Adventures in Google Classroomland: Google Keep and that Big Fat Weather Project

We're starting the "Big Fat Weather Project" this week! For the next 8 weeks (that's all that's left folks!) we're going to make homemade barometers, and create hurricanes in buckets and tornadoes in bottles.  We're going to learn how to read a weather map and predict the weather.  We'll be staring out the window at …

#myInnovativeYear: The “Project”

I don't "do" New Year's resolutions. Those are for people who already know they don't really have a plan or goal for the year and need something to announce they've failed at before the first of February.  I set goals and place them under umbrellas of usefulness to me or the world.  I still live …

Adventures in Google Classroomland: Experiments in Blogging

Last year, when students completed presentations and other media rich projects for the weather project, they just sent them to me and I posted them on our Blogger site.  This year, I want the students to post to the blog themselves.  Taking ownership of the blog should be their responsibility and in doing so, I …