Technology for Learning

Read&Write for Google in French!

Read&Write for Google has introduced their French version. Once the R&W toolbar extension is installed in Chrome, students can change the language to French and use word prediction and dictionaries in their French writing and reading. It also works on French...

Read&Write for Google

Read&Write for Google has been approved for use in Rocky View Schools. While we will be running a trial in three schools, the software extensions will be available to all staff and students in RVS until June 30, 2015. Once we have evaluated the results of the...

Read&Write for Google – Getting Started

Read&Write for Google provides an icon based toolbar/dashboard that appears when a student is using a document compatible with the extension The following videos give an overview of R&W: Let’s Get Started Read&Write for Google overview video Using...

Snapverter

Snap - Store -Share   Snapverter is part of the trial for RVS schools. It is an add-on to Read&Write for Google that creates accessible documents. Using an iPhone Snap an image of an printed document, Store it in Google Drive and Share it with students. You...

Staff Recommended Apps: Proloquo2Go

Kelsey offers Proloquo2Go, a full-featured augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) solution for people who have difficulty speaking. This app works like a communication device. Before the world of apps, iPads and iPods, people who had difficulty speaking...

Staff Recommendations: Aurasma, Book Creator, ShowMe

 If you remember Harry Potter reading a newspaper where the photos move and talk you'll get an idea of how students are using Aurasma (free), an augmented reality app. Students create Auras that, when viewed through the app on an iPhone, iPod or iPad, come to life....

Crash Course

Crash Course is a series of YouTube videos explaining anything from Chemistry to Ecology and World History.  The creators, John and Hank Green started this short-format education video series entitled Crash Course. In 2012, they created world history, biology,...

TED-Ed

TED-Ed has developed a customizable environment that teachers or students can use to compile videos from YouTube and TedTalks and create lessons based on the videos. Existing lessons created by others can be searched out and then "flipped" and customized or teachers...