Tech Bytes

October 14, 2016 –
Word Press Twenty Sixteen – simple, clean, responsive

Settings

  • General – site title, tagline
  • Reading – blog pages 3 or 4, syndication feeds 3 or 4
  • Category – rename uncategorized

Basics

  • Posts – news bulletins, general announcements (ex: field trip, school events, projects, reminders
    • publish, schedule
  • Pages – static year round info (ex: about, contact, schedule, SOL’s, school, resources)
  • * Plugins – Jetpack by WordPress (ex: contact form, tiled galleries, site icon, subscription)

Appearance 

  • Widgets – sidebar items (ex: search, calendar, pages, recent posts)
  • Header Image (recommended 1200 x 280)
  • Colors
  • Background

Toolshttp://html-color-codes.info
Mobile App – iOS and Android


Sample Teacher Sites


NOVEMBER 8, 2016 –
KAHOOT!, QUIZIZZ – Formative assessment tools

Demo Kahoot! activity.

  • Display teacher view on board.
  • Participants take part as a student using a pc or tablet.
  • Show settings, grades, and reporting.

Demo Quizizz activity.

  • Display teacher view on board.
  • Participants take part as a student using a pc or tablet.
  • Show settings, grades, and reporting.
  • Imports nicely with Google Classroom.

Bonus App – Demo Baamboozle.

Web-based tool that assesses students through teamwork. Whole group activity that is great for reviewing.