March 13, 2017

Differentiate, Engage, & Impact Student Learning with Google Classroom

What is Google Classroom?

Google Classroom is a digital platform to create an online classroom space for assignments, announcements, discussions, grades, feedback, and a calendar. Classroom helps keep teachers and students organized, productive, and communicative.

How can I use Google Classroom?

Alice Keeler has some AMAZING Google Classroom resources. In her 50 Things You Can Do with Google Classroom blog post, she offers numerous great ideas, here are just a few of those ideas. 

1. Make class announcements

2. Create a lesson
3. Go paperless
4. Create a discussion
5. Classroom collaboration
6. Document digital work
7. Virtual faculty meetings
8. Provide peer feedback
9. Student projects 
10. Communicate with parents

How are Other Teachers Using Google Classroom?

We have several teachers using Google Classroom in our district across all grade levels.  Mr. Paul Turner's Fifth Grade class at Stand Watie is using Classroom to complete assignments as they move towards a paperless classroom.

If you are interested in learning more about using Google Classroom, check out the resources below or take a look at the tutorials in Atomic Learning!

February 16, 2017

Is Personalized PD Possible? Yes, It Is!

Are you looking for anytime, any place, personalized PD just for you? Check out a few short video tutorials from Atomic Learning. 

There are two ways to access Atomic Learning. First, go to the OKCPS Staff Tools page, click on the button and then use your OKCPS Active Directory credentials to log in. The second way to to locate the icon on your desktop.

Integrating the 4 C's into Your Classroom

Classroom Management Strategies

Skype in the Classroom and Mystery Skype

Google Classroom Training

Creating Engaging Learning Centers

Comment below to share your favorite Atomic Learning video. Happy Learning!