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Mote QR codes for audio feedback in Google Slides

Why

Your students love hearing your voice – they’ve even told you that it helps them engage more deeply in their learning! Your dilemma is that they’re turning in physical work for you to have a look at and you still want to provide them meaningful Mote powered audio feedback…

How

With a simple template built in Google Slides, you can achieve the above. In no time, your students will be able to listen and act upon your verbal feedback.

Take a look at this short video to see how:

What

Access the following templates below to make your own copy

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Wellbeing check-ins with Google Forms

Why

It can be challenging to make time for regular check-ins and for teachers to spot whether one of their students needs to talk something through or share something to celebrate.

Opening up a Google Form, with the addition of voice, breaks down some of these barriers and has become a real win for many educators and learners the world over.

How

Join me to see how we can quickly add voice notes to a Google Form designed to deepen connection with my students.

What

Use the form made above as a template to develop your own!

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Creativity High School Slides

Fireside chats with Mote

Use Mote and Google Slides to demonstrate understanding with fireside chats!

Huge thank you to Dan Niessen for this amazing idea! If you’d like to share a template for The Hub, please let us know by completing this form!

This activity goes along with a World War 2 unit in US History, specifically FDR and his “Fireside Chats.” Students will use the template provided to write a short Fireside Chat script and they will use Mote to record themselves as if they were FDR addressing the nation concerning one of the major issues of the 1930s or 40s.

To help you and your students get started with fireside chats, the template is below

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High School Middle School Slides

Student Goal Journal

Reflecting & Goal Setting

Support students to set achievable goals and learning objectives for the term ahead. Each week during the term students can reflect on the progress they have made and monitor their growth. Using Mote, students can quickly add their reflection and teachers can give each student feedback on their progress with their own voice response. 

Enjoy – we’d love to see what you come up with – please share to socials and be sure to tag us!

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Feedback Masterclass

An 8 Part Video Series from Mote

Welcome to the Feedback Masterclass video series! Please watch the short introductory video below to get started.

The Feedback Masterclass video series by Mote is designed for educators that want to dig deeper into understanding the purpose, process and impact of high quality feedback on student work. Further, it is created to help educators transfer that understanding into the creation of high quality audio feedback with Mote.

Feedback Masterclass Slide Deck

The team at Mote would like to give a special thank you to SlidesMania for designing the slides for our feedback masterclass. The slides below include all 8 parts of the feedback masterclass! Please share them with your team, school community or PLC. If you would like to make a copy, simply click on the button below the embedded presentation.


Part 1: Why Feedback?

Reflection Break: After watching part 1 of the Feedback Masterclass, reflect on your philosophy on providing feedback and the perspective shared in part one of the series. Consider engaging in the thinking routine: “I used to think, but now I think”


Part 2: Types of Feedback

Reflection Break: After watching part 2 of the Feedback Masterclass, reflect on your experience of providing feedback and how that aligns with the four types of feedback presented in the video. Consider engaging in the thinking routine: “Connect, Extend, Challenge”

What ideas from the video connected with your current practice?

What ideas from the video extended your comfort level or understanding but feel valuable and helpful?

What ideas challenge your thinking, create an obstacle or problem?


Part 3: Impactful Feedback

Reflection Break: After watching part 3 of the Feedback Masterclass, consider using the following thinking routine, “What makes you say that?

When engaged with this thinking routine, focus on these two clarifying questions:

What is going on in the video?

What did you see, hear, view that makes you say that?


Part 4: Obstacles

Reflection Break: After viewing part 4 of the Feedback Masterclass, consider reflecting about obstacles to effective feedback with the following thinking routine:

Claim, Support, Question

Engage with this thinking routine by focusing on the prompts below:

Make a claim this concept.

Identify support for your claim.

Ask yourself a question. What isn’t explain in this video?


Part 5: Quality Feedback

Reflection Break: After watching part 5 of the Feedback Masterclass, reflect on your experience of providing feedback and how that aligns with the four types of feedback presented in the video. Consider engaging in the thinking routine: “Connect, Extend, Challenge”

What ideas from the video connected with your current practice?

What ideas from the video extended your comfort level or understanding but feel valuable and helpful?

What ideas challenge your thinking, create an obstacle or problem?


Part 6: Benefits of Audio

Reflection Break: After watching part 6 of the Feedback Masterclass on the benefits of audio feedback, consider exploring the thinking routine below:

Imagine If…

To complete the thinking routine, engage in the following prompts:

In what ways could feedback be made to be more effective?
In what ways could feedback be made to be more efficient?
In what ways could feedback be made to be more ethical?
In what ways could feedback be made to be more beautiful?


Part 7: Feedback with Mote

In the final content related video of the Feedback Masterclass series we explore specifically how Mote plays a critical role in creating high quality feedback. We explore how Mote plays an integral role across three core Google Workspace for Education environments: Google Docs, Google Slides and Google Classroom.


Part 8: Building a Feedback Program with Mote

In the final phase of the 8 part series, we will explore a structure process that educators, PLCs or teams can use to begin the process of implementing a high quality and impactful feedback program in their school using Mote.

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Virtual Audio Tours

With the help of just a handful of free and easily accessible web tools, educators can bring students across the globe with custom virtual audio tours. By using the Sticky Mote feature which allows educators to layer custom audio notes on any web page, students can explore a curated journey where the teacher guides their exploration via Sticky Mote audio. Embrace curiosity and exploration in your classroom and guide students with the perfect amount of necessary audio support along the way!

Virtual Audio Tours Video Walk-Through

Virtual Audio Tours Slide Deck

We can’t wait to hear about what types of Virtual Audio Tours are created with Sticky Motes! Connect with us on social and share your creations with Mote on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook!

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Mote Audio Timelines

Creating Multimedia Timelines in Slides & Sheets

Timelines and timelines creation are a staple in many history and social studies classrooms. Traditionally completed on massive sheets of paper, they were devoid of any multimedia that would allow students to explain the significance, connections, and impact of events. Not to worry, Mote in both Google Sheets and Slides allows educators and students to create Mote Audio Timelines using two helpful templates created by the Mote team.

Mote Audio Timelines Video Walk-Through

Mote Audio Timelines Templates

Google Slides Audio Timeline Template: Click to Open & Make a Copy

Google Sheets Audio Timeline Template: Click to Open & Make a Copy
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Creativity Education Elementary High School Middle School Slides

Audio Journaling with Mote

Make daily reflection a habit with Mote

Daily journaling is awesome for all ages! Why? Well…
– helps reduce stress and anxiety
– helps us learn from experiences
– develops communication skills
– improves memory
– fresh focus on goals

Despite the above, it can be hard to start and maintain a daily habit. A few minutes of writing can seem like a bigger task than you’d like to tackle at the end of a day… Mote to the rescue! With voice as your superpower, daily journaling has never been easier.

Check out this quick video walk-through below to learn how to transform Google Slides into an audio journal!

To help you and your students get started with audio journaling, the template slide deck is embedded below.

 

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Exit Tickets

Exit effectively and easily!

Exit tickets provide students with the opportunity to reflect on their learning and at the same time provide teachers with a valuable insight into what has been learnt or what was found to be difficult during the class. By taking advantage of Mote’s integration in Google Forms and Slides, students can quickly respond verbally to the sentence starters to record their understanding and reflection of the lesson. 

Enjoy – we’d love to see what you come up with – please share to socials and be sure to tag us!

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Audio HyperDocs

Embedding Mote Audio into multi-day digital workspaces

Creating digital workspaces where students can navigate the content confidently and independently is a challenging task. By using the HyperDocs approach, educators can create one unified workspace that students can engage with and explore over multiple days. This approach is exceptionally beneficial as it minimizes the number of digital locations students must manage when explore a concept. With Mote, audio HyperDocs allow educators to create dynamic digital workspaces where teacher audio can be added quickly to include thorough discussion, guidance, feedback or insight into the ideas being explore in the HyperDoc.

To learn more about the process of creating Audio HyperDocs, watch the entire vide0 walk-through below that explore the setup process, strategies and methods of integrating Mote audio into the HyperDoc creation process.

Explore and copy the Mote Audio HyperDoc template provided in the video walk-through above with the presentation deck and template below.