Engagement

Engagement

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Gamify your class with ClassCraft

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Use Google Forms with short videos and questions to learn at student pace

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Interactive Google Slides (or other cloud-based presentation tool) and Google Docs for note taking

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GoNoodle for brain break videos

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Use YouTube timer or Slides speaker notes timer during talking points

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Offer brain breaks where students can reflect on a collaborative Google Drawing

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Consider using a resource such as an SOS card

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Use Voxer to create a virtual student discussion

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Use Revision History to observe participation of students in collaborative tasks

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Use a Breakout EDU activity to have students moving, collaborating, and problem solving

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Give students time to reflect on their learning by creating a screencast using Explain Everything (paid) or Educreations (free)

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Use Padlet or GoFormative for collecting questions, ideas, and comments during a lesson

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Use Kahoot to create interactive quizzes

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Use QR codes to get students out of their seats and tracking the room

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Video a class discussion or find a discussion on YouTube or Teaching Channel and have students watch and critique

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Create a class blog using Blogger, Wordpress, or other online blog

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Use Google Classroom or OneNote Class Notebook to create open communication with students

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Monitor behavior and give positive incentives with Class Dojo

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Use Soundtrap or YouTube to create a class podcast or video blog

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Use Google Drawings, Google Slides (or other cloud-based presentation tool), or Canva to create powerful images

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Use Google Sites or SeeSaw to create digital portfolios to show student growth

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Use GoNoodle for fun and interactive brain breaks

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Use Translate Document in Google Docs to translate an entire doc

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Allow students to decide if they are well enough to Hangout or Skype into class or video chat with a partner throughout the day for projects

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Create student discussion on a Google Doc (or other cloud-based word processor) or in Google Classroom, or in Hangouts

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Use a template from Google Docs or create a template with Google Slides to email weekly newsletters to parents

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Use Google Classroom or OneNote Class Notebook so students can still access the day’s learning and resources

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Create web-based, collaborative videos with YouTube Editor or WeVideo

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Use Voice Typing in Google Docs to have a parent or student speak in their native language

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Shared Google Doc or OneNote Class Notebook with class notes to capture work that has been done

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Use timers and track work progress in Google Sheets using charts to document progress

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Create a shared class calendar to allow students to input dates of sports games and other extra curricular activities that classmates and teacher might attend.

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Gamify the classroom with Classcraft

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Create Slack channels for curated student discussion

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Google Classroom allows students to see work that they have missed.

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Begin each class with Poll Everywhere or Kahoot to build excitement.

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Utilize social media (class or individual accounts) to connect the curriculum to the real world (ie: students can: tag an author in a tweet linking the blog p ost the student wrote about the author’s book, email their state representative to share their thinking on certain issues they are studying, write a book review on Goodreads.com, etc.)

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Use a Learning Management System like Google Classroom to create online dialogue and other avenues of participation

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Give students their own blog with Blogger and the ability to receive comments from outside the classroom

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Create a badging system to celebrate student achievements and motivate continued progress

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Consider grant for at-home hotspots such as KajeetEdu

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Use Padlet to allow students to leave comments and feedback

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Start your day off with A Google a Day or Google Feud to build perseverance and solid search skills.

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Create podcasts with YouTube or Soundtrap

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Send daily or weekly email summaries to guardians in Google Classroom