Padlet – presentation slides and webinar recording now available

September 24th, 2014 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

On September 23, 2014, at 3 pm, Monika Jankowska-Pacyna delivered the Padlet – virtual wall webinar. Padlet – formerly Wallwisher – is a free application you can use to create an online bulletin board (think of it as a virtual wall or corkboard) to display information on any topic. With a few clicks you can […]

Canva – an online tool to create simple designs and posters

August 6th, 2014 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

Canva is an online tool with various layouts and templates to create simple designs and posters. It can be used by administrators to help market their programs and services. Educators can use it to create interesting handouts or to enhance their presentations or blog posts. Students who are just learning to use technology might find […]

OneDrive – presentation slides and webinar recording now available

May 21st, 2014 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

On May 20, 2014, at 3 pm, Monika Jankowska-Pacyna delivered the OneDrive – Microsoft’s cloud storage option webinar to share what OneDrive is and how it can be used to store files, photos, videos and more in the cloud. Originally known as SkyDrive, and similar in functionality to Dropbox or GoogleDrive, OneDrive allows users to […]

OneDrive

April 29th, 2014 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

one_driveOriginally known as SkyDrive, and similar in functionality to Dropbox or Google Drive, OneDrive allows users to store content, such as files, pictures and documents, in the cloud.

But what makes it more interesting and worth exploring, especially for new technology users, is the free web version of OneDrive that allows you to view, edit, share and embed Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote documents directly within one account, without having to purchase the desktop software – a great feature for those who might not want to or might not be able to purchase the full version of the program.

Manage your digital content: Evernote – presentation slides and video recording now available

March 19th, 2014 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

On March 18, 2014, at 3 pm, Monika Jankowska-Pacyna delivered the Manage your digital content: Evernote webinar, which explored Evernote, a program and an App designed for note-taking and archiving. During the session we: discussed what Evernote is and how it works explored notebooks reviewed the devices Evernote can be installed on looked at sharing […]

Storify – tell your story using content from social media channels and the web

December 30th, 2013 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

storifyStorify is a service that lets you create cool visual stories on specific topics by pulling content from social media channels and the web. You create an account, search media channels to collect content on a topic of your choice and then publish and share it on the web. With one search, you can look through and add content from other Storify users, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, YouTube, Flickr, Instagram, and even specific websites that you might manage.

Dragon Dictation App – Voice to text application for tablets and smartphones

November 27th, 2013 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

dragon dictationDragon Dictation App is a free speech-recognition application that allows users to dictate text, emails, tweets, or stories and convert them to text that they can edit and share.

Powered by Dragon® NaturallySpeaking® which allows you to easily speak and instantly see your text or email messages, Dragon Dictation can be up to five times faster than typing on a keyboard. The best part is that the written text can be shared via email or copied and pasted to other Apps such as Page or Google Drive.

Fantastic for students who are reluctant writers, need to practice their spelling or have learning needs, this App is becoming very popular in literacy classrooms that use tablets and smartphones.

Google Hangouts webinar – presentation slides and video recording now available

November 21st, 2013 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

On November 19, 2013, at 3 pm, Monika Jankowska-Pacyna delivered the Organize online meetings and broadcasts – Google Hangouts webinar to share how you can use Google Hangouts with your colleagues and students and how to broadcast your sessions on YouTube via Google Hangouts on Air. During the session we looked at: What is Google […]

From Notepads to iPads: Using Emerging Technologies for Student Success – Participating in CESBA’s Fall 2013 conference

November 7th, 2013 by Monika Jankowska-Pacyna

Registration is now open for CESBA’s Fall 2013 Conference – From Notepads to iPads: Using Emerging Technologies for Student Success. Scheduled for December 4 to 6, 2013, at Courtyard Toronto Downtown, this event will feature the latest technologies and techniques that can be used to improve learner success, as well as provide updates and insights […]

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