Google Drawings
Practical classroom ideas
Google Drawings are a unique way for people to share ideas. Use it visually organize your thoughts, flowcharts, mindmaps or create a drawing for use in Docs, Presentations or Sites. Drawings can be collaborated on with another person together in real-time. Like other apps in Google Apps for Education, you can select items in the drawing and comment on them.

Mind Mapping
Braindrain - "What I know About..."
  • METHOD 1: assignment is distributed using Google Classroom
  • METHOD 2: student creates a Drawing and shares it with the instructor
  • student brain drains topic using symbols, text, images or any other means to understand the information
  • images can be uploaded, linked to via URL or searched for on the net
  • instructor can offer feedback right on the Drawing
CLICK HERE to see an example for Grade 1 Science - Senses
Flowcharts
Story maps
  • METHOD 1: template is distributed using Google Classroom 
  • METHOD 2: student creates a Drawing and shares it with the instructor
  • student creates a story map for their assignment using images or drawings to help get the idea across
  • instructor offers feedback right on the Story Map via comments
CLICK HERE for Story Map
CLICK HERE for Choose Your Own Adventure
Graphic Organizers
For a variety of writing and research assignments
  • METHOD 1: template is distributed using Google Classroom
  • METHOD 2: student creates a Drawing and shares it with the instructor
  • student types info directly into graphic organizer
  • instructor offers feedback right on the organizer via comments
  • student can transfer contents to a Google Doc to complete writing assignment
CLICK HERE for Character Traits (Adjectives)
CLICK HERE for Character Traits (Is...Because)
CLICK HERE for Essay
CLICK HERE for Bear Research
CLICK HERE for Chemistry: MOLES
CLICK HERE for Iroquois Consensus
Infographics
Expressing ideas and data visually
  • METHOD 1: template is distributed using Google Classroom
  • METHOD 2: student creates a Drawing and shares it with the instructor
  • student creates an infographic based on research and collected data
  • student could create their own or a template could be used
  • instructor offers feedback right on the Infographic
CLICK HERE for Edmonton: Ways to get to work
CLICK HERE for How do you get to work?
CLICK HERE for Transportation in Edmonton
Poster Art
Expressing creativity
  • METHOD 1: template is distributed using Google Classroom
  • METHOD 2: student creates a Drawing and shares it with the instructor
  • student creates an infographic based on research and collected data
  • student could create their own or a template could be used
  • instructor offers feedback right on the Infographic
CLICK HERE for Where it all fits...
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