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EBSCO Resources for Texas Educators #edchat
Texans, are you getting the most out of your library databases? Find out how to do so!
Please help us spread the word! All Texas educators are invited to sign up for one or more Webinar listed below, where Lisa Jones from EBSCO will demonstrate how to use the state-funded resources for homework help. Elementary and secondary sessions are available. Let me know if you have any questions.
Homework Help--Elementary School Resources Provided Through the State-Funded K-12 Databases ProgramThis session is specifically geared to teachers, librarians and instructional technologists in grades K-5. Utilizing EBSCO’s Searchasaurus and Kids Search interfaces, learn how to access grade-appropriate resources and teach students various search strategies that make the most of their research. March 28, 1-2pm To Register, right-mouse Click Here April 27, 3-4pm To Register, right-mouse Click Here
Homework Help--Secondary School Resources Provided Through the State-Funded K-12 Databases Program In this session teachers, librarians and instructional technologists will learn how to navigate and successfully search EBSCO databases designed for grades 6-12. We will explore both Student Research Center and EBSCOhost interfaces and learn a variety of search methods. We’ll also review Consumer Health Complete, a great resource for health and life sciences. Using these easy-to-navigate interfaces, your students will build critical research skills. March 28, 11:45am-12:45pm To Register, right-mouse Click Here April 27, 1:45-2:45pm To Register, right-mouse Click Here
Overview: This blog entry shares my first attempts to use a Chromecast HDMI dongle to stream non-supported Chrome browser video formats (MKV, AVI) using Chrome add-ons, as well as shares 3 tips. The 3 tips include: 1) Dealing with Non-HDMI television; 2) Chromecast Unfriendly Networks; 3) Streaming from Mobile Devices.
Question: I have some digital video files in MP4, AVI, MKV formats on my computer in my upstairs office. I want to watch them on my HDMI capable television without hooking the computer up directly to my television using my home wireless network and a Chromecast--which I bought this holiday. How do I do that?Response: As I considered this question, I realized that I'd done practically no research on this prior to purchasi…
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"What's Office 365?" asked a second grade teacher last week at a casual meeting. "My district is moving from what we have now to that." The transition, of course, was from MS Exchange and web-based email to Office 365. For the school district, moving to Office 365 will result in much greater efficiency and functionality than they have ever enjoyed. But that means this large urban school district has a lot of professional learning to engage in. Note: This blog entry originally published by TCEA TechNotes Blog the week of 07/4/2016. Be sure to follow the TCEA TechNotes Blog for updates and great resources! Also, note that you can sign up for free professional learning sessions!If you are a teacher in a district that is launching Office 365 in August, you have some time to get ready. Take these ten steps (five in this blog entry, five more in the sequel) to ensure you are successful in supporting blended learning opportunities that the new federal Every Student Suc…