AHS Tech Times Biweekly Newsletter

One of things I took away from ITEC this week was some advice from Brian Abeling (@wdmTECH) about how they developed their tech newsletter for teachers.  I had been working on a similar idea ranging form a weekly video podcast to a newsletter like this to better share some of the tech tips and updates…

Doing More with Data from a Google Form

Using a Google Form to get information and data from others is very easy to do.  What you do with that information can be a bit tricky but there are simple things to do, like viewing the summary of responses which creates, automatically, graphs and charts of the data.  However, you really do not want…

Zaption vs EduPuzzle

There are some great video resources out there today that allow for students to get assistance in learning a new idea or concept as well as furthering their understanding of that idea or concept.  Zaption and EdPuzzle both allow the teacher, or anyone for that matter, to places questions and feedback into the videos to…

Customize Themes in Google Forms

Google Forms have a lot of uses in the school setting, from being a way to easily conduct a formative assessment to even being a way to let students vote without having to collect tons of paper slips. One issue that some had with Google Forms was the limited options to customize the look of…

Google Form with Video to Increase Class Time

Time seems to be a big thing that almost all teachers wish they had more of.  The thing is though is that there are things that we can do to make it so we have more time with our students in class.  When I flipped my classroom it wasn’t so I could spend less time…

Rotate Choices in a Google Form

There are a few features that many teachers want to be added to Google Forms to increase their effectiveness as an assessment tool, both formative and summative, in the classroom.  One of these, which can make it a little bit more difficult to cheat, is the ability to randomly rotate the choices in a question.…

Flubaroo Basics

Flubaroo is another example of a great Google Script that can automate something in a Google Spreadsheet to make things easier for students and teachers.  Flubaroo can automatically grade a Google Form that is used as a quiz or formative assessment.  It will automatically grade multiple choice questions on a Google Form and allow the…

Basics of Google Forms

Google Forms is a tool that easily allows you to collect data and information.  You can quickly and easily create your form which can then be shared out in many different ways.  Once you have your data, you can easily analyze it using some built-in tools or share it out with others.     Watch…