In this episode, Matt and I interview Christine Pinto, a Kindergarten teacher, who shares how she uses Google with her littles. Christine explains how she uses G Suite, including Google Classroom in Kinder. She also shares an awesome lesson plan for models and equations that can be used at several grade levels! There are great tips in this episode for any grade level. We also have some Google news and updates and some other great resources to share.
Show Notes and additional resources and links are below.
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Episode 6 Show Notes:
Google News and Updates
Google Keep: draw a note
— Google Docs (@googledocs) January 3, 2017
Google Sheets Rotated Text (h/t Wanda Terral)
Interview with Christine Pinto (aka Pinto Beanz)
Christine Pinto teaches kindergarten for Arcadia Unified, which is located in southern California. She is the founder of #GAfE4Littles, which stands for Google Apps for Education for Little Kids (primary aged students).
Pinto, Google Certified Educator (Level 1), believes that all kids, even our youngest learners can think critically and create with Google Apps.
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Lesson shared by Christine:
- Lesson: Models and Equations in Google Sheets (Want your own copy? Go to File>Make a Copy in the Doc)
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Robin Limpert (https://www.robinlimpert.com/) – As a primary educator, I would love to hear more about integrating Google tools into our primary grades K-3. Most of us have iPads and using Google on iPads is a very different animal. We are starting to see Chromebooks become more primary friendly and I am excited about that but for now, do you have ideas for us using both iPads and Chromebooks?
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