APT Plus has a new feature that could help schools that want some resources such as Kahn Academy but can’t get to them because of content filters. While the site doesn’t have all videos from sources like Kahn at this time, it does have some good resources. it’s a work in progress and new resources [...]
Great news! Baldwin County has purchased a new subscription to Discovery Education. With this new subscription we will have more resources than ever before. Currently we are working on getting the final pieces in place for the new features but the video streaming part the district had a few years ago is back and ready to [...]
eLearning Alabama has announced its summer offerings. If you’re a teacher who enjoys online learning or would like to give it a try these classes are the best place to start. With new technology initiatives like the Digital Renaissance just around the corner for most high school teachers some of the sessions, especially the ones [...]
In February, Alabama Public Television partnered with the Mount Vernon Estate to create a virtual field trip for students in Alabama. As a service for teachers, APT has uploaded the video to the APT Plus website and it’s free for all Alabama teachers to show in their classrooms. The field trip is designed for grades [...]
Graphic organizers are a great tool for helping students organize their thoughts about a specific topic. One of the best known electronic graphic organizer programs is Inspiration. Many teachers are familiar with the ease of use and broad scope that it can provide. The only problem with it is the cost. While not expensive, about [...]
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 [...]
Over the past year many teachers in Baldwin County have received or purchased some type of iDevice (e.g. iPad2, iPod touch). As teachers start using these devices, one of the most common questions that arises is “What applications do I need to download for my device?” While each teacher might have different ideas about what [...]
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, [...]