Digital Coaches Corner
Google Jamboard app- What is it? How can we use it in the classroom?
Google Jamboard is a new addition to Google for education. I am very excited about all the possibilities it brings to the table. Jamboard works on a Chromebook. Download the app in the app store. This is a great tool for student collaboration.
Intro video: How to use the Jamboard app in education.
Creating your own Professional Development
First Grade Book Club- Creating your own PD
What book would you like to read? What topic would you be interested in learning more about? Do you want to start a book club?
My current favorite Podcast!
Anytime I am in the car alone I have a podcast playing! If I don't wave when I meet you it is probably because I am distracted!
1. Shukes and Giiff
I freely admit that I am a nerd. I do listen to a non-educational podcast at times. I can't wait for the next Trader Joe's podcast to be published and I love Mobituaries and Our American Stories.
Sara Beckman and Sara Pranger made their own breakout on Iditarod rules and Christine Herkert made her own digital breakout on the planets. Christine has done several breakouts in her room this year. They really challenge her students. Breakouts are great for all age levels! Your students could even build their own digital breakout.
Flippity.net- This site takes a Google Spreadsheet and turns it into a game. It offers a variety of games but the new addition is the Flippity scavenger hunt. This is a super simple way to make a digital breakout example