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PowerTeacher – Assignments & ScoreSheet

This video demonstrates how to utilize your assignments and scoresheet in different scenarios.

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Techmas 2014: Checking for updates on your iPad and MacBook

Do you ever get messages telling you that Java or Flash is out of date?  Do you ever run into issues where programs are not behaving the way that they should?  Chances are, you have a few updates to run.  While the update processes on the Mac and … Continue reading

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Techmas 2014: Communication tips when sending and replying to email

Today, we would like to share with you a few helpful communication tips when you use email.  This tip will cover the importance of using a descriptive subject line, when to use CC: and BCC:, and some etiquette regarding the use of reply and reply all.  

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Techmas 2014: Saving web pages as iBooks using dotEPUB

We have talked about the power of reading documents in iBooks before.  The ability to highlight text, write and share notes, define key words, and have the text read to you are three tools that can help students of all ages.  Now, through … Continue reading

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Techmas 2014: Kahoot!

Are you looking for a fun way to conduct formative assessments with your students or are you looking for an interactive game to play with your family and friends over the holiday break?  If so, today’s tip is for you! … Continue reading

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Techmas 2014: Google Translate

Today’s tip will show you how you can use the Google Translate app on the iPad to translate words and phrases to a wide variety of languages.

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Techmas 2014: Stretching the Battery Life of your MacBook and iPad

Did you ever forget to charge you iPad or your MacBook before coming to work?  Did you ever accidentally leave your power cords at home and wonder how you could get through the day without plugging in to charge?  If you answered “yes” to … Continue reading

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Techmas 2014: Freeing up space on your iPad using Google Drive

Pictures and videos tend to take up a lot of space on your iPad.  Sometimes, this prevents you from installing apps or updating your operating system.  Today’s tip will show you how to transfer those images and pictures to Google Drive in order to free up valuable space.   

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Techmas 2014: Flashcards by Cram

For today’s tip, we wanted to share another great app called Flashcards by Cram.  With Cram, students can create their own flashcards or they can search from a large selection of public content organized by topic.  The app allows them to review the flashcards in a … Continue reading

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Techmas 2014: PA Core iPad App

For today’s tip, we wanted to share a great app to explore the Pennsylvania State Core Standards.  That app is very well organized and breaks the standards down into easy to understand content.  You can even add notes for easy reference … Continue reading

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