HISD Tech Talk

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December 1, 2022

  • Canvas Question Types in New Quizzes.

  • Google Slides Full Screen extension

  • DecemberTech Challenge

12-01-2022

October 1, 2022

  • ClassLink Auto-Launch

  • Nearpod activities

  • Wordtune extension

  • October Tech Challenge

10-01-2022

October 15, 2022

  • 20+ sources for free digital content

  • Wordwall

  • September Tech Challenge Winners

  • October Tech Challenge

10-15-2022

November 1, 2022

  • Canvas Home Page

  • Google Docs Quick Create extension

  • November Tech Challenge


11-01-2022

November 15, 2022

  • Copy Link to Highlighted Section on Webpage

  • Cool Tool - 123apps.com

  • October Tech Challenge Winners

  • November Tech Challenge

11-15-2022

September 1, 2022

  • Bitly.com

  • Google Calendar Appointment Scheduler

  • ClassLink Timeout

  • Bitly Chrome Extension


09-01-2022 Tech Talk.pdf

September 15, 2022

  • Bitly.com

  • Google Calendar Appointment Scheduler

  • ClassLink Timeout

  • Bitly Chrome Extension

09-15-2022

August 1, 2022

  • Chrome Extensions

  • Remind - the best way to communicate

  • HISD Tech Guide

  • Monthly Tech Challenges


August 15, 2022

  • Previous Editions

  • Google Applied Digital Skills

  • Monthly Tech Challenges

  • Digital Badges

  • How can we help?

May 13, 2022

  • Don't Lose Access to Shared Docs (page 2)

  • Email Cleanup (page 3)

  • Backup your filed to Google or H Drive (page 4)

  • Organize google Drive (page 5)

  • Summer Trainings (page 6)

  • End of Year Canvas Tips (page 7)

May 2022

  • Summer Technology Training Sessions (page 1)

  • Online Canvas Course - Sign Up (page 2)

  • Checklist in Docs (page 3)

  • Google Sheets for All Subjects (page 4)

  • 400 Bell Ringer Activities (page 5)

  • Slides Present & Copy Mode (Force and don't allow) (page 6)

April 2022

  • Summer Technology Training Sessions (page 1)

  • Remind & Canvas (page 2)

  • Google's Applied Digital Skills (page 3)

  • Make Fun Games with Canva.com (page 4)

  • Force a copy with google Docs/Slides/Sheets (page 5)

  • Create GIF in Canva.com (page 6)

  • Notification Rules in Google Sheets (page 7)

March 2022

  • Maximize Space in Google Slides (page 1)

  • Dice Breaker or Debrief (page 2)

  • Google Docs Editing & Suggesting Mode (page 3)

  • Canva Pre-made worksheets (page 4)

  • Create Fillable PDF (page 5)

  • Canvas Tip: Embed Kahoot with iFrame Generator (page 6)

  • Canvas Tip: Create tabs on a Page within Canvas (page 7)

TCEA 2022

  • Cool Tools

  • Presentation Tips

  • Jamboard Templates

  • John Hattie Visible Learning

  • Must Have Google Hacks

  • Design Tips

  • 2/22/22 Jamboards

  • Tic Tac Toe Game

  • Google Drive Puzzle Quiz

Special Edition

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)