I Played with the Google Jamboard App on One of My Favorite YouTube Channels

A few months ago, as I researched for a Chromebook purchase, I stumbled upon Mark from Promevo and his YouTube channel. Not only were his reviews super helpful (including education model Chromebooks), his joy and passion for Chrome are infectious. Mark knows I’m a total mark (no pun intended) for the Google Jamboard mobile app. So I… Read More I Played with the Google Jamboard App on One of My Favorite YouTube Channels

Bring Collaboration to the Next Level with the Google Jamboard App

When Google debuted the Google Jamboard, it seemed unlikely a $5,000 piece of hardware had any implications for education. However, Jamboard was created to facilitate collaboration and to do so, Google created an Android app and an iTunes app so collaborators can participate in a Jam remotely. The app is free and does not require the Jamboard… Read More Bring Collaboration to the Next Level with the Google Jamboard App

Breakoutedu.com Just Revolutionized Digital Breakouts

Author’s Note: Access to the digital breakout platform described in this post costs $60 for twelve months. BreakoutEDU also includes twelve months of access with the purchase of a kit. For more information, go to the BreakoutEDU pricing page. I was not compensated for writing this post. Digital breakouts are a great way to engage… Read More Breakoutedu.com Just Revolutionized Digital Breakouts

The Social Studies Digital Content List

Back-to-school time always reminds me of my first days teaching history. I used the curriculum from my textbook and supplemented it here-and-there. It did not make for engaging instruction. Textbooks are static, dated, and give learners one perspective. I constantly searched for supplemental content in addition to making some of my own.  Over time, I… Read More The Social Studies Digital Content List

Five Educational Android Apps for Chromebooks

Update (11/5/2017): I have published Five More Educational Android Apps for Chromebooks. When Google announced Android apps were coming to Chromebooks, I was not enthused. Chromebooks are great for learners and teachers because of the Chrome OS’s simplicity and lightning-fast boot-up. I was defensive about Chromebooks and not excited about change. My love of Chromebooks for education… Read More Five Educational Android Apps for Chromebooks

Make Awesome Exit Tickets with Digital Breakouts

Author’s Note: This strategy is very similar to the Make Vocabulary Fun with Digital Breakouts strategy I blogged about on BamRadioNetwork’s EdWords blog. Here is a strategy for using digital breakouts to make exit tickets that challenge and engage learners while producing useful assessment data. Step One: Make a Google Form with the digital breakout locks.… Read More Make Awesome Exit Tickets with Digital Breakouts