A New Google Secret - Poly: Browse, Discover, and Download 3D Objects
Google just released a new site (Poly) connected to 3D Images for AR and VR. These technologies have pushed into classrooms and I wanted to share this resource. At the very least the ability to download these as animated GIFS that can be incorporated into sites, docs, slides . . .
The skills connected to collaboration, communication, critical thinking, and creativity are essential for all students. The best classroom activities engage students in content while providing opportunities to practice the 4Cs in learner-centered environments.
The best professional development also models the 4 Cs for staff. We've created a free flipped PD HyperDoc to connect educators to 4 Cs resources and experiences. Let us know what you think in the comments below.
"I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes. Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You're doing things you've never done before, and more importantly, you're doing something." Neil Gaiman I hope everyone is enjoying their breaks and looking forward to reconnecting with your students in 2018?
How will you start the new year with your students? Will you jump right into the content? Reflect on the break or 2017? Something fun? Something different?
Please share your thoughts and ideas for 2018 in the comments below? I've decided to do something new to welcome my students back. This year we will be working through a HyperDoc to start 2018. HyperDocs are not new for my students, but most of them are connected to our content. My welcome back HyperDoc will include:
A review of events and stories from 2017.Student creation of an Avatar conne…
HyperDocs are powerful digital activities that shift the focus of learning from the teacher to the students. The best HyperDocs support essential skills connected to collaboration, communication, critical thinking, and creativity.
Source: About HyperDocsHyperDoc Fundamentals HyperDocs are powerful frameworks to support inquiry-based learning. HyperDocs allow students to explore interactive resources at their own pace. HyperDocs are digital frameworks that can support differentiated learning. HyperDocs don't just present the facts. HyperDocs use questions, problems, and scenarios to help students learn, explore, and create. HyperDocs provide options for student voice and give students choices in how to engage in the content. HyperDocs support individual, small group, and whole class opportunities.HyperDocs connected to Formative Assessments help students know what they know and explore what they don't know. HyperDoc Resources Want to learn more about using HyperDocs to support coll…