Category: PRO Tip from NGPF

EdPuzzle Thursday - MANAGING CREDIT: Credit Scores

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Apr 15, 2020
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PRO Tip from NGPF, Credit Scores
EdPuzzle is a great platform to test for knowledge while students watch a video and learn remotely. We will be releasing new EdPuzzle videos here on the blog each week so that your students can answer questions that are directly embedded within engaging videos.  This week's videos are both related to MANAGING CREDIT.  The first EdPuzzle video titled "Kal Penn Explains Credit Scores" is not new to the NGPF Video Library, but a great resource to explain the basics of credit scores in a...

THREE More Tech Tip Videos!

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Mar 26, 2020
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PRO Tip from NGPF
As more and more teachers are delivering content online, edtech tools can be a useful and helpful integration. NGPF Fellow Amanda Volz has created THREE more Tech Tip videos demonstrating the basic functions of each tool and ideas for using them with the NGPF curriculum. Flipgrid: Flipgrid is a free tool that allows students to create short videos in response to a question or "topic". These videos can be viewed only by the teacher or used to generate classroom discussion! EdPuzzle: EdPuzzle is...

TECH TIP: Quizizz

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Mar 23, 2020
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PRO Tip from NGPF
As many teachers are preparing to teach remotely and shifting their content online, we thought it would be helpful to post TECH TIP videos in place of our traditional TEACHER TIP video blog posts. NGPF Fellow, Amanda Volz, is creating short tutorial videos that demonstrate the basics of using some popular tech/web tools and ideas for using them with the NGPF curriculum. So, whether you are currently teaching online, planning to teach remotely in the future, or just want to brush up on some...

TEACHER TIP {Rewind} - DEBATE: Should College Students Have Credit Cards?

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Mar 16, 2020
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PRO Tip from NGPF
This is a repeat Teacher Tip video, but a good one if you are teaching online over the next few weeks. In the activity DEBATE: Should College Students Have Credit Cards? students conduct research on the pros and cons of credit usage and also learn how to effectively form a debate. Amanda Volz provides some tips and a variety of implementation ideas for how you can use this activity in your classroom including using Flipgrid as a way for students to present their research. ...

GOOGLE FORMS - Video #12: Adding An Access Code To A Google Form

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Mar 09, 2020
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PRO Tip from NGPF
This is the final video of the series! If you have been following the blog over the past few weeks, you have noticed that Amanda Volz has put together a series of 12 short Google Forms tutorial videos. There are many benefits to using Google Forms in the classroom and NGPF has many assignments and assessments available in this format. The TWELFTH VIDEO in this series demonstrates how to add an access code to a Google Form. This is particularly helpful if you are using a Google Form for an...

GOOGLE FORMS - Video #11: Google Forms + Google Classroom

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Mar 04, 2020
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PRO Tip from NGPF
Do you use Google Classroom? Do you want to incorporate more Google Forms assignments and assessments? Then, this video is for you! Amanda Volz has created a short tutorial video demonstrating how well Google Forms and Google Classroom work together.   The ELEVENTH VIDEO in this tutorial series demonstrates how to add Google Forms to Google Classroom and provides some tips and tricks for implementation and grading.  1:48 - Creating a Google Form assignment in Google...

GOOGLE FORMS - Video #10: How To Turn Off Viewing Permissions

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Mar 02, 2020
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PRO Tip from NGPF
If you have been following the blog over the last few weeks, you have noticed Amanda Volz's short tutorial videos on how to use Google Forms in the classroom. NGPF has many assignments and assessments available in Google Forms and these videos were created to help both the beginner Google teacher as well as the more advanced user.  The TENTH VIDEO in this series demonstrates how to turn off viewing permissions of a Google Form. This is particularly helpful when administering...

GOOGLE FORMS - Video #9: How to Add Answer Feedback in Google Forms

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Feb 24, 2020
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PRO Tip from NGPF
There are many benefits to using Google Forms in the classroom. Not only can some responses be graded automatically, but you can also add answer feedback to deepen the learning and reflection in your classroom.  Amanda Volz has created a series of tutorial videos demonstrating tips and tricks when using Google Forms in the classroom. NGPF offers a variety of assignments and assessments in Google Forms format that are ready for you to use!  The NINTH VIDEO in this series...

GOOGLE FORMS - VIDEO #8: How to Grade Short Answer Questions in Google Forms

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Feb 20, 2020
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PRO Tip from NGPF
NGPF offers many Google Forms assessments and assignments. Amanda Volz has created a series of short tutorial videos to help you incorporate Google Forms more frequently and effectively in your classroom. These videos were created to help the beginner Google teacher and provide some tips & tricks for the more experienced Google teacher.  The EIGHTH VIDEO in this series dives deeper into different ways you can grade short & long response questions in a Google Form.  1:13 -...

GOOGLE FORMS - VIDEO #7: How to View Google Form Responses & Grades

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Feb 17, 2020
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PRO Tip from NGPF
When using a Google Form assignment or assessment (by the way, NGPF has a lot of them ready for you to use!), all of the student responses are available in one location or spreadsheet. How can you view your students' responses and what are some tips for quick grading?  The SEVENTH VIDEO in this series shows exactly where to view your students' responses and grades when using a Google Form in the classroom.  0:44 - How to edit your Google Form 0:56 - The RESPONSES section of...

GOOGLE FORMS - VIDEO #6: How to Send Google Forms Assignments to Students

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Feb 13, 2020
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PRO Tip from NGPF
There are many advantages to using Google Forms in the classroom and NGPF has many Google Forms assignments and assessments ready for you to use! But, how do you send Google Forms assignments to students?  The SIXTH VIDEO in this series gives ideas and suggestions on how you can send a Google Form assignment or assessments to your students to complete.  1:00 - A variety of options to send a Google Form to your students 1:07 - Sending a Google Form via email 1:46 - Using a...

GOOGLE FORMS - VIDEO #5: How to Change the Settings in Google Forms

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Feb 10, 2020
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PRO Tip from NGPF
NGPF has many assignments and assessments available in Google Forms. One of the most important areas (and sometimes the most confusing areas) of the Google Form is the Settings.   The FIFTH VIDEO in this series explains all of the setting options in a Google Form...and gives some recommendations when using Google Forms assignments in the classroom. 1:20 - Where to access the settings in a Google Form 1:56 - General settings in a Google Form 5:02 - Presentation settings in a...

GOOGLE FORMS - VIDEO #4: How to Customize NGPF Google Form Assignments/Assessments

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Feb 05, 2020
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PRO Tip from NGPF
NGPF has many assignments and assessments available in Google Forms. As a teacher, you are able to make a copy of these Google Form resources and then customize them in many different ways before using the activity or assessment in your classroom.  The FOURTH VIDEO in this series demonstrates ways you can customize NGPF Google Form assignment/assessment before using them in the classroom. 1:14 - Changing the Form title 1:50 - Selecting a question type 2:32 - Adding additional...

GOOGLE FORMS - VIDEO #3: A Google Form Tour

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Feb 03, 2020
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PRO Tip from NGPF
Are you new to using Google Forms and unsure of the setup and features Forms has to offer? Amanda Volz has created a series of short tutorial videos to help you incorporate Google Forms more frequently and effectively in your classroom.  The THIRD VIDEO in this series takes you on a tour to demonstrate the settings, options, and features of a Google Form.  1:37 - Changing and customizing your theme 2:17 - Where the Settings are located in a Google Form 3:15 - Adding a...

GOOGLE FORMS: Video #2 - How to Copy a Google Form & Save To Your Drive

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Jan 29, 2020
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PRO Tip from NGPF
NGPF offers many assignments and assessments in Google Forms format. Amanda Volz has created a series of short tutorial videos to help you incorporate Google Forms more frequently and effectively in your classroom. These videos were created to help both the beginner Google teacher and provide tips & tricks for the more advanced Google teacher. The SECOND VIDEO in this series demonstrates how to make a copy of a Google Form and save it to your Google Drive.  1:01 - Making a forced...