Last spring, I found myself being thrown into a distance learning reality for the first time of my career. In this episode of The #PhysEd Show Vlog, I’m going to be breaking down how I created Physical Activity Journals in Google Classroom for my students while distance teaching during the 2020 Spring lockdown.
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Here is a collection of links and resources that I mentioned in the vlog:
Google Classroom Physical Activity Journal Template S.M.A.R.T. Goals Fitness Unit Teacher Pack Physical Education Student Portfolios Converting a PDF to an image file (Mac) Converting a PDF to an image file (PC) Show Notes & Timestamps 00:08 - Introduction 00:32 - Learning Targets 00:55 - My Distance Learning Context 01:50 - S.M.A.R.T. Goals Fitness Unit ( Link) 03:56 - Digital Physical Activity Journal (Link) 04:35 - Physical Activity Points Streak 06:24 - The Brag Board 8:08 - Setting Up The Template in Google Slides 08:13 - Exporting a PDF as a PNG image file 9:30 - Setting The Template as a Background Image in Google Slides 10:36 - Placing Textboxes On The Template 14:35 - Creating "Clickable" Navigation Buttons in Google Slides (Optional) 17:04 - Assigning The Digital Physical Activity Journal in Google Classroom 17:20 - Preparing the Google Classroom Assignment 17:40 - Adding the Physical Activity Journal to the Assignment from Google Drive 18:30 - Adding Support Materials to the Assignment 19:15 - Finalizing the Assignment Details 19:44 - Scheduling the Assignment 20:22 - Providing Ongoing Feedback to Students 21:18 - Accessing Your Google Classroom's Class Folder in Google Drive 21:48 - Finding Your Physical Activity Journal Folder 22:10 - Leaving Comments on Student's Entries 23:21 - Finding the Overview of Student's Recent Journal Entries (Inspector's Activity Tab) 25:15 - Conclusion