A year ago, I was introduced to an app called Marco Polo – and I quickly fell in love with it. Marco Polo is “a video communication app that helps you feel close, even when life gets busy.” Need an analogy? Imagine that Voxer and Google Hangouts had a baby. Well, that baby would be… Read More Marco? Polo!
A couple of months ago, I wrapped up our Expressions and Equations unit and realized that I had not shared these resources out with my I 🖤 EDU community. So, I thought I would share one of my favorite introduction activities that I created for this unit…a Solving Equations HyperDoc! Every Monday, my students are… Read More Solving Equations HyperDoc
As I attended CUE a couple of weeks ago, I was surprised to see how many teachers did not know about an amazing tool that exists within Google Classroom: the Comment Bank! The Comment Bank in Google Classroom is an easy way to provide students with personalized feedback AND switch quickly between student assignments. Bonus:… Read More Custom Feedback with Classroom’s Comment Bank
It has been far too long since I have shared updates on my Google Innovator Project, BoostEDU. BoostEDU is a program that supports teachers in transforming their traditional lessons into 21st-century lessons through an inquiry-based self-assessment and guided lesson design process. Currently, the program hosts a SAMR self-assessment, as well as a guided lesson design… Read More BoostEDU: 4 C’s Self Assessment Launching May 6!
A few months ago, I accepted a position as an Integrated I Math teacher at Oak Hills High School. Integrated I is a semi-new course to our district. It’s also a course that I have never taught which means I have very little resources for it. While this might sound intimidating, it is actually one… Read More Functions & Interval Notation Resources
Google has continued to release a TON of great, new updates for GSuite! Below, I have created a short presentation to share with the staff members – which I am also sharing with you, too! If you are interested in learning about these updates, feel free to go through the slides below. Or, if you… Read More Google Updates: August – October 2018
I live by my Google Calendar. Seriously. If it wasn’t for Google Calendar, I wouldn’t remember the many important things in life. For instance, I probably wouldn’t remember when I have important meetings, or my dentist appointments, or to clean the Baby Brezza…on and on. Okay, I am sure I would remember some of these things… Read More Booking Appointments with YouCanBook·Me
This week, I am so excited to share some major updates to the themes options in Google Forms! Google Forms has made some significant progress in updating the ability for users to customize the fonts and colors of themes. While this may seem like a small update to some, it is the nerdy dream come… Read More Theme Updates for Google Forms
In January, I challenged myself to apply to present at local conferences and summits. As I’ve mentioned before, this was entirely outside of my comfort zone but it was a challenge that I felt would help me to grow as an individual and as an educator. Nearly five months later, I have had the opportunity… Read More Riverside Summit: Five Ideas for the Classroom
Our First EdTech Bootcamp As the Team Technology Leaders (TTL) at our site, myself and my co-TTL provide professional development to support teachers in using technology in their classroom. Over the last couple of years, we have had the opportunity to lead trainings within staff meetings, send weekly Ed-Tech tips, and support teachers through our “technology… Read More Creating a Site-Based EdTech Bootcamp