Monday, February 25, 2013

Free Student Response Websites

Take a look at the chart below that offers three ways to formatively assess your students by using free student response websites.

Setting Expectations and Norms for Appropriate Online Behavior
Before implementing these strategies in class, it is important to explain the guidelines and procedures for using this type of online learning. The following website provides helpful information for implementing this type of learning.


Create account and get unique Room ID code to give students. Create “on the fly” or prepare quizzes ahead of time with various question formats. Option to add classes and student names.

Create open-ended or multiple choice questions. No account required for up to 30 responses. Student responses are anonymous. Students may use cell phones to text responses or use another device to access the webpage poll.

Create your room in Todays Meet and give the address to the students. Today’s Meet, provides a backchannel for students to make comments, ask questions, share insights, and reflections on their learning.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Better Organization of Your Resources

Organize your web resources in the cloud and access from any web enabled computer and many mobile devices.
All are free, but require download and account setup.

1. Organize Your Web Resources

   Save your website bookmarks using this web service.  

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Creating Engaging IWB Lessons

A group of Hillsboro ISD teachers met on Saturday, January 26 and learned to create engaging lessons using Mimio Studio in a hands-on training session with Dr. Roland Rios.

Monday, November 12, 2012


A great way to organize and share information. Here is an example of a binder that I created about Google Apps.