Imagine, create, and share lessons that inspire students’ natural curiosity. Using Crio’s drag-and-drop editor, transform your lessons into interactive, online resources – for free!
This would make a good alternative option to use within Schoology. Look at this preview of “What are real numbers?” and “Que te gusta comer?” for a glimpse of what Crio looks like.
What are real numbers?, QL #C3294
¿Qué te gusta comer?, QL #C3296
10 reasons why implementing digital portfolios like Seesaw and Dojo Portfolios is a fabulous technology initiative to showcase student’s accomplishments and growth over the course of a year.
- Showcases all students as learners.
- Improves teacher/family communication.
- Facilitates better feedback from teacher, family, and/or peers.
- Highlights the process of learning and being organized.
- Demonstrates progress and growth over time.
- Guides students to become self-directed and accountable.
- Maximizes formative assessment options.
- Recognizes the many ways of being creative and smart.
- Advocate for every student.
- Work smarter, not harder as a teacher.
Provided by Curriculum Pathways and just in time for the Hour of Code event held the first week in December, SAS CodeSnaps takes advantage of tangible, printed coding blocks allowing students to prepare programs together on a work surface without a device. When blocks are scanned with the CodeSnaps app, the program is then executed on the connected robot. The video demonstrates how to scan coding blocks with the SAS CodeSnaps app.
Here is an example of how code can be used in the K-3 classroom. Check out this easy lesson plan.
Show with Code: Features on a Map
Lesson Plan 15-45 minutes
CodeSnaps block printout cards
Do you teach from presentations you’ve put together in Google Slides? Are you interested in using those presentations and polling your students for immediate responses as you go through your material? If so, please read on.
Poll Everywhere allows you to transform one-way presentations into a real-time engaging conversation within your classroom. Using mobile devices people carry every day, your audience can submit live responses straight to the Google slide. Here’s how it works:
– Create or log in to your Poll Everywhere account.
– Create the questions you’d like to ask the audience.
– Embed poll questions and surveys in your Google Slides.
– Invite the crowd or class to respond via the web or SMS.
– Watch responses appear instantly on the slide in real-time.
Tired of sitting at your desk or the computer? Do you need your students to release a bit of energy?
If you answered yes to either question, then Move It is certainly worth a try. Get the Chrome extension from the Chrome Web Store. It’s the easiest way to be reminded that you need a break. Set the notification interval and your screen will present you with a random brain break and exercise to complete in less than a minute. Hit done and the next break will arrive after the designated interval elapses again.