Monthly Archives: February 2013

On Messiness (or, MR LEWIS SOMEBODY ERASED EVERYTHING!!!)

One of the most interesting articles I’ve come across since starting COETAIL is Nikhil Goyal’s piece on why learning should be messy. As a third grade teacher whose room is often in a state of disarray at the end of the day, … Continue reading

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Ideas from the Google Apps Summit

I’m just getting back from this weekend’s google apps summit at the American School in Japan.  To get ready for a big switchover to google apps, my school sent more than 20 teachers.  With eight workshops, two keynotes, one “demo … Continue reading

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Simple Student Collaboration on Google Docs

In my first post, I discussed an easy way to get your class started with google docs.  Once they get the hang of logging in and creating documents, the next step is to start collaborating on projects. For example, my … Continue reading

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The simple guide to starting your elementary class with google docs (in less than 10 minutes)

To kick off my new blog, I will be writing a series of posts on how to start implementing google docs in an elementary classroom.  I teach third grade, but these ideas could easily be used for older or even … Continue reading

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