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Volume 21, Issue 21

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Fresh Tech: 3 Tools to Try

Level up classroom engagement with a new take on trivia and review games. Teachers pick a question set and unique game code for players to use to join the game. If a user already has Quizlet question sets, they can be easily imported.

Wakelet lets users save, organize, and share content from across the web.Teachers can bring learning resources to life with visually engaging collections.

Convert PDF files into interactive, realistic flipbooks in minutes that can be shared with a link. Templates, themes, and backgrounds are available to use. The free version provides up to 150 uploads per month and 30,000 daily opens.

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Promethean ActivPanel and Hovercam Training

Do you have a Promethean ActivPanel or Hovercam Pilot in your classroom that is not currently being used to its fullest potential? The CPSB Technology Training Center is offering three webinars that may be for you. Sign up for any of them and others in Tech Classes.


Promethean ActivPanel Titanium on April 29th at 3:30PM-4:30PM
Get to the know the features of your Promethean V7 ActivPanel and begin to utilize your ActivPanel without a laptop. This webinar is specific to the V7 ActivPanel only and will cover features specific to this panel. If you are unsure of what version ActivPanel you have please email Ashley Guillory, ashley.guillory@cpsb.org, for assistance.

Promethean ActivPanel with ActivConnect G or OPS-G on May 6th at 3:30PM-4:30PM

Earlier models of the ActivPanel have an ActivConnect G or OPS - Get to know all the features of the ActivConnect and begin to utilize your ActivPanel without a laptop. 


Hovercam Pilot on May 20th at 3:30PM-4:30PM

Get to know all the features of your HoverCam Pilot. This webinar is specific to the HoverCam Pilot model.

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Transcribe with Word for the Web

Assist your students with consuming content by providing them with a transcript of your lesson. Using the learning tools available in Microsoft Word for the web, teachers can easily generate a transcript by recording directly in Word or by uploading an audio file. The transcribe feature converts speech to a text transcript. After the recording is complete, users can review the timestamped audio and edit the transcription if needed. The Microsoft Word Translate feature supports over seventy languages. Learn more at Microsoft Support

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Upcoming Tech Classes

Teachers can earn Tech Points by participating in CPSB Tech Classes. Tech Points can be traded for classroom technology including projectors, iPads, laptops, and Promethean boards. Here's a list of the upcoming classes. Visit the Tech Classes site to sign in with your CPSB credentials to view the entire schedule and to register for webinars and online courses.


Teaching with Tech Book Club: Digital Citizenship in Action (webinar)

Thursday, April 22nd with a virtual kick-off at 3:30PM (virtual meetings for kick-off and closing + 2 weeks online)


Promethean ActivPanel Titanium (webinar)

Thursday, April 29th at 3:30PM - 4:30PM


Interactivate Series: Flipgrid Integration (webinar)

Wednesday, May 5th at 3:30PM - 4:30PM


Teaching with Tech Book Club: Tasks Before Apps (webinar)

Thursday, May 20th with a virtual kick-off at 3:30PM (virtual meetings for kick-off and closing + 2 weeks online)


Hovercam Pilot (webinar)

Thursday, May 20th at 3:30PM - 4:30PM

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