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Welcome to the new home of the edTechCCPS blog.  We have changed blogging platforms to bring you the reader a more refined experience.  Come back here in August for amazing content. Until then check out the archives on the old blogging platform here.


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Link directly to Google Classroom Assignments and Question Activities

One of several new features in Google Classroom is the ability to link Google Classroom announcements, assignments, or question activities directly into a presentation, doc, HyperDoc activity, or any other media that can include web links. Why use this in your instructional practice? Efficient, saves time! Less clicking! No scrolling or filtering to find the activity in Google Classroom! Post a Google Classroom assignment link in a Synergy grade book assignment! (helps students to find the assignment easily). How does this enhance teaching and learning? Students can go directly to the Question activity as part of a lesson that includes facilitating an online discussion, back-channel, or poll (active participation). As part of a learning activity include a direct link to an assignment in Classroom, where students can add their choice of created products (student engagement / voice & choice). This makes it easy to have student work in one place and allows for timely feedback. Differ…

PoweredUp Portfolios with New Google Sites!

Student portfolios are a great way to reinforce the use, retention and application of curriculum as a student-centered activity. There are many types of portfolios but the flexibility and simplicity of using the New Google Sites makes this an ideal application. Google Sites makes it easy for students to collect and organize their work created in the G Suite ecosystem into one place. There is a very low learning curve with New Google Sites, and the simple designs give the published website a polished, professional feel. Whether working individually or collaboratively in groups on projects, teachers will find that students are highly engaged and self-motivated with the plethora of opportunities for demonstrating their learning within their own learning style.

Why an e-portfolio?
     With the New Google Sites, you can incorporate aspects of the engagement of kinesthetic learning with the efficiency of digital usage. An e-portfolio in the New Google Sites is beneficial for transferable …