How high is your Google Doodle IQ? Tantalizing free ways to engage students, parents and teachers through tapping into the resources of the daily changing Google Doodle- Grades 4-12

Chromebook Creation and Learning on Display In what way did Google Doodle distinguish itself in January 2010 when it honored Isaac Newton? When the game Pac-Man was celebrated, how was its doodle different from the other doodles that had gone before it? Who was Susan La Flesche Picotte and why is her 152nd birthday being … Continue reading How high is your Google Doodle IQ? Tantalizing free ways to engage students, parents and teachers through tapping into the resources of the daily changing Google Doodle- Grades 4-12

Wonder Woman Wonders Do Not End at the Movie Exit

How Chromebooks Curate and Catapult Students and Families to Multiple “Wonder Woman” uses of Project Based Enchantment On June 2nd, the movie version of Wonder Woman ( https://g.co./kgs/JQqOCL) opened in the United States and became the go to movie for kids who in some regions had recently exited school and in other regions had were … Continue reading Wonder Woman Wonders Do Not End at the Movie Exit

Chromebook Connected Ceremonies and Civics- Lasting Civic Learning That Infuses Public Civic Commemorations into Classroom Curricula Grades 4 and up

Your classes are cancelled on various national holidays and commemoration days. Does that mean your students are free to lounge away, unless their parents or family take them to a commemorative civic event? Does teaching and learning stop if schools are closed for the day and resume with the text print or digital texts of … Continue reading Chromebook Connected Ceremonies and Civics- Lasting Civic Learning That Infuses Public Civic Commemorations into Classroom Curricula Grades 4 and up

Using Chromebooks to find out how new teachers affect their students’ lives now- Not waiting for eternity to pass

Most new teachers are familiar with historian Henry Adams’s quote: “A teacher affects eternity, he can never tell where his influence stops. “After a few years, most teachers get confirmation from   former students’ emails and visits that their influence has positively affected students.  But in this climate of data driven teacher ratings, will initial teachers … Continue reading Using Chromebooks to find out how new teachers affect their students’ lives now- Not waiting for eternity to pass

Family Movie Going – Sharing More Than Popcorn

How Chromebooks can connect and concertize family movie experiences into rich digital literacy research, investigation and responses As the official school year draws to a close, many families use the onset of the summer season as a chance to experience onsite movie complexes as a family.  Nothing compares to that crowded movie theater scent of … Continue reading Family Movie Going – Sharing More Than Popcorn