The 8-Bit Instructor: Who Gets to Level Up? (EP006)

EP029 Learning with Google (Updates on Google for Education) The 8-Bit Instructor

In this week's episode, I go through all of the updates coming to Google Workspace for Education. Plus, news and updates from Microsoft, IXL, and Screencastify; and, of course, your question of the week.
  1. EP029 Learning with Google (Updates on Google for Education)
  2. EP028 Making the Most of Google Chrome
  3. EP027 Creativity (Fact or Fiction?)
  4. EP026 Visual Communication with Tony Vincent
  5. EP025 Classroom Lesson from Super Mario Maker

Episode 6

In this week’s episode, we look at the history of grades. News and updates from Google and Quizizz. And, your 8-Bit Crew question of the week.

News & updates

Treasure Chest: Share to Classroom

Boss Battle: The History of Grading

  • Resources about grading
  • Takeaways
    • Grading and reporting are not essential to the instructional process
    • Grading and reporting serve a variety of purposes, but no one method does them all well
    • Grading and reporting are inherently subjective
    • Grades have some value as a reward but no value as a punishment

Crew Members’ Board (#8BitCrew)

QOTW: What is your take on grades?

Use the #8BitCrew on Twitter or post longer stories in the comments section here.

Get connected

  • Twitter: @comicsock & #8BitCrew
  • Web site
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  • Email: 8bit.instructor@gmail.com
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Credits

Music by David Fesliyan (https://www.fesliyanstudios.com/)

  • Intro/Outro: “Retro Platforming”
  • Boss Battle: “Boss Battle Rock”
  • Crew Member’s Board: “Pirate Dance”
  • Wrap up: “Game Over” by Patrick de Arteaga

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