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Digitalize anything in Canvas
Tip: Hold down the control key and then click on the links to open up the how-to documents in a new tab.
Tech Tip Thursday!
Click here for the link to this Canva doc in order to click the embedded links.
Tech Tip Tuesday: Content resources for various content areas across all grade-levels. Some of these are pretty amazing!
January Tech Tip: Tech-based Gamification in the Classroom
Which tech game is right for me and my students? Click here to explore and learn various tech games for the classroom and see which one fits your needs best. If you would like to learn how I created this webpage in Canva, let me know!
The Unfair Game
Using academic games in the classroom is an easy way to boost engagement!
Canva Templates for Teachers
I am kind of a Canva nut, but this is too amazing not to share! This is a quick way to find templates in Canva that you might need as a teacher for you or for your students to create! Click here to take you to the website.
If you are new to Canva… make sure you get signed up using this Canva for Education link. This way you get all the premium features. Want to learn more about Canva? Invite me in and let me show you!
Tech Tip for November: Clever ways to have your students engage with the content
Student create their own tweet with this tweet generator. They can create their own made-up tweet to showcase their learning on the topic. For example- this student-created fake tweet is from George Washington and the student also created responses to that tweet.
What would Yoda Say?
Click here for a forced copy of a Peardeck enabled slide-deck with Yoda templates. Students can type in their response as to what Yoda would say about the learning and then all student responses can be shared with the class anonymously.
Create a GIF or a Meme
Students can create their own GIFS or Memes by using this website https://imgflip.com/. Check out the American Revolution example to the left.
OR students could also use Canva as a resource to create a meme or GIF. Click here to the blog post about how to set up a free Canva for Education account.
Fake Text Generator
Have students create a text message conversation to show what they know in a creative way. Click here for a fake text message generator.
Here’s a couple history examples…
Using Netflix template is another creative way for students to show what they know. They imagine a Netflix show related to your content/lesson and then create the overview, episodes, etc… that you would see if you were exploring that show . Click here for a copy of the template.
New Phone… Who dis?
Have students design what a character or historical figure’s phone would look like? What images would they have? What music? What text messages? Who would be in their contacts? What reminders, notes, notifications would they have? Click here for a copy of slide deck template of this activity.
Design a T-shirt, Bumper Sticker, a tattoo, or Cake Writing
Have students show what they know by creating a design to demonstrate their learning. Make it stronger by asking them to explain/support their design with evidence. Some examples could be a t-shirt design, bumper sticker, tattoo design, or writing on a cake. Check out the Donner Party tshirt design from a student of mine in the past (I also made them include important details on this exit ticket).