Non-Traditional Instructional Days

Rethinking Instruction

Google Meet

Continue regular instruction with Google Meet. Connect with individual students, small group, or an entire class. Access Meet straight from the apps launcher. Starting a Google Meet is simple. Just select start a new meeting and share the join code. Students can connect with a mobile device or computer.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2jhTTzFMZkY
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Screencastify

No school, no problem create and share your own video lessons using Screencastify. Screencastify is easy to use and can be added to the Chrome Browser. Students can use Screencastify to showcase and demonstrate learning.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uuJ2lF9RkgE&feature=youtu.be
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Flipgrid

Flipgrid is a powerful tool. Flipgrid can be used in countless ways. Book reports, problem-solving, and reflections just to name a few.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jvHKXegzWPg

YouTube

Students and teachers create a YouTube Channel. Teachers can make a collection of their own instructional videos. Students can create a video portfolio to demonstrate understanding of various topics and content areas.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ZzBfNYNISk

Google Plus Community

Create a Google Plus Community and set to private. This allows you to control who engages in the group. Fantastic collaboration tool for students and teachers.

Wakelet

Organize and add original content using Wakelet. Use Wakelet as an instructional tool or students organize content. Add collaborators for group projects to promote team work.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_rbjuouDNo&feature=youtu.be

Nearpod

Design lessons unique to student needs. Assign self-paced lessons and collect real-time data to inform instruction.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0IEStEw8pqk

Kaizena

Keep the writing process going using Kaizena. Provide immediate text or voice feedback to assist with editing.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tj--iDSds4Q
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HyperDocs

Create your own HyperDoc or browse Teachers Give Teachers collection. This is a great tool for self-paced lessons.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ODaAWf_yF0k