about setting up the Poly X50 and using it with different video conferencing software. A guide developed by AVI-SPL Training and Adoption Services.

Poly X50 Reference Video

Learn more about how to install and use the Poly X50. Video by AVI-SPL Training and Adoption Services.

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Custom Wordle

Create your own Wordle games to share with friends. A great way to practice new vocabulary and spelling words!

Interactive Models and Sketches: A Scratch and Makey Makey Companion Guide

This guide was originally developed by RÉCITUS for Social Sciences. It has since been translated and adapted by LEARN. While created for the social sciences, interactive models and sketches could be used across the curriculum to teach curriculum outcomes and nurture digital competency.

Icograms Tutorial

A tutorial on how to use the online tool, Icograms, a model-making program. Created by RÉCIT Univers Social. Translated by LEARN.

3 Ways to Use Video Conferencing with Students Learning Remotely

“During this time of social isolation and remote learning, these video conferencing tools are lifesavers. . . Below are three suggestions for using these video conferencing platforms to continue teaching students as they learn remotely.” by Dr. Catlin Tucker

Tool kit for Online Instructors

“Some helpful guidelines for improving your online teaching” from  the book, Jump-Start Your Online Classroom – Mastering Five Challenges in Five Days, by David S. Stein and Constance E.  Available through Stanford University.

iorad

An online to quickly and easily create online tutorials. You can even add your own voice or text-to-voice narration.

Resources for using an I-Pad with Teams and Microsoft

A Wakelet created by educational consultants at Western Quebec School Board which contains resources to help parents and educators use iPads with Teams and Microsoft software.

Miro

An interactive whiteboard with lots of features! You can input links, save as pdfs, input templates, and more.

Wakelet

“Save, organize and share content from across the web with Wakelet. Save articles, videos, images, Tweets and more, organize them into stunning collections”

Video Explanation- Reading Progress in Microsoft Teams

“An end-to-end tutorial of Reading Progress in Microsoft Teams. This is a FREE Microsoft Teams new feature for education that improves student reading fluency, saves time and tracks insights and progress. Reading Progress in Teams is built into Assignments and is one of the new features in Microsoft Teams for Education.”

Reading Progress in Microsoft Teams

“A  free tool designed to help students build confidence and reading fluency through personalized reading experiences built into Assignments in Microsoft Teams.
Navigating time constraints while also managing a class full of students is no small undertaking . . . Reading Progress in Teams ensures educators have more time to do what they do best – teach!”

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