Google Forms + autoCrat = Educational Gold

 In the past few years I have been searching for ways to incorporate technology, assess more, and provide more personalized feedback for my students.  It has been quite the process, but it has helped advance my teaching in many ways.  Google Forms have allowed me to assess more.  If you are unfamiliar with Google Forms, then read two of my other blog posts about them 10 steps to creating Google Forms, and 14 Ways to use Google Forms for Health and Physical Education. Google Forms + autocrat has given me the opportunity… Read More

Augmented Reality: Building Resources and Student Independence in Physical Education

As I dive deeper into the world of augmented reality I am recognizing more opportunities for creating engaging activities in physical education as well as making targets that classroom teachers can use for physical activity within their class. I am continuing to use the program DAQRI, which allows you to create and share your own targets, to integrate augmented reality into physical education. As a review, a target is an item that is scanned to make visible an overlay which appears on top of the target object. DAQRI gives you the ability to create multiple overlays using the same target by utilizing the… Read More

#Sportfoliochat Vodcast: Episode 2 – Sportfolio Setup

On Episode 2 of the #Sportfoliochat Vodcast Series, Matt and I discuss how we set up our sportfolios using the Google Apps platform. We reflect on our learning experiences and show the templates, scripts (gClassFolders, pageMeister and formFolio) and apps we are using to set up our sportfolios in our Phys.Ed classes. Stay tuned for Episode 3 where we will be discussing sportfolios with our special guest Jarrod Robinson (@mrrobbo)!