Guides and Tutorials
- Apple Classroom Basics for 4J (Nicholas Hadley)
- Guided tour video
- Classroom for iPad Guide
- Classroom for Mac Guide
Guides and tutorials for district approved apps.
Creating your class (aka “Grid”)
- Creating Your Class (aka “Grid”) in FlipGrid (video, 4:32). Debbie Levy, Churchill HS teacher-librarian, steps you through setting up a class in FlipGrid and integrating it with Google Classroom.
- Copying a Class (aka “Grid”) in FlipGrid (video, 1:59). Debbie Levy shows how easy it is to duplicate a class in FlipGrid.
Creating your Assignment (aka “Topic”)
- Creating an Assignment (aka “Topic”) in FlipGrid (video, 5:24). Debbie demonstrates the steps to creating an assignment in FlipGrid and integrating it with Google Classroom.
- Copying an Assignment (aka “Topic”) to Another Grid in FlipGrid (video, 1:35). Debbie steps you through copying an assignment from one grid to another. NOTE: This does not automatically create a Google Classroom assignment for the second class — you must still manually assign it in Google Classroom.
Recording Videos in Flipgrid
- Recording Videos in FlipGrid (for Teachers) (video, 6:07). Debbie shows you how to record a sample video for your class, how to access FlipGrid’s student view page to see what your students see, and how to give feedback to your students’ videos.
- Recording Videos in FlipGrid (for Students) (video, 2:59). Debbie shows students how to record a video in FlipGrid.
Giving feedback in Flipgrid
- Giving Students Written Feedback in FlipGrid (video, 2:07). Debbie demonstrates how to give students quick feedback on their FlipGrid videos.
Google Apps for Education – 4J Google Apps access
- iPad User Guide
- iPad Basics Screencasts
Mac Basics: New to Mac computers? This is a great video tutorial for beginners.
- Mac Tutorial for PC Users/Beginners – from Anson Alexander
- Mac OS X Tutorials (more videos from Anson Alexander)
Reflector Teacher – mirror your iOS device to your computer from anywhere in the room.
- Creating Video Tutorials Using Loom (video, 5:39). Debbie Levy, CHS teacher-librarian, gives an overview of how to create quick videos and video tutorials using the free Loom Chrome extension.
- Creating Screencasts with Loom (video, 12:10). This tutorial by Technology for Teachers and Students provides more details on how to create screencasts using Loom.
- Using Loom to Do Voiceover of a Google Presentation and MS Powerpoint (video 3:07). Julie Vignoul, SEHS teacher-librarian, shows how to use Loom to narrate slides – creating a screencast of your presentation or powerpoint.
- Creating a Closed Captioned Video using Loom and Google Meet (video, 3:17). Debbie steps you through creating a video with closed captioning using Loom and Google Meet. You should be able to record your screen for students at the same time but please email Debbie (firstname.lastname@example.org) if it doesn’t work.
- Uploading Quicktime Videos to YouTube and posting them to Google Classroom (2:49) Julie Vignoul shows how to take a Quicktime video you created on your computer, and upload it to your 4J YouTube channel.
- Creating a YouTube Channel (video 10:37) Mr. Lee Teaches – Google Slide presentation: step-by-step instructions with screenshots.
- Converting Video
- iPad Screen Recording
- How to record the screen on your iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch Step-by-step instructions from Apple
- Getting Started Guide
- Help Center
- Using the Activity Library
- Seesaw PD in your PJ’s – free, online training sessions hosted by Seesaw teachers
- About Seesaw
WordPress Blogs – 4J access