Google Slides Yearbook

No one can say this school year wasn't interesting. Can you believe it's almost over? As we approach the end of the school year you may be wondering how you may collaborate on a digital yearbook. The answer is simple....Google Slides! Template: TinyUrl.com/Yearbook4Slides This yearbook was designed for elementary students but you can find more … Continue reading Google Slides Yearbook

Integrating Slides Audio: Next Level

Educators have been very excited to explore the possibilities of inserting audio into Google Slides. If you haven't heard, teachers and students may now record audio and then insert the audio clip into their presentations. But how do we use this feature? Do we just record ourselves reading the content of each Slide? No way! … Continue reading Integrating Slides Audio: Next Level

Read and Write for Google Student Activity: Grades 3+

Read and Write for Google Student Activity Guide Many educators truly appreciate the benefits of using the Read and Write for Google Chrome Extension by TextHelp in classrooms! When students use the Read and Write extension they have access to a variety of tools that may help all learners with their reading and writing skills. … Continue reading Read and Write for Google Student Activity: Grades 3+

New G Suite Feature: Add Audio to Your Slides

Google Slides just recently received the capability to add audio to your slides! Simply click on INSERT and select AUDIO to add a file from your Google Drive. Unfortunately, the ability to upload files from your computer is currently unavailable. Why add audio? Add audio recordings of thinking and explanations.Add narrations to presentations or digital … Continue reading New G Suite Feature: Add Audio to Your Slides

Tips and Tricks for Google Slides Picture Books

Why Google Slides? Teachers and students are loving Google Slides for digital storytelling projects. For years, Google Slides was known for presentations but now educators have found dozens of innovative ways to use Google Slides in the classroom. Google Slides allows students to collaborate, add music and videos, receive feedback, insert images, work from a … Continue reading Tips and Tricks for Google Slides Picture Books

Go Digital with Morning Meeting Walls

Coaching Question: Is there a way to digitalize my Morning Meeting wall so I that I may save wall space? Yes! Many elementary school teachers are familiarizing themselves with the Responsive Classroom approach and using a Morning Meeting to start the day. The Morning Meeting is a great way to start the day, engage students and … Continue reading Go Digital with Morning Meeting Walls

Google My Maps: HyperSlide Activity for Students

This month, I have been eager to introduce Google My Maps to students and teachers. As I started planning my lessons, I decided Google Slides would easily allow me to include directions, video tutorials, games, and formative assessments within the "HyperSlide" activity. Then, upon completion of the activity, we could begin creating our own My Maps. The … Continue reading Google My Maps: HyperSlide Activity for Students