As part of my daily routine, I scan dozens of blogs, visit a handful of Facebook groups and skim through Twitter.
The goal: find the most helpful resources, tools, and articles that I can share with my teacher friends (that’s you!)
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Here are my top 10 links for April 2023!
Wednesday Webinars! – Every Wednesday during the school year I offer a free webinar to my member schools. I’m opening up 4 sessions in April and May for everyone!
Want to be a Youtuber? – Tim Cavey wrote a thoughtful analysis of the rise of Mr. Beast, the fastest-growing YouTube channel of all time, from the perspective of a classroom teacher.
Google EDU Updates – this video summarizes the big updates announced during the BETT conference in London.
Real-time editing for Sites – Co-editing a site with someone is a little easier with this update that will show page edits in real-time, just like Google Docs.
Google Chat Updates -Google continues to invest in the development of Chat and Spaces, their real-time communication tools for teams. Recent updates include one-way chat and a visual refresh, and several more interesting features scheduled for later this year.
Introducing Fig Jam – need a fun lesson fast? Try Fig Jam, a free whiteboard application with LOTS of cool templates.
Eaglercraft – This Minecraft clone runs on a single HTML file and doesn’t require internet access which makes it invisible to GoGuardian, Securly, and other web filters.
An easier way to copy Drive files – Jake Miller shares a great tip for copying and pasting files directly in Drive.
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Keep Awake – need to make sure your computer doesn’t go to sleep? Try the Keep Awake Chrome extension!
10 new Canva features – Canva unveiled nearly a dozen new features, including many AI enhancements at their launch event in late March.
At #CanvaCreate, we unwrapped 10 gifts that are now live to our 125 million users across the globe.— Canva (@canva) March 24, 2023
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What awesome resource did I miss?
Got something that’s too cool not to share? Hit me up on Twitter or Instagram (@jrsowash). I’m always on the hunt for interesting and useful resources!
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