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'Paperless' Science Classroom

Location: Posters; Level 3, Skyline Ballroom Pre-function, Table 30

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Participate and share : Poster

Monday, June 25, 11:00 am–1:00 pm
Location: Posters; Level 3, Skyline Ballroom Pre-function, Table 30

Kathy Fritsch   Marelyn Howlett   Daniela Nunez   Jessy Sanchez  
Students will present their experiences with a paperless science classroom. The students of Waukegan High School Physics First program experienced a science classroom that used Google Apps and extensions to create professional lab reports, take tests and quizzes, and develop presentations.

Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices not needed
Focus: Digital age teaching & learning
Topic: Online tools, apps and resources
Grade level: 9-12
Subject area: Science
ISTE Standards: For Students:
Knowledge Constructor
  • Students curate information from digital resources using a variety of tools and methods to create collections of artifacts that demonstrate meaningful connections or conclusions.
  • Students plan and employ effective research strategies to locate information and other resources for their intellectual or creative pursuits.
  • Students build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions.
Additional detail: Student presentation

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

Students in a Title 1 school, where 100% have free breakfast & lunch used Chromebooks and Google Apps to create professional lab reports. In a "paperless" classroom, the students enjoyed doing things online instead of on paper.


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Kathy Fritsch, Waukegan High School

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