Google Docs, Google Slides, GSuite, Instructional, Technology

Getting Started with Virtual Philosophical Chairs

One of my favorite ways to get students talking in my classes was an AVID strategy called Philosophical Chairs. Philosophical Chairs is a student-centered format for classroom discussion that promotes analytical reading, respectful dialogue, and personal reflection. You could equate it to a debate, however, there is a much richer focus on text and mutual understanding.… Read More Getting Started with Virtual Philosophical Chairs

EdTech PD, EdTech Webinars, Google Docs, Google Forms, HyperDocs, PD, Technology, Webinars

HyperDocs & Weekly Plans Webinar

HyperDocs are an amazing way to support student learning during the distance learning adventure! In this webinar, Melissa King and Marilyn McAlister share some great tips and tricks for getting started, as well as some weekly plan templates for distance learning. In this webinar, the following topics are covered: HyperDocs website and templates Creating a… Read More HyperDocs & Weekly Plans Webinar

Google Docs, GSuite, HyperDocs, Instructional, Math, Projects, Technology

Follow Up: Road Trippin’ HyperDoc

The Road Trippin’ Follow Up A few weeks ago, I wrote about an upcoming HyperDoc I created to help students explore ratios, rates, proportion, and scale factor.  In this HyperDoc, students were introduced and applied their knowledge of these concepts by creating their own Road Trip.  (To read more about this HyperDoc and get your… Read More Follow Up: Road Trippin’ HyperDoc

Google Docs, GSuite, HyperDocs, Instructional, Math, Projects, Technology

Road Trippin’: A Ratios & Proportions HyperDoc

HyperDocs are becoming one of my favorite things in education.  It is such an amazing tool to incorporate technology in a purposeful way that promotes student learning and engagement.  One of the things that I love about the HyperDoc model is that there is a focus on creating digital lessons that go through various stages… Read More Road Trippin’: A Ratios & Proportions HyperDoc

Google Docs, GSuite, Instructional, Math, Projects, Technology

Systems of Equations HyperDoc: Comparing Cell Phone Plans

HyperDocs are quickly becoming one of my favorite things in education.  As the HyperDocs website states: HyperDocs, a transformative, interactive Google Doc replacing the worksheet method of delivering instruction, is the ultimate change agent in the blended learning classroom. As a major blended learning classroom advocate, I am finding that HyperDocs are becoming a way… Read More Systems of Equations HyperDoc: Comparing Cell Phone Plans