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Wow look at that cloud
Love mentimeter word clouds!
All images on screen are of white - diversity is important
Good point, Angela.
@Angela - Absolutely. Thank you for pointing that out
Google Classroom also uses rubrics as well
@Erin - Most definitely. Resources will be shared with the recording of this webinar
Weekly announcement template: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1e11EXX-7CTbmkg4DNV1Mlkq6qihShWScZEW3Gc32JZI/edit?usp=sharing
Too much - I'm having a hard to helping teachers cut back. :)
simplicity is great! non overwhelming for our students to view and interact with.
I thought the people were her (Cindy!)
One thing I learned is to put a link on the slide deck to a help form. You can have students or families fill it out and it will email you to notify you quickly that they are struggling. Simply a Help button linked to a google form (or whatever your LMS is)
Great idea, @Gloriann! Thank you for sharing!
Love that idea @Gloriann!
If they don’t feel connected then they aren’t going to listen, especially those challenging kiddos.
Gloriann - good idea. I have a "Questions" topic in my Google Classrooms - one for private questions to teacher, and one for the students to help each other with. :-)
Love the picture:) My classroom has a frog theme!
Awesome suggestion, @Gloriann! Thank you!
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You're welcome! I was so excited about this!!Here's an example in Seesaw! https://t.co/vZXY4973G7?amp=1
Thanks, @Gloriann Hi April!
Hi Janice! Howzit?
Thank you @Gloriann
I agree on making it personal and I did it through my dog and created #SEL messages for the whole school. Parents said it was the highlight of the day! Here’s an example: https://janemartellino.wixsite.com/maggiesmessages/post/4-7-20-something-that-made-me-stop-dead-in-my-tracks
@Carolyn - U is Use your voice and personality
@gloriann I’m SO excited about using the Help ticket on Seesaw!
We need to let students show their strengths! We can show our weaknesses and be humbled!
@Holly -Me TOO!!! I'm extending it to Google Classroom!!
I actually sent my students to other classrooms to help.
Great way to have students show leadership skills
They were 1st graders.
Kids love that! At my age, letting them take the lead is the easiest way - also good that it empowers them! ha ha ha!
@gloriann Help ticket on Seesaw = wonderful idea!!
MyTalkingPet App is a great way to connect to students. The kids LOVED it! I started every morning with a video of my dog or another animal making morning announcements. Later the kids scripted it.
@Holly - yes!
@Stephanie - M is Monitor and adjust
Names are so important. Saying and spelling correctly.
I think I missed the H!
Do you have any strategies for the situation where students won’t turn on cameras?
Will there be a recording of this webinar?
Could be bandwidth, too.
It’s human to give them autonomy to decide. At least in higher ed. You’re being invited into their home
Sometimes it is a home insecurity
Our district suggested we set norms that include "dressing" (not pjs) and being in a setting that is conducive for school (not in bed.)
I had a student that was shy. He would do it if he was only with me, but not for the class.
Sometimes no video can be because of bad wifi/bandwidth and trying to preserve audio quality
Or no cam
Love that response. We need to continue to show empathy for students’ situations and flexibility!
Is Kaizena similar to Mote?
I am using Google Meet and I want students to spend more time interacting with each other and not just listening to me or answering a question. How do I enable the students to be able to interact with each other more as they do in the classroom?
Yes, I love polls!
@Joseph Hawes Does Google Meet have an option like breakout rooms in Zoom?
@ Joseph- Google Meet is looking into doing the breakout room format that is found in zoom. That could aid in small group instruction.
Many quiet students were more likely to use the google meet chat when the group was relatively large.
Meet is just introducing them!
Can you share your link for the Wakelet?
Flipgrid is great for students just beginning to record themselves.
Chat and slides will be shared
For practice with working on SEL skills, Nearpod has a lot of ready-made presentations that cover the CASEL competencies
@Courtney That would be great! Any idea of when they will have it or a possible Beta?
Thank you for saying that! Students need to learn how to be human on line. We have to allow mistakes and failure for ourselves and them (Grace!)
@Samantha Can you share a link to these lessons?
@April…hi and agree
Building class norms is critical to creating a safe and respectful online class.
@Suasan. Not that I was able to find, but I just read that it is coming! Thanks.
My friend had her husband hide her laptop at 4 pm. She had such a problem going offline!
Yes, please share the Wakelet. I missed how you are using it? Crowd sourcing?
With this new shift in teaching and learning, we are often too harsh on ourselves because we’re used to being the experts in the room. We are ALL first-year teachers at this point; remember how forgiving you were to yourself in your first few years. Allow yourself some struggle now, and use those struggles to show your students it’s okay to make mistakes and how important it is to learn from them and move forward!
@April lol. I have a friend who has that happen at 10 pm!
Boundaries is something I will need to set. I had a difficult time not answering my students questions at any time. I may need to hide my computer.
@Gloriann She uses a timer, too!
Are you saying Calendly?
Calendly - https://calendly.com/pages/features
Thank you! I also have a HUGE desk calendar! Can it include that? :)
We use https://youcanbook.me/
I think the free version isn’t as great though. I was limited in how many meetings you can set up. Thanks Marvyn!
You need to set boundaries with not only students and parents, but faculty and admins, too, especially if you are someone who works with everyone. It’s hard to balance, and I haven’t figured it out.
I have a teacher who has a block of "study hall" time for his 3rd graders. The students/families love it!
@Quin Charity - You are so right! I have a hard time doing that, too.
Amen! Grace. Thank you
I had daily “Drop In” time which worked well.
Yeah...our district "assigned" training in Schoology and Virtual Course 101. The "encouragement" was so we didn't have to do it the first week of school. I did not think that respected our summer.
And ironically the training was about voice and choice in STUDENT learning. :)
In talking with kids and adult learners (both) one thing we can do to humanize our remote learning is to reduce the sheer amount of online busywork. Whatcha think?
I had some teachers last year who were only comfortable with 2. Google Classroom and Meet.
Yes!!! Especially new tools that you AND your students have to learn AND SUPPORT. Instructors are the expert in the learning environment, not the tech
Yes! KISS! "Keep it simple silly" :-)
That was enough. :)
@Len--I agree with you. Kids need more time interacting with each other than busywork
KISS! Love it!!
Less is more! Thank you.
@Len Scrogan — I wholeheartedly agree. Fewer topics with more choice and deeper learning.
Lol I like that, Agnes!
Love it! What…
Gloriann, how does your teacher-friend’s Study Hall work?
Twitter is an awesome way to network quickly.
Tweetdeck is my favorite.
There are useful UDL groups on Facebook too.
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http://udlguidelines.cast.org/ is my go to
TweetDeck is fantastic for keeping up with hashtags, users, and Twitter chats! Can’t live without it!
TweetDeck scares me! But I'm going to try! :-)
@Rebecca — one column at a time :) It auto-updates and keeps everything together for you.
Do you have suggestions for being human in breakout rooms … which may or may not be monitored?
I love this image…add your name I would love to tweet
I just found a “Google Meet Attendees & Breakout Rooms” extension for Chrome that was released on June 30
How can you use the pandemic as a means to illustrate your content so that you can do 2 things at a time
Can you pleas share that article, or the title so I can look it up?
At the elementary level we can’t use the breakout rooms since the students would be unattended.
Not sure how the STudy Hall totally works. I think he just sets up a Google Meet and kids come to it if they have homework help, or just need SEL connections.
CASEL.org is a great SEL resource
There are some ways to blend SEL with content …keep that in mind too
I have open meeting that students can come to, if they want, and talk - they need time to talk with adults in the room
@leigh do you have the release from that extension?
I would love to get more information
Thanks, Goriann. I have started calling my time for students as “Student Hours.” That way they know that it is created for them.
@Leigh yes! Sounds good!
@Leigh - nice!
I suggest Empatico
@Leigh - LOVE THAT!
@Leigh, beautiful idea…that’s blending SEL with content!
@Jane Martinelli if you have two devices, you can sign in as a different person on the second device and split the class (if your class is small enough). You can also have a co host do the same.
@Leigh Love that!
@Susan I LOVE Empatico!! Super organization and great way to connect students
Belouga is an awesome site to check out!
I've become the bitmoji queen at my school.
Thank you for this presentation!! Great info!!
Don’t know how to send a link, but you can find it in the Extensions section of Chrome by that name.
Great work Cindy, thank you for all your fantastic insight.
Thank you! Great info!
Awesome! Thank you!
Thanks so much, Cindy!
Thank you so much for this webinar! Great resources!!
Thank you :)
Thank you for sharing your ideas. This will be useful.
Thank you for your time
Thank you for these wonderful tips. It’s great to recenter and remember that these concepts are very basic! :)
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Thank you! Great ideas and information!
Thanks for sharing your expertise!
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Thank you Cindy! Great stuff!
Thanks for so freely and humanly sharing!
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Have great day
Thank you, this was great.!
This has been great! I grateful for your work ISTE presenters MsCindy and MrMarvyn
Thank you Cindy!
Thank you so much Cindy! Thank you Marvyn!
Amazing presentation. Thank you for sharing all your knowledge. This was wonderful!
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Thank you Cindy and Marvyn
A lot to reflect upon.
Thanks so much. Great presentation
Thank you Cindy and Marvyn!
Thank you! I learned things from you guys.
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Thank you for the GREAT informstion!!
Good information…thank you!!
Does that include the summer workshops? The membership
I joined during the Digital Storytelling trainings. Love ISTE!
Can you put the survey link in again
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Can we share this with co-workers?
Thank you so much Cindy and Marvyn!
Marvin, thank you for hosting and sending out info!
thank you so very much!
Thanks to you both!
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Thank you. This was wonderful!
Thanks for attending everyone!