Google Apps for Education (GAFE) is here! All staff and students now have access to the powerful Google Apps, including Google Classroom. Contact me today for assistance in accessing your account.
Recently Ms. Blair and her students at B.E.S.T. Academy were introduced to Google Classroom. Google Classroom allows students to access their work at anytime, anywhere. It also saves time and paper! Ms. Blair and I planned a unit and created assignments for the students. The students were excited to see laptops in the classroom and they worked diligently throughout the class period. They look forward to using Google Classroom to complete their assignments.
FlipQuiz allows users to create gameshow-style boards for their students. The online tool is FREE, however, you also have the option to purchase a pro version. Users have the ability to design an unlimited amount of boards or discover pre-made boards. Simply add the questions and answers to your board, connect to a projector, and display board to students. Click HERE to view a live demo.
Move over Prezi...introducing Emaze! Emaze is an online presentation tool that allows you to create incredible presentations within minutes. Create slideshows, video presentations, or 3D presentations to engage your audience. You can view Emaze presentations on any computer or mobile device. Another neat feature...easily translate your presentation to suit your audience. The most important thing about this tool - IT'S FREE! Give Emaze a try and amaze your audience during your next presentation.
I always like to learn about new tools. Let me introduce you to Quizalize! Quizalize is a online assessment tool that is fun an engaging. Teachers can easily take a quiz and make it into a multiplayer game. You can create a quiz or use a ready-made quiz from the Marketplace. Students can assess the quiz from any device with a browser. Teachers receive immediate, real-time feedback and identify students who need more assistance. The best part of all...IT'S FREE! Check it out!
Last week I assisted Harper-Archer host Hour of Code. The students were excited to participate in their first Hour of Code celebration. Special thanks to Mrs. Blue, Ms. Hamilton, and Mrs. Green for taking the lead and helping get everything ready!
Formative is a web-based tool that allows teachers to create assignments, deliver them to students, receive results, and provide individualized feedback in real-time. Teachers can use the platform to create new assignments for their students from scratch, or they can upload pre-existing documents and transform them into paperless assignments. Accounts are free for teachers and students. Visit goformative.com for more information.
About this Blog
Welcome to the Teacher's Lounge! This blog will highlight the use of technology at my schools, as well as tips and tricks to use in the classroom.