Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Canva Posters in Grade 3

Grade 3 is using Canva to create a digital poster for their unit on the Solar System.

  • Click on the image below and create a Canva Education account by signing in with your Google account.

  • Select 'Create a Design' and choose a poster template

Quick Tutorial:

Grade 5 Travels to Energy City

* Remember to enable Flash!

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Grade 3 Researches the Solar System and Shares a Doc

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Grade 3 students are using Google Docs to record their solar system research and learning how to share and 'Add to Drive' as well.


Open your class folder below and use the drop-down menu to select 'add to Drive.'

Make a copy of a Google document below and move it to your class folder

Change the 'Share' settings to 'view only.'

Grade 5 Uses Nearpod

Grade 5 students are doing an assignment in class using Nearpod.


  • Export the Google Slide presentation you have made as a PDF
    • Choose 'File' and then 'Download as'
  • Create a Nearpod account using your Google account
  • Create a new presentation and upload the PDF version of your Google Slide presentation
  • Next, add in the activities to get your listeners to share their thinking
  • There should be 3-5 activities


Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Google Add-ons

What are Google Add-ons?

Add-ons in Google Docs are tools built by third-party developers. You can install add-ons to bring more functionality to Docs, Forms, and Sheets.

  • Create a new Google Doc
  • Change the file name from 'untitled' to a new name (your name add-ons)
  • Select 'Get Add-ons' from the Add-on drop-down menu
  • Type in 'Openclipart' and  click on '+ FREE'

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

2nd Grade Uses Tour Builder for Google Earth

The 2nd grade unit on Journeys focuses on places we have been and made connections as well as geography.  We are using the Google tool Tour Builder in order to document an event in our lives using Google Earth.

Monday, January 8, 2018

Grade 4 Learns Google Forms

Grade 4 is learning to use Google Forms in order to create a quiz for their current unit of inquiry on natural resources.

Students will:
  • Create a new form 
  • Go to settings and make the form a quiz
  • Change the title of the firm
  • Add a description and link to your Brainpop video
  • Formulate 10 questions using short answer, multiple choice, checkboxes, dropdown and linear scale type questions
  • Remember, the answers must be found in your Brainpop video
  • Use the 'Send' button to share your quiz with friends