TeacherKit: The classroom management app teachers will love

Posted on: June 29, 2015 | By: Amanda Cassaday | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, Productivity, Writing with Thumbs
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TeacherKit is the all-in-one classroom management app for teachers of all grade levels. With different features such as roster, attendance, a timetable for lesson planning, behavior monitoring, a grade-book, progress reports, and an awesome feature called callout, this app keeps everything a teacher could possibly need right at his or her fingertips. Read on to …

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Mendeley vs. iAnnotate: What works for research

Posted on: December 5, 2014 | By: Maria Temming | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, Writing with Thumbs

There are two types of students: those that wonder why on earth Elon would give us forty print dollars every semester, and those that inevitably burn through that money and must resort to printing in page groups of three by mid-November. I’m definitely in the latter category—that person who has to advise the people in …

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Tech I can’t live without: Joe Incorvia

Posted on: September 25, 2014 | By: Casey Brown | Filed under: Productivity

Student Government Association’s Executive President. Biochemistry major. Brother of Sigma Phi Epsilon. Senior Joe Incorvia has a lot of roles on campus, and with those roles comes a very hectic schedule. That is why Joe Incorvia can’t live without Sunrise. What is Sunrise? Sunrise is a calendar application that syncs all your calendars into one place. By …

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Organize your research with Zotero

Posted on: September 15, 2014 | By: Casey Brown | Filed under: Productivity, Tech Tips
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The beginning of the new school year is the best time to create new habits, and our Belk librarians are here to help. Library staff members Lynne Bisko and Vicki Siler believe that organization is key during the research process of major papers or presentations. That is why they suggest Zotero as your new research …

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Organizing your Organizations: A Senior’s Perspective

Posted on: September 4, 2014 | By: Casey Brown | Filed under: Productivity, Tech Tips

Tomorrow’s Organization Fair offers new and returning students the chance to join a few of over 200 organizations Elon has to offer. As a senior, I have done my fair share of overcommitting to organizations and having to balance a hefty schedule. This is how I keep my commitments in order. Color-Coding is Key Being a Mac user, …

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Simple file management in Moodle 2

Posted on: June 6, 2012 | By: Cheri Crabb, PhD | Filed under: Instructional Technologies, Teaching and Learning, Moodle, Moodle Musings

The drag and drop upload block allows an instructor to literally drag and drop files directly from a computer desktop into specific course locations. Once a file is deposited into the course, it appears as a resource.  Links can also be dragged into the course with the same ease.  This new feature in the upgrade …

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