Posts by SusanOxnevad
3 Useful Google Docs Add-Ons
Google Docs Add-Ons are new tools created by 3rd party developers that add functionality to Google Docs. Here are a three of my favorite Add-Ons, which I believe are well-suited for teachers and students.
3 Ways to Use New ThingLink for Video in the Classroom
With ThingLink for Video, teachers can enrich existing educational videos with content to actively engage students in the learning, provide resources for enrichment, and collect feedback through the use of available web tools. The possibilities are tremendous. Here are a few ways to use ThingLink for Video.
Changes to Google Drive on an iPad
Earlier this week, Google took away the ability to create and edit documents in the Google Drive app and turned the Google Drive App into a place to access and view resources that are stored in the cloud. Along with that, Google released two new free apps, Google Docs and Google Sheets.
Using ThingLink Beyond the Classroom Walls
ThingLink is an amazing tool for teaching and learning that is now supported across platforms to provide teachers and students with a variety of flexible options to extend the learning beyond the classroom walls. The recent addition of the Android app, along with existing the iOS app…
Content Curation Through the SAMR Lens
There are a variety of helpful tools to choose from to make content curation fun and efficient. If you're just starting out, it’s important to choose a flexible tool that will grow with you as you strive to use technology to "Teach Above the Line" and transform learning.
3 Way to Collect and Curate Genius Hour Content
There are many digital tools that are well-suited for collecting Genius Hour content. Choosing the right tool for the trick depends on your comfort level and personal learning style. Here's a peek at some push button tools designed for education.
Embrace Change in the New Year with Genius Hour
In order to develop something truly remarkable, we must first engage in constructive play driven by passion. Helping students combine their interests with research, planning and goal setting is a noble role for an educator.
The Hour of Code – Join the Movement
We live in a computer powered world. Coding is the language our computers speak. As an educator or a parent, have you ever introduced students to coding?
4 Tools to Connect Students to Real World Math
While interdisciplinary units and project based learning are powerful methods of helping students connect school learning to the real world, I suspect many teachers reading this post might be looking for some ideas for use right away, perhaps even tomorrow. Here are some resources that are ready and waiting for use, regardless of your tech comfort zone.
3 Ways to Empower Common Core Writing
The Google Custom Search tool provides educators with the ability to build a search engine that only searches websites chosen to be credible and appropriate for the task. This might sound complicated, but Google has made it as easy as can be.