5 Mistakes to Avoid When Setting Up Google Classroom

One of the newest duties teachers have to do to set up a new classroom is setting up Google Classroom® to accommodate the new students for the new school year.  When I set up my…

Is There an Easy Way to Go Digital? Use PDF Expert!

Document cameras can project any document on a screen. But do you really want to write on your original documents, books, and other resources? No! Then just convert them to a digital format that can…

A Timely Google Maps About Dr. King’s Inspiring Life

Have you ever used Google Maps?  Probably most of you have when you’re trying to find directions to that new store.  But did you know you could create your OWN map to use with your…

Class Research Project – A Funny Thing Happened. . .

Teachers know that even the best thought out plans and projects can run into unforeseen problems or situations.  That recently happened to me.  As my class is nearing the end of the science unit on…

The Best Way to Integrate Interactive Digital Notebooks: Part 3

My previous posts in this series (Part 1 and Part 2) explained the reasons why I have made the switch to Digital Notebooks because they are colorful, paperless and media rich.  I also gave examples…

Interactive Digital Notebooks: Paperless, Colorful and Media Rich Part 2

Why make the switch to DIGITAL?  I wrote earlier that some major advantages of a DIGITAL notebook are that it can be COLORFUL (color photographs, color illustrations, color diagrams, color anything!), PAPERLESS (it’s all in the…

Interactive Digital Notebooks: Paperless, Colorful, and Media Rich

What exactly is an Interactive Digital Notebook? Is it similar to regular Interactive Notebooks? How are they used in the classroom?  What are the advantages over traditional interactive notebooks?  I hope to answer these questions…

Spotlight Focus on the History of Our Rights Part 2

I’m so excited to share this next part of how I taught these units which focused on the history of our rights.  The digital age is here in the form of DIGITAL INTERACTIVE NOTEBOOKS.  What…

Valuable Tips After a Year in a 1:1 Classroom PART 2

Thanks for returning to read PART 2 in my 2 part series of valuable tips for the 1:1 classroom.  As I wrote in PART 1 of Valuable Tips for the 1:1 Classroom, I really didn’t…

Valuable Tips After a Year in a 1:1 Classroom

Since I received my own Chromebook Cart, I’m now looking back and reflecting on what I’ve learned about teaching in a 1:1 classroom.  There are so many aspects that no one ever tells you about,…

Teaching Geometry Should Focus on the Difficult Vocabulary

If you’ve ever taken geometry from elementary school to college, you know that there are hundreds of terms and words that must be learned in order to make sense of geometry.  Think about all names…

Technology, For Sure! But Don’t Forget Old Fashion Creativity!

My class just recently finished with our Solar System Unit.  In my district, which is in California, we are still operating under the old California Science Standards and still using a very outdated textbook.  Nevertheless,…

Stop! Insert Image? NO way! Use Google Draw!

You’re probably asking why should I use or even teach my students to use Google Draw?  How many times have you assigned some kind of research for your students to do and when you get…

3 Ways to Incorporate Google Slides in a Book Club

Google Slides continues to be my “go to” app when designing assignments for my students.  I currently have a group of students who are reading The Tale of Despereaux in a book club.  As we…

Geometry on Google Slides®

This Interactive Digital Notebooks for Google Slides are now available in my TpT Store!

Click the link BELOW to see the Geometry Books!

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