Google Form: Peer Collaboration Evaluation Template

I have my students work in Collaborative Learning Groups (CLG’s). I learned this from the amazing Jackie Gerstein. I intentionally design collaboration activities that they will do with their CLG. Writing COLLABORATION super huge at the top of your lesson plans...

EquatIO – Voice Type Your Math

The Add-on g(math) has received a facelift and has been upgraded to the Chrome extension EquatIO. EquatIO makes it easier to add math symbols to your Google Docs and Forms (Slides and other web applications is coming soon.) Voice Type with EquatIO Install the Chrome...

If Not a Worksheet, Then What?

Great news! If you are a parent, or you teach math, or you know a parent, John Stevens (@jstevens009) has just published a new book called Table Talk Math that is focused on having more math-based conversations at home! When you have parents ask for homework (or even...

For Heaven’s Sake… Put It Online

This morning I saw a parent on Facebook post “Does anyone have a 3rd grader and can take a picture of the social studies study guide? Ours was accidentally left at school and my kid is upset.” My question was… is it not posted online? Window Into...

Google Docs: Change the Capitalization

A new feature in Google Docs allows you to change the font selection to all lower case, all upper case or title case. Format Menu Highlight the text you wish to change the capitalization on. Use the Format menu and choose “Capitalization.” There is a small...

Google Drawing: Play Connect 4 Asynchronously

If you have never played the game Connect 4 you are woefully sheltered and should run to Target and play the game with your kids. Awhile back Matt Gomez shared his template for playing Connect 4 in Google Drawings. It is a fun activity to show how you can use Google...