Are you interested in creating custom certificates that are automatically emailed to your students? Then Certify’Em is the add-on for you! Certify’Em is an “add-on for Google Quizzes that extends the functionality of quizzes by allowing you to send a certificate when someone passes, and keep certification records.” Here are some potential student uses: Classroom… Read More Google Forms + Certify’Em = Custom Certificates for Students!
Last weekend, I attended and presented at the LA County EdTechTeam Summit. During my “Four Easy Steps for Flipping the Classroom” presentation, the attendees were really excited that I had created a video of the session for them to view at a later date. Many times, there is so much information received at conferences that… Read More Googley Resources for Monday Morning
One year ago, I set a goal for myself. It is a goal that has challenged and pushed me more than any other goal I have ever set. It is a goal that has taken time, planning, and dedication. What was this goal? It was simple: I will blog once a week for an entire… Read More Getting Going with Blogging
After the success of our VR Haunted House Project in my Spartan Tech Squad course, I started brainstorming ways that I could incorporate a VR project into our AVID classroom. For those that are unfamiliar to AVID, AVID is a program whose goal is to “close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness… Read More College VR HyperDoc
I’ve often been asked about my favorite Google App. Honestly, that is an extremely difficult question! I am such a huge fan of Google Apps and I use every Google App on a weekly basis. Yet…if I had to pick my favorite Google App, I think it would have to be Google Slides. Google Slides is… Read More Using Google Slides for Peer to Peer Feedback
As a part of our Spartan Tech Squad class, our students recently participated in the Mouse Create October Micro-Project where they were challenged to design their own Virtual Reality Haunted House. While we have done many projects this year, I believe that our students found this project to be one of the most enjoyable and… Read More Creating a VR Haunted House
Over the last week, my AVID students have been developing and presenting on a college/university of their choice. It’s always a great project for our new AVID students because it introduces them to a college and requires them to present in front of an audience. Yet, when it comes to these presentations, I have noticed… Read More Automated Peer Feedback for Student Presentations
Last year, I read a couple of books that inspired me to begin 20Time Projects in my classroom. First, I read 20Time by Kevin Brookhouser then Dive Into Inquiry by Trevor Mackenzie. I read these books towards the end of the last school year and did not have enough time truly implement a 20Time Project… Read More Getting Going with 20Time Projects
Over last month, our Spartan Tech Squad students have been going through a “Web Literacy” course on Mouse Create. The focus of this course is teaching students to “think critically, participate safely, and demonstrate good citizenship online.” It’s a great series of lessons for students because digital citizenship is so important as our schools are… Read More Creative Commons HyperDoc
BoostEDU is coming soon! It’s hard to believe that my last post on BoostEDU, my Google Innovator project, was nearly 3 months ago. It’s not that I haven’t been working on it. In fact, I have actually been working on this project on a (nearly) daily basis since my last post. I’m excited about where… Read More Adventures in Innovation: BoostEDU is Coming Soon!