Getting Started With Flipgrid: Instructions for Set Up, Classroom, & Administrative Use

One of the major goals of education is to help students communicate effectively. Educators often report wanting to help students develop voice in order to communicate verbally what they have learned. Unfortunately, many educators have trouble finding ways to incorporate this type of instruction into their lessons. Flipgrid is designed to do just that -- … Continue reading Getting Started With Flipgrid: Instructions for Set Up, Classroom, & Administrative Use

Automatically Pull Parent E-Mails to Send Student Grade Checks

This post is a follow up to my previous post detailing how to create a Student Grade Check using Google Forms, Sheets, and the formMule add on to send e-mails to parents.  The process as outlined works well but there are a few things to consider when building the workflow.  Are student's going to correctly type … Continue reading Automatically Pull Parent E-Mails to Send Student Grade Checks

Using Google Forms, Google Sheets, & formMule To Send Out Student Grade Checks

One of the most powerful combinations I've discovered in my time as an Instructional Technology Coach involves Google Forms, Google Sheets, and formMule.  I've used this combination more than any other in my teaching and time as an ITC.  Here's a flow chart of the results of this combination when creating a Student Grade Check … Continue reading Using Google Forms, Google Sheets, & formMule To Send Out Student Grade Checks

Differentiating Using Google Classroom

Exciting news in the #GSuiteEdu world as Google unveiled a new and exciting feature to Google Classroom today. Up to this point, Google Classroom has not had a feature that allowed teachers to assign things to individual students or groups of students...the only option was to "assign it to everyone".  As teachers, we know that … Continue reading Differentiating Using Google Classroom

Using Choosito to Safely Search the Web and Filter Results by Subject & Reading Level

Choosito is a Web-based, customizable search engine specifically made for students to safely search classroom-ready topics. The sources on the site are curated by educational professionals, and teachers can rate the resources. Users can narrow their search results by choosing reading levels (the reading levels are early, emerging, fluent, and advanced). Users can also search by … Continue reading Using Choosito to Safely Search the Web and Filter Results by Subject & Reading Level