Top 10 Google Tools and Activities for Art Education Although there is no replacement for getting your hands dirty with finger paints, technology can offer many ways for students to be creative when making art. In addition to creativity, technology can also allow students to explore and learn about art in new and engaging ways. There are so many awesome technology tools for art, including desktop programs, mobile apps, and interactive websites. Along with all of those, there are many tools from Google that can help with teaching, learning, exploring, and creating art. In this blog post we will look at a wide range of Googley tools and activities for art.
DocStickers: A Docs + Keep Integration for Old School feedback Today, I'm excited to tell you about DocStickers! If you can give me 90 seconds of your time, this video is worth a watch! Otherwise, continue below. I remember getting papers back with stickers and stamps as a kid. While I may not remember the specific assignments and what I learned from them, but I remember how it made me feel when I saw a sticker or stamp on them. While my teachers were just taking stickers from a page and adhering them to all of the student papers, it meant something because they took them time to do it.
The Art Of Storytelling » Tell A Story Get inspired by featured artwork from the Delaware Art Museum and write a story through the interactive Tell a Story activity. Look through the images below for a brief introduction on how this activity works, or click on the link below to begin telling your story. Launch the Tell a Story Activity Inspired Picture Writing Basic fun with words A sentence usually has a noun and a verb. Drag-n-Drop a noun and a verb onto the photograph (Hint: Pick words that make sense to you). Add other words that seem to fit with that noun and that verb. If it sounds right, chances are you've just written a complete sentence. (BTW–This doesn't need to be very long: "Ice melts" is a complete sentence.)
Free Flash Who Wants to be a Millionaire Review Game Flash Who Wants to be a Millionaire was designed by a teacher for use in the classroom as a SmartBoard review game. This site has all of the tools needed to create a Who Wants to be a Millionaire review game, download your game for free, and play Who Wants to be a Millionaire in your classroom. You can also play Flash Who Wants to be a Millionaire online. If you find this tool to be useful, please help spread the word using the SHARE button above. Click Here to see Flash Who Wants to be a Millionaire in action. 8 Strategies for Building Belonging With Students and Families Virtually Imagine a day in the life of a student in a traditional school setting. First-grade students greet their teachers with special handshakes as they enter the classroom. Principals hand out high-fives in the hallways. Middle schoolers huddle together during homeroom to discuss their favorite TV shows as they wait to hear the morning announcements over the intercom. Fifth graders sit in a circle as their teacher leads them in a mindfulness exercise to start the day present and focused.
Create Netflix-style learning with screencasts Netflix gives us video at our fingertips. What if we created video in class as much as we watch it on Netflix? Here’s how. (Netflix logo used under fair use.) We have had students turn in documents, slide presentations and spreadsheets digitally for a long time. Persuasion Map Grades 9 – 12 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson Demonstrating Understanding of Richard Wright's Rite of Passage Students use the elements of persuasion for a specific audience to demonstrate their understanding of Richard Wright's accessible and engaging coming-of-age novel, Rite of Passage. Grades 6 – 12 | Lesson Plan Persuade Me in Five Slides! Creating Persuasive Digital Stories
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 6 New EdTech Tools for Teachers January 18, 2016 This month's New EdTech Tools for Teachers features 6 good websites for you to try out. Some of the things you can do with these web tools include: creating different types of diagrams (e.g flowcharts and organizational charts), solve math problems using Symbolab calculator, design print-friendly Bingo cards to use in class, build and share word searches online, convert/compress and share video files. Enjoy Jeopardy Style Review Game Creator The Instant Jeopardy Review Game has been designed and dramatically improved to make it the perfect review game for a wide variety of classroom uses. This tool is a fun and interactive way to review content in your classroom, meeting, conference, or other group setting. The new and improved version of the Jeopardy Review Game includes the following features: Simple insertion of pictures on Question and/or Answer slides Full support for symbols, such as exponents and wingdings style fonts Better support for foreign language Question and/or Answer slides Simpler visual editing process Embed anything in your question slides, even Youtube videos, flash objects, etc. Simple scorekeeping system Works on portable devices such as smartphones, iPad, and iPod Touch!
50 back to school activities for the remote learning classroom - Ditch That Textbook It's back to school time again and this year looks NOTHING like we have ever seen before. As summer comes to a close teachers are preparing for that big first day of school. Only this year, for many of us, it's going to be in a virtual classroom. If you are going back to school in-person chances are you will still be doing some sort of remote learning in the future. Or perhaps your instruction is a hybrid of in-person teaching and distance learning.