Add Student Checklists to “HyperDrawings” Using Newly Integrated Google Keep

HyperDocs have been all the rage for the last couple years. My favorite G Suite tool for hyperDoc creation has always been Google Drawings. I create text boxes with opportunities for students to activate prior knowledge, engage, create, reflect, self-assess, and extend their learning within the margins or "gutter" outside of the canvas. However, there … Continue reading Add Student Checklists to “HyperDrawings” Using Newly Integrated Google Keep

Coding Squad: Keeping Students Interested in Computer Science Beyond The Hour of Code

Code.org's annual "Hour of Code" is upon us! Students in my school have been having so much fun learning how to code using Dash and Dot, BeeBots, Robot Mouse, Bloxels, Code.org, Scratch, and countless other resources while learning the fundamentals of coding. Students are engaged and excited! How do we keep that enthusiasm alive? In … Continue reading Coding Squad: Keeping Students Interested in Computer Science Beyond The Hour of Code

HyperDocs 101: Transforming Your Google Docs

What is a HyperDoc? HyperDocs have been all the rage over the last year. Educators have discovered that there are more ways to use Google Docs than just using the fabulous collaborative tools such as the Comments and Suggestions tools. HyperDocs help teachers transform their learning into blended learning environments. They areĀ engaging, collaborative and inquiry-based. … Continue reading HyperDocs 101: Transforming Your Google Docs