Capping the Highlighter: Go Digital with Web Annotations

Ever found yourself wishing for a digital annotation tool that works across all websites and even over full-screen Google Slides? Learn how the Web Annotations Chrome Extension empowers teachers to enrich their instruction by easily annotating over digital content in the moment!

Author: Hannah Hauser

Duration: 1 Hour

Audience: Any K-12 Teachers

Downloadable Resource: Web Annotations Quick Start Guide (access once enrolled)

Micro-Course Outline


Part 1: The Importance of Annotating

Annotating empowers teachers and supports student learning. In this part of the micro-course, learn why annotating text, charts, diagrams or maps is so helpful and meaningful for student learning.


Part 2: Getting Started with Web Annotations

Many digital tools can provide some annotation features. In this part of the micro-course, explore one tool that is particularly effective in helping  teachers quickly create and share digital annotations. 


Part 3: Classroom Applications

There are many applications for using digital annotations in your daily teaching practices. In this part of the micro-course, discover practical lesson ideas and tips for using the Web Annotations tool in your classroom. 

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