This is not a typical teacher post. However, with the huge push towards digital “everything” as a result of the pandemic, I imagine other teachers are also feeling what I have been feeling lately. I have begun to question my digital media consumption. I’ve come to the realization that while I love technology and social media, it really isn’t healthy in the amounts that many of us consume it.
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Google Forms are an amazing way to collect data from students. Whether you’re teaching virtually or in the classroom, Google Forms can be an efficient way to deliver assessments. You can not only create your own, but you can edit Google Form quizzes that others have created!
Your site can serve as a central hub for ALL things related to you and your teaching. You can link your site on your learning management platform, at the footer of your email, in Dojo, on class social media pages… really anywhere! Here are three reasons why you need a Google Site!
In Design With Me, Episode 03, I walk you through exactly how to create a Digital Assignment Board for distance learning. This is a teacher favorite!!
I don’t know about you, but my computer’s desktop can quickly become a big, cluttered mess. Random screenshots, files I haven’t put anywhere yet, stuff I’ve been meaning to get to but forget about…My solution? I designed a custom desktop template!
Have you been curious about how to make your own classroom resources for students? Beyond the simple Google Docs and copy/paste method, I mean? In my new video series, Design With Me, I go through the exact steps I take to design my popular teaching resources.
How to Assign, Collect, and Grade Student Work in Google Classroom Google Classroom can be an excellent platform for virtual learning with your students. It does take some getting used to, as it’s not the most intuitive system out there. With a little bit of practice, though, you can master
As we have transitioned to digital teaching, many activities are being completed digitally by students. On Google Slides, it’s really annoying when text boxes are accidentally deleted, moved, or resized. Even with the Undo button, this can still get frustrating for the students.
The end of the school year is a special time to reflect on growth, friendships that were made, and wonderful moments that were shared. It can be hard to connect with students during distance learning, but this paperless assignment will remind students of the amazing year that you spent together.