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October 2017 Events

Nicole Concepcion October 03, 2017

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Have you been thinking about using GoGuardian in your school?  Would you like to talk one-on-one with someone from our team and see how GoGuardian works?  We will be at the following conferences during the month of October and would love to answer any questions you may have!

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How to Start a Student Internship Program Like “The Chrome Squad”

the Royse City High School “Chrome Squad” in Royse City, Texas September 27, 2017

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It all started with an idea. Our school wanted to bring more technology into the classroom. In order to help roll this out, our district created a 1:1 initiative called Connected for Learning, which would be managed by a specialist and a team of helpers. The twist? This team of helpers wouldn’t be made up of adults… they would be students. What started as an innovative idea would become The Royse City High School “Chrome Squad”.

Today, we have a full-fledged student internship program that gives students the chance to learn new skills, gain experience in technology, and keep our classrooms connected. Here’s how we did it, and how you can create a student internship like “The Chrome Squad” at your school, too.

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How GoGuardian Helps Me Stay Connected to My Students: Inside & Outside of the Classroom

Shannon Bosetti September 06, 2017

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Shannon Bosetti teaches sixth grade in Redding School District.

I have been teaching for 13 years, and when my classroom went 1:1 with Chromebooks, it completely changed my pedagogy. I find it much easier to differentiate instruction, and to tailor my teaching to the needs of each individual child inside and outside the classroom.  I can also expand learning for a student who really wants to dive into a particular topic, and stay connected as they explore a new arena. 

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Three Ways GoGuardian Strengthens the Teacher-Student Connection

Jeneil Morretino August 30, 2017

 

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"Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is most important."
- Bill Gates, Founder, Microsoft Corporation

Bill Gates’ quote best articulates the power of utilizing technology in the classroom. It does not mean less teaching or that the technology replaces the teacher. In fact... it’s quite the opposite. The power of great technology like GoGuardian lies in its ability to reinforce and strengthen the teacher-student connection, and bring it to another level. As a middle school teacher with a passion for education and learning, I’ve seen this first hand.

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How GoGuardian Supports Self-Organized Learning

Julie Yandell August 22, 2017

 Julie Yandell is a Google Certified Trainer and teacher at Jefferson Elementary in Wichita Falls, TX. She has been teaching for 16 years. Follow Julie on Twitter at @YandellsPlace.

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