#237 – Digital Gratitude Activities for Thanksgiving Week

Tech Talk For Teachers November 21, 2023 11 min

Digital Gratitude Activities for Thanksgiving Week

In today’s episode, we’ll explore the benefits of being grateful and call out 10 digital gratitude activities that you can integrate into your classroom.

Read a transcript of this episode.

Paul Beckermann
PreK–12 Digital Learning Specialist
Podcast Host

Benefits of Gratitude

Gratitude can:

Gratefulness Activities

Here are 10 ways that you can bring gratefulness activities into your classroom:

  1. Virtual Gratitude Jar (Google Forms or Microsoft Forms)
  2. Gratitude Word Clouds (WordArt.com, ABCya, or Mentimeter)
  3. Gratitude Slideshows (Google Slides or Microsoft PowerPoint)
  4. Gratitude Journals (Google Docs or Microsoft Word)
  5. Classmate Showcase (Book Creator)
  6. Gratitude Image Montage (Adobe Express or Canva)
  7. Appreciation Webs (MindMeister, Coggle, or Popplet)
  8. Appreciation Notes (Canva)
  9. Fake Social Media Posts (Canva or Ditch That Textbook)
  10. An Email Home (Gmail, Microsoft Outlook, or your preferred email service)

For more information about this topic, explore the following Unpacking Education podcast episode from AVID Open Access: The Power of Being Grateful, with Cherie Spencer.