Have you wanted to use Minecraft: Education Edition but couldn’t since you use Chromebooks in your classroom? Microsoft has just released Minecraft: Education Edition for Chromebooks and in this post you’ll learn all the steps you need to install it on Chromebooks using the G Suite admin console.
Integration of digital technology is key for teachers who already face a tightly packed curriculum. The good news is that there are countless ways that you can use technology in meaningful, engaging ways to enhance your curriculum and excite your students!
We hear from so many teachers that often they get out devices or STEAM equipment their students can’t handle it and lessons fall to pieces. Just like any classroom management system, explicit, clear routines are vital for ensuring you get the best out of tech in your classroom.
Where has screencasting grown from and why should you worry about whether your students know how to screencast their work? This blog takes a look at where this practice has sprung from and investigates the positive effects that it can have for both you and your students.
Jamboard is now a core G Suite app, yet it’s amazing how many people don’t realise it exists. Designed as a collaborative whiteboard tool, it has a number of really useful applications. If this is new to you, read on – this blog will give you all the information you need to get started with this great addition to your suite of tools.
I recently spent three days working with staff and students at Waipahihi School in Taupo, New Zealand. While helping the teachers to introduce Google Classroom to their grade 3 and 4 students, I noticed that a lot of time was spent directing students to particular websites and assisting them to change settings on their Chromebooks. In this blog post, I’ll be sharing these five ways to customise Chromebooks to eliminate these time wasters.
One of the first ways that a lot of teachers introduce their students to Google tools is to use them as a publishing tool. But you don’t have to use the standard sizes. This blog will show you how to change the size of Google Slides and how to add a dynamic title using Word Art.
The idea of digital integration is one that we get asked about a lot! Many teachers are unsure just how they could bring coding, robotics, digital activities or technology in general into their programmes without making it a stand-alone ‘something else’ they have to find time in their day to fit in. This blog will give you three easy ways to get started.