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What’s Up Wednesdays

Feb
12

I did not know ActivInspire could do that – making PDF worksheets engaging

We’re back this week talking more about ActivInspire! In this digital age many of our textbooks and curriculums are moving online in the form of PDFs. While this is great to have a digital resource they are often “flat” and lack the ability for engagement. BUT with ActivInspire that is not the case! You can [...]
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Feb
05

I Did Not Know ActivInspire Could Do That (Using Student Devices with Flipcharts)

Did you know that ActivInspire can interact with student devices?! We love showing teachers how to use this easy engagement tool built right into the ActivInspire software you already know and love. Even if you are new to ActivInspire we encourage you to check out this week’s tip to see how you can transform your [...]
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Jan
22

Three ActivPanel Apps You Will Love!

Last week we discussed teaching with the Promethean Whiteboard app so this week we want to extend on that topic and share a little more about the apps that your Promethean ActivPanels offer. Our focus this week is the Spinner, Timer, and Capture app. We will showcase how to integrate these apps using the Whiteboard [...]
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Jan
15

Teaching with the Promethean Whiteboard

This week we want to take a moment to shine a spotlight on the Promethean Activpanel Whiteboard app. So to all our ActivPanel teachers, this one's for you!  Last week we gave you some tips and reminders about making sure your ActivConnect G or OPS-G are up to date with the most current Android software. [...]
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Jan
08

Updating Your ActivConnect G or OPS-G

Have you ever seen someone doing something really cool on their smartphone and go “OMG HOW DID YOU DO THAT?!” and they respond “It’s in the newest update!”? We’ve all been there, so amused and ready to update our phone so that we can do the same “cool” things they are doing. If you have [...]
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Jan
01

New Year, New You – 5 Tips to Organizing Your Google Drive

New Year, new you! This week we want to help you start your New Year on the right foot by getting your Google Drive organized! We’ve put together FIVE easy tips to get you started...ok I lied, its really six because we just couldn’t help ourselves! Enjoy! Create a master folder for each year Use [...]
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Dec
18

FREE Flipcharts!

Calling all Promethean Activboard and ActivPanel users! This week’s “What’s Up Wednesday” will be right up your alley. If you love ActivInspire but don’t have the time to build those “fancy flipcharts” we have a solution you’ll love. Promethean has released a new resource library that focuses solely on Activinspire flipcharts. If you are a [...]
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Dec
11

FYI-Microsoft Word and Powerpoint

Today we are taking your very familiar Microsoft Word and Powerpoint software and discussing ways to bring those files to the next level with these easy to implement tips. Tip 1: Inking (or draw tools) in Microsoft Word and Powerpoint- When you are using a windows computer along with an interactive touch display Microsoft Word/Powerpoint [...]
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Dec
04

The 4-1-1 on Google Doc Fonts

If you love all the unique features of Google Docs but feel the fonts are sometimes lacking, this week's “What’s Up Wednesday” is made just for you! We’ve got some great font tips and tricks that you and your students will both enjoy! Tip 1: The Google Fonts team has teamed up with Thomas Jockin [...]
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Nov
19

Adding Apps From The Google Playstore

In this week’s edition of “What’s Up Wednesday” we are sharing a few apps we love from the Google Playstore to help you spice up your ActivConnect or OPS-G! WPS Office - Word, Docs, PDF, Note, Slide & Sheet- Opening files from a jumpdrive, Google Drive, or any type of cloud storage? You NEED this [...]
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