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Signing into Your Microsoft Account

Learn how to sign into your Microsoft account.

Converting a Word Doc to a PDF

Learn how to convert a Word document to a PDF.

How Are You Feeling?

Students will be able to connect emotions to scenarios. Students will color the appropriate color code to match the ozobot’s movement, either left or right, to the correct emotion. Have students explain their reasoning for the emotions they feel are correct

Rube Goldberg Machine Contest Finals - 2019

View highlights of the official 2019 Rube Goldberg Machine Contest finals. Students were given the task to "Put Money in a Piggy Bank." A Rube Goldberg Machine Contest (RGMC) is an event where students of all ages compete with machines that they have imagined, designed, and created in a fun and competitive forum. The competitions encourage teamwork and out-of-the-box problem solving, in a fresh learning environment and level playing field. All you need is a good Imagination and a pile of junk!

Rube Goldberg Machine Contest Finals - 2018

View highlights of the 2018 Rube Goldberg Machine Contest Finals. Students were given the task to "Pour a Bowl of Cereal."Since 1988, tens of thousands of students have competed in annual Rube Goldberg Machine Contests° where they are challenged to build the wackiest, working Rube Goldberg Machine that completes a common task.In the structured environment of the competitions, these contraptions are more than just Rube Goldberg Machines. They inspire communication, problem-solving, and teamwork. They hone skills like math, physics, and chemistry. On a formal basis, this learning experience falls under the umbrella of STEM/STEAM (Science, Technology Engineering, Art, and Math) education. 

Rube Goldberg Sizzle Reel

A Rube Goldberg Machine (RGM) is a crazy contraption which accomplishes a simple task in the most complicated and funniest way possible! Based on the “invention” cartoons of the famous, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Cartoonist, Rube Goldberg. His drawings and imagined machines are at the heart of the Rube Goldberg Machine Contest. They use everyday items (mostly junk!), they tell a story, and most important of all — they make you laugh!

Financial Aid and Student Loans

Success! Your child has been accepted to their dream school! Now, how will they pay for it? We have all seen the headlines regarding the recent jump in students taking out loans for school, and the burden parents take on as borrowers, as well. In this session, we'll take a look at all of the different financial aid loans you might be eligible for, and we'll help you and your child make the decision that's best for everyone!

APPlicable - Apps to Support Your Student's College Search

In this APPlicable session, we'll look at college planning apps and scholarship tools to help you get your student prepared for their college search.

APPlicable: Apps to Help You Shop Smarter

In this session of APPlicable, we'll explore a variety of apps to ease the stresses of shopping. We'll show you apps that provide deals and savings, save you time, and help you manage those expenses.

APPlicable: Apps to Boost Organization & More!

Join us to discuss how our curated list of apps can make your life a little easier and more organized. Whether you have an Apple or Android advice, we've got you covered!

Socialization Techniques

"Nobody likes me!" As parents, helping your child resolve social issues can be a difficult experience, as is watching them deal with these kinds of emotions. Join us as we help you develop six methods to transform these conversations into opportunities for growth.

Stress Reducing Techniques

Everyone experiences stress, and how we deal with it has a huge impact on our lives. Join us to discover some ways to avoid stress — and if you can't avoid it, how to reduce it, and best handle those stressful situations.

Discussing Civic Engagement with Your Child

In this session, we’ll be diving into the question of civic engagement. What does civics mean for your child, and how can you teach your child to be civically engaged, no matter their age. Join us as we discuss ways to address civic responsibility, and share general tips to help you promote civic engagement within your family.

Civics for Adults: Voting

The process of making one’s voice count is through one of the basic tenets of American society - the power of the voting booth. This video is the first in a series related to how one can vote in their local, state, and national elections.The first step to be able to vote is to register. By registering, you will be allowed to enter a designated polling place and cast your vote. So how does one become registered? Let’s begin.

Renaming a File in OneDrive for Parents

Press play to learn how to rename a file in Microsoft OneDrive.

Creating a New File in OneDrive for Parents

Press play to learn how to create a new file in Microsoft OneDrive.

 

Make a Copy of a File in OneDrive for Parents

Press play to learn how to make a copy of a file in Microsoft OneDrive.

 

Canvas for Parents: Students Turning in Their Assessments

In this video, we'll show you how to help your child find their quizzes and tests inside the Canvas LMS and how to submit them to their teacher. 

Canvas for Parents: Students Finding Their Courses

In this video we'll focus on how parents can help students find their Canvas courses after logging in.

How to Modify Your Account Settings of Infinite Campus

Take a look and see how ou can modify some of your settings in the parent portal of Infinite Campus.

What is in the Message Center of Infinite Campus

See what iside the Message Center of your Infinite Campus account.

Canvas for Parents: Students Submitting Assignments

As a parent, you can help your student find where his/her assignments are listed and how to turn them in to the teacher.

Using AirPlay on a Mac

Learn how to use AirPlay on a Mac Computer.

Helping your child turn in Assignments in Teams Part 2 - Student Copy of Handout

Need help with your child's assignment in Microsoft Teams? Here is a quick video to help with your child's assignment that is already created for them by the teacher.

Helping your child turn in Assignments in Teams Part 1 - Create a Doc

Need help with your child's assignment in Microsoft Teams? Here is a quick video to assist in creating a document as part of that assignment.

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!