TECHNOLOGY FOR CONCURRENT TEACHING
Poly Troubleshooting Top Tips:
CHECK FOR POWER Check if the light is on in the front of the Poly. If not, it's not plugged in.
STAB THE CACTUS Unplug the USB from the back of the Poly and plug it back in firmly.
CHECK ZOOM VIDEO Click the ^ carrot next to "Stop Video" and select the Poly camera.
CHECK ZOOM SOUND Click the ^ carrot next to "Mute/Unmute" and select the Poly speaker & microphone.
VETO THE REVERB Hearing an echo? Ensure that ONLY the computer connected to the Poly is using audio. All other computer
Your friend, Poly.
Poly Studio, your new 3-in-1 camera, microphone, and speaker.
Students hear each other from the back of the room
Easy to hook up (1 easy USB cable) & then video settings to switch cameras
Auto-tracking and/or 2 preset positions (just press and hold to set)
Poly Studio Feature Demo by Eumecom IT Systems
Testing out the Poly Studio! by One Call, Inc
TOP 3 "ENHANCED" SET UPS
SCUSD Classroom Tech Setups
Some suggestions from Hubert Bancroft's TST, Alice Mercer
TST Justine Raga from Fern Bacon recommended this setup as they await Docking Stations.
Zoom for Concurrent Teaching
Utilize Breakout Rooms! Facilitate collaboration by placing a Roomies & Zoomies in breakout rooms together. Note: If more than 1 Roomie are in a breakout room together, they may need headphones to avoid feedback.
Use the Chat! This is a great way to ensure equity of voice.
Set Ground Rules! Set high expectations for engagement and design procedures to ensure students feel they are a part of the lesson.
Teaching Effectively With Zoom
The goal of this book is to help educators teach effective live online sessions using Zoom.
It offers practical pedagogical advice on questions such as:
Why and how to use breakout rooms?
Should you use chat, and if so, how?
How do you build community in a virtual classroom?
3 hours of Teacher Basics
Join Owl Labs and two experienced educators, Casey M. Bethel, 2017 Georgia Teacher of the Year, and Tosha Wright, Cofounder, Teach Your Heart Out, for an open and honest chat about the emerging role of the teacher post-pandemic, how to answer these challenges and the future of the classroom.
Hybrid Learning w/ Zoom Rooms
A Glimpse Into the Not-Too-Distant Future
Teacher Tech Tutorials
Google Apps for Education
These tutorials will guide you from most basic use to expert implementation of Google's Suite of products. Use the scroll bar to view all available resources, or click the arrow in the top right corner to open in a new tab.
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