Technology Tips, Tricks and Tools
Hinton Employment & Learning Place
Hinton Employment & Learning Place (HELP) is offering free classes to parents who need help navigating technology.
Reach out to them at 780-865-1686
Google Classroom - Cheat Sheets for Students by Shake Up Learning
Google Classroom - Cheat Sheet for Teachers by Shake Up Learning
Google Classroom - Ideas to engage students
GYPSD YouTube Tutorials
Starting a Google Classroom (For Teachers)
Google Meet- How to record online classes (For Teachers)
Using Video to Support your Teaching
Useful Apps and Extensions for GSuite
Google Meet Grid View- See all of your students in one grid view.
Screencastify - A must-have for recording Lessons
Note: Screencastify has set up a special coupon code that unlocks Unlimited access through April 30.
To activate Screencastify Unlimited access, follow these instructions:
- Visit this page and click "Redeem coupon" (under the Next Billing Date)
- Enter code CAST_COVID
- Click "Activate License" (no credit card required). Ignore the Next Billing Date - that will be incorrect
Here's a quick video that demonstrates these steps.
Supporting Your Child To Use Technology Effectively
Sharpen your Google Skills
Have you been wanting to sharpen up your skills? Or are you trying to figure GSuite (docs, drive,sheets, etc) from the beginning?
Regardless of your skillset, the training courses below will provide you a wealth of information ad they are free! There is a small fee to complete the examination at the end of each course to receive your certification certificate but please know that this is not a requirement.
Box Clever Website