Do your students suck at researching topics? Do they just copy and paste from Wikipedia? Can they find accurate information on their own or do they all just end up at Wikipedia and cite Google Search as a source? Can they use text features or find an actual book?[Read more…] about Research Skills: Google Search
Are you looking for a twist on a Book Club to help spice up your reading instruction? Using Google Hangouts can be just the twist you need to get students reading, writing and talking about books. If you’re teaching reading, you need to give this a shot!
The point of book clubs is to have students (or people) read the same book together and then discuss the book. It is not about reading a book and then doing comprehension questions. No one wants to do that (or mark that). It’s about fostering a love of reading for life.[Read more…] about Use Google Hangouts to Run a Book Club
We work in a district that uses Google for Education. As part of Google for Education you have access to Google Classroom.
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How many times have you tried to get your class to get to a specific website? Bombarded by 10 students saying, “It’s not working!”? Running around trying to fix every typo of those who can’t copy the web address exactly? 10 minutes later have you wanted to pull your hair out in frustration? We have both felt that and we are tech savvy teachers. It’s enough to drive any teacher over the edge and prevent you from ever using computers again. [Read more…] about 25 Students + 25 Devices + 1 Website = No Problem