Digital Teaching Resources · Google Sites

Game Changer: Google Sites

As I was showing a colleague some of the negatives of Google Classroom (things tend to get lost at the bottom of my stream, I keep posting notes after each class and kids can’t find them, etc) when she asked me if I was going to use Google Sites next year to solve these problems. Light bulb! I… Continue reading Game Changer: Google Sites

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Personalized Learning: Math Rotations

I have been trying to get my math lessons to be completely personalized for years. (See previous posts one , two and three). I’ve finally got a system in place that works for me. Give Pre-tests. I usually give the students 3-4 pre-tests at a time. (For example, Fractions standards 4.NSF.1, 4.NSF.2, and 4.NSF.3 all at once since… Continue reading Personalized Learning: Math Rotations

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SOLE: Self-Organized Learning Environment

This blog could easily have been called Genius Hour: Part IV. I have been doing Genius Hour for a while now. It all started with the TED talk about the School in the Cloud experiment in India. Sugata Mitra designed the School in the Cloud, a learning lab in India, where children could explore and learn from… Continue reading SOLE: Self-Organized Learning Environment

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My Top 6 Digital TpT Purchases

Everyone loves a good printable. But while printables and worksheets look cute, they’re not always the best for higher order thinking, collaboration, and creativity. I was asked during a Digital Cohort class to go around the school where the class was taking place and to take pictures of student work around the building. What we… Continue reading My Top 6 Digital TpT Purchases