Believe it or not the 2017-2018 school year is upon us and with this comes an opportunity to leverage the power of some Google tools to enhance your effectiveness and promote the success of students. Here a four things you can do with Google Tools this upcoming school year...
Amplify Student and Teacher Voice
Sign up for a Flipgrid account and post the video discussion community on your Google Classroom feed. Students can share their insight about a particular through virtual discussion. Faculty members could conduct an online book talk during the school year.
Brand Your Educational Environment
Sign up for Google Alerts to stay current with mentions of yourself, school, or district. Then, post online content to a Pinterest Page. Social media provides educators and stakeholders with an opportunity to archive digital content.
Sign up for Screencastify and create screencasts to inform students, parents, or community members of important information. Students can also use screencasts as a way to show what they know about the topic at hand.
Organize and Display Information
Enable the Mindmeister Google Doc Add-on to turn any bullet-point item into a visually appealing graphic organizer. This is a great way for students to make sense of information or notes they are taking in class.
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