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10 add-ons to Google Classroom you MUST try

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The basic functions of Google Drive and Google Classroom are only the starting point for the innovative and creative uses one can use in the classroom. Ed Tech add-ons coding edtech educational technology g suite for education gafe google apps for education google classroom gsuiteeduAlice is one of the only people I know personally who codes for [.].

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Google Classroom resources for Educators

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Google Classroom new resource for teachers to manage classes, assignments, student work, and to communicate with students. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. google classroom Google for Educators link] https://classroom.google.com/ (sign in with your bridgeportps.net account)(you must request an invite first - see above link) Open to all soon.

100+ Great Google Classroom Resources for Educators

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The easy tool educators are using every day From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Google Classroom allows teachers to easily manage student work and teaching with Google Docs, Google Forms, Google Spreadsheets and anything Google. This handy tool has opened up the doors of blended learning and collaborative classrooms like never before.

20 Google Apps activities for classroom innovation

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Google Apps for Education has made new ideas and activities possible in classrooms all over the world. Ed Tech creative teaching edtech educational technology gafe google apps for education google classroomThey’ve allowed for creation and collaboration in ways that weren’t possible in the past.

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Top 7 education apps for the classroom

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But, if you’re thinking to introduce more technology in your classroom instruction, boy do you have options… And then more options to those options. Let’s focus on education apps for the classroom. The good news is that there’s an app for anything you’d want to do in the classroom. 7 education apps for the classroom. Kahoot!

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14 ways to create great classroom video with Screencastify

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Ed Tech edtech educational technology flipped classroom screencasts video creation video projects webcamNot too long ago, video creation required bulky, awkward video cameras with big, plastic VCR tapes. Playback required a TV, a VCR and a hope that everything worked nicely together. And video editing … well, that just wasn’t readily available to the average person.

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Digital Differentiation with Google Classroom

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The post Digital Differentiation with Google Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning. How to Differentiate Assignments in Google Classroom. I am often asked about differentiation strategies that will work in the Google Classroom application. Google Classroom is a very robust tool that can make differentiating digital assignments a reality. UPDATED January 24, 2017!)

3 Ways Classroom Design Impacts Student Learning

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Research on classroom design with Peter Barrett From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Peter Barrett gives us an overview of his classroom design research in today’s show. Peter and his co-authors found a 16% impact of classroom design on the learning of 3766 primary school students in the UK. Educator Resources from this Episode.

[ALL Educators] Sign Up for the Classroom Cribs Challenge Now! #classroomcribs

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The 2015 Classroom Cribs Challenge is now open! We thought, what if that same concept of Cribs…met the classroom! Be sure to check out this great post on classroom design by AJ Juliani! brain friendly classroom space brain friendly learning environment class cribs class design class design challenge classroom cribs classroom designRemember MTV Cribs?

Creating Control: Managing Bullying in the Classroom

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Bullying in the classroom has always been a problem, and educators are now taking bullying seriously. In today’s classroom, teachers must ensure that they offer all students a classroom environment free of bullying. The entire classroom is likely to feel the effects of bullying when it occurs. Managing Bullying in the Classroom . Bullying Definition.

5 ideas for using Google Classroom’s new differentiation and grouping feature

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One huge drawback of using Google Classroom has beenthe inflexibility of creating assignments. Google announced a few changes to Google Classroom, and this one was the bombshell: assign activities to small groups [.]. Ed Tech differentiation edtech educational technology g suite for education gafe google apps for education google classroom grouping gsuiteeduEverything you assigned had to go to every student. Deliver assignments to small groups? Differentiate to subsets of students? Until now.

10 tips to use Google Classroom effectively and efficiently

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Google Classroom streamlines the management of student work — announcing, assigning, collecting, grading, giving feedback and returning. Google Classroom does make working with student work more efficient — but only if you understand how [.]. Ed Tech edtech educational technology efficiency gafe google apps for education google classroom

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Maker Education Card Game

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I like and have always used games in my classrooms. One of my current educational interests is maker education. As such, I have begun creating games for maker education – see my first one, a board game, at Reflecting on the Making Process. The educator and makers can choose whether it is a “blind” pick or one in which the makers see their options.

250+ Google Classroom Tips, Tutorials and Resources

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The post 250+ Google Classroom Tips, Tutorials and Resources appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The Best Google Classroom Resources for Teachers. I’ve been curating Google Classroom tips and resources on Pinterest (also embedded below), which now includes over 250 Google Classroom tips, tutorials, and resources for teachers. What is Google Classroom? Educents.

Google Classroom Student Quick Guide

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Alice Keeler''s blog has been a great find for me as she posts a lot of items about Google apps, especially Google Classroom. She created a great Student Quick Guide for Google Classroom. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. google google classroom Google for Educators You should definitely check out her blog. Go here to view it: [link]. Feel free to share summaries and links to these articles, but do not copy and repost entire article. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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140 Twitter Tips for Educators

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But, as today’s guests show us, Twitter can do so much more for you and your classroom. Brad Currie and Billy Krakower, two of the three authors of 140 Twitter Tips for Educators , share with us the basics of Twitter. I’m using Bloomz in my classroom. Show Notes: Why should educators get on Twitter? Is Twitter for every educator? Oh, my! Get the Bloomz App.

Microsoft Education Updates Improve Classroom Efficiency and Promote Exploration

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Classroom Curriculum Digital Content Learning Management Software Productivity Suites SoftwareBy Meghan Bogardus Cortez From interactive quizzes to virtual field trips, the latest Office 365 updates have a lot to offer.

Technology in Education: How Chromebooks and Google Classroom Change the Learning Process

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Classroom Digital Content Hardware Notebooks Personalized LearningBy Meghan Bogardus Cortez It’s a new year and time for new tech to take learning to the next level.

Educators Shape Minecraft’s Growing Presence in the Classroom

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Classroom Game-based Learning SoftwareBy Meghan Bogardus Cortez Thanks to new teacher-approved features, adding the video game to your class is even easier.

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The Flipped Classroom, Formalized Education and the Vernacular of Teaching

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Flipping the Classroom (Reverse Instruction) FLN Hub Syndicated Posts Making the case for Education Technologies Professional Development Workshops & Conferences breaking out of poor teaching practices educationalized teaching making learning accessible the cult of seriousness in education the tyranny of precision in education vernacular of teaching

Doing More With The Classroom Makerspace

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The idea of students looking away from ridged content focus all throughout the school day and giving them back some time to explore and make is gaining a foothold in many classrooms. Educators are turning towards ideas like the Maker Movement and tinkering to foster creativity and innovation in their classrooms and to get their kids thinking and doing more. Galileo. Newton.

12 ways to use Google Classroom’s newest features

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In fall of 2014, Google released Classroom to anxiously awaiting teachers. In a year’s time, those teachers put Classroom to work, with students turning in more than 70 million assignments. Google released a handful of useful updates to Classroom recently and some others in the last few months that let teachers and students do even [.]. Ed Tech edtech educational technology gafe google apps for education google classroom

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TONS of Classroom Design Ideas for Setting Up Your Cozy Learning Space!

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For those interested in reading more about how the brain relates to design in the field of education, I recommend checking out the work of Susan Kovalik at The Center for Effective Learning. When I thought about my own classroom space, I went to sit in one of my student’s desks. You can also click here to see my classroom from last year. This furniture was chunky. stay tuned!

6 easy ways to start flipping your classroom now

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Flipped classroom is definitely a buzzword in education. And rightfully so — the model leverages technology to create an environment that can make a huge difference in many classrooms. Some people see the flipped classroom as something complex or hard to reach. It has been for years. With a little direction and some determination to [.].

10 Things Google Classroom Makes Easier

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Every Classroom Matters episode 208 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Google Classroom makes sharing Google Docs, Presentations, and Spreadsheets easier. While it is not a learning management system, it is a handy tool for any teacher using GAFE (Google Apps for Education.) What is Google Classroom? Google Classroom.

15 Ways to Use Google Classroom in Physical Education

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Classroom Google classroom google peLink to Presentation Post Activities: Post what students are doing daily. Mark as Done: Have students mark off what they have completed Share Announcements: Let students know when it is a dress out day or other announcements. Use the Calendar: Any assignments with a due date automatically appear in the class Google Calendar.

Google App Kickstart Guides - help learn how to use Google Play for Education Apps in your classroom

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Google has created App Kickstart Guides for Google Play for Education apps to help you build your "Android app-titude" for some specific apps in Google Play for Education. They help you learn about the app''s functionality as well as how to use it in the classroom and can be used by individual teachers, edtech specialists or in a PD session. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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Epic Effective Classroom Decoration and Design Resources

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30+ ideas to improve learning with awesome classroom design From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. A well-designed classroom boosts student learning by as much as 16% (Barrett, Zhang, Davies, & Barrett 2015), but overdecorating is a distraction. Busy teachers can use good classroom decoration and design principles to boost learning.

How to Make Flipped Classroom Better

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Flipping your classroom (or in-flipping it as I do) can make a lot of sense if your conditions are right. Flipped classroom co-founder Jon Bergmann talks candidly about the flipped classroom model. I love using videos to teach the point and click software lessons in my classroom. How is the flipped classroom movement moving forward? Make videos for students.

Why Technology in Classrooms Doesn’t Always Boost Education Results

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Technology in classrooms means little. ” The Wall Street Journal, “Technology in Classrooms Doesn’t Always Boost Education Results, OECD Says”. You have to: Have technology in the classroom, Students must have access , and. Using Technology in Ways that Improve Classroom Learning. It found (gasp) using computers doesn’t give you better test scores.

5 Educational Robots You Can Use in Your STEM Classroom

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Image Source The Expanding Variety of Small Robot Kits for Educational Purposes is Ripe With Fun Possibilities for the Classroom One of the most innovative technological concepts currently available. Please click on the post title to continue reading the full post. Thanks (and thanks for subscribing)!].

A Simple Guide to Podcasting in the Classroom

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How to improve learning and listening in the classroom From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today’s show will help you understand one of the simplest technologies to use in the classroom: podcasting. In this episode, Tom Daccord and I discuss how to using podcasting in the classroom. Listen to the Audio. Check Them out! .

Classroom Analytics Can Have Big Impact on Educational Outcomes

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Big Data Business Intelligence Classroom Data Analytics Data protection SecurityBy Mike Patterson Collecting student data can be a great source of insight, but best practices for privacy and security must be followed.

5 Simple Ways to Gamify Your Classroom

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You can gamify your classroom. Sixth-grade teacher Jessica Gordon@ 1337teach gives us tips, ideas, and links for how to gamify our classrooms now. Jessica Gordon , 6th grade teacher from Missouri gives us simple tips to gamify our classrooms. Jessica Ratliff-Gordon is an elementary educator, author, and doctoral student at Northcentral University. It isn’t hard.

7 big Google changes and how they help educators

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Tens of millions of students and teachers worldwide use Google tools in the classroom. When new features or changes happen with Google products that affect education, it’s a big deal. Ed Tech edtech educational technology gafe google apps for education google calendar google classroom google keepIn recent days and [.].

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The NEW Google Forms: 9 classroom uses

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For years, educators have been using Google Forms to gather data, assess learning and create fun techy learning experiences. These features make some new things possible in the classroom, and they make some things easier — and prettier — than before. [.]. Ed Tech edtech educational technology flubaroo gafe google apps for education google forms

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10 Ways to Build Team Classroom

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Empower Awesome Learning Every Day We are team classroom. When you build team classroom, you unleash a giant. 10 Ways to Build Team Classroom. Teach team classroom to spring into action when someone is struggling. One of my secrets of an awesome classroom is empowering everyone to help. Classroom example. Talk about your team classroom with words.