First Step for Multi-District Google Classrooms

The first step to break down barriers of a single domain in Google Classroom is to whitelist other school domains in your Admin Console. This short video demonstrates what you can do as an initial step to start a multi-district Google Classroom.

School-Wide Classroom Incident Report Workflow

For years in the educational field I have observed and contributed to many school-wide forms. The problem that we continue to face with our traditional method is financial supplies, inefficiency, and linear methodology. The Common Occurrence Student misbehaves, teacher stops instruction to locate form, fill out the form, and send the student to the office. What…

Distributing Add-Ons in Admin Console

There has been little training and/or awareness that Google Apps for Education Admins can customize our organization (school, teacher, student…) experiences. I have trained and even posted about how to pre-install and pin apps/extensions through Chrome Management. This post specifically focuses on distributing add-ons. Add-Ons– mini tools that advocate for teacher efficiency and student learning….

Creating a Custom Search For Your Classroom

There are many options when it comes to web searching, however the common denominator that will often happen within all classroom is getting reputable websites for student research. 9 times out of 10 we will see Wikipedia research collected but with creating and sharing a custom search, students will have greater opportunity to find need…

Classroom Management with Class Dojo

Class Dojo is a classroom FREE tool that helps teachers improve behavior in their classrooms quickly and easily.    http://www.classdojo.com/ Awards behavior feedback points in real-time with one click of a button. Instant notifications for students (Positive or Negative) It also captures and generates data on behavior that teachers can share with parents and administrators. Class…

Safe and Simple Way to Enroll Students into Resources Update

Keeping student safety in mind and abiding by policies and regulations of student privacy, this demonstration video provides teachers a simple way to collect a class set of nicknames. This method is a great way to enroll students into resources while ensuring student information privacy. Teachers now have the benefit to review a class set…

Analytics in Edu

For years I have used a free and amazing tool with Google Analytics to track web statistics on several websites I manage and own. This tool provides anyone with opportunities to discover, research, and analyze real-time internet traffic data. Why is this important in education?  Making a realistic connection with careers that involve analytics such as web design,…

Ever since getting Classroom in beta I’ve been very interested in how it will engage the classroom and it would impact teaching. The term LMS (learning management system) has been and will continue to be thrown around but I’ve been told time and again that Google Classroom is not an LMS but a Google Drive…

Connect your Website to Social Networks

If you want to connect your school’s website, personal website, or business website to your social networks here are some steps on how to do so. By following these steps, you will never have to do all that work posting to multiple websites and only need to post to 1 site and it will automatically…