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

Google Sites, GSuite, Leadership, Technology

Schoolwide Distance Learning Website

As many districts start the year in distance learning, I have developed a distance learning website in Google Sites that can be used to increase communication between the school and parents/students. Basically, it is the one-stop-shop for all of a family’s distance learning needs and support! Communication with our families is going to be essential… Read More Schoolwide Distance Learning Website

EdTech PD, EdTech Webinars, GSuite, GSuite Webinars, Instructional, Instructional Webinars, PD, Technology, Webinars

I ❤ EDU Webinars: May

Happy May everyone! As we continue in these strange times with stay-at-home orders, I ❤ EDU is planning to continue with monthly webinars. I know that a lot of my posts recently have been based on webinars, but stay tuned for more posts as I have normally shared in the past. (Unfortunately, I messed up… Read More I ❤ EDU Webinars: May