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

Add-Ons & Extensions, EdTech PD, EdTech Webinars, Google Slides, GSuite, GSuite Webinars, Technology, Webinars

4 Easy Steps for Flipping the Classroom Webinar

When I was in the classroom, I was a HUGE fan of the flipped classroom instructional. In this webinar, I will walk you through the “how” of creating a flipped classroom but also the “why” – which is actually the most important part! In this webinar, I covered the following topics: Recording a Google Slides… Read More 4 Easy Steps for Flipping the Classroom Webinar

EdTech PD, Google Slides, GSuite, PD, Uncategorized

Creating a Class Newsletter with Google Slides and Remind

Effective communication between teachers and parents is one of the greatest factors of student success. The more teachers communicate with parents, the more parents will understand about the classroom, procedures, and their child’s progress in class. While we all know that teacher/parent communication is important, it can often be difficult to put systems into place… Read More Creating a Class Newsletter with Google Slides and Remind