Planning, Preparation & Management

Planning, Preparation & Management

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Track student behavior using Class Dojo or Google Sheets to see trends over time

Planning, Preparation & Management

Track student behavior using Class Dojo or Google Sheets to see trends over time

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Use Google Classroom or OneNote Class Notebook to create open communication with students

Planning, Preparation & Management

Use Google Classroom or OneNote Class Notebook to create open communication with students

Create a Google Forms check in/check out system to get immediate insight into how a student is doing

Planning, Preparation & Management

Create a Google Forms check in/check out system to get immediate insight into how a student is doing

Use Padlet to allow students to leave comments and feedback

Planning, Preparation & Management

Use Padlet to allow students to leave comments and feedback

Create a shared class calendar to allow students to input dates of sports games and other extra curricular activities that classmates and teacher might attend

Planning, Preparation & Management

Create a shared class calendar to allow students to input dates of sports games and other extra curricular activities that classmates and teacher might attend

Use GoNoodle for fun and interactive brain breaks

Planning, Preparation & Management

Use GoNoodle for fun and interactive brain breaks

Use GeoGuessr or other games to incorporate fun competition.

Planning, Preparation & Management

Use GeoGuessr or other games to incorporate fun competition.

Use Google Docs (or any other cloud-based word processing tool) to create shared lesson plans with colleagues

Planning, Preparation & Management

Use Google Docs (or any other cloud-based word processing tool) to create shared lesson plans with colleagues

Use online SAMR Lesson Plan databases for idea of teaching “Above the Line”.

Planning, Preparation & Management

Use online SAMR Lesson Plan databases for idea of teaching “Above the Line”.

Enable offline access in Google Drive so students can work without internet connection.

Planning, Preparation & Management

Enable offline access in Google Drive so students can work without internet connection.

Use Google Classroom or OneNote Class Notebook so absent students can still access the day’s learning and resources

Planning, Preparation & Management

Use Google Classroom or OneNote Class Notebook so absent students can still access the day’s learning and resources

Allow students to decide if they are well enough to Hangout or Skype into class or video chat with a partner throughout the day for projects

Planning, Preparation & Management

Allow students to decide if they are well enough to Hangout or Skype into class or video chat with a partner throughout the day for projects

Record lessons with Screencastify, YouTube Live, or Facebook Live (using a professional, not personal, account) and post links in Google Classroom or OneNote Class Notebook for review

Planning, Preparation & Management

Record lessons with Screencastify, YouTube Live, or Facebook Live (using a professional, not personal, account) and post links in Google Classroom or OneNote Class Notebook for review

Have students create shared class notes with Google Docs (or other cloud-based word processing tools)

Planning, Preparation & Management

Have students create shared class notes with Google Docs (or other cloud-based word processing tools)

Google Classroom allows students to see work that they have missed.

Planning, Preparation & Management

Google Classroom allows students to see work that they have missed.

Begin each class with Poll Everywhere or Kahoot to build excitement

Planning, Preparation & Management

Begin each class with Poll Everywhere or Kahoot to build excitement

Gamify the classroom with Classcraft

Planning, Preparation & Management

Gamify the classroom with Classcraft

Monitor behavior and give positive incentives with Class Dojo

Planning, Preparation & Management

Monitor behavior and give positive incentives with Class Dojo

Create a badging system to celebrate student achievements and motivate continued progress

Planning, Preparation & Management

Create a badging system to celebrate student achievements and motivate continued progress

Teach students the importance of Creative Commons. Great resources from CommonSense Media and Google’s Be Internet Awesome

Planning, Preparation & Management

Teach students the importance of Creative Commons. Great resources from CommonSense Media and Google’s Be Internet Awesome

Explicitly teach students how to power search to find the information they need so they don’t need to plagiarize

Planning, Preparation & Management

Explicitly teach students how to power search to find the information they need so they don’t need to plagiarize

Google Calendar Find a Time to determine the next available meeting time

Planning, Preparation & Management

Google Calendar Find a Time to determine the next available meeting time

If the people you’re meeting with don’t use their Google Calendar, share a Doodle with them to figure out a time to meet

Planning, Preparation & Management

If the people you’re meeting with don’t use their Google Calendar, share a Doodle with them to figure out a time to meet

Appointment Slots to create times for people to sign up to meet

Planning, Preparation & Management

Appointment Slots to create times for people to sign up to meet

Use Google Slides (or other cloud-based presentation tool) as visuals to organize your lesson and embed a YouTube video of a timer in each slide to help you keep pace

Planning, Preparation & Management

Use Google Slides (or other cloud-based presentation tool) as visuals to organize your lesson and embed a YouTube video of a timer in each slide to help you keep pace

Flip the learning! Digitize your lessons by creating short video screencasts with Explain Everything (paid), Educreations, or Screencastify and have students watch in small groups or at home to save time during class

Planning, Preparation & Management

Flip the learning! Digitize your lessons by creating short video screencasts with Explain Everything (paid), Educreations, or Screencastify and have students watch in small groups or at home to save time during class

Use Google Forms to create quizzes automatically (try Flubaroo for grading short answer questions)

Planning, Preparation & Management

Use Google Forms to create quizzes automatically (try Flubaroo for grading short answer questions)

Add feedback and send grades all from one place with Google Classroom

Planning, Preparation & Management

Add feedback and send grades all from one place with Google Classroom

Rethink what assignments need grades and which just need feedback. Can that feedback come from their peers? Have students share docs with each other and give meaningful feedback (dedicate a lesson or two to this!)

Planning, Preparation & Management

Rethink what assignments need grades and which just need feedback. Can that feedback come from their peers? Have students share docs with each other and give meaningful feedback (dedicate a lesson or two to this!)

Set goals collaboratively and use Goobric for peer review and teacher grading

Planning, Preparation & Management

Set goals collaboratively and use Goobric for peer review and teacher grading

Offer brain breaks where students can reflect on a collaborative Google Drawing

Planning, Preparation & Management

Offer brain breaks where students can reflect on a collaborative Google Drawing

Give students a 5 minute tech break during longer lectures.

Planning, Preparation & Management

Give students a 5 minute tech break during longer lectures.

GoNoodle for brain break videos

Planning, Preparation & Management

GoNoodle for brain break videos

Use Google Classroom or other Learning Management System to easily track assignments and grades.

Planning, Preparation & Management

Use Google Classroom or other Learning Management System to easily track assignments and grades.

Use Flubaroo to grade assignments and email students their scores or use Google Form Quiz features.

Planning, Preparation & Management

Use Flubaroo to grade assignments and email students their scores or use Google Form Quiz features.

Keep notes on students using Google Keep or Evernote

Planning, Preparation & Management

Keep notes on students using Google Keep or Evernote

 Create your own record-keeping app using AppSheet addon

Planning, Preparation & Management

Create your own record-keeping app using AppSheet addon