“The new Chromebooks are here!” Many teachers will be saying that as their school transitions to Chromebooks for students or refreshes old Chromebooks. The new education model Chromebooks have touchscreens and convert to tablet mode. The combination of touch and Chrome OS is probably here to stay awhile. Lenovo has released a Chromebook with a screen… Read More The Getting Started Guide for Touchscreen Chromebooks in the Classroom
I was honored to be part of the Immersive Learning with Google panel at SXSW EDU 2018. My fellow panelists included our moderator, Google Classroom Product Manager Ope Bukola, sixth-and-seventh-grade Science teacher Carolina Carner, and Instructional Technology Specialist Melissa Lopez. Please read my recap or listen to the panel: The session started with four hands-on stations… Read More Immersive Learning with Google – SXSW EDU Panel Recap
Google My Maps is a great tool for teachers and learners. Teachers can use it as an interactive platform to present lesson materials. Learners can use Google My Maps to document what they have learned. For example, here is a Google My Map I created of Civil War battles in North Carolina for a Civil… Read More Google My Maps Tips and Tricks
I was honored to speak to my friend Kim Mattina about the Google Jamboard app on her YouTube Channel, The Suite Talk. After talking about the app and using it to collaborate, our conversation transitioned to Google Keep, a powerful tool for student feedback. Kim, a G Suite for Education Top Contributor, is a great resource… Read More Collaborating With The Google Jamboard App On The Suite Talk
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
G Suite for Education is a great platform for giving students feedback on their work. The apps in G Suite are also great for facilitating student collaboration. Let’s look at how teachers can use G Suite for student collaboration. A Quick Note This post is meant for teachers who are almost proficient with or just… Read More Collaboration in G Suite – An Overview
Teachers and students in districts that use Google for Education have access to a free suite of apps, G Suite, to create and publish. But why use G Suite? Why not Microsoft, pen-and-paper, or go full tactile and have students use typewriters? The reason to use G Suite is feedback – collaboration too, but that is… Read More Feedback for Students in G Suite – An Overview
In my latest BamRadio Network EdWords, blog post, I argue why and how teachers should put their work on YouTube. Please read and join me on YouTube!