Math, reading, writing, science, social studies. How do you fit it all in? And, as I write this, we are living in a global pandemic where so many teachers are not even teaching students every single day in the classroom. I have seen this play out over the last 15 years in education…there are new initiatives and a greater emphasis on ELA and math and social studies/science are shoved to the sidelines. I have seen this SO MANY TIMES.
Our classes are unlikely to be able to go on field trips anytime soon. Tour Creator by Google allows you to create 360 degree tours to amazing places.
With everything that is going on around us, I want to do what I can to be an ally and serve you well. I’m sure that the children around you are asking questions and having conversations which may make you uncomfortable. Now is not the time to worry about how you feel, it is time […]
Have you ever been to an escape room? My favorite escape room ever was a Harry Potter themed room, which included multiple Hogwarts themed clues and riddles in order to escape. When I first went to that escape room, I decided I needed to create escape rooms for my students! With the current situation that […]
Seriously, distance learning is HARD! And, that’s coming from a tech guy! We all have our challenges from meeting with students, to making videos, to dealing with tech issues when things are not going as planned! Below are 7 resources that may make your life just a LITTLE bit easier! Digital Escape Rooms Escape rooms […]
Looking to have your students write on top of those old PDFs? This explains exactly how to have students fill in PDFs using Google Slides and Classroom.
I have had a ton of people asking me about the best way to have a live meeting with students. I am going to suggest if you want this to be truly LIVE that you use Google Hangouts Meet, and here’s why: 1. You can meet with up to 25 people at once. So, you plus […]
Have you used the app Chatterpix in the classroom? If not, it’s a must try, for sure. The app allows you to make anything talk…that’s also their tagline. You can take or upload a picture of anything, which you then draw a line on. After you draw the line, you can record for up to […]
How do you celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with your students? There is so much to teach, so much of a legacy left by Dr. King, and this is one of the more important topics we need to get to students. It can also be tough to teach this in a […]
We always talk about Google Slides and Google Docs, but we rarely use Google Sheets with students. This is an attempt to teach students in grades 2-5 a bit about Sheets in a FUN way using Mystery Pixel activities. See all Mystery Pixel resources here.Here’s the quick version of what kids will do…1. Students research […]