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
Jamboard has joined the Google Graveyard. Your replacement is FigJam. A collaborative digital whiteboard that is so much more! Check out what is next for classroom collaboration and digital whiteboarding. Jamboard in the Google Graveyard is no reason for tears. Use FigJam for free by Figma.
Student engagement matters. It is challenging to get true student engagement. If you are a user of Google Workspace here are 50 ways to engage students with Google Apps.
In today’s fast-paced digital landscape, it is important to prepare students to be proficient with technology. However, “paperless is a pedagogy.” Focusing solely on replacing traditional resources with digital ones risks overlooking the true potential of EdTech. Instead, we should shift our focus towards leveraging educational technology to elevate learning experiences for our students. By harnessing the power of EdTech, we can promote collaboration, critical thinking, creativity, and personalized learning—ultimately fostering a more engaging and dynamic classroom environment. Consider how to use EdTech to elevate learning.
Discover how to transform Google Classroom from a basic virtual box into a vibrant hub of learning and interaction. Our expert guide provides essential tips and creative strategies to set up Google Classroom for maximum engagement. Dive into the world of interactive learning and see how easy and effective it can be to captivate your students’ attention in the digital classroom.
Wanting to gamify your class with badges? One option is to create badges in Google Sheets. Create a list of achievements and add a badge for each one.
The age old question, how to add a background in google docs. For a long time this was not possible without hacks. Now you can easily add a background image to Google Docs and print it!
Unlock the power of efficient online research with our blog post on 5 essential Google Search techniques every teacher should try today. Learn how to find accurate, relevant, and high-quality resources for lesson planning, student support, and professional development. Improve your search skills and save time, making your teaching experience more productive and enriching. Don’t miss these valuable tips for mastering the art of searching!
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