Folders and Forms and Google Apps — Oh My!

Folders, and Forms, and Google Apps — Oh My! First, create a folder to hand out the documents you want students to use, that way they can just grab it. Second, to collect your students’ completed work, I like using a Google Form to keep everything in a nice, neat spreadsheet and not be bothered […]

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Setting up Class Gmail on iPads

Tonight in our iPad class, I was asked what’s the best way to send photos from the iPads to the teacher. While there are several options (e.g. Set up Drop Box), I decided that setting up a class email account would be best. You do not want to use your personal or school email because […]

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Blogging with Elementary Students

The school district has given you your blog, and you’ve set up your profile; customized the theme; and added a few key widgets (Pages, Categories, Recent Posts, Recent Comments, Archive, Search, ClustrMap, and Subscribe by email). Introducing Students to Your Blog So the next step is introducing the students to your blog. I like to […]

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Subscribe by Email Widget

I’ve recently been asked how to place the Subscribe by Email widget on our Campus Blogs. Here’s how: 1. From the Dashboard, click on “Appearance”, then select “Widgets.” 2. Find the “Subscribe by Email” widget. 3. Pull that widget over to the sidebar. 4. Click save. Do you have any questions about how to add […]

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Using My Big Campus in the Classroom

My Big Campus (MBC) has a lot to offer in the classroom, is a safe online environment, and is user friendly. Here are the AJUSD Campus Blog Posts about MBC: Post 1: Benefits, Logging In, Groups — This post also includes information on Chat Rooms and Discussion Rooms. Post 2: Schoolwork, Assignments, Assessments Post 3: Bundles Post 4: […]

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Using My Big Campus in the Classroom: Post 3–Bundles

We discussed the benefits of using My Big Campus (MBC), logging in, and setting up Groups in Post 1. In Post 2, we explored setting up assignments and “Schoolwork”. In this post, we will dive into Bundles. What is a Bundle? Bundles are collections of content, such as a unit or a lesson, that is created and published online for […]

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Using My Big Campus in the Classroom: Post 1–Benefits, Logging In, Groups

Overview of benefits and what MBC can do My Big Campus (MBC) is a safe learning management system that is user friendly, and familiar to many students and teachers because of its similarities to FaceBook or Edmodo. Some of the benefits of using MBC include: it’s a safe, collaborative online learning environment it works with […]

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