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Creativity Through Crisis

Creativity Through Crisis

I came across some articles and TED talks recently that argued that there was a creativity crisis happening in schools and across America. Granted, these articles and talks happened several years ago but some may contend that this trend continues to this day. I...Read more ›
Students Create Yearbooks Using Google Slides for #CUE19

Students Create Yearbooks Using Google Slides for #CUE19

In August 2014, our district office asked students to create their yearbook and send it to them to print. The goal – save students money. Thirty-five to one hundred dollars for a memory book from a yearbook company was a lot of money; $10-$50 was a much better...Read more ›
Classroom Newsletters Go Digital

Classroom Newsletters Go Digital

I was all about the weekly classroom newsletter as a beginning kindergarten teacher. It had cutesy graphics by DJ Inkers, homework information, tips and tricks for parents, and what I thought was an abundance of resources for my classroom parents. As my workload...Read more ›
So you think you know Slides?

So you think you know Slides?

Everyone loves Google Slides. They are free, device agnostic, and easy to use for a variety of purposes. They have all the collaborative power of Google. You can even add to the default theme options by importing free themes from Slidescarnival.com or similar sites....Read more ›
Getting Animated With Google Slides and Screencastify

Getting Animated With Google Slides and Screencastify

I’m going to go into some detail about the process my class used to animate our Google Slides, but I got all my information from Sam Patterson’s blog here. Follow Sam, he’s good people (plural, if you count the puppets). Truthfully, there’s a...Read more ›