IMS 2020-2025 Resources


 

 

Creating a QR code or Permanent link to your Safari Montage video

Posted by Ken Zimmerman

Wed, Jan 8, 2014

Are you aware that you can access a permanent link to a particular video clip in Safari Montage?  When you access a video in Safari Montage, there is a link you can click on titled, permanent link.  You can copy and paste this link into your LMS (Moodle, Canvas, Schoology), blog, and/or wiki for your students to access.  The permanent link will still require students to log in to Safari Montage after they click on the link. 

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Topics: Tutorials, IMS Services, Videos, Safari Montage

Google Forms Anyone?

Posted by Ken Zimmerman

Tue, Nov 12, 2013

Google forms is a service of Google Apps that is available for you to use in your classrooms with your students or parents.  A Google form is a quick survey tool.  You develop the questions and then put the survey link or embedded code on your blog, wikispace, or LMS for students or parents to access.  You may already survey your students/parents on their interests, email addresses, or topics they are interested in studying.  In addition, you could consider using Google Forms for a quick formative assessment, check for understanding, or "ticket out the door". If you move your paper survey over to a Google Form, all the responses are noted for you in a nice Google Spreadsheet that you can easily sort and insert graphs to display the data.

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Topics: Tutorials, Videos, Google Forms

How to embed links/files in a ActivInspire Flipchart

Posted by Ken Zimmerman

Wed, Oct 16, 2013

Have you ever wondered how to embed a link to a website or embed a file in a flipchart?  Instead of copying and pasting the entire url link in the flipchart for students to click on, you can type any word or insert any clipart and set an action to that word or clipart.  The action you set is for a file or a link to open when clicked on.  Play the video below for more details:

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Topics: Tutorials, Promethean, ActivInspire

Creating ActiVote/ActivExpression Questions in ActivInspire

Posted by Ken Zimmerman

Wed, Oct 16, 2013

The newer versions of ActivInspire have changed inserting ActiVote questions considerably.  When creating ActiVote or ActivExpression questions in a flipchart, check out these steps:

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Topics: Tutorials, Promethean, ActivInspire