Now a Google Certified Educator


I learned that it is possible to become a Certified Google Educator and thought, “I love to use Google tools for Education. My ego was quickly deflated when I learned that the Google Certification test was 3 hours long and notoriously challenging.

Google Offers Free Cloud Access to Colleges, Plays Catch Up to Amazon, Microsoft


Google in June announced an. education grant offering free credits for its cloud platform, with no credit card required, unlimited access to its suite of tools and training resources. Amazon and Microsoft’s cloud services both offer education programs, and now Google Cloud wants a part in shaping future computer scientists — and probably whatever they come up with using the tool. “We Google Cloud launched in 2011, but has caught up to competitors to.

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How to Podcast with Your Students – SULS014

Shake Up Learning

Back in 2006, my students created a podcast, “Miss Bell’s Chime Time!” Chris is the host of The House of #EdTech Podcast and the producer of the Google Teacher Tribe Podcast that I do with Matt Miller. He edits the Google Teacher Tribe Podcast.

2020 Vision (revisited)

Dangerously Irrelevant

Since it’s now 2020, I thought it would be fun to revisit Karl Fisch’s video from 2006, titled 2020 Vision. Google buys Logitech and a whole host of media companies and university lectures. ‘Google Panels’ replace 2/3 of worldwide energy production.

ISTE 2018: Where I?ll Be Presenting and Joining in the Learning #iste18

The CoolCatTeacher

I’ve been going most years since 2006 and while it overwhelms me, it is truly an awesome learning experience. This post is full of resources to get the most of your ISTE 2018 experience whether you are there (or not.). NotatISTE18 Livebinder with all of the resources .

How YouTube Star John Green Thinks About His Educational Videos


In this time of pandemic, when schools and colleges have shifted teaching online, more teachers find themselves making videos for their students, who in turn are seeking out such resources on their own.

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Understanding The Deep Fake: A Troubling Trend

The CoolCatTeacher

Wesley Fryer takes us deep into the world of deep fakes in this resource-full lesson in a trend that is dangerous and threatening, particularly for a gullible population. This is a special extended episode of the 10 minute teacher and includes resources in the show notes.

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From Testing to Transformational Change with Pam Moran

The CoolCatTeacher

Screencastify is the screencasting tool I recommend for Google Chrome and Chromebooks. Built for Chromebooks, it saves all of your recordings directly to Google Drive. We have districts that have all the resources in the world, and we have districts that are really challenged.

5 Ways Adobe Premiere Rush Encourages Creativity in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

For example, since I started teaching moviemaking with my students in 2006, I have used a Storyboard Dictionary of shots that I originally adapted from the American Film Institute. We did it and it has been a fantastic resource for creativity for our students and faculty.

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Impact investments: a key to unlocking opportunity and prosperity in emerging markets

The Christensen Institute

Private equity flows to emerging markets more than quintupled from $93 billion in 2006 to approximately $564 billion in 2016. Likewise, venture capital funds, which were responsible for growing companies such as Hewlett-Packard and Apple, are constantly on the prowl for companies that can provide Facebook and Google type IPO successes, even in poor countries.

Are Free Educational Videos Worth It?


Quick take: Find out how most teachers are finding their educational videos for their lessons and the 5 problems that come from using free resources: Advertisements. Could using free resources from the internet be detrimental to education?

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36 Edtech Tools I’m Using Right Now in My Classroom and Life

The CoolCatTeacher

and a Link to a Free Resource with More Tips From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Wikispaces is also the backbone of my global collaborative projects since 2006, with MAD about Mattering as the most recent example.

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What’s the Difference Between Coding and Computational Thinking?


The Background on Computational Thinking Computational thinking was a term that became popular in 2006 with computer scientist Jeannette Wing’s article in Communications of the ACM , in which she called computational thinking a fundamental skill for all. For this reason, many education programs prefer to use the term computational thinking—and not computer science or coding—in their resources and instruction. Computational Thinking Resources: How Can You Add CT to Your Classroom?

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4 Keys to Student Success Online: Part 2

The Electric Educator

Hammond 2000 in Rice 2006). Rice (2006) indicates that the importance of positive relationships between teachers and students is critical to student retention. 2005 in Rice 2006) indicate that a significant correlation between teacher effectiveness and the number of professional development hours they have logged. Additionally, teachers should be highlighted as a unique and differentiating resources. 2006): 425-448.

Awesome Virtual Online Field Trips


Google Maps with Street View lets you explore places around the world through 360-degree street-level imagery. It''s a great resource if you''re starting to get connected. Google Earth - Explore the geography of both land and sea (free download).

Educating Kids for Life not for Tests

The CoolCatTeacher

Simple Virtual Reality in the Classroom with Google Streetview and Google Cardboard ” or. It’s not the resources that make the biggest difference, it’s the relationship. Moran has served as the Superintendent of Albemarle County Public Schools since January 2006.

2016 EdTechTeam Impact Report


EdTechTeam is a Google for Education Professional Development Partner and the global leader in Google for Education Certification. EdTechTeam’s efforts in Emerging Markets have provided many resources to teachers throughout Latin America.

Transparency is the New Black

The Daring Librarian

I''m just worried that with Google buying Picnik & leaving Flickr now Yahoo might screw up its totally awesome creation. YouTube has grown SO much since I joined in 2006 - now I have a full fledged channel ! My district is going Google next year and I am SO psyched!

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SEL: A Leadership Roundtable


In T&L’s first Google+ Leader Community Hangout, we discussed how district leaders are implementing SEL initiatives. Counselors then contacted parents and put together resources to help students. We now work with the Panorama survey tool as it is much better than Google Survey.

Blessings for the Broken Teacher: Students, Kintsugi, and Inspiring Life Lessons

The CoolCatTeacher

They are practical courses that have teachers developing tangible resources to use in their classrooms immediately. Aimee: Several years ago — I think it was 2006 — a student gave me a book for Christmas.

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Khan Academy: Friend or Foe?

A Principal's Reflections

In addition to using Yahoo doodle, he began writing quiz software in 2006. As the site increased in popularity it caught the eye of Bill Gates and Google with an end result being over 4 million in funding.

8 tips for making the most of limited tech in the classroom

The Cornerstone for Teachers

I have been teaching since January of 2006, in both public and parochial (Catholic) schools in Texas. I took a year off to help raise my three beautiful, young children, but I’ve been working hard trying to get ready for when I go back by creating resources for myself and other teachers.

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What Does Innovation Mean in Higher Education?


Since the bond election passed in 2006 for $224 million, enrollment in fall 2015 for the downtown campus reached 10,952. Companies like Apple and Google consistently lead as the most innovative companies in the world. Successful innovators focus on what matters most rather than spreading their effort and resources on capabilities that are less critical,” Barry Jaruzelski and Cesare R.

Eight Ways To Teach Climate Change In Almost Any Classroom


We also heard from teachers who say they are searching for more ideas and resources to take on the topic of climate change. ” Many teachers we talked with mentioned NASA as a resource for labs and activities. Here are some more resources.

Wikipedia Is NOT Wicked!

The Daring Librarian

Much like the Internets in general, (or the Googles, or the Facebooks, or the Twitters, or the YouTubes) many educators look upon Wikipedia with suspicion, sometimes derision, and occasionally with fear. And for gosh sakes, it comes up top 3 in just about any Google search you do.

A Dictionary For 21st Century Teachers: Learning Models & Technology

TeachThought - Learn better.

A learning theory “in which networked learners not only construct and assimilate their own knowledge from their own learning opportunities, but deliberately contribute their own learning to a community resource base.”( ”( Holmes & Gardner 2006 ). (7).

Fatal Failure: High Tech School Fails!

The Electric Educator

In 2006, the school opened and touted a 1-1 laptop program, campus-wide WiFi, an innovative schedule, and "project based learning." The entire situation is succinctly summarized by Jan Birson, a former member of the SOF Curriculum Planning Committee: "We naively thought, I guess, that by providing a beautiful building and great resources, these things would automatically yield change. You can find me on Twitter (@jrsowash), Google+, Linkedin (jrsowash), and YouTube (jrsowash).

Khan Academy Has Inspired Imitations Across Disciplines. MEDKSL is the Latest.


Since he introduced Khan Academy in 2006, the free, open-access education platform has inspired several knock-offs focused on specific disciplines. More than 60 universities around the world currently assign the site’s resources. “In There are a growing number of students who use Google and YouTube to study instead of buying textbooks. If imitation is the highest form of flattery, Salman Khan should feel honored.

Stopping at nothing to ensure students learn with technology – Mokhudu Machaba, South Africa

Daily Edventures

As with so many schools throughout the developing world, technology resources and connectivity are rare for Machaba and her students. When I was nominated amongst the 800 educators around the world [to become a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert], it made me melt with humility and encouraged me to work harder, since I come from a school that falls under [the category] “poor school without resources.” As a junior teacher I didn’t have influence in the buying of school resources.

11 Reflective Blogging Tips & Ideas

The Daring Librarian

I started my first blog in 2006 after my first AASL05 in Pittsburgh. use Flickr Creative Commons or one of the many c opyright free image resources. The school library Blogger I started in 2006 was blocked by my district a few years ago and it really threw me for a loop.

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The Best Way to Predict the Future is to Issue a Press Release

Hack Education

” – that’s Sebastian Thrun, best known perhaps for his work at Google on the self-driving car and as a co-founder of the MOOC (massive open online course) startup Udacity. And look at the predictions about mobile computing: 2006 – the phones in their pockets.

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Just Blog It! Blogging Tips & Ideas

The Daring Librarian

I started blogging in 2006, a few months after I saw the amazing (& now retired TL) Francey Harris’s present her landmark blog, Gargoyles Loose in the Library at my first AASL05 in Pittsburgh. Use Google Docs & Google forms! Why Blog? You don''t start blogging for awards.

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How One Master Educator Uses Visuals and Tech to Make Dracula a Must-Take Course


So now I’ll use Google maps,, YouTube, the Internet and other sources students use. Resources to Inspire Your Course Design. Hellsing Ultimate" (2006–2008, 2012, 2014; created by Kohta Hirano) 2. When Stanley Stepanic was growing up in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, he lived in a house built in 1823. Back then,” he says, “it was always cool to say, ‘I live in a haunted house.

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Back to School Special: Rocking the New Year!

The Daring Librarian

Featuring how Google tools (forms, docs, & presentation, and more!) and put out more interactive polls and Google forms ! It was really hard giving up the school library blog I started in 2006 & move to Edublogs but it ended up being a WONDERFUL thing!

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This Week's Live, Interactive, and Free Elluminate Webinars

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

ITVS''s Community Classroom program provides free film based resources for educators. Learn more about PBS''s Cyberchase and the recent additions to many invaluable resources offered by PBS.” Fue coordinadora del Departamento de Inglés del Colegio Tilatá, también en Bogotá, de 2006 - 2009. We all do it, Google when we want to know something; however, do we really get the results we want?