10 ideas from Google’s 2016 Education on Air Conference

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Students and teachers are doing amazing things with Google tools in the classroom. Uncategorized edtech education on air educational technology g suite gafe google apps for educationThey’re collaborating. They’re creating. They’re sharing. They’re doing things that would be pretty tough — or impossible — without those tools.

Top Blog Posts of January 2016

The CoolCatTeacher

January 2016 was an epic month here with a reach of over 200,000 views between this blog, my blogspot blog, and vickidavis.me. — MAD-learn (@MADLearn) February 1, 2016. Top Blog Posts of January 2016. 15 Best Google Drive Add-Ons for Education.

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2016 Fall CUE Overview

CUE

T his weekend brings another fabulous CUE event to educators interested in educational technology, the CUE 2016 Fall Conference. Lucy also has received the distinctions of Apple Distinguished Educator and Google Certified Teacher.

Ditch That Textbook’s Best of 2016

Ditch That Textbook

The end of 2016. Google Apps (now called G Suite), the maker movement and design thinking didn’t start in 2016, but they’ve grown bigger and bigger in 2016. Ed Tech best of 2015 edtech educational technology g suite gafe google apps for educationThe education scene has seen a continued push in several big areas.

35 Take-aways from Summer 2016 Professional Development

Ask a Tech Teacher

Ask a Tech Teacher’s Summer PD 2016 just ended. Once a week we got together virtually (via Google Hangout or a Twitter Chat) to share ideas, answer questions, and discuss nuances. I am no longer surprised by how many teachers haven’t tried Google Hangouts.

The Cool Cat Teacher Blog: Top Blog Posts of February 2016

The CoolCatTeacher

When looking at the top posts of the over 3,500 blog posts here, a theme jumps forward for February 2016. Top Posts: February 2016. 100+ Great Google Classroom Resources New in February 2016! 15 Best google Drive Add-Ons for Education. What has teachers talking?

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Introducing: The Google Teacher Tribe Podcast

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Ed Tech Google Teacher Tribe edtech educational technology g suite edu gafe google apps for education google teacher tribe podcastsI love listening to podcasts. They’re kind like personalized radio. I can pick shows that I like and listen to them whenever I want.

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Gamify Your Professional Learning at the CUE 2016 Fall Conference!

CUE

At this year’s CUE 2016 Fall Conference, we are working hard to make the attendee experience even more engaging and enjoyable than years past. lol) at the CUE 2016 Fall conference is what fills each of us since we’ve waited to see all of our edu-crushes and long-distance friends for months.

Deep learning with Google tools: 20 ideas

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It’s so easy (maybe too easy) to do shallow, superficial work with Google tools. Google’s got [.]. Ed Tech creative teaching edtech educational technology gafe Google Apps google classroom google docs google slidesOne one day, we’ll do this activity. The next day, we’ll use a different tool to do a different one. What if we want to investigate a topic thoroughly instead of going “a mile wide and an inch deep”?

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Google Classroom tips for the Non-Newbie Teacher | 2016

My Paperless Classroom

Are you using Google Classroom to it's fullest potential? The post Google Classroom tips for the Non-Newbie Teacher appeared first on TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting Network. Are you using Google Classroom to it's fullest potential? Google Education TechEducator Podcast Google Google ClassroomOn this episode of the TechEducator Podcast, we discuss not only what's new, but how it can be easily integrated into your curriculum.

20 practical ways to use Google Forms in class, school

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Teachers and students have their own data gathering and tracking tool that’s free and easy to learn — Google Forms. Google [.]. Ed Tech assessment creative teaching data collection edtech educational technology gafe google apps for education google forms

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How To Document A Science Investigation Using Google Keep.

EdTech4Beginners

We used a brilliant app called Google Keep. Watch my video tutorial on how to use Google Keep: My class combined notes, pictures and doodles to write-up the experiment. Have you used Google Keep? Recently, my class did a science experiment, where we explored how rain falls.

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10 Google Classroom time savers for teachers

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If you and your students are using Google Apps in the classroom, Google Classroom can save you tons of time and effort. Ed Tech edtech educational technology efficiency gafe Google Apps google classroom time managementIt helps you assign, collect, grade and return work seamlessly. But, like anything else, there are tricks that can help you do the same work in less time. They make you more efficient [.].

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8 interactive Google Slides activities for classroom excitement

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But these slide apps (like Google Slides and PowerPoint in Office 365) really are powerful tools for delivering interactive user experiences. Ed Tech creative teaching edtech educational technology gafe google apps for education google slides

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Google for Education Sessions and Discussions at ISTE 2016

Educational Technology Guy

Google will be hosting some great sessions and discussions at ISTE next week. We hope to see you at ISTE 2016 in Denver. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Google for Educators iste

20 ways Google MyMaps can enhance lessons in any class

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Ed Tech edtech educational technology gafe Google Apps google apps for education mapping mymapsMaps are a fundamental part of everyday life. Even if we don’t pull paper maps out of our car glove compartments anymore, we still rely on GPS and digital directions.

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A creative art lesson: Enter The Doodle 4 Google Contest!

EdTech4Beginners

Doodle 4 Google is a great idea. It is a contest where your pupils must come up with an inspirational idea or vision and turn it into a ‘Google Doodle’ The theme for this year is the future. education art creativity Google Google doodle learning lesson ideas teaching

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A great lesson idea: Go on a Google Hunt!

EdTech4Beginners

Recently, as part of our maths unit on shape, my class went on a Google hunt! My class were studying quadrilaterals and after teaching them the definition of each one, they had to find real life examples on Google.

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9 Google Apps Tips You Don’t Want to Miss

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are the top 9 nine Google Apps tips according to Ask a Tech Teacher readers: Embed a File from Google Drive. Google Apps lesson plan. 8 Google Apps Tricks Every Teacher Should Know. Google Hangouts–Are You Using Them Yet? Google Gravity.

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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. Recently, Google Forms got a facelift, and even more recently, it added some new features.

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10 Things Google Classroom Makes Easier

The CoolCatTeacher

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.) Essential Questions:10 More Things You Can Do Easier in Google Classroom.

Google Theatre & Search Secrets #ISTE2016

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you are looking for some shorter, dynamic presentations, then you may want to attend the Google Theatre at 12noon today (Wednesday) at room 103. Each presenter has 15 minutes to share their top Google tips. Google has saved me so much time and I highly recommend teachers learn the tricks to make grading, lesson planning, and engaging students easier. One of the participants, Charlotte Thornton (@cthornto) , shares her Google secrets and some assessment tips below.

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100+ Great Google Classroom Resources for Educators

The CoolCatTeacher

Google Classroom allows teachers to easily manage student work and teaching with Google Docs, Google Forms, Google Spreadsheets and anything Google. Updated: February 5, 2016. Google Classroom Resources. How to Manage a Classroom in Google.

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. Students are creating and collaborating, researching and sharing.

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Our Top 10 Google Docs Add-ons of 2016

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

December 28, 2016 Google Docs' add-ons are tools that add a wide variety of functionalities to Google Docs. 2016 popular postsIn the course of this year we have reviewed a number of these tools and we have.read more.

Ten Tech Problem-Solving Tips You Don’t Want to Miss

Ask a Tech Teacher

Google It! Here are the top ten problem-solving tips according to Ask a Tech Teacher readers: Tech Tip #108: Got a Tech Problem? What to do when your Computers Don’t Work. 25 Techie Problems Every Student Can Fix–Update. How to Teach Students to Solve Problems. I Can Solve That Problem…. Let Students Learn From Failure. Let’s Talk About Habits of Mind. Computer Shortkeys That Streamline Your Day. #81: 81: Problem Solving Board. 5 Ways to Cure Technophobia in the Classroom.

How to Use Google Forms in the Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

Among the teachers I know who are always looking for ways to save their limited pennies, Google Forms is a run-away favorite. Responses are collected to a Google Spreadsheet that can be private or shared with participants and can be sorted and analyzed like any other spreadsheet.

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My article for Edutopia: Engaging Students Through Google Maps.

EdTech4Beginners

It was about ways Google Maps can be used to inspire students in lessons. Have you used Google Maps in lessons? Tagged: edtech , educational technology , edutopia , GAFE , Google , Google Maps , lessons , teaching , tech , technology.

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ISTE 2016: Introducing New Features from Google for Education

EdTech Magazine

By Meg Conlan New functions and product releases from Google bring lessons to life in new ways, and make it easier for teachers to engage students.

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12 tips for using Google Apps with young students

Ditch That Textbook

There’s a common misconception with students and Google Apps: sometimes, they’re just too young to use them yet. Regardless of their age, her students use Google Apps. No, more specifically, her students thrive with Google Apps.

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The Magic Automatic Lesson Planner with Google Forms

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Ed Tech automation edtech educational technology gafe google apps for education google forms lesson planningTraditional lesson plan books have their limitations. Being paper-based, they’re not searchable and they’re not easily shareable. Wouldn’t it be great to be able to search quickly for a specific lesson plan instead of flipping back page by page? How about being able to share lesson plans with others without making photocopies? You can use [.].

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Highlights from Tri-Association Conference 2016

EdTechTeam

As EdTechTeam, we were able to share four different workshops on Google tools and tips for the classroom. It was a wonderful experience to be involved in the 2016 Tri-Conference.

Top Educational Google Sheets Add-ons of 2016

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

December 29, 2016 In yesterday's post we published our personal list of what we think are some of the best Google Docs add-ons for teachers. 2016 popular postsIn today's post, we are sharing with you another similar.read more.

Reflections on ISTE 2016

Indiana Jen

I have just returned from the 2016 ISTE Conference in Denver Colorado. Google Rolls out even more Tools. Google highlighted some very cool tools. Google has also double downed on their programming tool Pencil.

Reflections on ISTE 2016

Indiana Jen

I have just returned from the 2016 ISTE Conference in Denver Colorado. Google Rolls out even more Tools. Google highlighted some very cool tools. Google has also double downed on their programming tool Pencil.