Create a Padlet wall for students to turn in or showcase digital projects. (FREE and paid options)
“The kids had so much fun seeing what the others inferred from the cards. It also gave them a chance to “hear/see” an inference they hadn’t thought of” Norma Hargrove at Lowe
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” Bring your ideas to life in all their messy glory. Paper’s perfectly-tuned tools make it easy to sketch, type, paint, draw — wherever your thoughts take you. ” Paper is a great tool for drawing as well as sketch note taking.
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Build an email contact list in Gmail and give an example of how you have used it to communicate with parents. (FREE)
“I use my parent group to send a weekly Friday email with reminders, what we learned that week and upcoming events.” Heather James at Smith
Use Pear Deck to enhance a Google Slides presentation and gather responses from your students to measure their comprehension. (Has a free option)
“Gives a quick assessment of understanding” Mrs. Summers at Princeton HS
You can earn this badge again each time you have your students complete a PHET Simulation. Engage your students in digital simulations for Physics, Chemistry, Math, Earth Science, and Biology. Highly recommended by Mrs. Summers at the HS.
Have your students capture life around them with a digital camera. Photography can be used to capture images of work students have created and add their work to a digital portfolio.
Have students check their math work using Photomath. (FREE)
Get students out identifying plant species with the PictureThis app.
Create designs to support your class with PicMonkey. Have students create images to show what they have learned.
Have students create an info-graphic to show what they have learned.
Invite other teachers to your class to witness, learn, and be inspired by how you are trying fun new things. Help other teachers see practical and usable ideas in action. (FREE)
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Activities, decor, review games, classroom management tools and more.
Find some boards that contain useful ideas for your classroom. Maybe even start your own board to share ideas with your colleagues. (FREE)
Track your students responses with Plickers.
PocketLab provides the flexible hands-on tools and resources you need to teach science your way. Another good one from Mrs. Summers at the HS.
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Use Poll Everywhere to survey students and allow them to learn from the results.
200 PowerPoint Timers
Create or use custom PowerPoint presentations that are timed to automate and facilitate your class.
Use Prezi or better yet have your students use Prezi to create a presentation explaining a topic.
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Set up 4 shortcuts on the teacher dashboard where you first log in
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Assign a course to each of your listed classes to remove the “Pending Setup” label
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Choose standards and have Progress Learning create an assessment for your students. Oh also assign it and have them complete it.
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Create a custom assessment where you choose the questions yourself
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Share an assessment you made with another teacher
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Create an assignment with practice questions, notes, a learning video, and an assessment. Also have your students complete this assignment.
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Create 5 teacher made questions in Progress Learning and assign them to your students
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Get all of the students in one class up from Space kitty to Space Explorer
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Get all of the students in once class ranked up to at least Space Pirates
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Get all of the students in one class ranked up to at least Captain Galaxy
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Get all of the students in one class completely leveled up to Captain Galaxy Prestige level
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Use the printable Bulletin Board resources to make a place to showcase your students alien ranking progress
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Pass out the Progress Learning certificates to your students as they complete Alien Ranking levels
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Green Dot Challenge
Get your students started in teh Progress Learning Green Dot Challenge
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Get all of the students in one class to their full 348 Galaxy Stars Earned
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Use a Progress Learning Bell Ringer to start your class
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Session Activity Report
Examine a Session activity report after your students complete an assignment or assessment and tell me what you noticed.
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Galaxy Star Report
Look up your classes Galaxy Star Report and see how their progress is coming along. Do you qualify yet for badge #269 the “348ers”
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View your liftoff Diagnostic report and identify a standard you could reinforce. Let me know the standard and I might even make you an activity for it.
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Find an applicable activity for your students in the Printable Worksheets. Print it and set it off to the side for a later date when you will be out and need work for a substitute.
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Find and use with your class one of the Printable writing activities available in Progress Learning.
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View the Student Experience Webinar from Progress Learning
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View the Getting Started webinar from Progress Learning
Start an online podcast to share stories of what is happening in your class with students, parents, the community, and the world. You can interview other teachers or students. (FREE)
Create yourself or have your students create a PowToon video presentation.
Get students engaged practicing math skills with Prodigy math games. Kids love it. I have even seen Youtube streams of kids playing these games just like Fortnite.