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Contents contributed and discussions participated by Susan Oxnevad

Susan Oxnevad

Google Docs Research Template - A Stepping Stone - 53 views

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    I designed a template to introduce teachers to the usefulness of Google Docs as a tool for student driven research The purpose of the template is for use as a starting point to help teachers plan and implement technology driven learning experiences that are fueled by Essential Questions and aligned to Common Core Standards.
Susan Oxnevad

Flubaroo: Automated Google Docs Self-Grading Quizzes - 38 views

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    Flubaroo is a truly remarkable teaching tool is one that can collect information to evaluate student performance and provide students and teachers with immediate feedback for modification, reteaching and challenge.
Susan Oxnevad

Google Docs for Learning - An Interactive Graphic Filled with Resources - 70 views

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    Explore this interactive graphic used to successfully drive some recent professional development.
Susan Oxnevad

Kick it Up a Notch with Google Docs - 18 views

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    I used ThingLink to organize and put together some useful resources for using Google Docs for learning. Scroll your mouse over the interactive image to explore a wealth of resources.
Susan Oxnevad

5 Ways to Use Google Docs in the Classroom - 34 views

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    Google Docs is a user friendly suite of online collaborative tools that come with tremendous potential for use in the classroom. Last year all of the students in our school  received Google Docs accounts and I was kept quite busy getting students and teachers up and running with the new tools, then discovering innovative ways to use them as effective tools for learning. Here are some of the favorites.
Susan Oxnevad

Google Presentation for Collaborative Learning - Getting Smart by Susan Oxnevad - 24 views

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    The Google Docs Presentation is well-suited for use as a starting point to help teachers begin to break the barriers of traditional methods of tech integration and design student driven learning experiences that require students to construct knowledge as they create, an idea supported by the Common Core State Standards (CCSS)
Susan Oxnevad

Research Tool Added to Google Presentation - 27 views

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    Good news for Google Docs users! The powerful integrated research tool made available in the Google Document last spring has made it's way to the Google Presentation at last.
Susan Oxnevad

Explore the Great Barrier Reef: Google Wonders Project - 27 views

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    The newest addition to the Google Wonders Project collection takes visitors on an underwater tour of the Great Barrier Reef. Divers used the world's first tablet-operated underwater camera to capture high-definition panoramic images of the reef to create stunning packages of content..
Susan Oxnevad

6 Powerful Google Docs Features to Support the Collaborative Writing Process - 35 views

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    Google Docs is an online suite of digital tools that provides teachers with some powerful features to help students develop 21st century writing skills. Since Docs are collaborative and available 24/7, the tool is well-suited for facilitating digital writing workshops that combine peer editing with cooperative grouping and small group fine-tuned writing instruction.
Susan Oxnevad

Google Docs New Integrated Research Feature - 38 views

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    A new and powerful research feature is now available in the tools menu of Google Docs.
Susan Oxnevad

Back to School with Google Docs - 56 views

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    Last year all of the students in our school district received Google Docs accounts and I was kept quite busy all year getting students up and running and then finding innovative ways to use the tools for learning. Upon reflection,if I got the opportunity to do it all over again there are three things I would make sure to do at the start of the year to kick off Google Docs.
Susan Oxnevad

Google Docs - New Fonts and Templates - 37 views

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    Google Docs is making the transition to Google Drive and with that they have recently announce some improved features for Docs users. Most notably is the addition of 60 new templates and 450 new fonts.
Susan Oxnevad

Google Docs for Learning - 27 views

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    A growing list of resources for using Google Docs in the classroom
Susan Oxnevad

Google Search Education - 13 views

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    Searching for information and making sense of it is a process that involves critical thinking. Google has many tools to help students sift through the overwhelming abundance of web content , but those tools are often not utilized by students and teachers. Google recently announced the launch of Search Education .
Susan Oxnevad

Build Vocabulary with Google Presentation - 32 views

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    There is a wealth of research to suggest that vocabulary knowledge is the single best predictor of student academic achievement across all curriculum areas. Experts agree that vocabulary development is an attainable goal. If given the opportunity to receive effective vocabulary instruction, most students can acquire vocabulary at rates that will improve their comprehension and also their chances for success in school. Technology is an effective and engaging tool that can be used to improe vocabulary acquisition for all learners and engage them in the learning process. Google Presentation offers some features that make it an attractive tool for a lesson in which students work collaboratively to construct knowledge about vocabulary by creating vocabulary cards.
Susan Oxnevad

Digital Notes: Combine Readability with Google Docs - 28 views

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    One of my favorite tools to share with students and teachers is Readability . This handy bookmarklet tool scrubs webpages clean of distractions by eliminating the ads and creating a more readable version of digital text. By itself, it's a really useful tool for students, but when combined with Google Docs, it can be an effective and efficient method of taking digital notes.
Susan Oxnevad

Google Docs for Learning ~ Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners - 41 views

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    Resources and examples of ways to use Google Docs as an efficient tool for learning
Susan Oxnevad

Use GoogleDocs Self-Grading Quiz as an Exit Ticket ~ Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners - 26 views

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    The GoogleDocs Form is an efficient way for teachers to collect small pieces of information because it automatically displays the information in a spreadsheet. Teachers can add formulas to those spreadsheets to create multiple-choice quizzes that grade themselves. Since a form can be linked or embedded into a website, wiki or blog, students do not need email accounts to take a quiz.
Susan Oxnevad

Use GoogleDocs Self-Grading Quiz as an Exit Ticket ~ Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners - 28 views

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    The GoogleDocs Form is an efficient way for teachers to collect small pieces of information because it automatically displays the information in a spreadsheet. Teachers can add formulas to those spreadsheets to create multiple-choice quizzes that grade themselves. Since a form can be linked or embedded into a website, wiki or blog, students do not need email accounts to take a quiz.
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