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Six Ways to Use Google Forms in the ELA Classroom

ELA Teaching Strategies: Google Forms

I remember when online surveys became a thing. Our department had a subscription to Survey Monkey, which a few ELA classroom teachers used to create end-of-semester surveys. I remember feeling excited about this, but it was sort of like the Cinnabon shop in the mall.  Sure, they’re good, but I’m not going to visit every time I go to the mall (no […]

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Benefits and Challenges of Modern Digital Classrooms

Pros and Cons of Digital Classrooms

First off, it is important to establish a working definition of modern digital classrooms; don’t you think? In this, we shouldn’t focus on the what, i.e. whether a class is fully 1:1, but the why and the how.  It comes down to this: digital classroom teachers integrate technology to enhance student learning, using it in a […]

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Kahoot, Socrative, Quizziz: Hot or Not?

Classroom technology to Spice up Formative Assessment

With the rise in digital teaching tools, as well as the increased interest in engaging students with classroom technology, the options available to teachers have expanded, too…which can be exciting, but a little bit overwhelming to figure out which one is best for your needs. A simple place to start is with online quizzes.  And, […]

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You Need to Know This Google Docs Research Tip

Google Docs is a great platform for student collaboration, writing, and teacher feedback.  It is what my students use for all of their written compositions as it is used in Google Classroom.  As students are writing, though, did you know that there is a power-packed tool to help them seamlessly integrate research, images, and even […]

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