Promote Creativity and Collaboration by Creating Comic Strips Using Google Drawings

These days, there are dozens of apps and websites available for creating and integrating comic strips into the classroom using characters and scenery provided by the designers. But do students really need these websites? Why not have them create their own comic strips using Google Drawings! Why Google Drawings? Collaboration: Students may share their comic … Continue reading Promote Creativity and Collaboration by Creating Comic Strips Using Google Drawings

Wild About Wixie!

Disclaimer: Wixie requires a PAID subscription. This year, teachers in our district are excited to start using Wixie once again! Although Wixie is designed for students in grades K-12, we only use Wixie with our Kindergarten through 2nd grade students.  I am very excited to show teachers how they may access or create templates allowing students … Continue reading Wild About Wixie!

Using Google Keep to Solve Problems and Record Thinking During Math

Coaching Question: How can I integrate Google Keep into my Math Curriculum? This year, educators have been raving over Google Keep in almost all areas of the curriculum. I immediately seem to gravitate towards mathematics when I think of the amazing ways we can use Google Keep in our classrooms. Why Google Keep? Students may … Continue reading Using Google Keep to Solve Problems and Record Thinking During Math

Collaborative Storyboard for BrainPOP’s Make a Movie

This month, we have been creating movies using BrainPOP's new Make a Movie tool. Students have been so engaged as they create informative videos about Westward Expansion. Creating a Storyboard To prepare students for the movie making process, you could use BrainPOP's Make a Map tool to create the storyboard. But, unless students are working … Continue reading Collaborative Storyboard for BrainPOP’s Make a Movie

Example Writer’s Workshop HyperDrawing: Revising Your Lead

Coaching Question: How can I use the G Suite for Education to create blended learning activities during Writer's Workshop? Answer: Create blended learning activities using Google Drawings! Why Google Drawings? I have decided that Google Drawings is my preferred tool for most blended or flipped learning activities. Transform your Google Drawings into HyperDrawings by adding: … Continue reading Example Writer’s Workshop HyperDrawing: Revising Your Lead