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Two Boys and a Dad-Teacher: How to Give a Spelling Test Using Google Forms. Do you still administer spelling tests?

Two Boys and a Dad-Teacher: How to Give a Spelling Test Using Google Forms

If so, are you tired of grading them! So was I. I found a great solution to not only incorporate spelling and technology in a 1:1 classroom, but also lessen the grading load as a teacher. The answer is Google Forms! Differentiation using Google Classroom. When I first heard about Google Classroom last year I was excited.

Differentiation using Google Classroom

Was this going to be a free LMS that integrated with the already excellent Google Apps for Education (GAfE) suite? Would it be bigger and better that Moodle or Edmodo? How would it integrate with Google Drive and Google Sites? When Google Classroom finally hit the cloud, I admit that I felt it was a bit of an anti-climax. 80 Interesting Ways To Use Google Forms In The Classroom.

80 Interesting Ways To Use Google Forms In The Classroom by TeachThought Staff When you think of innovative, edgy, compelling uses of technology, Google Forms isn’t exactly the first thing that leaps to mind.

80 Interesting Ways To Use Google Forms In The Classroom

While you’d probably prefer a piece of hardware that’s affordable, easy to use, and mobile that allows students to direct their own mastery of content in peer-to-peer and school-to-school learning environments, for now you just might have to settle for a spreadsheet. Rubrics Made Easy With Google Forms. Use Google Forms to Create Automated Rubrics Select Grid or Scale Questions in the Form For the Scale Questions:For the Scale type question, begin with adding a SECTION HEADER.

Rubrics Made Easy With Google Forms

I like this better because you can identify your points value for your scale here.After you have created the Section Header, Add the SCALE QUESTION.When you add the Scale Question, don't worry about adding a question here-you have done this in the section header. Just add your scale by entering the starting point (0 or 1) and the ending point (up to 10) for your scale.As an option, you can enter labels for the endpoints of your scale such as “Disagree the most” and “Agree the most”, or “Lowest ranking” and “Highest ranking”The user will be presented with a scale of values on which to place their response.

Google Forms Tips for Teachers. Last week I did a post on how to create a Google Form to share with your parents to fill out during Back to School time.

Google Forms Tips for Teachers

You can check out the post {HERE}. This makes it easy to collect important information from your parents and store it all in one, easily accessible spot! You can read the post by clicking the picture below: Once you have all of your information, here are a few tips and tricks to help get you organized as we all head back to school (bleh). K-12 Education Tips & Strategies That Work. Scholastic: Children Book Publishing. Scholastic: Children Book Publishing. 10 iPad tips every teacher should know.

Over the last couple of months I have just about switched from my trusty old laptop to the iPad as my primary work computer. Basically, the iPad does everything I could do on my PC and a great deal more through all of the apps available specifically for teaching. As a result of this, more of our staff are fronting up to work with iPads as they can also see the benefits in using a tablet for conferencing with students, checking email and using with their interactive white boards. The first questions I get from new users are generally "What can I do with it? " Free Classroom Poster: Parts of a Paragraph. It is often said that writing a paragraph correctly is like making a hamburger.

Free Classroom Poster: Parts of a Paragraph

The two buns contain a collection of tasty but different ingredients that keep us coming back for more. This analogy is a good one for students to understand as the correct way to structure a paragraph is as follows. 1)topic sentence: tells the reader what the paragraph is going to be about 2)the body: the main part of the paragraph.

79 Ways Educators Can Use Google Forms in the Classroom. Be Proactive: Using Google Docs to Collect Data for IEP Goals! As most of you know and maybe some of you are about to find out very soon, special educators have a daunting amount of paperwork to go along with all the other tasks we do on a daily basis.

Be Proactive: Using Google Docs to Collect Data for IEP Goals!

This paperwork is very important, tedious, and requires so so so much time that sometimes we don't have time to truly enjoy the joy we get from our jobs (the kids) because we are overworked and stressed. I have tried several free trials of "IEP data collecting" apps and only find myself in awe that these companies think their product is worth the amount of money they charge underpaid teachers for their less than flexible product.

Then stepped in Google Docs - my true love (other than my husband, and my beloved Ipad, of course). Tales of a 6th Grade Classroom: Tech Tips: 79 Interesting Ways to Use Google Docs in the Classroom. My favorite thing about Google Docs?

Tales of a 6th Grade Classroom: Tech Tips: 79 Interesting Ways to Use Google Docs in the Classroom

Knowing that the possibilities are endless! There are so many ways to use Google Docs, and teachers are doing amazing things with them in the classroom. One of my favorite resources is a wikispace that contains a slideshow entitled "79 Interesting Ways to Use Google Forms in the Classroom". This document is an amazing resource. The ideas are wonderful, and just reading them gets my own brain mulling over ways to adapt and build on the ideas presented.

20 Google Docs Secrets for busy teachers and students. Automatically add email addresses: If you have Google Apps, the email addresses of the people who fill out the form will automatically be saved.

20 Google Docs Secrets for busy teachers and students.

Hide chat: Keep everyone quiet during your presentation by clicking the left side of the chat module. Track edits and changes: In Google Docs you can go back and forth between edits that you or collaborators made. Untitled. Watertown Middle School Library. Watertown Free Public Library. Socrative. Traduction. Find the Meanings and Definitions of Words at Dictionary.com.

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