Updates

Stay Safe this Holiday Season

posted Dec 4, 2017, 5:06 AM by Thomas Davis   [ updated Dec 4, 2017, 5:06 AM ]

5 ways to stay safe this holiday season. Watch the video to learn more.... 

Showing Youtube Content

posted Oct 23, 2017, 7:26 AM by Thomas Davis

Those of you that like to show Youtube content in the classroom or front of others during a presentation. Check out http://viewpure.com/  it strips all the comments and extra videos on the side to only show you the main video.  Copy and Paste the Share Youtube link into viewpure.com 

Uses
  • Removing inappropriate ads and comments from videos to show kids
  • Removing unwanted related videos at the end to show students
  • Memorable URLs (youtube.com/watch?v=_JmA2ClUvUY vs viewpure.com/BabyDebate)
  • YouTube search with a cleaner UI and filtered results
  • Cleaner interface to view YouTube videos

Library Literacy Love: Creating a Reading Culture in Your School with INFOhio

posted Oct 23, 2017, 7:03 AM by Thomas Davis

Literacy is at the heart of learning, and no one loves reading and books more than school librarians and teachers.  21st century literacy includes the use of technology, providing both print and digital texts for students. How can a culture of reading be created in a building?  What resources, strategies, and approaches help students and the school community embrace reading for learning and pleasure.  Join INFOhio's first live webinar from the OELMA conference where school librarian and literacy leader Elaine Fultz will share how to create a culture of literacy using digital resources from INFOhio as well as school print collections.
Read More.....
https://www.infohio.org/educators/pd/lwi/recordings/view/item/lwi20171019

Welcome to the Essential Web Resources for the Classroom

posted Oct 18, 2017, 6:36 AM by Thomas Davis   [ updated Oct 18, 2017, 6:37 AM ]

"From SOITA's WebSite" 
One of the biggest obstacles for teachers is time! Wouldn't it be great to have some tools to help maximize your productivity and engage your students? In this workshop we will share resources and tools including standards-aligned lesson search engines, worksheet, quiz, and rubric generators, social bookmarking, and free web 2.0 tools. 

Here you'll find the workshop Agenda along with the links for all the tools we will be exploring today. Remember to easily access this site, the shortened URL is: http://goo.gl/PnC4pz.



Resources Include 



Upcoming SOITA TeleTech's

posted Oct 18, 2017, 6:28 AM by Thomas Davis   [ updated Oct 18, 2017, 6:31 AM ]

http://www.soita.org/distance-learning/teletechs

Each TeleTech is presented 4:00 p.m. to 4:20 p.m. Eastern time. Free to attend for Greene County ESC Staff Members
  • Adobe Spark
    • October 25, 2017
  • Hyperdocs
    • November 1, 2017
  • Classcraft
    • November 6, 2017
  • Playlists
    • November 15, 2017
  • Mysimpleshow
    • November 20, 2017
  • Wizer
    • November 30, 2017
  • Peergrade
    • December 4, 2017
  • Trello
    • December 12, 2017
  • ThingLink
    • December 18, 2017



Google Expeditions

posted Oct 16, 2017, 8:00 AM by Thomas Davis   [ updated Oct 16, 2017, 8:01 AM ]


Expeditions AR will be coming to schools in Fall 2017 as part of the Expeditions Pioneer Program. Interested teachers and schools should sign up below.

SIGN UP FOR THE PIONEER PROGRAM

YouTube Video


YouTube Video


Virtual Field Trips

posted Oct 12, 2017, 8:59 AM by Thomas Davis

You can learn more about virtual field trips with these links to field trips:

  • John Muir Exhibit This exhibit by the Sierra Club offers the concise story of Muir's life, writings, and works. It includes sounds, video, and text.
  • Secrets of Easter Island This is a beautiful Web site put together by Nova and PBS. It includes a tour of the island and the game Move a Megalith.
  • Explore the Estuary If your students are studying the tides, ocean, or water dwellers, this is an excellent site. It includes video tours.
  • The JASON Project This many-faceted site hopes to "put the thrill of discovery back into the classroom." It offers several different trips, including one that follows a crew living aboard the space station.
  • Reach the World Sail around the world on a 43-foot sailboat, and meet the crew who did it. You'll find separate centers for teachers and students.
  • PolarHusky.com This site chronicles the dogsledding expeditions made especially to educate the children of the world.
  • GOALS: Global Online Adventure Learning Educators developed this Web site to "intrigue you with the adventures, the sciences, the technologies and the underlying laws of nature that make them possible."
  • Virtual Field Trips If you're looking for a museum trip, here's a list of several available on the Web.
  • Virtual Field Trips Here's another site where you can create your own field trip or try out other teachers' efforts.

GCESC New Website

posted Oct 11, 2017, 12:13 PM by Thomas Davis   [ updated Oct 11, 2017, 12:16 PM ]



The Greene County ESC is ready to launch our new website. Live Date will be 10/16/2017


ESC Staff Members - Staff Resource Page is located under resources and also on the left side button labeled staff access

Sneak Peak at the New Webpage - http://gcesc.esvbeta.com

Email Attachment Issues

posted Oct 11, 2017, 12:08 PM by Thomas Davis

If you are having issues attaching documents while using Outlook Web Access. Please check mark the box above your username "Use the Light Version......" 

ESC Upcoming Website

posted Sep 29, 2017, 12:01 PM by Thomas Davis

The Greene County ESC is getting ready to launch a new website in the near future. Please take a look and send any recommendations to servicedesk@greeneesc.org  

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