This two part "flipped classroom" lesson introduces students to 10 different skills and concepts for Gmail and assesses their understanding as well as ability to demonstrate these ideas through student-created screencasts.
- Introduce students to 10 basic GMail concepts and skills.
- Provide an opportunity for students to experience self-directed, "flipped classroom" learning.
- Assess student comprehension of video-based lessons.
- Assess student abilities to demonstrate and apply lesson skills via a recorded screencast.
- Students need access to a GSuite for Education GMail account with email as an activated service. (At our school students do not have Gmail activated until 5th grade).
- Students should already know how to create and share screencasts. (We use a Minecraft Screencast lesson to introduce students to Screencastify)
- Preferred: Create Google Classrooms for each of your classes to facilitate assignment of this lesson via EdPuzzle.
- Students watch the video via EdPuzzle and answer the 9 embedded multiple choice questions.
- Students use Screencastify to create a screencast (less than 2 minutes long) after watching each video, demonstrating 2 of the skills and concepts selected at random for their assignment.
- Students will receive 4 grades for this two part lesson: Two EdPuzzle quiz scores, and two screencast scores following the evaluation rubric.
(Evaluation rubric link coming soon!)