Activities

How to View, Download and Delete Google Activities

Hardly a day passes by when we don’t use Google products or services. It has well and truly become an indispensable part of our daily lives. From searching for queries on Google to using Maps for navigation purposes, it has easily streamlined into our daily lives. But while you do all these activities, Google also …

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My Approach to Creating Search Practice Activities for Students

This week’s Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week Newsletter featured ten Google search tips for students. It’s all well and good to give those tips to students and show them how to use them, but for the tips to really sink in students should get some practice using them. To that end, you can …

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To Retain College Students, Look to Academic Support and Campus Activities, New Report Finds

What keeps college students coming back for more? A new report on the effects college programs have on student retention attempts to answer that question. Academic advising meetings, Greek life, supplemental instruction, scholarships and tutoring are the programs that correlate most with improved student retention rates, according to a study of nearly 1,000 initiatives at …

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A Couple of Good Places to Find Icebreaker Activities

Every year at about this time I get a handful of requests for ideas for icebreaker activities. In fact, I found of one of those requests this morning in my inbox. Here are the two sites that come to the top of my mind when I’m asked for places to find icebreaker activities for classrooms. …

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