Adventures in Innovation, Technology

BoostEDU: SAMR Self-Assessment Overview

Earlier this month, I publicly released my Google Innovator Project: BoostEDU.  BoostEDU is a program that supports teachers in transforming their traditional lessons through an inquiry-based self-assessment and guided lesson design process.  (Interested in learning more?  Watch this video.)  It’s been a lot of work but it has been very exciting to hear feedback from… Read More BoostEDU: SAMR Self-Assessment Overview


Google Forms + Certify’Em = Custom Certificates for Students!

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!

HyperDocs, Technology

Creative Commons HyperDoc

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