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Google Forms with Google Classroom: A video tutorial

Using Google Forms with Google Classroom

I have used Google Forms for years now. I’ve created them. I’ve answered them. I remember when quizzes weren’t a built in feature with Forms but something teachers started using them for it anyway.  But somehow I never really understood their magnitude until I started using them within Google Classroom.  And then, I really only understood their full power until I was thrown into full time online learning. Using Google Forms with Google Classroom unlocks

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A Video Introduction to Google Classroom

Google Classroom: A Video Introduction

Google Classroom is such a great learning platform. If your school district subscribes to G Suite for Education, Google Classroom is available for you to use with just a few clicks. While it takes some practice and getting used to for the youngest students, any age and grade can use it! I’ve used it with students as young as second grade, and I know younger students can use it with some initial guided practice. This

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A video tutorial for Google Forms: Creating self-grading assignments with immediate feedback for students!

Google Forms: A Video Tutorial

I love using Google Forms in my classroom!  From surveys of students, to academic practice and assessments, Forms are easy to use and share with students.  With an increase in online learning, or e-learning, Forms are an ever-popular option for teachers. They have a variety of question types, can provide feedback to students, can be embedded in existing website, or sent and shared with students using Classroom. The ease and versatility of Google Forms make

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Using Google Docs to Create Interactive Mind Maps

Today, I’m going to share the second video in the series.  It’s how you can use Google Docs to create Mind Maps with your students.  Check out the video below in the post for a step by step tutorial. In April, I shared how I use Google Docs in my classroom to give students a quiz or instead of a worksheet.  I also shared how I use the spreadsheet for data tracking.  If you missed

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Using Google Docs in the Classroom

Hi everyone!  I’m excited to be participating in Bright Ideas again today!  This time, I’m starting a new video series on using Google Docs in the classroom.  I’ve used it in a few different ways, and I thought I’d share some tips and tricks I’ve learned along the way.  I also thought it’d be a good way for me to learn some new things as well. Today’s video shares some basics on Google Docs.  I

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Hi! I'm Tessa!

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I’ve spent the last 15 years teaching in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd grades, and working beside elementary classrooms as an instructional coach and resource support. I’m passionate about math, literacy, and finding ways to make teachers’ days easier. I share from my experiences both in and out of the elementary classroom.

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