Smart Compose in Google Docs now generally available Quick launch summary Last year, we announced a beta for Smart Compose in Google Docs, a feature that helps you compose high-quality content in Google Docs faster and more easily. Smart Compose saves you time by cutting back on repetitive writing, helps reduce the chance of spelling and grammatical errors, and can suggest relevant contextual phrases. This feature is now generally available and has started rolling out to all G Suite customers. Note that Smart Compose is only available in English at the moment. Getting started UDL Science Notebook: Building Teacher Skills Project Name Project Description embedded teacher supports for instruction and student feedback, investigation samples, plans and activities; explanatory videos, and science concept and vocabulary supports a blended professional development and coaching model needs/readiness assessment rubric PLC guides will be created through an agile design based research process Timeline
Ten Fun and Challenging Geography Games for Students of All Ages Over the years I've tried dozens of online geography games for students of all ages. Many have come and gone over the years but the following geography games are still going strong. WikiWhere is a neat map-based trivia game. How to Use Video in Science Projects (feat. Adobe Spark) Video is a powerful medium. Students can talk about their learning, capture moments, and share their ideas with the world! Ready to take a new spin on your typical science projects? I can’t wait to share some science project ideas with you that are customizable for any age group!
Teaching and Learning About Martin Luther King Jr. With The New York Times … We returned to King’s letter, in which he draws a distinction between just and unjust laws. They didn’t know about this King, I found, the one who fought the law. In their view, the civil rights movement was embodied in King the Christlike leader, who stands for peace, love and brotherhood.I told the students that King went to jail a lot for peace, love and brotherhood.We talked about Baltimore, where the police had just killed Freddie Gray and street protests were swelling to an uprising. My students were skeptical of headlines and commentary that called for nonviolent protest. One of the students noted that the police were violent, too, and they were placing people in mortal danger just to protect some buildings from being damaged.“A building is not more valuable than a person,” she said.
Review: ‘Seven Brief Lessons on Physics’ Is Long on Knowledge The short and resonant essays in Carlo Rovelli’s “Seven Brief Lessons on Physics” began as columns in Il Sole 24 Ore, the Italian newspaper. Even better, they appeared in that paper’s culture section, its editors sensing that its arty readers could use a bit of stretching. Mr. 1619 Project (New York Times) In the history of the United States, black Americans were the only group for whom it was ever illegal to learn to read or write. And so when emancipation finally came, schools and colleges were some of the first institutions that the freed people clamored to build. Black Americans believed that education meant liberation, and just eight months after the Civil War, the first historically black college opened in the South. Google Science Journal & Vernier Sensor (2020) With Google Science Journal, your students can organize their ideas into projects, make predictions, take notes, collect data in multiple trials, and then annotate results. Simply connect a compatible Go Direct sensor to begin wirelessly streaming data to your Android™ device. Google Science Journal requires Graphical Analysis 4 installed to use Vernier Go Direct® sensors. Features Collect and graph time-based dataConnect multiple sensorsExamine pointsFind the min, max, and meanAdd annotationsUpload an image of the experimentRecord observations and summarize results in NotesUse the accessibility feature to illustrate data with soundExport data as a CSV file