HISD Tech Talk

February 2022

  • Sharing a link? Skip to the good part! (page 1)

  • Change several due dates at one time in Canvas (page 2)

  • Canvas Cheat Sheet (page 3)

  • Tall Tweets (page 4)

  • Typing Club (page 5)

  • Keyboard Shortcut Poster (page 6)

  • Canvas Tip: Assign to a specific student (page 7)

  • Canva.com: Present and Record (page 8)

  • Canvas New Quizzes (page 9)

January 2022

  • Google Translate Formula (page 1)

  • Embed Discovery Ed into Canvas (page 2)

  • Use Wakelet to Organize Collections (page 3)

  • Digital Citizenship Guiding Questions (page 4)

  • Schedule an Email (page 5)

  • Create a Parent Contact Log with Google Forms(page 6)

  • Canvas Tip: Post Grades Manually (page 7)

December 2021

  • Canva.com Pro features for educators (page 1)

  • Google Fonts (page 2)

  • Flipgrid just got easier! (page 3)

  • Mailbox full? (page 4)

  • Create Nearpod activities (page 5)

  • Google Docs Outline tool (page 6)

  • Create Digital Worksheet with Slides (page 7)

  • Canvas Tip: Gradebook Views (page 8)

November 2021

  • Who has viewed your Google Doc/Slides/Sheets (page 1)

  • Outlook: Organize with Color (page 2)

  • Newsela now paired with PearDeck (page 3)

  • Discovery Ed (page 4)

  • Edit a PDF using Google! (page 5)

  • Who did that to the Google Doc? See a documents history of changes (page 6)

  • Easily create a QR Code from the address bar (page 7)

October 2021

  • Junk text messages (page 1)

  • Canvas Updates: New Quizzes (page 2)

  • Outlook: Create a Task List (page 3)

  • Canvas Tip: Create a button and link it one time (page 4)

  • Desktop Wallpaper Organizer (page 5)

  • Split and Merge a PDF (page 6)

  • Photopea (page 7)

  • EdPuzzle Screen Recording (page 8)

  • Google Chrome: Auto-Load specific pages every day (page 9)

September 2021

  • Online Canvas course (page 1)

  • Video Editor with Windows 10 (page 2&3)

  • BrainPop & BrainPop Jr. (page4)

  • 10 Ways to make the most of your LMS (page 5)

  • Outlook: Create meeting invitations (page 6)

  • Outlook: Share your calendar (page 6)

  • Google Slides: Insert a portion of a video (page 7)

  • Edit Microsoft tools right in Google! (page 8)

August 2021

  • Lock and Walk (page 1)

  • Canvas Start of School: Import Content (page 2)

  • Canva: Create buttons for your Canvas course (page 3)

  • Outlook vs. Gmail & Create a signature (page 4)

  • Recover your closed tab (page 4)

  • Canvas: Annotation Assignments (page 5)

  • Slidesmania: Premade Presentations and templates (page 6)

May 2021

  • Canvas: Get a head start for next year (page 2)

  • Fun Tools (page 3)

  • Backup Files to Google Drive or H Drive (page 4)

  • Organize Google Drive (page 5)

  • Email Cleanup (page 6)

  • Region 7 Summer Offerings (page 7)

April 2021

  • Instructional Tech Web Page (page 2)

  • Google Slides: Create Digital Worksheet (page 3)

  • Google Jamboard (page 4)

  • Google Slides: Taking Notes with Google Keep (page 5)

  • Canvas: Give your homepage a refresh (page 6)