Recently, Google has begun launching Smart Chips which allows users to quickly hyperlink and preview Google Docs, Slides, Drawings, Calendar Events, and email addresses within Google Docs. I know what you are thinking – I can already hyperlink in a Google Doc! Well, Smart Chips are a bit different than the classic hyperlink. To be… Read More Smart Chips in Google Docs
Last year, I was introduced to Canva by Tom Mullaney and, ever since then, I have been addicted to this simple, graphic design software. Canva is a simple and easy-to-use graphic design software that consists of thousands of free templates for infographics, social media posts, flyers, and more. The quality of Canva’s products is amazing – it’s… Read More Canva + Google Drawing AppSmash!
As I mentioned in a previous post, Statistics & Probability is one of my favorite units to teach during the school year. One of the reasons is due to the Statistical Research Project that my students complete each year. In this activity, students are tasked with creating a survey question and surveying 50-100 students on… Read More Statistical Research PBL – A HyperDoc + Smashboard Project
A couple of months ago I shared some of the graphic organizers that I have created by using Google Drawings. (Click HERE to view those graphic organizers.) Well…I am back to share some more! For/Against Graphic Organizer Click HERE for a copy. The “For/Against” graphic organizer above is being used in my AVID classroom to… Read More Google Drawing Graphic Organizers: For/Against & Goals/Objectives
Within our AVID class, my students spend a lot of time researching and learning about colleges and universities. They’ve given speeches, written essays, and researched multiple colleges in the last two years that I have had them in my classroom. Recently, I wanted them to create a college pennant, which is a common activity that… Read More College Pennants via Google Drawings
I’ve had the wonderful opportunity of being involved in a lot of great programs at my school site. However, the more involved you are in at your school, the likelihood that you will be out of your classroom greatly increases. As I have found myself out of the classroom more frequently, I have tried to… Read More HyperDoc Lessons for When You’re Out of the Classroom
Alright, I am completely aware that I am becoming a Google Drawing nerd. But, Google Drawings is just amazing! So, here is a tree map that my students will be using with their Stock Market project this week to show diversification among their stocks. Click HERE or click on the image below.
Recently, I was inspired to start using Google Drawings to create digital graphic organizers. Google Drawings is such an easy tool for students to use and for teachers to create. I created three graphic organizers that I am sharing with you. Click on the title or the image to access the graphic organizer. Simply make… Read More Google Drawing Graphic Organizers: Cause/Effect, Speech Map, & Timeline