Year: 2018

  • Challenge 5 – Sketchnoting

    Challenge 5 – Sketchnoting

    Ignite It may be cooling down, but #SketchnoteFever is just warming up. For November’s #KyGoPlay challenge we’re exploring the creative synthesis power of sketchnoting. Skethnoting is an amazing and versatile way to show what you know through images and notes. They are highly personal to the sketchnoter, and help them to generate meaning of information.…

  • Challenge 4: Google Drawings

    Challenge 4: Google Drawings

    Ignite: I’m not sure how it is October already, but it is… Time for a new monthly KyGoPlay challenge. This month we are taking a closer look at an oft-overlooked Google tool, Google Drawings. I had this idea all worked up and then I saw this tweet by Kevin Brookhouser. Dang it. (that was my…

  • Challenge 3: Green Screen

    Ignite:¬† September is in full swing, and it’s time for our 3rd #KyGoPlay challenge.¬†This month, try your hand at a little time with a green screen.   There are so many incredible tools out there that you can use to create some seriously epic videos in a matter of minutes. For the video above, I…

  • Challenge 2: Google Tour Creator

    Challenge 2: Google Tour Creator

    Ignite: It’s time for our second monthly play challenge! Make some time this August to play with Tour Creator from Google. With Tour Creator you and your students can create YOUR OWN VR tours (similar to Google Expeditions) using Google Street View images, or your own 360 photos. Add points of interest, audio narration, and…

  • Challenge 1: Adobe Spark

    Challenge 1: Adobe Spark

    July is the perfect time to get acquainted with Adobe Spark. With the recent changes they have made to their Education policy, now even students under the age of 13 are able to share their learning in powerful ways. The Spark Education page is a great place to start, and you for sure want to…

  • Ignite, Play, Share

      How often have you caught sight of a new tool on Twitter or heard a friend gushing about their favorite application for increasing engagement in the classroom? We are often inundated with video, articles and conversations expounding on the latest and greatest tools to use with our students, but we are often drowning in…