Just in time for Mother’s Day, I wanted to share this simple idea of using powerpoint* to create a greeting card. Not only will students be creating something that their mothers will love, but learning some technology skills! The complete directions are found here.
* This project can also be made using Google Slides.
Alice Keeler on her blog, Teacher Tech, posted 60 ideas for using Google classroom with math teachers and students. You will find numerous ideas for your classroom.
60 Ways Math Teachers Can Use Google Classroom
Thanks to Babble, Dabble, Do, just print out the template (make sure it is going to print Landscape) and let your students follow the pattern to color each triangle. Follow the instructions to fold and you have a moveable toy. This is a fun way to discuss triangles, lines of symmetry, etc. Visit their site for more ideas.
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Check out this blog site for resources for financial literacy. Get information on saving, investing, cutting costs, paying for college, best credit cards, and so much more.
The Simple Dollar
Do you want to make your own infographics for your students? Maybe you want your students to make an infographic to share what they have learned or are learning about a topic> This articleby Piktochart provides some great tips and provides 6 basic layouts for your use. They help point you in the right direction for the type of chart you will need for your information.
Layout Cheat Sheet
Common Sense Media has put together a collection of apps. websites, and games to foster creativity in you and your students. They are organized by category and under each category they are further divided by age group. The categories are coder, writer, director, artist, and musician.
Digital Creativity Guide
Have you seen Google’s experiment with showing clouds and storms on Google Earth? Click the link below to take a peek.Cloud Globe