Social Stories with Adobe Spark Video

Social Stories with Adobe Spark Video Blog Post from Jenn Judkins Teaching Forward

Supporting Social Emotional Learning Elementary school students created social stories using Adobe Spark Video to support social skills development and reinforce tools and strategies to decrease anxiety within and outside of the classroom. The student-created videos were saved to Google Drive where they were organized by topic to serve as a resource for teachers, students and parents. This student-centered approach ...

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Organizing Shared Files in Google Drive

Organizing shared with me files Google Drive

Organizing “Shared with Me” Files/Folders Google Drive users love the ability to share files and folders with collaborators, however, keeping Google Drive organized can be difficult.  This is particularly true for files or folders that are shared with you.  The “Shared with Me” section of Google Drive lists items in date order which leads to frustration when people go looking ...

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Stop Motion in the Math Classroom

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Stop motion is a perfect way for students to slow down steps in math to demonstrate their understanding of abstract concepts. In a recent lesson with 7th graders, students used iStopMotion video creation App on the iPad to assess their ability to derive the formula for a circle. Some standards, like this 7th grade math standard, can be difficult for students to ...

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Showing the Sun’s Pattern with Scratch Jr.

Showing the Sun's Pattern with Scratch Jr. Block based programming for kids

Integrating Scratch Jr. into our Science Unit Grade 1 students studying patterns in the sky demonstrated their understanding of how the sun appears to move throughout the day using Scratch Jr. This simple project was a great introduction to Scratch Jr. that aligned with our science curriculum and allowed students to demonstrate their learning in a novel way. The idea ...

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