We explore the Top 5 Tech Tools to Try Out in Your Classroom with Amber Youngman, High School English Teacher and School Site Technology Coach. Amber shares her five current favorite tools including:
Flipgrid: https://flipgrid.com/ - student voice in video and audio - listen @4min55sec mark
Padlet: https://padlet.com/ online collaborative board - listen @14min38sec mark
Classcraft: https://www.classcraft.com/ - behavioral management tool - listen @27min38sec mark
Kialo EDU: https://www.kialo-edu.com/login - discourse and discussion tool - listen @35min45sec mark
Canva: https://www.canva.com/ - design and desktop publishing tool for teachers - listen @42min mark
Follow Amber on Twitter at https://twitter.com/TeachingandTea and Matthew at https://twitter.com/mattedtechcoach
Additional resources on the Top 5 Tech Tools:
Flipgrid: How to use Flipgrid in your Subject Area
Padlet: 32 Interesting Ways to Use Padlet
Classcraft: Getting started with Classcraft
Kialo EDU: Getting started with Kialo
Canva: Step-by-step guide to designing from scratch
Find out about this exciting personalized professional development model called the Pineapple Chart. We join School Site Coaches at Modesto High and Downey High School to find out how they are implementing this concept for teachers to learn valuable skills from their fellow colleagues by informally observing them in their classrooms.
Join us for an in-depth discussion on this important topic of Student Data Privacy with Libbi Garrett who is the Resource Program Specialist at CETPA and the California Student Privacy Alliance (CSPA). We will talk about why this is important, what are the laws, how we as educators can do a better job protecting our students data, and what resources are available to us including the website for CSPA at www.studentdataprivacy.net
Student Choice empowers students to choose how they show knowledge and what they’ve learned in their own way. It engages students in their own interests, learning preferences, backgrounds, with guided structure and support. We interviewed High School English Teacher about her student choice learning activity that made a difference for her students and their community.
Join us as we talk with Social Studies High School Teacher sharing their experience using interactive Google Maps to study Rio's favelas in Brazil and drone video footage to help students better understand Ancient Greece.
We sat down to talk with another High School English Teacher about their experience using VR for the first time in their class and how they aligned this activity with their curriculum standards. Learn about using Nearpod VR, Merge Cubes, and Google Cardboard with learning stations.
We take a moment to visit with High School English Teacher to find out about their first-hand experience using VR in the classroom including best practices. Learn about tips with using student mobile devices and list of favorite VR apps.