Staff Only Blog

Adding different layouts to your website is another way you can add interest to the content. There are a number of different sturctures available to use. There are many combinat...

Adding other media to your web site is a great way to make it more interesting and engaging!  As the saying goes, A picture is worth a thousand words Frederick R...

What You See Is What You Get

The end of the school year is upon us and for those of you who use Google Classroom, it is time to learn how to archive your GC classes!  You might think you should delete ...

Have you not started using Google Classroom because you just think it will take too much time? Think again. This post by Alice Keeler: Google Classroom Start Here – T...

The end of the school year is upon us and for those of you who use Google Classroom, it is time to learn how to archive your GC classes!  You might think you should delete ...

Looking for a way to help your students keep their brains active over the summer? Invite them to participate in the BrainFlex Challenge. A flyer to print and display in yo...

Chromecast has been around a few years. We have all either done it or been with someone who has done it. Using Chromecast in the classroom for presentations in the classroom via...

Have you started thinking about virtual reality and/or augmented reality for your classroom? Doing a Google search on virtual reality and limiting the results to just the past 1...

Thematic Maps for Free!

February 16, 2017

National Geographic Education

Are you a Primary or Intermediate teacher? Have you started using ORIGO SlateCast? SlateCast is a recent update to the ORIGO platform. For more information and a Quick Reference...

Sign-Up NOW! Google Drive Lunch & Learn for all GLS Staff Choose your G-Drive Adventure! Beginner, Intermediate, or Advanced Earn a completion Badge to show...

Campus Suite Photo Gallery

January 26, 2017

Recently, I received a request from the PTO to create a photo gallery for their web page. A photo gallery is a great way to "show" our parents, guardians and community...

SchoolRush! Check-In

January 13, 2017

For the past few months we have piloted the SchoolRush! Platform for district, school, and class communication. At this time, I am interested in your feedback regarding the rele...

Did you know that there is a way for parents to access Google Classroom so they can follow their students? As of the 2016 school year, yes there is.  Parents have to be ...

Using the Brother App to print from iPad Tap the App to open it Tap “Print” A list of different options for printing will open To print a do...

Adding Fractions can be Fun!  Are you looking for a fun way to help your students learn to add fractions? Through a website called ipadapps4school.com, I found an app ca...

In the Staff Only section of the website, I've added a new tab "Testing Resources". Today, I added a link to the NWEA MAP Video Tutorials Home. Since we will be st...

A few weeks ago, Mrs. Sweeney approached me and asked if I had any ideas for an end-of-unit project for the 2nd grade students. The class was working through learning about anim...

Many of you may be having difficulty accessing email on your GLS iPad from home. That is because the email account settings need to be adjusted. The steps to do this are below: ...

You may be asking yourself, “Why should I use MobyMax with my students?” The video below is an introduction to MobyMax. It is just over five minutes long and wa...

Getting Started with MobyMax

November 2, 2016

You may be asking yourself, “Why should I use MobyMax with my students?”  The video below is an introduction to MobyMax. It is just over five minutes long a...

Here's an example of a Kindergarten student creating a report using Explain Everything:

End of Year Workflow for a Great Start to the New School Year! Did you use Google Classroom for the first time this past school year? Are you wondering what to you need to d...