Make Museum Family Visits Last- Chromebook a Family Visit Memory

Educators are currently aligning rapidly to CCSS.  CCSS emphasizes: informational texts, text based questions/tasks, writing grounded in evidence, and academic vocabulary.  But during summer, families are not explicitly involved or mandated to continue or expand rigorous content and yet ironically the summer is a time rife with family literacy learning opportunities. How so? Should families … Continue reading Make Museum Family Visits Last- Chromebook a Family Visit Memory

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