Interactive Exhibits with Makey Makey & Scratch

Scratch & Makey Makey

Re-imagine Poster Projects as Interactive Exhibits with Scratch & Makey Makey Looking for ways to incorporate coding into just about any subject area? Re-imagine student poster projects as interactive exhibits by combining the digital storytelling power of Scratch, a kid-friendly, block-based programming language with Makey Makey, an invention kit that connects everyday objects to computer programs! In the specific example shared ...

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Comparing Formative Assessment Tools

Easily Compare Formative Assessment Tools To make it easier for teachers to choose the best tool for the job, I’ve created the Formative Assessment Comparison Guide. There are so many great choices for teachers and students when it comes to free, engaging formative assessment games. It may not be practical for educators to take the time to compare the features and ...

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Formatting Google Sheets for Readability

Google Sheets Formatting Readability

Formatting Google Sheets Using simple formatting techniques Google Sheets users can create spreadsheets that are easier to read and more effective for viewing and display data. Working with spreadsheet data doesn’t have to be intimidating. As educators, we often need to collect, analyze and visualize data to truly understand trends in our classrooms, schools or districts. I’ve compiled some tips for Google ...

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Twitter Teams: Share your account NOT your Password

Sharing School or Organizational Twitter Accounts Twitter has a little-known “Teams” feature that enables account owners to invite contributors without having to share a password.  Not only does this dramatically reduce the security risk associated with sharing passwords, but makes it simple for contributors to Tweet from multiple accounts without signing in and out. Schools and organizations who want to have ...

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