In May of 2018 I launched my first ever, very own podcast, The Bits & Bytes of Education. Producing a bi-weekly podcast has been an exciting challenge for me. Between finding guests, coming up with original content, and trying to sound like I know what I'm talking about, I have learned so much and pushed myself to try new things share my voice in a new way.
YOUR Work Matters
Trying out #Tryazon
This sounded like a great idea and a perfect fit for me. After quickly scanning Tryazon's website I saw that they were looking for hosts for upcoming Ozobot parties. I quickly signed up for the service and applied to host a party. After a few weeks, I received word that I had been selected to host one of their Ozobot parties, and then the real fun began!
how valuable my voice would be in Google Play or Apple Podcasts. Do I have enough stories to share to create a podcast? Is my message valuable enough to be piped through educators' ear buds and car speakers? I just wasn't sure...
written before about using the power of Google Sites and Google Drive to create magical, automatically updating class websites. However, a class website is only one part of a communication strategy. What else can we add to this to give parents a way to talk to their children about their grades, their work, and most importantly, their learning? Thanks to Google Forms and the Google Sheets add-on autoCrat, parents can get a glimpse into their child's grades with a little up front work by the classroom teacher, some reflection on the part of the students, and the automating powers of Google Forms, Sheets, and the Google Sheets add-on autoCrat.
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JPPrezz.com - Best of 2017
district, and shared how my team and I were able to be productive when my district was shut down for a week at the end of the school year due to a major flood. In between,
Below, take a look back at the five most popular posts on jpprezz.com from 2017.
Reflective Rubrics in Google Classroom
and the teacher on a deeper level. I went back to my office, looked at the rubric that teacher shared with me and modified it by adding a column for self-assessment and a row for student comments. Those two small modification transformed this ordinary rubric into a reflective tool that can be used to springboard conversations about student work between the student and teacher.
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