Happy New Year, friends! I hope 2017 has gotten off to a wonderful start and you're extremely excited to head back to your classrooms and inspire the minds of the future! I'm not quite there just yet ... but today I did put on jeans instead of sweatpants for about an hour! This is an impressive feat considering I don't start back until Thursday AND my Keurig broke this morning. Anyway, on to the ... Read More about 5 Tips for Using Google Drive
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Google Drive is a FANTASTIC tool for teachers and students. It seems more and more classrooms are jumping on the Google bandwagon - to the benefit of everyone! A great feature of Google Drive is organization through folders. I love folders. I love color-coding folders. I love sharing folders. I love love love folders! In case you haven't noticed ... I'm a bit of a Google Drive nut :) I also ... Read More about How to Create a “View Only” Folder in Google Drive
With the increasingly emphasized Common Core standards, teachers both in and outside of the English/Language Arts classroom are looking to incorporate more reading and writing in their curriculum. Wouldn't a book club be a great way to accomplish this task?Recently in my classes, I encountered an issue...I teach four sections of dual credit Social Studies classes in which only about half of the ... Read More about Book Club Discussions with Google Drive
I'm beginning my journey with gClassFolders, and its working very well.My students and I encountered a slight issue today...not with the script, just with navigating Google Drive. If your students aren't familiar with Drive, you may experience similar issues.All of my students can access their gClassFolder created specifically for them and their assignments. This folder is awesome because only the ... Read More about Google Drive, gClass, and Shared Files
Google Drive can be such a great tool in the classroom! Students can use the components of Google Drive in so many ways. In my Wonderful World of Google post, I highlighted useful aspects of this great tool, and I hope to provide you with more information about the amazing technology that is Google Drive!Below I've listed more ways to use Google Drive in your classroom.Use Google Docs as a ... Read More about Doing MORE with Google Drive in the Classroom!