We’ve created a student approved “World Domination Geography” game complete with a fun, interactive class video! This game is right up goofy late-Elementary to Middle School alley, complete with a flying cat superhero and a laser shooting villain. Students acquire points by answering geography questions correctly and it’s low-risk since a map is provided. We will be developing a series of videos over the summer, so please be […]
Google Earth in The Classroom I was hooked the first time I spun the world on its axis. Fascinated, I quickly zoomed into my house in Encinitas, California. I could see my kids trampoline in the backyard! Then, I flew the the Colosseum in Rome, Italy. I was able to actually view the gladiatorial battleground in the center! I flew
A few summers ago, I read Blink by Malcolm Gladwell. I learned about the power of the subconscious and how simple, suggestive words can greatly influence attitude and behavior. I immediately made about 40 signs that constantly reinforce behaviors I want in the classroom. They were all positive, in fact, one of them was the word positive. Others that still hang on
Technology in the Classroom: How Google Classroom Can Enhance Student Learning If you’re still largely using paper for materials and assignments, then Google Classroom offers an easy-to-use, entry-level step into making your class more digital. Like many of its products, Google makes every attempt to provide a self-intuitive and user-friendly experience. If you already employ paperless methods for your students,
Statistics on the age of social media users are incredulous. As of July 2014, 78% of 12 to 17-year-olds (6th to 11th graders) that are active online used Facebook at least once monthly, and 52% used Instagram as often. Our world really is starting to become more about posting than relationship building. The instant gratification of online interaction and visual
Common Core Islam Expansion Know-It-All Paragraph Pre-Writes
It’s crazy how a a simple prop like a giant blow up microphone can make it fun and engaging.