How do you get students to reflect deeply, draw meaningful connections, and improve their understanding of assigned readings? How do you create a learning environment in which students actively participate in class discussions? How do you curate those experiences for future reflection?
One solution is using Google Slides to create summaries of your reading assignments. As ed tech tools, Google Slides, Sheets, and Docs were created in 2012. Here’s how I employ them in the classroom to energize assigned readings.