Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Teach with movies

TeachersFirst reviews the Teach with Movies site.  Here you will film clips to
use with your instruction.  For a review of the site, please click here.

Monday, September 16, 2019

New tools in Quizizz

Now you can add sound, make questions subjective, and edit equations in Quizizz.  Please see the blog post from Richard Byrne’s Free Technology for Teachers for additional information.

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Journey North and Interactive maps

Richard Byrne (Free Technology for Teachers) shared this blog post over the summer about interactive maps.  Journey North was one of my favorite tools when I was in the classroom.  This really helps your students become citizen scientists by sharing their observations with a global audience.  Have you seen any fall changes yet?

Saturday, September 14, 2019

Google Forms- the Question Bank!

Google has recently introduced a feature that allows you to build a question bank and reuse questions.  Please see Alice Keeler’s post here for all the details.

Friday, September 13, 2019

Building Culture

Here is an interesting blog post from PearDeck with suggestions for creating a positive classroom culture.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Locked Quizzes in Google Forms

Looking for a quick overview of the locked form feature?  Check out this video:

Just a few reminders- locked quizzes only work on district managed Chromebooks and only allow the students to take the quiz once.

Seeing the section breaks

If you are working on a long document and would like to preview the page
breaks, go to View- Show section breaks.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

If you teach Civics

Then you want to check out this summer post from Richard Byrne (Free Technology for Teachers) highlighting several civics sites.  Please see his post here.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Can you really multitask?

James Clear shares the history of multitasking and suggests that often
it just makes us look busy yet doesn’t contribute to the quality of our work. 
Just something to think about as it relates to your daily activities.

Monday, September 9, 2019

Google Tutorials

Richard Byrne (Free Technology for Teachers) has shared his series of Google videos on this YouTube channel. Here you will find over 300 videos on all Google. Please see the complete blog post here.