A Google A Day: Put Students’ Searching To The Test!
Digital Citizenship / eLearning / Games

A Google A Day: Put Students’ Searching To The Test!

“There’s no right way to solve it, but there’s only one right answer.” I’m a little late to the party, but Google’s awesome techniques of asking trivia questions that push students to use search skills and operators to find the answer has been ramped up. What used to be slideshow lesson plans (which are still … Continue reading

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Google Spell-Up: The Better You Spell, The Higher Your Tower!
Classroom Activities / Games / Google Tools / Writing Tools

Google Spell-Up: The Better You Spell, The Higher Your Tower!

A few weeks ago Google released a new chrome experiment that my students have been obsessed with playing, and I can’t blame them! Spell Up is designed for Chrome, but also works with Android and iOS. Google worked with game designers and teachers to create a simple but addicting spelling game: spell words correctly and … Continue reading

Spent: Learn About Life on Minimum Wage With This Game
Classroom Activities / Games / History Tools / Social Studies Tools

Spent: Learn About Life on Minimum Wage With This Game

SpentĀ is an online game designed to teach players about the challenges of living on minimum wage employment. Throughout the game, players must make choices that determine their survival for one month on their meager salary. Choices include things like which job to take, how much to pay for rent, and whether or not to take … Continue reading