Thanksgiving Edition

In This Edition:

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Happy last-full-day-before-a-big-holiday day, Vampires! With an extended holiday ahead (and Christmas break starting 11.5 working days later, but who’s counting?!), we thought this was a good time to share some YouTube tips, both for you and for your students/children.
In the spirit of giving thanks, we also want to thank you sincerely for all the amazing things your do for our community, as well as for your patience, good humor and grace when things don’t go as smoothly with technology. 🤷🏻‍♀️ It is our pleasure to serve you, and we welcome your feedback on how we can make your lives easier any time.
Yes, of course you know about Youtube and have used it extensively, but did you know that you can take advantage of the filters there as well for a much faster search?

Our favorite ways to sort content is by:
  • rating
  • duration
  • upload date
…but it may also be convenient to filter by type, as seen below:

Take Control of Your YouTube Experience: 
Pro Tips to Explore YouTube Confidently

Youtube has been taking more serious steps when it comes to child protection and content targeted at children and teens. They have recently created a super helpful collection of short videos for students to become “more confident, safe and smart internet (and YouTube!) explorers,” which we would like to also recommend to those of you looking to enhance those SEL and/or Digital-Citizenship-focused lessons. And please do let us know if we can help plan or teach those lessons with you!
Split screen on iPad got a handy update! Now you can use the three dots (…) found at the top of an app to decide how you want to split your screen. Watch this short video to see how!
Canva is free for educators. 🏻 See here how to claim your premium access and take full advantage of this great tool. Please be mindful, however, about the student age group limitation (13+) when planning to use it with your class.