Britannica (Web App)

[mk_page_section][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/3″][vc_gallery interval=”10″ images=”2052,2053,2054″ img_size=”400×400″][vc_video title=”Video” link=”https://vimeo.com/channels/1024287/153260204″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”2/3″][vc_column_text title=”In A Nutshell” animation=”bottom-to-top” css=”.vc_custom_1560190477313{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]Britanica School provides vetted, relevant, and up to date content and information for students Pre-K-12.[/vc_column_text][mk_custom_list title=”Ideas” animation=”bottom-to-top”]

  • Both students and teachers can use Britannica to find information that can be used for projects, research, or fun facts.
  • Britannica “Learning Zone” is designed specifically for Pre-K-2 students and has scaffolds such as text to speech, lots of pictures, and relevant content.
  • Information and content can be shared with a click of a button with both Google Classroom and Google Drive.
  • Double Click words to get automatic definitions of the words.

[/mk_custom_list][mk_mini_callout title=”Notable Feature”]Scaffold reading Levels with the click of a button.[/mk_mini_callout][mk_button dimension=”flat” corner_style=”rounded” size=”large” icon=”mk-moon-link” url=”http://www.galesupport.com/migeoipcheck/migeoipcheck-brit.php?database=BRSCHOOL” target=”_blank” fullwidth=”true”]Link[/mk_button][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][mk_divider style=”thin_solid” margin_bottom=”40″][vc_tabs][vc_tab title=”What is the App?” tab_id=”1512657881-1-790bcc-45a3e476-ffd09c1f-c5799d88-eb11472d-7460″][vc_column_text animation=”bottom-to-top” css=”.vc_custom_1560190936314{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]Britannica is a resource provided by MEL (Michigan eLibrary)- https://www.mel.org/welcome

Used to help distribute vetted content that is made for all readers and can accommodate every level of student.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”What is the value of the app?” tab_id=”1512657881-2-650bcc-45a3e476-ffd09c1f-c5799d88-eb11472d-7460″][vc_column_text animation=”bottom-to-top” css=”.vc_custom_1560191140220{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]Britannica by itself is a more expensive program with all of the features that it has. Because of the Michigan eLibrary, all residents of Michigan can have access to all of its content. Britannica is also highly valued for its type of content and accuracy. Websites such as Wikipedia do not check for information, and anyone with an account can add information.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”How do I use the App?” tab_id=”1559324331478-2-4472d-7460″][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1560191339077{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]Britannica User Guide: https://corporate.britannica.com/BSchoolGT_71516.pdf

Video Tutorials

Professional Development and Support: https://britannicalearn.com/training/britannica-school/[/vc_column_text][/vc_tab][/vc_tabs][/vc_column][/mk_page_section]

Google Classroom

[mk_page_section][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/3″][vc_gallery interval=”10″ images=”384,385″ img_size=”400×400″][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”2/3″][vc_column_text title=”In A Nutshell” animation=”bottom-to-top” css=”.vc_custom_1512674032025{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]Seen as a lite version of an LMS(Learning Management System). Teachers can assign students work, assess students, communicate with parents, and other blended and flipped approaches. Used in typical blended/flipped classrooms.[/vc_column_text][mk_custom_list title=”Ideas” animation=”bottom-to-top”]

  • Use Google Classroom to assign differentiated work that students can work on both in school and at home.
  • Create and distribute an assessment that grades itself using both Google Forms and Google Classroom.
  • Allow students to give each other appropriate and academic feedback on their classmates work.

[/mk_custom_list][mk_mini_callout title=”Notable Feature:”]Organize and Track student progress with submission history.[/mk_mini_callout][mk_mini_callout title=”Price:”]Free![/mk_mini_callout][mk_button dimension=”flat” corner_style=”rounded” size=”large” icon=”mk-icon-chain” url=”classroom.google.com” target=”_blank” fullwidth=”true”]Link[/mk_button][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][mk_divider style=”thin_solid” margin_bottom=”40″][vc_tabs][vc_tab title=”What is Google Classroom?” tab_id=”1512657881-1-7945e5-d3de”][vc_column_text animation=”bottom-to-top” css=”.vc_custom_1512674055287{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]Google Classroom is designed to help teachers create, collect, and grade assignments paperlessly, including time-saving features like the ability to automatically make a copy of a Google Document for each student. It also creates Drive folders for each assignment and for each student to help keep everyone organized.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”What is the value of Google Classroom?” tab_id=”1512657881-2-6545e5-d3de”][vc_column_text animation=”bottom-to-top” css=”.vc_custom_1512699448264{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]Google Classroom is ideal for a school district such as ours due to all of our students having devices with Google accounts. The system allows the teacher to communicate effectively¬†with other both co-teachers and students.[/vc_column_text][/vc_tab][vc_tab title=”How do I use Google Classroom?” tab_id=”1512659227101-2-745e5-d3de”][vc_column_text animation=”bottom-to-top” css=”.vc_custom_1512699669758{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]Google Classroom

Getting Started

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