In today’s classroom, it is more important than ever to share video content from YouTube safely. Though YouTube is a resource filled with credible and engaging content, like many other online tools, it should be used carefully and thoughtfully with students. Seesaw and Schoology provide teachers with a safe environment in which to share video content from YouTube. ACPS teachers should embed videos directly into Schoology or post videos in Seesaw via Google Slides. Not only do these strategies legally strip videos of distracting advertisements and thumbnails, they also leverage tools supported and managed directly by the Department of Technology. Continue reading
With the purchase of the student platform in Savvas (Math Investigations), we will continue to offer opportunities for professional learning. Implementation and usage within the platform will be vital in order to review the usefulness of the purchase.
Based on teacher feedback, the upcoming training this Friday, October 23, is a follow-up to the training on September 3. This one-hour session will focus on student resources, assignments, and feedback. All elementary teachers are encouraged to attend. Please register in order to receive the link to the session. Continue reading