When creating a document to be shared between students, it can sometimes be useful to create a table. Giving the document format and structure helps keep students (especially littles) organized when working together. I know when I’ve worked in a document with someone else, it can get a little crazy. But having a table or … Continue reading Students Collaborate with Google Docs
Playing games is never NOT fun. Engage your students on Twitter by interacting with them, and by pushing them to extend the learning beyond the classroom. These can be required, or simply for extra credit: Twitter Book Club - Participants engage in a book club by sharing answers to specific questions, or critiquing main characters, … Continue reading Engage students with Twitter activities
As mentioned in the previous post, Twitter is a great tool for moderating class discussion, as well as keeping class “takeaways” organized. It provides a feed for anyone (teacher or student) to refer back to after the learning has taken place, which can serve as feedback for the teacher, and a study guide for students. … Continue reading Get organized–with Twitter!
Recently I watched this excellent talk entitled "May the Forms be with you", which gives some great tips and uses for Google Forms: My main takeaways were: Data validation - this can be used to provide password protection for a quiz, by starting with a data validated question. Once they successfully complete it, they proceed … Continue reading May the Forms be with you
One easy way to use Presentations in Drive, no matter your content area, is to create Vocabulary Sets. You as the teacher can give the students vocabulary words for the week. Then, the students will create a presentation, with one word per slide, and then fill up the presentation with definitions, drawings, images, whatever they … Continue reading Tech Tips #3 Vocabulary Sets