Monday, August 3, 2020

Create a Reflection Template in Google Docs with the Table of Contents Feature

Reflection is an important component of learning because it allows students to document what they have learned. The act of reflection is critical for connecting yesterday's content with today and today's content with tomorrow!

Did you know that you can create your own template for students on Google Docs? I created the following sample for students to reflect in a 3-2-1 format. Not only can students use this as we progress throughout the unit, they can easily navigate the document through hyperlinks which are automatically generated by creating a table of contents!

Want your own copy of the reflection template? Feel free to use the following Google Doc

Not sure how to create a table of contents in Google Docs? Check out my video below. 

Saturday, August 1, 2020

Helpful Tools and Strategies to Create Better Seesaw Activities in Minutes

Did you know that Seesaw is a great platform for creating interactive learning activities for students? The Activities feature is perfect for creating virtual manipulatives, templates, and even book snaps! 

Want to learn how to create your own Activity for students? Check out my video below:

Helpful Tools for Creating Better Seesaw Activities 

Visuals and icons are very helpful tools for increasing student engagement or providing the scaffolds and supports they may need to complete assignments. Here are some of the helpful resources that I mentioned in the video:

Ideas for Seesaw Activities

Want some ideas for using Activities in Seesaw? Here are a few ideas: 
  • Feel free to use the modified Frayer Model Definition template that I created in the video. Click here to make a copy of my Google Drawing, which I downloaded into Seesaw.