Distractions are everywhere. However, thanks to Mercury Reader, you can teach students to eliminate diversions when they read online. Learners install the Chrome extension and then click the rocket icon in the upper-right corner of their browser. Mercury Reader prevents
Are you trying to integrate technology into your instruction but you find that students are just “Googling it” instead of using their higher order thinking skills? Want to increase the rigor and encourage that next level of integration? Here are
Check out these ways that you can integrate the Chromebooks (grades 3-12) in an arts education classroom: AutoDraw Fast drawing for everyone. AutoDraw pairs machine learning with drawings from talented artists to help you draw stuff fast. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1DkQFJcJJbwKAii4lcWWuVFOiegqafbu2/view Quick, Draw! Quick, Draw! is an artificial intelligence program
Happy New Year, Y’all! I have LONG loved the option to take a snapshot in Google Docs, Slides, and Drawings. It’s AWESOME for students to be able to take a pic of their work and digitize it, to take pics
Thanks to a nifty little feature called Response Validation, password-protecting a quiz in Google Forms is no sweat. The video below highlights the process in 4 parts. For your convenience, there’s a five-second interval between each segment, so you can
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.
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I need feedback. On Thursday, July 20, I’ll host a two-hour professional-development session for Burleson ISD teachers. The topic: “Be Distinguished: Professional Portfolio Basics”, which highlights how educators can create a portfolio to showcase lesson plans, lesson activities, and other
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