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Paperless Is Not a Pedagogy

Alice Keeler

Math Facts Without Worksheets

Math Facts Without Worksheets

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Math facts for many students, including myself when I was in elementary school, is anxiety producing. A worksheet filled with 30+ problems is hardly engaging either. A focus on number sense and viewing math as patterns helps students to get into math rather than fear it.

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“Sometimes we focus on memorizing math facts instead of understanding math facts” – Geoff Dean

“Math is about pattern finding” – @youcubed out of Stanford

Check out this research article from Stanford concerning math facts and alternative ways to have students be fluent without timed math tests:

“When we define mathematics as the study of patterns, it’s great to reinforce this in everything we do, and these puzzles are constant reminders of this definition.” – Fawn Nguyen

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“All of these things are hidden from kids and they just think if I just memorize them I will be good to go” – Annie Fetter

Students Prepare to Present

Help Your Students Prepare to Present

Maximize student success in presentations with ‘Speaker Notes by AliceKeeler,’ the ideal Google Slides add-on. Enhance how students prepare to present with easy transfer of speaker notes to Google Docs, promoting effective communication skills. Dive into the world of engaging, technology-aided presentations and empower students to shine in their academic endeavors. Discover the key to transforming student presentations into interactive, skill-building experiences.

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Infographic 7 Basic Steps for a Google Form

New to using Google Forms? This tool is essential for teachers to not only save time but to be adaptive to student needs. Use Forms to survey students, play games, personalize instruction, and assessment. This infographic on the 7 basic steps for a Google Form will help you get started.

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Online Workshop: Get Your Add-on Published

How can you make Google Workspace (Docs/Sheets/Slides) even better? You can create custom Add-ons with Google Apps Script. Wondering How to Get Your Google Workspace Add-on Published? Join Alice Keeler, Google Developer Expert, to learn the steps to get your Add-on officially published.

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