Issue #3: April-June 2018
Google Suite Updates
Improve collaboration in Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides with Activity dashboard
For example, a user can check if a coworker has seen a file already and alert them that it’s been updated. Or an account manager can judge the best way to follow up with a partner, depending on whether that partner has viewed the materials they previously sent.
Find shared content with new file organization in Google Drive
The “Shared with Me” section shows the files that have been shared with you. We’re going to start intelligently organizing this section so you may also see people listed, along with files they’ve shared with you. Simply click on a document to quickly open it.
2018 Digital Learning Day Examples
Teachers who are using flexible seating often find:
- Their students' grades have improved.
- Their students seem happier and more engaged.
- Their students are participating more and having more invigorating conversations.
- Less behavior issues
Below is a video made by a first grade teacher who is passionate about flexible seating. There is also a slide show of what is happening at Thorne Middle School to show the learning space in middle school.
Flexible seating options within our district
Resources for Parents and Teachers
Example: "What was the most challenging part of your day?" or "What is your current learning goal?"
Try turning an assignment into a student choice board that gives students more ownership of the activity.
Together with your students, brainstorm options that include low tech, high tech and no tech options.
Example of a choice board: