PicMonkey is an easy to use online photo editing site that allows you to resize, recolor, adjust lighting, add stamps, add borders, add text, fix red-eye, etc.
Unlike many interactive sites, PicMonkey does not require students to register or login to use the service. They can simply drag an image file into the window to [...]
This summer IT Services will offer a variety of technology professional development opportunities for teachers of all grade levels. In addition to GRITC, our two day summer technology conference, we’ll be offering the following training sessions:
Introduction to iPads in the Classroom
K-12 Teachers and Administrators will be introduced to iPads, their basic functions, and discussion of [...]
Moodle gives teachers a quick and easy way to post resources and activities online for students. With the expansion of the Digital Renaissance, now is the time to start using Moodle with your students.
You can access Moodle by going to learn.bcbe.org.
After logging in, these are the first things you’ll do to start using Moodle:
Request a [...]
Help your students understand the presidential election process by focusing on the 2012 race.
Teachervision.com has resources about voting, elections, and the current candidates to help you structure your classroom discussion, lesson plans, and homework assignments.
Candidate Biographies – Encourage your students to learn more about the 2012 Democratic and Republican presidential candidates with these short [...]
With the end of the first semester here, many teachers are finalizing grades and setting up exams. IT Services provides several ways for teachers to get assistance with Inow.
You can get assistance at the INow website where you’ll find video trainings and printable tutorials. You can also email STIHelp@bcbe.org to get assistance with specific questions [...]
Kto8.com is a series of online lessons that integrate the teaching of essential computer skills with core academic lessons. The Kto8 curriculum consists of fun lessons that teach technology skills. Students will learn word processing skills, how to create spreadsheets and how to conduct Internet research while integrating core academic content. The lessons provide grade-appropriate [...]
Online games can be a great tool for reinforcing skills and giving struggling students extra practice without losing their attention. Instead of bored students writing math facts and spelling words over and over, you’ll have engaged, motivated students playing games while they practice those skills.
Arcademic Skill Builders are online educational games that offer [...]
Baldwin County employees are now able to access INow from outside the BCBOE network. This will provide teachers and staff members the ability to view and enter grades and other relevant data as desired from home.
To access INow from home, you will be required to login two separate times. You must first [...]
You Tube has created a new channel specifically for teachers: YouTube.com/Teachers
The site is a resource for educators to learn how to use YouTube as an educational tool. There are lesson plan suggestions, highlights of great educational content on YouTube, and training on how to film your own educational videos. Teachers can learn how to [...]
Given the introduction of Macs into the system, we’ve collected some resources and tutorials to help you if you or your students are using Macs in the classroom.
These resources from Apple will guide you through the differences you’ll encounter when using a Mac computer.
In addition to the basics of getting started with your new Mac, [...]