Using Google Drive in the classroom
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Using Google Drive in the classroom
Interested in monitoring student work? Give feedback regularly? Reduce student excuses? Try Google Drive!
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Yacolt teachers reach for Chromebooks to teach reading

Yacolt teachers reach for Chromebooks to teach reading | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it
Method provides tool for evaluating student growth
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"The teachers’ goal is twofold – One, they are teaching the standard in a format that lets students learn how to use the same technology used in businesses and familiarizes students with tools they will use for state testing, and two, teachers have zeroed in on reading informational text as a way to analyze student achievement and make adjustments to their teaching based on what student needs.

“We have taken the things we normally teach and integrated it with the technology,” said Jennifer Bucher, a third grade teacher at Yacolt. “Students get used to reading on the screen and taking notes using the keyboard.”

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Two Reflective Teachers: Using Google Drive for Book Clubs

Two Reflective Teachers: Using Google Drive for Book Clubs | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it

Since we have been embracing Google Drive this year in our classroom and trying to use it in as many ways as possible, I decided to try using it for book clubs too.

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This is a good example of the power of many students editing one document.

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Free Technology for Teachers: NEWSELA + Google Docs = Differentiated, Collaborative Reading!

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Wow. What a great way to work collaboratively with your class on a reading exercise - and differentiate it to suit different reading levels.

Again, Mr Byrne comes up with the goods.

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Using Google Docs to Check In On Students' Reading - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Using Google Docs to Check In On Students' Reading - ProfHacker - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Using Google Drive in the classroom | Scoop.it

Last semester I taught my favorite book, Mark Z. Danielewski’s House of Leaves. With nightly reading assignments that take three to four hours, I expect students to fall behind. So I wasn’t surprised when, a few days in, I asked if everyone had done all the reading and the majority of the class avoided looking at me.

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