Engage is Kognity’s online event that will unite school and district educators from across the country for a day filled with learning, networking, and collaboration. Attend for free by using the code ALICEKEELER100
Teaching a lesson with the lesson builder in Desmos Classroom? It can be helpful to have student responses and sketches from one screen appear on another screen. Here is how to make a Desmos Classroom Sketch and Show.
I have replaced Google Jamboard with FigJam. It is a better collaborative digital whiteboard. One of the big differences between Google Jamboard and FigJam is the lack of pages. Instead of pages, FigJam has sections. A unique feature is to be able to hide the sections until you are ready for students to use the resources in the section.
Generative AI has the potential to change how we teach and do our jobs. The place to start is to familiarize yourself with Google’s AI tool: Google Bard. 8 Tips for Getting Started to Use Google Bard as an Educator
Discover the power of retrieval practice as a potent tool for long-term learning. Explore how Padlet, an interactive digital platform, can be effectively utilized to facilitate retrieval practice and create an engaging learning experience. Learn valuable tips on structuring, prompting, peer learning, feedback, review sessions, and maintaining variety for optimal results. Maximizing Retrieval Practice with Padlet
Getting started with Google Slides as a teacher is fun and easy! This powerful and versatile platform offers numerous advantages over PowerPoint, and with a little bit of practice, you’ll be able to use it just as effectively.
Using Google Forms you have a need to have more control over how the person responds. With Checkboxes the responder can select multiple things, but what if you want them to select exactly 3 items no more no less. Forcing Google Forms Checkbox Selections is possible.
Critical thinking can be measured on a 4 point scale of Depth of Knowledge. What is DOK 2 and how is it different than DOK 1?
If you use ChatGPT you may need some help with formatting when you paste into Google Docs. Formatting ChatGPT is fast when you use my Add-on for formatting Google Docs, specifically for markup from ChatGPT.
Student engagement isn’t just a nice-to-have, it’s the lifeblood of effective education. Yet, it feels like a mythical beast. Something every educator worldwide is chasing, but only a few can say they’ve truly captured. So, what makes this beast so tricky to tame? Let’s go on an adventure, breaking down the barriers to student engagement and, most importantly, arm ourselves with the tools to tackle these head-on. There is no magic bullet for student engagement. Here are some suggestions for SOME ways to address Student Engagement
Teacher, mom of 5, Google Certified Innovator, Google Developer Expert for Google Workspace, Google Cloud Innovator Champion, Author, Keynote Speaker, Workshop Presenter
Alice Keeler has a BA in Mathematics and an MS in Educational Media Design and Technology. She started teaching high school math in 1999 in the laptop Algebra program. Alice has taught 1:1 her entire teaching career and is passionate about using technology to create student centered classrooms.
Paperless is not a pedagogy. We should not seek to use technology to save paper, but rather to improve learning, improve relationships, and improve student engagement.
The tool is not what creates the learning, but rather an intentional approach for how a tool can create feedback loops, allow choice and voice, allows for communication of ideas in a creative medium, and increase collaboration.
See Alice Keeler in the Developer Keynote as a Google Cloud Innovator Champion