17 Brilliant Tech Tips From the Teachers of TikTok

How to make a virtual prize box, use a Bitmoji cursor, and more.

Teacher Tech Tips TikTok

Let’s face it. The only way we’re all going to get through teaching in 2020 is with a little help from our friends. That’s why we’re loving all the teacher tech tips on Tiktok! Below are some of the best hacks we’ve discovered there.

1. An easy way to create Google slides

@heyashleyg

Best part? It’s free #teachersoftiktok #tiktokteacher #teacherlife #distancelearning #onlineclass #teachertips #teachertea #teachertok #teachertechtip

♬ original sound – Ashley Guerrero

If your Google slides could use a makeover, check out these ideas from Ashley Guerrero.

2. How to make a virtual prize box

@terrificteaching

#teachertechtips #teachertechnologytip #teachertechnology #teacherlife2020 #remoteteacher #remoteteachinglife #teachersoftiktok #fyp

♬ original sound – Lisa Ann

Teacher Lisa Ann walks you through it step-by-step.

3. Adorable countdown timers

@kindergartenexplorer

Teacher tech tip! Screen share a countdown between subjects on Zoom! #teachertechtips #teachersoftiktok #zoom #kindergarten #elearning

♬ Up Beat (Married Life) – Kenyi

So glad to have these timers in our back pockets!

4. Breakout room hacks

@abcswithamber

#teachersoftiktok #virtualschool #teachertechtips #remotelearning #googlemeets #distancelearning #tiktokteacher #googleclassroom

♬ original sound – Amber Sarani

Breakout rooms can feel super intimidating, but teacher Amber Sarani has you covered!

5. A way to save time on email

@msprincessteach

Here’s to time management tips for virtual teaching #classroommanagement #tiktokteacher #teachersoftiktok #learnontiktok #teachertechtips

♬ original sound – Brittany Renee

Brittany walks us through setting up template responses to the email questions you get most.

6. How to change your Chrome theme

@ms.maglio

Reply to @kporter25 Tech Tip: How to change your chrome theme! #tiktokteacher #teachersoftiktok #teachertechtips

♬ original sound – Jessie Maglio

Definitely didn’t know you could do this.

7. Turn a PDF into a Word doc

@techcoachtips

Turn a PDF into a Word Document #teachertechtips #techtipsforteachers #teachersoftiktok #PumpkinSeason #RoseGoldFaceBrush #gonnaknow #learnontiktok

♬ Buttercup – Clay K Slider

Mrs. Leavitt shows you how.

8. Make a virtual name spinner

@stephanie_nash

Distance learning tip #2 #learnontiktok #tiktokpartner #teacherhack #teachertechtips #techtipsforteachers #distanceteaching

♬ Mythic – Clutch

Easy and a nice way to ensure you are calling on students equally.

9. Convert an iPad into a whiteboard

@qbinmamiteaches2nd

Did you know??? #tech tip #teachertechtips #distancelearning #zoom #tiktokteacher #teachersoftiktok #virtualschool #techtipoftheday

♬ original sound – Debbie

Genius!

10. How to see more than 16 kids at a time in Google Meet

@teachtechlove

Reply to @ma_mar333 these features will be available to all GSuite users soon! #teacher #teachersoftiktok #teachertechtips #teachertech #googlemeet

♬ How You Like That – BLACKPINK

Because who only has sixteen students?

11. Get cute fonts in Google

@teachingandtacoz

Reply to @oscarstaton #teachertechtips #teachertech #fyp

♬ Dear Katara – L.Dre

How to snag those cute handwriting fonts you see other teachers using.

12. Use your Bitmoji as a custom cursor

@roxyteaches

Use your Bitmoji as a custom cursor! Thank you @teachingwithmssuazo on Instagram for this tip! #teachertechtips #bitmoji #teachersoftiktok

♬ CRAFT – OFEKNIV

Nice! This is a fun upgrade to the standard blinking arrow. 

13. Managing virtual classroom rewards

@thecrazycreativeteacher

Part 2?! #onlineclass #onlinelearning #onlinelearningtips #teacherhack #remotelearning #teacherlife2020 #classreward #raiseyourgame #fyp

♬ original sound – Meghan

Check out our list of virtual reward suggestions for more ideas.

14. How to create a custom email signature

@mrs.kreft

Technology Tip: Custom Email Signatures! #teachertip #teacherhack #technologytips #teacher #teacherlife #hacks

♬ Buttercup – Jack Stauber

Your Bitmoji is everywhere else, might as well add it to your email signature. 😂

15. An easy way to record feedback or instructions

@kindasortateacher

My new favorite extension OMG 🍎🍎 #teachertechtip #teachertip #googleclassroom #teacher #teacherhack #remotelearning #virtualschool

♬ original sound – Ty Tiger 🍎

We love this Chrome extension!

16. A quick tip for preventing cheating

@thesleepyteacher

#techtiptuesday #techtipsforteachers #thirdgradeteacher #onlineteacher #wholottachoppas #thesleepyteacher #googletricks #googleforms #teacherhack

♬ Whole Lotta Choppas – Sada Baby

Do you use locked mode?

17. Free choice board templates

@mrs.parkerhasclass

Digital choice boards and games that are editable on SlidesMania.com! GO CHECK IT OUT NOW! 😊 #teachertip #teacherhack #teachertechtip #virtual

♬ original sound – Hayley Parker

So great for elementary school!

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17 Brilliant Tech Tips From the Teachers of TikTok

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