Wanting to teach coding to your students and knowing where to start are two different things, especially if you want to go past the basics. Here are some resources and a structure to help you feel confident about implementing a successful coding programme in your classroom, with any age. From learning the basics with drag and drop through to understanding coding syntax, this format will help get you started.Read More
If you want to engage and motivate – there’s nothing better than Pokemon Go at the moment. And when you connect an engagement tool with something meaningful – you get some super effective teaching and learning!
In this post we show you the exact steps needed to make a Pokemon map using Google maps and connect this to a history and or geography lesson for students.
NOTE: If you are concerned about security and the Pokemon App, we don’t use the Pokemon game to develop this lesson – you just use the images off the internet.Read More
Google have recently released a new feature called Save to Google. The save to Google tool combines the power of bookmarks with the ability to save your images and store everything in 1 place.
All your saves live at google.com/save
Here are 3 ways to use save to Google:Read More
The Office Lens App, available on all mobile platforms is an amazing tool.
At a basic level, you can capture notes, whiteboard notes and so on, but it’s integration with both Microsoft and Google allow you to take this tool to another level.
In this office lens example you will see how you can take a printed worksheet and turn it into an editable worksheet in under a minute.Read More
With Google sheets you can track student progress and easily visualise how students are progressing.
The most common ways for teachers to visually represent student progress is through graphing the data. However with conditional formatting in Google sheets, teachers have another option for graphically representing student progress.
Here is a step by step guide to easily using conditional formatting to tract student progress.Read More
Is Google scripts and coding just for the experts?
Alice Keeler and Mike Reading talk about how you can get started with Coding in Google Apps. Alice lists a number of resources to get started on your coding journey.Read More
Edpuzzle is great free tool for creating videos with embedded questions. You can also trim videos, add voice comments and more.
All data including student answers and how many times a student has watched a section of video is added to the teacher Dashboard.
Learn how to use Edpuzzle with these simple, downloadable instructions.Read More
The Google chrome browser has a lot of features built in to save confusion and improve efficiency. Here are 3 of our favourites.Read More
Microsoft’s Edge Browser has some fantastic features that will really help teachers and students communicate better. See how you can remove ads and distraction, annotate right inside the website and easily share to other apps and programs.Read More
Easily find the definition of terms using the Google Search Hack Define.Read More