In Google Classroom, you can assign grades to question and assignment tasks given to your students. Although Classroom does not yet have an in-built gradebook, it is still possible to keep track of student grades across different tasks using a linked Google Sheet. This shows students’ grades for each task, as well as average grades for individual students and the class.Read More
When you see or read about something new being done in education, there is a tendency of getting excited and changing direction to explore a new pedagogy. There’s nothing wrong with changing direction, but it is good to be mindful of a couple of things.Read More
By utilising the wisdom and experience of staff and creating blended learning environments, students should be able to operate in their preferred modality of learning whilst controlling certain aspects of their learning pathway.
Some of our kids are stuck in a game of educational Monopoly, losing motivation and having nowhere to go as it is raining outside. It is our responsibility to maybe pack away the Monopoly board and introduce a new paradigm to them.
I have been speaking with Blake Seufert from Naavi about the development of this add-on for a while now, and am glad it is now available to schools. If you are using Google Classroom, you will enjoy this ad-on. Blake has written the following how-to post, if you have any questions let Blake or the…Read More
In this video clip, Alice and I discuss how we can help resistant teachers change their mind about technology. This video was part of an hour long Google hangout. You can watch the whole hangout here Transcript: How To Help Resistant Teachers Adopt Technology __ Download PDF Version Alice: When you’re working with teachers and they’re…Read More
One question I get asked all the time is how do I teach with technology when I have limited resources. Maybe you have 5 devices for 25 students.
In this video, Alice Keeler and I discuss strategies for enabling collaboration and ICT integration into lessons when resources are limited. Whether you have a BYOD program or no program, these strategies will help you teach with ICT.Read More
An online learning and collaborating system is a key part of the blended learning model. With so many Learning Management Systems or LMS’s in the market, which one is right for your students.
Adam Vardanega shares what is working in his classes and why.Read More
This video will show you how we can use some of the best features of Google Classroom and Teacher Dashboard together so that we can get the best results and the outcomes for our students.Read More
This short video will show a comparison between Teacher Dashboard by Hapara and Classroom by Google. We’ll have a quick look at some of the positive and negatives or some of the strengths and weaknesses of both programs and then show you how you can use both together to get the best results.Read More
Teacher Dashboard by hapara has had a facelift!
There are some great new features and the new User Interface seems to work a lot more smoothly.
In this video we show you through what has changed and and how you can access a free trial if you are not already using this great tool.Read More