What I do know, even if I’m a Beginner in Tech, is that it really takes a willingness to learn to continue to grow.
It’s all about the language. This isn’t really a strategy as much as it is a principle: lead with positive language when you cold call on somebody.
If you use Google Classroom you can call on students randomly from within the Google Classroom App. Mobile App This works only on your phone or iPad (or using the Google Classroom android app on a Chromebook.) This currently does NOT work on the web version of Google Classroom. People Tab At the bottom of…
Zigazoo is free and educators can create their own classroom projects or choose from those available. Parents can also join in the global Zigazoo community.
Teaching with Chromebooks it is essential that students know how to take a screenshot. Use this keyboard shortcut to take a PARTIAL screenshot. how to take a partial screenshot on a chromebook
In a virtual world, how would we be able to modify some of the strategies that we would use in a face to face classroom to increase engagement and shake things up so that students are not just listening to a teacher or staring at a screen for the entire class period?
Your Google Drive is a hot mess. Here are a few tips to help you get it under control quickly.
One of my most popular non published Add-ons is First Slide. This allows you to push slides to student Google Slides and to also grab the text off of their first slide so you can quickly read and give feedback. Spreadsheet The answer is always a spreadsheet. First Slide is an Add-on for Google Sheets….
Learn a keyboard shortcut a week!! Saving microseconds add up! As you review student work… Use Control W to close the tab. Save yourself the long trip to the top of the screen to close the tab. Make a post it. Put it at the top of your screen and remind yourself to stop dragging…
This Fall I will be teaching high school Geometry on Chromebooks with Minecraft. I am very excited! I have created a guide (in Google Slides) for teaching with Minecraft: Education Edition on the Chromebook. Minecraft: Education Edition allows me to engage students and provide a context for what they are learning. This is the perfect…
No matter who you are, when you come in contact with me whether it is face-to-face or virtually, I want you to know that you are one of my “people” and I want you to win.
So don’t go it alone, join us! And if you are already in our community, thanks so much for being you! You make it the best virtual place to learn and be.
Did you know that you can bring Olympians (virtually) into your classroom to teach students social and emotional skills?
Happy Birthday, Dr. Sarah Thomas! Thank you for all you have done to help be a change maker in education!
Opening individual student docs to give feedback is SLOW! Try using First Slide to send student feeback faster. First Slide will bring in the text the student has on the first slide of the Google Slides. Additionally, you can push out new slides to the student slides. Template Assign Individual Google Slides You need a…