I spoke on a panel calledWe Have the Devices--Now What?, sharing ideas and practices for how we implement technology to change teaching and learning.
It’s the most powerful and versatile of all Google Apps, and can be used for a variety of purposes: data collection, assessment, feedback, sign up/RSVP, and so many more.
I want to answer my students’ questions, and I want to help them learn, succeed, and grow. But I don’t want to go crazy doing it.
Add-ons provide the little bonus that you often need to really take advantage of the Google Apps for Education platform for free, and with purpose and efficiency.
Google makes it easy to share pretty much anything with anyone at any time. Files, folder, Google Docs, or uploads--you can manage individual and group sharing rights with ease and efficiency.
Many teachers I work with appreciate Google Classroom for the way it helps manage the workflow of creating, sharing, reading, and responding to assignments.
I always give students a survey to get information about their interests, past experiences in school, etc., but this year I added one essential question:I Wish My Teacher Knew...
Most of the technology I use in the classroom and in my professional practice has one of two goals: transform learning or make life easier and more efficient.
Assigning the work is easy, but it’s in deciding how to read, respond to, and grade, where things can get complicated.
IFTTT is a service that creates logical recipes--think of them like programs or commands--that connect different apps.