Join Google Meet from Slides, Docs and Sheets

A new update was launched this April allowing users to launch a Google Meet within Slides, Docs, and Sheets. I'm excited about this new update as it will allow me to collaborate and communicate via Google Meet without leaving the Docs applications. This update would be helpful if I needed to start or join a … Continue reading Join Google Meet from Slides, Docs and Sheets

Google Sheets Teacher Planbook

Digital planbooks have gained popularity throughout the years as they allow educators to access, share and collaborate on their lesson plans from any device or location. Over the years, I have created my digital lesson plans using a variety of different Google Workspace applications- but Google Sheets is my FAVORITE! Why Google Sheets? While most … Continue reading Google Sheets Teacher Planbook

Pump Up the Jam(board)

What is Jamboard? Jamboard is a FREE collaborative whiteboard application that is part of the G Suite for Education. Educators have found Jamboard extremely beneficial for increasing engagement and opportunities for collaboration. Students may collaborate in real-time while using the drawing, text, image, sticky notes, shapes, and laser tools. Users with access to a PC … Continue reading Pump Up the Jam(board)

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+

5 Digital Resources for the Global Read Aloud 2019

What is the Global Read Aloud? The Global Read Aloud was founded in 2010 with the goal of having one book to connect the world. According to the Global Read Aloud website, now over 4 million students in 80 different countries have participated in this event! Educators selected recommended titles that they'd like to read … Continue reading 5 Digital Resources for the Global Read Aloud 2019

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

4 Easy Ways to Integrate Tech During the Global Read Aloud and Collaborate with an Authentic Global Audience

According to the Global Read Aloud's official website, the Global Read Aloud was created back in 2010 with a simple goal in mind; one book to connect the world! Although it may be easy to purchase the books and participate in the readings during class-time, educators may find it difficult to determine how to use … Continue reading 4 Easy Ways to Integrate Tech During the Global Read Aloud and Collaborate with an Authentic Global Audience

Digital Hall Passes using QR Codes

This Fall, educators are doing everything they can to provide sanitized materials for our students. But what about those old, laminated bathroom passes or sign-out notebooks? If your students have access to a device that can scan QR codes you may want to consider using digital hall passes. Most all newer model SMARTphones, tablets and … Continue reading Digital Hall Passes using QR Codes