Establishing Guidelines During Synchronous and Asynchronous Video Conferences

Today, I watched my son's amazing Kindergarten teacher lead a video conference with her class of 5 and 6 year old students. Students were so excited to see their classmates and their teacher! However, within minutes the excitement dominated the video call and students were interrupting each other, shouting and changing the topic. Other participants … Continue reading Establishing Guidelines During Synchronous and Asynchronous Video Conferences

EdTech Companies Offering FREE Subscriptions During School Closures

Wakelet Collection Educational technology companies from around the world are currently offering access to their premium subscriptions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here is a Wakelet collection of offerings curated from Twitter. Please note: I have not spent time determining the quality of these resources. As always , remember to check the Terms of Service and … Continue reading EdTech Companies Offering FREE Subscriptions During School Closures

5 Back to (Elementary) School Ideas with the G Suite for Education

Introduction The first week of school is around the corner and we are all scrambling for some fabulous ideas for kicking-off the school year and staying organized. Here are five ideas using G Suite for Education! 1: This is Me: Collaborative Slide Deck Question: How could we have students introduce themselves to classmates and receive … Continue reading 5 Back to (Elementary) School Ideas with the G Suite for Education