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The Meadows School Libraries: Distance Learning Resources

Where do I go to find classwork, assignments, homework and grades?

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          Seesaw                          MyMeadows (Veracross)                                       Google Classroom and Remind                              Meadows Online Classroom (Canvas)                                      Gmail 

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                                                                                                                         Teacher Google Classroom Resources                           *Remember to login with School Google first  

Teacher Resources: Distance Learning Support

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Share Your Solutions for Evolving Education

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Content Specific Resources for Teachers

College Counseling

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Naviance: College Counseling tool but includes journal for Middle School to Upper School grades

Contact Ms. Hines for access. 

Video Class Tools

IMPORTANT: Video Etiquette Guidelines

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      Flipgrid:

Used for video discussions. Each grid is a message board or topic with a question posed by a teacher. Your video response will appear in the grid as a tile. *Link your account to Remind.

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ScreenCastOMatic: Up to 15 minutes of recording

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    Google Meet: Video Calls up to 25 people

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  Screencastify: Quickly record your screen up to 5 minutes. Link takes you to Google Chrome Extension. 

*Educators' How To Guide

**50 Ways to Use Screencastify

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  Zoom: Virtual Classroom and Meetings

*FAQ and How To

Lower School Video Tutorial for Zoom

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MOC/Canvas partners with Big Blue Button.

BBB will appear within the course so you don't have to go elsewhere. 

Edpuzzle

EdPuzzle: Interactive Video lessons

Web Tools Your Teachers Are Using

 

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GSuite: Google Drive, Docs, Slides, Sheets, Jamboard, Sites, Forms, Calendar and YouTube.          

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CommonLit: Reading passages with discussion questions.          

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  GoFormative: Tracks progress and growth with live responses.

Teacher: Share Formatives to Google Classroom

20 Ways to Use GoFormative

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NoRedInk: Grammar Practice             Doodle: Schedule meetings or poll class

More Tools Already Used Throughout the Year

      Albert.io    VHL: World Languages' Courses   

      

Noodletools: Research and citations     KhanAcademy: Math Videos  

         

           Turnitin: Plagiarism Checker

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Duolingo: World Languages practice     Quizlet: Flashcards and practice *Works with Remind   

Kahoot: Learning games

Kahoot Premium FREE

   

Spelling City                  STMath

       

                      Conjuguemos                             Worldly Wise 3000                   

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Prezi: Lesson presentations    Microsoft Office: Office tools like Word and Powerpoint

Free Reads: Find a Book for All Ages

Junior Library Guild: Free eBooks to Read

Click the Elementary Stream, Middle School Stream, or High School Stream button

Epic!

Epic: Free titles for age 12 and under

 

News Articles

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AllSides: Unbiased Balanced News 

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Newsela: Free content and articles from reliable sources.

Google Marketplace and Google Extensions

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GSuite Marketplace

Where to go to get GSuite Extensions and Apps

*There are many Google Extensions, Apps, and Add-Ons available in the Marketplace. Not all are created equal. Please note that for any of these to work properly your Google Chrome browser must be up to date. Please check your Chrome settings to ensure they are up to date. 

**Some Google extensions can cause major issues with your browser. This results in you having to uninstall and reinstall Google Chrome on your computer. Before downloading anything, please read the reviews. 

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AdBlock: Protect yourself online and stop ads. 

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Extensity Extension: Quickly enable or disable extensions and apps           

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Speedtest by Ookla: Test your Wifi Speed

(Upload speed is everything you are running including how many tabs in Chrome.)

One Tab: Save memory and speed up your computer's wifi connection. 

Office Editing for Google Docs, Sheets and Slides: You don't need Microsoft Office on your computer to view a Powerpoint, Word Doc, etc. Drag the file into Chrome and it should open in the appropriate Google app (Docs, Slides, etc.). 

Tab Scissors and Tab Glue: Split screen (Two windows side-by-side) or Glue them back together

Save to Google Classroom Extension

Google Form Limiter for Teachers

Created by

Ms. Stewart, Dean of Library and Academic Technology. Contact Ms. Stewart or Ms. Friedman with questions.