Most people see a Google Form as a quiz or survey tool. However, a Form can easily be shaped into literacy stations, learning stations, or learning centers. How? Google-Form sections, question fields, and text boxes hold hyperlinks to outside sources.
Burleson ISD hosted an open Code.org training for teachers in BISD and surrounding districts! We had over 30 people and 7 school districts represented! The FABULOUS Kim Lane came to lead the training and teachers got to try coding first
Educator and gamified-lesson guru Chris Hesselbein has some invaluable advice to teachers who are considering gamification as a classroom teaching technique. “In the field of gaming,” Hesselbein writes in his blog, “the term ‘epic fail’ refers to a situation where
If you’re using Google Forms solely to house quizzes and surveys, you may be missing out. An online briefcase of sorts, a Google Form has the fantastic ability to hold text, videos, images, and hyperlinks to any resource. Throw section-based responses into
Looking for a way to gamify your classroom? Interested in digital breakouts? Want to try #hyperdocs but don’t know where to start? Check out this tool. Deck.Toys (currently in beta) offers all of these options for teachers and is really
Thanks to funding from Infosys Foundation, NSF, NCWIT, and CSTA, CSPdWeek is *on* again for next year: July 17-21st, 2017. CSPdWeek is a distinctive cross-curricular event that offers high-quality professional development for teachers planning to teach any of the following:
Henry David Thoreau’s classic Walden was the inspiration for Walden, a Game, developed by the Game Innovation Lab at the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts. This new video game, based on Thoreau’s nineteenth-century retreat in Massachusetts, reinforces
LT Coach Heather Sanders facilitating a coding workshop by Kimberli Lane of Code.org at Burleson High School this past weekend. Everyone seemed to be having a great time learning digital and analog ways to learn about coding!