What?!! You can set an expiration date when you share a Google File?

When you share a Google file or folder with someone, it is shared FOREVER until you manually change the sharing permissions. Google recently introduced the ability to set an “expiration date” for specific user access to files in Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, and Slides. First you share the file or folder, then you use the drop-down menu to set the expiration date, as shown in the video below.  This setting is located in the same place as the setting to disable people from downloading, printing, and copying.

Apply for a MACUL grant!

Submit a Grant Proposal to MACUL to get up to $1500 for your classroom! The purpose of the grants is to encourage and support MACUL members interested in promoting effective instructional uses of the computer or related-equipment. Grants will be awarded for projects that meet an educational need or provide a unique technology integration in an education environment. Applications must be submitted online by 5:00 pm on Monday, May 16, 2016.

Grant Worksheet - Use the worksheet to create your answers for the grant. When ready, copy and paste the answers into the application form and submit.

Grant Rubric - Check your answers with the rubric to make sure you have fully answered the question.

Grant Application - Grant Limit per Application: $1,500. MACUL members who are classroom teachers, coordinators, administrators, or higher education personnel are eligible to apply.

Formative Assessment Made Easy in Google Classroom!

Google recently added a new polling feature in Google Classroom that helps teachers quickly check for understanding, gather feedback or gauge interest.  When you add a question, there is now a multiple choice option. Here are four creative ways teachers are using polling in their classrooms:

How can I help?

I am available to support WLCSD teachers as they use technology in their classrooms. Let me know by submitting the form below if you would like to work with me for 1:1 coaching, professional development sessions with small groups or staff meetings. I want to work with you! ~Pam