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6 Tips for the Paperless Pioneer: Making the Most of Your Chromebooks

Learn how one educator got started with Google tools in the classroom.
Before my second year of teaching, my principal suggested that I pilot a class set of 35 Chromebooks in my ninth- and 11th-grade English classes. In exchange for exclusive use of this Chromebook cart, I agreed to provide professional development on the Google for Education platform to the rest of our small staff and to simply use the devices in my classroom every day. I was ecstatic about the possibility of transforming my classroom into a nearly paperless learning environment. I knew the potential ... Read more
1 Common Sense Resources, Digital Citizenship, Digital Literacy

Scavenger Hunts = Engagement + Fun!

Sharpen students' informational literacy skills by sending them on a wild Goose Chase!
Tell a group of middle school students that you're about to teach a lesson on information literacy, and you can almost hear the collective inward groan -- you can definitely hear the outward one. However, ... Read more
0 In the Classroom

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