Seesaw is designed to give even very young students a simple way to SHOW what they know! Seesaw’s intuitive interface makes it perfect for primary learners. Want a way for your students to access online content, scaffold your lessons for all learners, and help your students develop digital citizenship skills while providing a window into their thinking? Seesaw is one tool that does it all. In this session, you will experience both the student and teacher side of this amazing tool! Seesaw works on iOS, Android, as well the Chrome Browser.
Are you wondering how to get your students working together to brainstorm or illustrate ideas? Jamboard is the collaborative whiteboard tool for you! Learn how to post, draw, and create digital sticky notes for manipulatives and other integration ideas. Jamboard’s interactive whiteboard integrates well with Google Classroom and can also be used during Google Meets and It’s easy because it is already part of Google Workspace for Education. Join us and discover everything that Jamboard can bring to your new primary virtual classroom.
Phonics Lessons, Math Activities, and even Digital Listening Centers? There’s a FORM for that! Google Forms are a great way to get even our youngest students familiar with essential technology basics, including drop down menus, radio buttons, text boxes, check boxes, scroll bars and many more! In this session, we will learn how to create forms, and explore multiple examples of how Forms can be used by Primary students and teachers in the traditional classroom, or during remote or blended instruction. We’ll also explore some ways that images and videos can be used to enhance Google Forms and create lesson packages for your young learners. Google Forms work on multiple platforms and can be effective whether you have a single classroom device, or a device for every student, even if they do not have their own Google login.
Recording video lessons is EASY with Screencastify! Come Learn the basics of recording video lessons with this simple FREE extension for Google Chrome. In this session, we’ll look at examples of video lessons created with Screencastify, and then we’ll install the extension. We’ll review best practices for creating video lessons with Google Slides, and then we’ll CREATE a screencast! This extension works in the Google Chrome browser on laptops or Chromebooks. Screencastify does not work with iPads or other mobile devices.