I am honored to contribute to the BAM Radio Network EdWords Blog. In my first post there, I document a strategy for differentiation in Google Classroom. I hope its screen caps and embedded YouTube video help you make even better use of Google Classroom. If you would like to discuss further, please comment below or… Read More Google Classroom – A Differentiation Strategy
Making video recaps of my lessons has revolutionized my teaching. I am so grateful to Chris Aviles for suggesting it at EdCamp New Jersey. A parent told me she wishes every teacher made video recaps. A learning support teacher uses them to help my students study in her instructional support classes. Students who need multiple opportunities to learn and… Read More Making Lesson Recap Videos with Screencastify
I went to to EdCamp New Jersey at the end of November where I heard Chris Aviles suggest teachers should make video recaps. He argued that in a 1:1 classroom, video lesson recaps are a powerful tool to fight learned helplessness. A student doesn’t know the answer to a question? Have them watch the video… Read More Making Lesson Recap Videos with SnagIt and a Chromebook
g(Math) is a great add-on for Google Docs. If you do not have it, go get it! g(Math) is now available as an add-on for Google Forms too. To get g(Math) for Forms, open Google Drive and create a new Google Form. While editing the new form, follow these steps: The form you are editing… Read More Math Teachers: Add g(Math) to Google Forms!
Google Classroom is a great tool for moving towards a paperless classroom. But what happens when curricular materials are in print with no Google Docs or Microsoft Word copies available? Don’t worry, we can digitize that! You will need a scanner to turn your print document into a PDF. I am fortunate to work at a… Read More We Can Digitize That: A Visual Guide to Using Google Docs to Digitize Print Documents