Google Classroom Review: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

I am not sure if this is a "bad" but it is worth noting that your students will have to have a Gmail account.

Google Classroom has been live for a few months now and I have been using it in my classroom since the middle of August. There are a lot of really awesome features of this teaching tool, but a few areas that could probably use improving. If you are unfamiliar with Google Classroom, here is a two minute synopsis of this teaching tool: And here is a 3 minute read on the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of Google Classroom. Basically, Google Classroom serves as a central hub for any online … [Read more...]

No More Bad Meetings: Three Mistakes and One Solution

Friday meeting by markhillary

I took a course at Eastern Mennonite University a couple years ago called Teaming and Collaboration. Essentially it was a course on running effective meetings.  While researching for this course, I was shocked to find out how often schools meet and how bad most meetings are. The Two Biggest Meeting Mistakes A couple weeks ago the Virginia High School League (VHSL) reminded me how NOT to run a meeting.  They made maybe the two biggest mistakes anyone could make when running a meeting. … [Read more...]