NECSD Division of Technology and Information


ELA Teachers at NFA North Use Online Voice Commenting With Students

December has been a month of student and teacher digital discoveries at NFA North.  Students are increasingly engaged in various 3-D printing projects, aligned closely to the work they are doing in classes.  Teachers have also been learning various digital skills, including ongoing GSuite strategies, as well as various apps and extensions.  A group of…

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Modeling, 3D Printing and Co-Teaching at Meadow Hill

Over the past two weeks Meadow Hill ITF John Blakley led a variety of learning opportunities for students and teachers  including modeling Flipgrid in Ms. Quiroz’s class and then transitioning to co-teaching.   Students used the Promethean Board to teach other how to use the software,  and made videos to teach Spanish vocabulary words and phrases. …

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Technology as a Tool for Responding to Writing Prompts

Students at Vails Gate learned exciting new ways to respond to writing prompts.  ITF Helen Zoutis worked closely with Reading Specialist Nancy Bliss to infuse Read Write, Flipgrid, and Screencastify as digital tools to engage the students.  Using these tools and the built in camera, students recorded themselves.  They then met with Ms. Zoutis and…

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Save Time! Create “Locked” Quizzes and Formative Assessments Using Google Forms

Save time using Google’s new “locked mode” for quizzes! “Locked mode” prevents students from using other browser tabs or navigating away from the quiz they are taking on their Chromebook.  This ”one pager” illustrates how to create a locked quiz and the 90 second video below explains the process in detail (yes, it’s that simple).  The three…

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