Engagement

Engagement

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Gamify your class with ClassCraft

Engagement

Gamify your class with ClassCraft

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

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

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

Create Slack channels for curated student discussion

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Create Slack channels for curated student discussion

Send daily or weekly email summaries to guardians in Google Classroom

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Send daily or weekly email summaries to guardians in Google Classroom

Keep parents up-to-date with announcements and photos/videos of learning with a class website using Google Site, Weebly, or other website builder

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Keep parents up-to-date with announcements and photos/videos of learning with a class website using Google Site, Weebly, or other website builder

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

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

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

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

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

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

Use protocols (great resource: National School of Reform) for structured collaboration so that students need to work together at length to figure out problems

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Use protocols (great resource: National School of Reform) for structured collaboration so that students need to work together at length to figure out problems

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

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

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

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

Create a Google Forms check in/check out system to get immediate insight into how a student is doing

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Create a Google Forms check in/check out system to get immediate insight into how a student is doing

Use Padlet to allow students to leave comments and feedback

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Use Padlet to allow students to leave comments and feedback

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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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.

Use GoNoodle for fun and interactive brain breaks

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Use GoNoodle for fun and interactive brain breaks

Use Smartypins or GeoGuessr or other games to incorporate fun competition

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Use Smartypins or GeoGuessr or other games to incorporate fun competition

Try different tools to engage participation, like Kahoot or a shared Google Slide deck

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Try different tools to engage participation, like Kahoot or a shared Google Slide deck

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

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

Use Poll Everywhere, Pear Deck, or Plickers to get input from every student

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Use Poll Everywhere, Pear Deck, or Plickers to get input from every student

Use Google Translate to break down language barriers with families

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Use Google Translate to break down language barriers with families

Use Translate Document in Google Docs to translate an entire doc

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Use Translate Document in Google Docs to translate an entire doc

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

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

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

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