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SMART Integrates with Tools Educators Use

SMART Integrates with Tools Educators Use

Learn how to seamlessly integrate SMART Learning Suite Online (SLSO) with popular tools like Google Classroom, Flipgrid, Seesaw, and more! With new updates to help with distance and hybrid instruction, like adding audio to lesson pages and student attribution in collaborative workspaces, SLSO is designed to help educators provide instruction and supportanywhere students are learning! Download SMART’s step-by-step instructional guides using the form below.  READ MORE
Play and Stop Disasters: A Game from the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

Play and Stop Disasters: A Game from the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction

The UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) has an amazing website and simulator game that teaches students about disaster risk and how to reduce the fallout. The UNDRR, according to their website “…brings many organizations, governments, universities, institutions, and members of the civil society together for a common objective: implement the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk […] READ MORE
Integrate Jamboard into Your Google Meet

Integrate Jamboard into Your Google Meet

Google Meet has been a useful resource for educators as more teaching takes place from home and in a hybrid environment. Now that it’s being used to conduct the day-to-day business of delivering classes and staying connected with coworkers, Google is rolling out new features to make your Meets even more interactive.  Google Jamboard is Google’s whiteboard application […] READ MORE
Getting the Most Out of Web Videos Within Google Meet

Getting the Most Out of Web Videos Within Google Meet

Over the course of the last seven months, technology has been changing and evolving just as fast as teachers learn that technology. There are a few updates that many teachers have had issues with, such as sharing and/or streaming web-based video content with students through Google Meet.   Teachers who have experienced this issue play web-based videos (via […] READ MORE
Save 15% on Sphero SPRK+ packs and charging cases

Save 15% on Sphero SPRK+ packs and charging cases

Save 15% on Sphero SPRK+ packs and charging cases while supplies last! To redeem this great offer contact your Account Representative or simply fill out the form below and we will have a dedicated Account Executive help you with the process. Buy now and save on Sphero SPRK+ robots and Power PacksPlug in. Power up. […] READ MORE
Manage 3D Prints Remotely with MakerBot CloudPrint

Manage 3D Prints Remotely with MakerBot CloudPrint

Managing 3D print jobs in the classroom can be a difficult task but managing them remotely is even more troublesome. Fortunately, MakerBot has a cloud-based solution to help teachers better handle remote print jobs.   MakerBot CloudPrint is a new service being offered by MakerBot that will allow the teacher to monitor, start prints, and manage the print queue all […] READ MORE
SMART Learning Suite Online Updates for Remote and Hybrid Learning

SMART Learning Suite Online Updates for Remote and Hybrid Learning

SMART Learning Suite Online (SLSO) has a ton of new updates geared towards remote and hybrid learning that are guaranteed to help you streamline, while keeping student engagement flying high. Let’s dive in! Instructional audio Quickly and easily record audio narration for any lesson page right in SMART Learning Suite Online without having to use […] READ MORE
Synchronous Collaboration with Non-Google Accounts

Synchronous Collaboration with Non-Google Accounts

Google is currently rolling out visitor sharing. This means you’re able to share items with non-Google accounts, enabling them to view, comment on, or edit content in Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Sites using a secure PIN number.   This feature enables visitors through:   Rich collaboration that includes comments, edits, and more, with anyone you need to work with, regardless […] READ MORE
Host a Virtual Halloween Party with Zoom or Google Meet

Host a Virtual Halloween Party with Zoom or Google Meet

Over the past few months, teachers and students have been using tools like Zoom or Google Meet for virtual learning. As Halloween approaches, teachers can use this technology to host virtual Halloween parades and costume parties with their students. This will allow them to gather in a safe setting to celebrate this spooky time of […] READ MORE
Creating Google Classrooms for Substitute Teachers

Creating Google Classrooms for Substitute Teachers

To say it has been an interesting and challenging time in education would be an understatement. As schools settled into the school year, and distance and hybrid learning plans were being implemented across curriculum, Google Classroom has proven itself an effective tool for teachers. There are a few “What if?” scenarios, though, and one of […] READ MORE
Create a Copy Link with Google

Create a Copy Link with Google

When you find you need to share an editable document with students, you have a few options available to you within Google. If you’re using Google Classroom to distribute your document, you can create an assignment and choose to distribute it as individual handouts before posting it.   If you’re using and distributing a Google Doc […] READ MORE
Makerbot Exclusive Offer: 30% Discount on Method 3D printers

Makerbot Exclusive Offer: 30% Discount on Method 3D printers

Act now and get a 30% discount on all Method and Method Carbon Fiber 3D printers. With a simple set up experience and easy to use software, Makerbot Method and Method Carbon Fiber dual extrusion 3D printers help students create functional, engineering-grade prototypes. With Method, students can print with materials such as nylon and carbon […] READ MORE
Sharing Options in G Suite

Sharing Options in G Suite

Do you have sensitive information that you want to share with colleagues, students, or parents? With G Suite, you can easily create a space for collaboration where everyone can share ideas without needing to be in the same location — or even time zone! Let’s learn how it’s done. Options for permission settings You have a few options when it comes […] READ MORE
Using Duolingo for Remote World Language Instruction

Using Duolingo for Remote World Language Instruction

How do we address foreign language acquisition during remote learning? There are a lot of tools out there, but Duolingo for Schools is a great platform to explore. This resource is fun, free, and full of a variety of instructional methods to enhance language practice and track student progress.   Easily create classrooms and student accounts   […] READ MORE
How to Change Your Name in Google Classroom

How to Change Your Name in Google Classroom

While many teachers wish to take full advantage of the G Suite for Education app for Google Classroom, there has been a nagging concern for some teachers: “How do I get my name listed as Mr./Mrs./Ms./Miss/Dr.?”   Your Google Classroom is based upon your Google account, and your Google Admins need to give you permission to alter your personal […] READ MORE
SEL Tools That Promote Academic and Emotional Growth

SEL Tools That Promote Academic and Emotional Growth

Education is more complex than ever before. From hybrid classrooms, to juggling technologies, to aiming curriculum towards unpredictable job markets, teachers and students have a lot on their plate. Sadly, this influx in stressors has had an impact on our students’ wellbeing. According to one study, “nearly one in three adolescents (ages 13-18) now meets […] READ MORE
New Google Meet Features

New Google Meet Features

Google announced over the summer that there will be new features rolling out to the popular Google Meet app that teachers and students have been using during remote learning this year. Two of the new features are background blur, and added security enhancements in the shape of host controls. Let’s see how these could affect […] READ MORE
Digital Citizenship Activities with Edpuzzle

Digital Citizenship Activities with Edpuzzle

Distance learning is here and will likely be around for a long time. This means that students will be spending a large amount of time on the internet. It is very important to reinforce digital citizenship during these times, and using a simple app like Edpuzzle, you can make fun, interactive activities to help teach […] READ MORE

Digital Online Certifications

Below are some popular Digital Teacher Certifications that are available as a series of online courses. Click on a logo to start your certification track today!