Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Google Classroom: Create a Shared Folder | Teacher Tech

So, as I have been researching the functionality of Google Classroom, I discovered it is not easy to set up an assignment where you want students to collaborate on the same assignment. I just found this article that details a work-around to this problem. Hopefully, Google will make this a little easier as Classroom evolves.

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Fantasy Football/Geopolitics

I just read the blog post below about a game called Fantasy Geopolitics. I really want to do this with someone at my school! I've sent out a few "worms" and am hoping to get some bites. This would be too awesome! Fantasy Football and global competence intersect in Mr. Ippolito's class:

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Wednesday, October 8, 2014

Cybersecurity | NOVA Labs | PBS

Great Digital Citizenship resource for 6-12 students. Here's the blurb from the website: 

Take cybersecurity into your own hands. In this Lab, you’ll defend a company that is the target of increasingly sophisticated cyber attacks. Your task is to strengthen your cyber defenses and thwart the attackers by completing a series of cybersecurity challenges. You’ll crack passwords, craft code, and defeat malicious hackers.

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Thursday, October 2, 2014

How to Record Google Slides with Snagit - TeachFlip

So, I stepped into Mr. Hickman's class today to watch a group of his students present their research projects via Google Slides. Several of his students were using their smartphones to record the presentations. Then, I just came across this article. It would have been a perfect fit for what he wanted to do! I love the idea of recording presentations for review and reflection!

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