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★ Tech Tips for Nov. 22-26 ★

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Hello, Blog Followers. We wanted to take a moment and wish you all a very Happy Thanksgiving and thank you for all of the hard work that you have and continue to do for our students. We hope you all have a chance to recharge and recuperate over the next few days. ★ ★ ★ KUDOS:  Goes out to Sharon Martin and Danielle Quimby, who teach GT at the middle school. Their students just finished some VERY AWESOME movie projects and we went into their classes to help their students with the technical aspects. We loved working with them and their students. If you know any of the students they work with, please ask them about their projects. They did such a great job! ★ ★ ★ Now it's time to check out  this week's tips ... Sincerely,  Susie & Stephen Technology Coach for  Bonny Eagle Middle School & High School ������   Make an appointment with me!   ������ Ed.S. Instructional Technology, M.Ed. Technology in Education, B.S. Technology Education Pathfinders - Spring Girls Trip Leader

★ Tech Tips for Oct 25-29 ★

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Hello, Blog Followers. Can you believe that it's the last week of October already?! Where have the first two months gone? If you feel overwhelmed, we're here for you. We've been really enjoying our time spent brainstorming with staff lately as we find ways to help navigate this crazy year. Sometimes having another set of ears to listen as you talk things out is just what you need. We're here for you! ★ ★ ★ KUDOS:  Goes out to Lori Spencer and Lori Wood for helping to get us going with another year of both Gimkit and EdPuzzle. Be sure to thank these fine folks for everything they do to support our kids. ★ ★ ★ Now it's time to check out  this week's tips ... Sincerely,  Susie & Stephen Technology Coach for  Bonny Eagle Middle School & High School ������   Make an appointment with me!   ������ Ed.S. Instructional Technology, M.Ed. Technology in Education, B.S. Technology Education Pathfinders - Spring Girls Trip Leader (Grades 7-8) ACTEM Board Member: Tech

Tech Tips for Oct 19-23

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Hello, Blog Followers. We took a break from our email last week since we had everyone's undivided attention on October 8th (plus no internet for a day... well... you guys needed a break). ★ ★ ★ KUDOS: To all of you who played our Gimkit on October 8th. 6,653 questions were answered correctly in ~40 minutes and a collective balance of $139,452. That's a lot of reviewing! ★ ★ ★ Now it's time to check out  this week's tips ... Sincerely,  Susie & Stephen Technology Coach for  Bonny Eagle Middle School & High School ������   Make an appointment with me!   ������ Ed.S. Instructional Technology, M.Ed. Technology in Education, B.S. Technology Education Pathfinders - Spring Girls Trip Leader (Grades 7-8) ACTEM Board Member: Tech Integrator SIG Position Google Certified Trainer   |  Google Certified Educator Level 2  |  Apple Teacher SimmonsClassroom.com The information transmitted herein is intended only for the person or entity to which it is addressed and may

Tech Tips for Oct 4-8

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Hello, Blog Followers. How is it October already?! This week we have split up to ensure that both schools have a tech coach based in the building each day to support you. We gladly bop back and forth though, so your best bet to catch us is to make an appointment . We can meet in person or via Google Meets. ������ KUDOS: This week our shout out goes to all the fine folks in special services who have been working with us to set up ways to do progress monitoring with their students. It has been awesome setting up ways to gather meaningful information to help our students. Is there anything you can't do with a Google Form?! Now it's time to check out  this week's tips ... Sincerely,  Susie & Stephen Technology Coach for  Bonny Eagle Middle School & High School ������   Make an appointment with me!   ������ Ed.S. Instructional Technology, M.Ed. Technology in Education, B.S. Technology Education Pathfinders - Spring Girls Trip Leader (Grades 7-8) ACTEM Board Member: Tech

Tech Tips for Sept 27-Oct 1

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Hello, Blog Followers. Now that September is coming to a close, we will be dividing up to ensure that there is a tech coach in each building, whenever possible, starting October 1st. That being said, please book either of us for whatever date/time we have available that works for you . We both need to get our steps in! ������������������ A note about subscriptions... both Gimkit and EdPuzzle are up for renewal. Long story short, we have been working with admin to try and do so. Our fingers are crossed that it happens ASAP. ������ KUDOS: This week we wanted to give a shout out to the Wallace clan at the middle school. They implemented Diana Water's concept from last week's tips to share one form between all of them. And Lisa Tripp shared the data with Susie so she could help them visualize it and see what other trends we could identify. Now it's time to check out  this week's tips ... Are you still reading? If so, be one of the first five to respond with something you h

Tech Tips for Sept 20-24

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Hello, Blog Followers. Now that the dust feels like it might be settling, we're hoping to be dropping by classrooms more often. It will give us an opportunity to see how things are going with the iPads so that we can better support everyone. And we like to see people that aren't each other sometimes. ������ ������ KUDOS: This week we wanted to give a shout out to Diana Waters at the HS who has inspired lots of folks with her use of a QR code and Google Form to make it easy for her students to sign out and in of her room. Intrigued? We set up a template in Google Forms to get you started . Don't forget to customize the locations for your needs. Need additional help with it, implementation tips, or want to take a peek at the data you get? Just book time with us ! Now it's time to check out  this week's tips ... L et us know what you think! Have a request for how we can make our emails more useful? Just let us know! We're always open to constructive

Tech Tips for Sept 13-17

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Hello, Blog Followers. We have really enjoyed connecting with so many of you over the past week. Please remember that we are here to support you as you implement iPads into your curriculum. Just drop us both an email and we'd be happy to help in any way we can! Check out  this week's tips  which includes our booking calendar for the year. L et us know what you think! Sincerely,  Susie Simmons Technology Coach for  Bonny Eagle Middle School & High School ������   Make an appointment with me!   ������ Ed.S. Instructional Technology, M.Ed. Technology in Education, B.S. Technology Education Pathfinders - Spring Girls Trip Leader (Grades 7-8) ACTEM Board Member: Tech Integrator SIG Position Google Certified Trainer   |  Google Certified Educator Level 2  |  Apple Teacher SimmonsClassroom.com The information transmitted herein is intended only for the person or entity to which it is addressed and may contain confidential material. Any review, retransmissio

Just kidding! (Weekly Tech Tips yearly wrap up)

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Hello, Blog Followers. I know I said that last week was the last tips for the year. But I was kidding! I have two notable pieces this week. First off, thank you to everyone who has graded me thus far. Your feedback has really helped frame my focus for next year and discussions about how tech coaching 6-12 will function. And, to go along with that, there is also a change worth reading about. So, be sure to check out  this week's tips , which I swear really are the last, to learn more. L et me know what you think! Sincerely,  Susie Simmons Technology Coach for  Bonny Eagle Middle School & High School ������   Make an appointment with me!   ������ Ed.S. Instructional Technology, M.Ed. Technology in Education, B.S. Technology Education Pathfinders - Spring Girls Trip Leader (Grades 7-8) ACTEM Board Member: Tech Integrator SIG Position Google Certified Trainer   |  Google Certified Educator Level 2  |  Apple Teacher SimmonsClassroom.com The information transm

Last tech tips for the school year! - (Weekly Tech Tips for June 7-11)

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Hello, Blog Followers. I'm wrapping up this year's tech tips. Phew! This year has flown by.  This week's tips  are coming to you today as you try to stay cool. L et me know what you think! Sincerely,  Susie Simmons Technology Coach for  Bonny Eagle Middle School & High School ������   Make an appointment with me!   ������ Ed.S. Instructional Technology, M.Ed. Technology in Education, B.S. Technology Education Pathfinders - Spring Girls Trip Leader (Grades 7-8) ACTEM Board Member: Tech Integrator SIG Position Google Certified Trainer   |  Google Certified Educator Level 2  |  Apple Teacher SimmonsClassroom.com The information transmitted herein is intended only for the person or entity to which it is addressed and may contain confidential material. Any review, retransmission, dissemination or other use of, or taking of any action in reliance upon, this information by persons or entities other than the intended recipient is prohibited. If you recei

Are you still there? - (Weekly Tech Tips for May 17-21)

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Hello, Blog Followers. Let's cut to the chase and just get  this week's tips  sent out so I can check the box for this week : L et me know what you think! Sincerely,  Susie Simmons Technology Coach for  Bonny Eagle Middle School & High School ������   Make an appointment with me!   ������ Ed.S. Instructional Technology, M.Ed. Technology in Education, B.S. Technology Education Pathfinders - Spring Girls Trip Leader (Grades 7-8) ACTEM Board Member: Tech Integrator SIG Position Google Certified Trainer   |  Google Certified Educator Level 2  |  Apple Teacher SimmonsClassroom.com The information transmitted herein is intended only for the person or entity to which it is addressed and may contain confidential material. Any review, retransmission, dissemination or other use of, or taking of any action in reliance upon, this information by persons or entities other than the intended recipient is prohibited. If you received this in error, please contact the

Free PD! - (Weekly Tech Tips for May 17-21)

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Hello, Blog Followers. As the year come to a conclusion, I'll be sharing more opportunities for summer PD as well as materials for using with your students this fall as they transition to iPads. Additionally, I'm going to be discontinuing my Friday drop in hours so that I can be more available for appointments. That being said, if you want to connect with me last minute, just drop me a message in Google Hangout/Chat or check my availability on my calendar that is now shared on my website. Now, onto  this week's tips : L et me know what you think! Sincerely,  Susie Simmons Technology Coach for  Bonny Eagle Middle School & High School ������   Make an appointment with me!   ������ Ed.S. Instructional Technology, M.Ed. Technology in Education, B.S. Technology Education Pathfinders - Spring Girls Trip Leader (Grades 7-8) ACTEM Board Member: Tech Integrator SIG Position Google Certified Trainer   |  Google Certified Educator Level 2  |  Apple Teacher Simmons

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Hello, Blog Followers. Another week filled with four quick and easy tips including the opportunity to do a puzzle. Don't feel like doing it? Feel free to share the puzzle link with your students and they can do it with me! Here are  this week's tips : L et me know what you think! Sincerely,  Susie Simmons Technology Coach for  Bonny Eagle Middle School & High School ������   Make an appointment with me!   ������ Ed.S. Instructional Technology, M.Ed. Technology in Education, B.S. Technology Education Pathfinders - Spring Girls Trip Leader (Grades 7-8) ACTEM Board Member: Tech Integrator SIG Position Google Certified Trainer   |  Google Certified Educator Level 2  |  Apple Teacher SimmonsClassroom.com The information transmitted herein is intended only for the person or entity to which it is addressed and may contain confidential material. Any review, retransmission, dissemination or other use of, or taking of any action in reliance upon, this informat

Do. Or do not. There is no try ������ (Weekly Tech Tips for May 3-7)

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Hello, Blog. Thank you for all that you do, my teacher friends. Two tech tips and two tips to take care of your self. Here are  this week's tips . L et me know what you think! Sincerely,  Susie Simmons Technology Coach for  Bonny Eagle Middle School & High School ������   Make an appointment with me!   ������ Ed.S. Instructional Technology, M.Ed. Technology in Education, B.S. Technology Education Pathfinders - Spring Girls Trip Leader (Grades 7-8) ACTEM Board Member: Tech Integrator SIG Position Google Certified Trainer   |  Google Certified Educator Level 2  |  Apple Teacher SimmonsClassroom.com The information transmitted herein is intended only for the person or entity to which it is addressed and may contain confidential material. Any review, retransmission, dissemination or other use of, or taking of any action in reliance upon, this information by persons or entities other than the intended recipient is prohibited. If you received this in error, pl

Last tips of April 2021! (Weekly Tech Tips for April 26-30)

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Hello, Blog. Welcome back! Hard to believe that we're on the downhill slide towards the end of this school year. I'm here to help you finish strong! Here are  this week's tips . I'm continuing to focus on iPad skills to help you feel better prepared for this fall when our students have them. I dare say that I'm even more excited about them the more and more I explore and learn. L et me know what you think! Sincerely,  Susie Simmons Technology Coach for  Bonny Eagle Middle School & High School ������   Make an appointment with me!   ������ Ed.S. Instructional Technology, M.Ed. Technology in Education, B.S. Technology Education Pathfinders - Spring Girls Trip Leader (Grades 7-8) ACTEM Board Member: Tech Integrator SIG Position Google Certified Trainer   |  Google Certified Educator Level 2  |  Apple Teacher SimmonsClassroom.com The information transmitted herein is intended only for the person or entity to which it is addressed and may cont

Countdown is on! (Weekly Tech Tips for April 12-16)

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Hello, Blog. Can you feel that? That's the "OMG it's almost vacation time!" feeling. With that being said, this week's tips are a bit on the lighter side . The last two items are the big hits for the week, so please make sure you take a peek at them. Sincerely,  Susie Simmons Technology Coach for  Bonny Eagle Middle School & High School ������   Make an appointment with me!   ������ Ed.S. Instructional Technology, M.Ed. Technology in Education, B.S. Technology Education Pathfinders - Spring Girls Trip Leader (Grades 7-8) ACTEM Board Member: Tech Integrator SIG Position Google Certified Trainer   |  Google Certified Educator Level 2  |  Apple Teacher SimmonsClassroom.com The information transmitted herein is intended only for the person or entity to which it is addressed and may contain confidential material. Any review, retransmission, dissemination or other use of, or taking of any action in reliance upon, this information by persons o