Teacher Tech blog with Alice Keeler

Paperless Is Not a Pedagogy

Alice Keeler

Teaching With Google Jamboard Course!

Sign up for Alice Keeler's FREE Course with Otis for Educators: Teaching with Google Jamboard and have Jams you can immediately implement!

Teaching With Google Jamboard Course!

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Teaching with Google Jamboard Course from Otis for Educators

Google Jamboard Jams are free web-based files that lives in your Google Drive. If you are not already using Google Jamboard, you will want to add this to your teaching toolbox.  Start using it at the beginning of the school year, consistently, and you and your students will think of many ways to use it to collaborate!

Jamboard Help/Ideas

No worries if you haven’t used this free whiteboard that comes with your G Suite! Alice Keeler will show you the basics, including activities you can implement immediately, and even give you some thinking points regarding pedagogy. You may not have be able to attend the LIVE course on August 24th at 3pm EST, but the great thing about these Otis webinars is that once you sign up, you will have access to the replays. You can also answer some questions at the end of the webinar to receive a certificate of completion.

Win Teaching With Google Jamboard

During this FREE course, by Otis, Alice will be awarding a few lucky participants with a FREE Teaching With Google Jamboard, and this book is a real prize as it has over 90 ideas and sample Jams for teachers to implement! By the end of this year, you and your students will be enthusiastic Jamboard collaborators and have even more to share with all of us!

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Convert Your Google Jamboard Jams to FigJam

Google is discontinuing Jamboard. GOOD NEWS! It is super EASY to convert your files into FigJam. Sign up for a FREE educator account at figma.com/education. Go to figma.com to import your Jamboards Jams. Check out my converted files at figma.com/@alicekeeler.

Teaching with Google Jamboard

I am adamant that Jamboard is not a replacement for paper. I LOVE PAPER! If you want a paper task, no shame in using paper! Jamboard is a collaboration tool.

How can I have my students think through processes and collaborate more?

Try Canva

Canva for Education is FREE! I love making my backgrounds in Canva. This really helps my activity to POP! Use a presentation template or Jamboard template on Canva. Download as PNG.

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Agree or Disagree background for Jamboard created in Canva.

Create a new Jam at jam.new and use the “Set background” option to upload your Canva background.

5 Easy Steps for Teaching with Digital Tools

Introducing digital tools into your teaching can seem challenging at first. There are many tools out there, and it might feel like there’s a lot to learn. But with easy steps for teaching with digital tools, you can start simply and gradually. There’s no need to dive in all at once – just take it one step at a time. Taking easy steps for teaching with digital tools starts with trying something!

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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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