The HyperDoc Handbook

Digital Lesson Design Using Google Apps

The HyperDoc Handbook

The HyperDoc Handbook is a practical reference guide for all K-12 educators looking to transform their teaching into blended learning environments. This book strikes a perfect balance between pedagogy and how-to tips, while also providing several lesson plans to get you going using HyperDocs.

The Hyperdoc Handbook: Digital Lesson Design Using Google Apps

The Hyperdoc Handbook: Digital Lesson Design Using Google Apps

Want to redefine learning? Looking to better utilize devices? Eager to maximize face time in the classroom? HyperDocs are the solution to personalized instruction using technology in today's modern classroom. They provide innovative ways to engage students and package digital lessons on a Google Doc. The HyperDoc Handbook is a practical reference guide for all K-12 educators looking to transform their teaching into blended learning environments. This book strikes a perfect balance between pedagogy and how-to tips, while also providing several lesson plans to get you going. After reading this handbook, educators will feel equipped to design their own HyperDocs using both Google Apps and the myriad of web tools available online. Let this book become your guide to: Explore the pedagogy behind digital lesson designFollow step-by-step directions on how to create a HyperDocReflect and revise digital lessons using a checklist to "hack" your own HyperDocsSelect tech tools best suited for lessonsConnect and share with other educatorsCopy and customize sample HyperDocs to use in your own classroomHyperDocs will improve collaboration and instruction between all education stakeholders, including: students, teachers, administrators, instructional coaches, professional developers, and families. After reading The HyperDoc Handbook you will be inspired to create and share!

Working Hard, Working Happy

Cultivating a Culture of Effort and Joy in the Classroom

Working Hard, Working Happy

In this new book from Routledge and MiddleWeb, author Rita Platt shows how you can create a joyful classroom community in which students are determined to work hard, be resilient, and never give up. She describes how to help build students’ purpose, mastery, and autonomy, so they take ownership over their work and develop a growth mindset for success. Topics covered include: Why joy and effort go hand in hand How to build a classroom climate of caring and achievement Why mastery and goal setting are important How to work with differentiated instruction How to work with cooperative and collaborative learning Why parent-teacher connection is vital How to take your practice of joy and effort beyond the classroom And much more! Each chapter includes practical tools, tips, and ideas that you can use immediately to develop these skills in students, so they find more joy and success in the learning process.