Get Learners Moving With Mobile Devices

Teacher Reboot Camp

Unlike many other technologies, mobile devices can support physical health along with learning. With a mobile device students can create, problem solve, critical think, and engage with the world around them. Check out my slide presentation ( download for free ) and the bookmarks below for pair work activities with mobile devices. Active Learning with Mobile Devices from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Plastic bags protect mobile devices from getting wet and dirty.

2016 Fall CUE Overview


T his weekend brings another fabulous CUE event to educators interested in educational technology, the CUE 2016 Fall Conference. Additionally, Doug Robertson and Bill Selak are taking over Snapchat duties, and you can follow our Snapchat stories here on your mobile device.

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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 — MAD-learn (@MADLearn) February 1, 2016. Top Blog Posts of January 2016. 15 Best Google Drive Add-Ons for Education.

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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Google Mobile Apps Take Three!


Want t o GO EVEN FARTHER in the classroom with EVEN MORE Google Apps on your mobile device? Here's a Google Apps Take Three list to continue your Googley Journey! Google Cast Allows students and teachers to share their screens wirelessly from everywhere in the classroom. iTunes Google Play 2. Google Keep Grab a photo of a poster, receipt or document and easily organize or find it later in search. iTunes Google Play 3. iTunes Google Play 4.

Try Out Google Expeditions… WOW!


” These were the sounds that could be heard in my classroom when we tried Google Expeditions this week! Tagged: edtech , education , GAFE , google expeditions , teaching , tech , technology , virtual reality , VR. “Wow! Amazing! Ohhhhhh! Wooaahhh!”

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12 ways to use Google Cardboard in your class

Ditch That Textbook

Ed Tech edtech educational technology gafe google cardboard mobile learning virtual reality vrVirtual reality used to be the thing of science fiction books and movies.

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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.

It's 2016

Adam Welcome

It was time to write this post - because it's 2016. Why are we still trying to convince people that Google Apps and Gmail is much more efficient and streamlined than Microsoft - and free! It's 2016, demand relevancy from your leaders - our kids deserve it

Technology I use on a Daily Basis - 2016 Version

Educational Technology Guy

Here's my updated version for Spring, 2016. I'm a huge user of Google Apps and Evernote. I can do anything on it - email, web browsing, Google Apps, Evernote, messaging, photos, musics, etc. I use it as a mobile hotspot for my Chromebook while traveling too.

Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Wearables for Learning! Oh My!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Yes, you can afford a few wearables or Google Cardboards in your class. Example- reading station then a map exploration station of the place you read about then the Google Cardboard station where you visit the location in virtual reality. With Google Cardboard you can get students to travel to different countries or sites and introduce them to various cultures using virtual reality. Get resources, help and ideas in the Google Cardboard Teacher Community.

Visualize Learning with Photo Challenges and Projects

Teacher Reboot Camp

Recommended apps include Google Slides, Book Creator , Edubuncee , Canva , Biteslide , or EduGlogster. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Mobile Learning images literacy mobile learning photo projects photography reading STEAM STEM visual learning visual literacy visual rhetoric“Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.”. – Marc Riboud.

The 10 Core Google Mobile Apps You Need!


Want to get started in the classroom with Google Apps on your mobile device? Here's a Google Apps 101 list to give you a jump-start! Google Drive Google Drive is one place for all your stuff. iTunes Google Play 2. Google Chrome Browse fast with Chrome. iTunes Google Play -unlimited number of tabs -incognito mode -omnibox -sync with your Google Chrome account -offline access 3. iTunes Google Play 4. iTunes Google Play 5.

40+ Hashtags to Follow to Learn About the Latest Teaching Trends

Teacher Reboot Camp

To discover the resources and bloggers connected to a specific hashtag, search for the hashtag on Google or a social network. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital and mobile activities for any device with handouts.

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The Top 4 Reasons Why Teachers Should be Using Google Classroom


In this post, he chats with Ben Sondgeroth about why teachers should be using Google Classroom. Since its launch, Google Classroom has seen widespread adoption in schools across the country, with thousands of teachers and students signing on to use it every day.

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Tech Tips for Teachers: 4 Ways to Use Google Forms

EdTech Magazine

By Meg Conlan Experts from around the web share tactics and advice for educators who want to make the most of Google Forms. Classroom Cloud Curriculum Digital Content Mobile Apps Mobility

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Collaborative Group Sessions with Hangouts

Teacher Reboot Camp

Google Hangouts is a great web tool and mobile app for learners to collaborate. Google Hangouts is for students 13 and older and allows up to 10 videos at once. Students can share their screens, a Google presentation, collaborate on documents in real time, and much more.

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10 Google MORE Mobile Apps to Download TODAY


Try these 10 Google Mobile Apps to get your students exploring, sharing and creating! Google Cardboard iOS Android Go on an Urban Hike - Visit the Eiffel Tower, Venice Canals, the Old City of Jerusalem, and underwater at the Great Barrier Reef. Google Photos Automatically organized and searchable, you can find photos fast and bring them to life. iTunes Google Play 3. Art & Culture Explore over 1000 museums from your mobile device.

10 Google Mobile Apps You Need to Get


Try these 10 Google Mobile Apps to get your students exploring, sharing and creating! Google Cardboard iOS Android Go on an Urban Hike - Visit the Eiffel Tower, Venice Canals, the Old City of Jerusalem, and underwater at the Great Barrier Reef. Google Photos Automatically organized and searchable, you can find photos fast and bring them to life. iTunes Google Play 3. Art & Culture Explore over 1000 museums from your mobile device.

5 Google Tools to Support All Levels of Reading


Free Tools & Resources Mobile Learning Resources _ Miscellaneous Tools and Topics google apps for reading decoding annotation google draw visualize readings google form learn text structure google web apps reflecting on reading web apps for enhancing reading fluency comprehension

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4 New Education Features from Google That Can Help Teachers

EdTech Magazine

Classroom Curriculum Digital Content Mobile Apps MobilityBy Meghan Bogardus Cortez Updates to a variety of platforms could make classroom technology use a bit easier.

2 Collaborative Uses of Google Apps and iPads – from Greg Kulowiec


Combine the creative potential of the iPad with the collaborative capacity of Google Drive and students have access to countless options for engaging in creating meaningful, creative work. Scenario #1: Collaborative Video Creation with TouchCast, Google Drive, & Google Docs.

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Be Mobile, Don’t Travel: Tips for Surviving without a Classroom by H. E. James


Instead of worrying about having to travel, think about being mobile, in more than one sense of the word. I didn’t teach in the age of mobile tech, which made it more difficult to be the mobile teacher I wanted to be instead of just “the teacher with the cart.”.

And the top e-learning trends for 2016 are.


It’s December, it’s almost the end of the year and it's time to talk about the 2016 e-learning trends. First, mobile learning. Sure, there were lots of devices released in 2014 and the years before, but 2015 was the mobile age. And learning platforms are starting to get mobile developers to publish mobile apps and have them updated on a regular basis. Now let's see what are the top e-learning trends for 2016. 2016 will be a big year in e-learning.

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Google Sunsetting Play for Education Program

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith Google signals the departure of Play for Education, the company's educational lens into the Google Play storefront. Cloud Cloud apps Hardware Mobility Notebooks Software Tablets

5 Steps to Get Started With Google Cardboard VR Viewer in Your Classroom


At About $15 per ‘headset’, Google Cardboard Provides an Inexpensive Intro to Virtual Reality, Bringing Learning to Life in Your Classroom Two related technologies that are really.

23 Earth Day Activities, Resources, Web Sites, & Apps

Teacher Reboot Camp

Below discover activities, resources, websites, mobile apps, and more to get your students to play an active role in caring for the Earth. Find Google Earth Lesson Plans and Projects here. Take a virtual reality field trip with Google Cardboard ! The Google Cardboard app for iOS and Android has different virtual reality adventures to explore nature and the world​​​.

20 Posts To Help You Integrate Technology the Right Way!

Teacher Reboot Camp

10+ Ways to Spark Collaboration with Google Hangouts. Teacher Zen with Google: 50+ Tips, Tools, & Apps. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital and mobile activities for any device with handouts. Effective Technology Integration edtech education technology mobile apps teaching with technology“Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.” ~ Bill Gates.

Portrait of a technology-using professor in 2016

Bryan Alexander

She also likes mobile, but not because of its affordances; instead, she finds that that’s where her students prefer to work. “So many students are using their phones the majority of time. Is that early adopter practice in 2016, or has it become the mainstream?

ISTE 2016 Cheat-Sheet for Newbies and Veterans


DO: Make a plan, but download the ISTE Mobile App to stay open to other possibilities. View the program online , follow the conference hashtag #iste2016 on social media to keep up with the latest information, and use the ISTE mobile app to enhance your ISTE experience even more.

Join Us for a Chat

EdTech Magazine

By Mike Patterson Online Google conference expected to draw upwards of 50,000 and span a variety of topics. Management Mobile Apps Mobility Professional Development Training

Create Multiple Chrome Profiles to Use Multiple Google Accounts – from Ben Sondgeroth


As more schools adopt Google Apps For Education (GAFE), increasingly teachers and students are dealing with multiple Google Accounts – one for work/school and one for personal use. Google has a way to make this possible that is built into Chrome.

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What is Kiddom? Why is it right for you? And free resources to inform your teaching

Ask a Tech Teacher

They can be generated from content providers like Khan Academy, Common Lit, CK-12, and IXL, or created by the teacher (by uploading documents from their local drive or Google Drive). Coming soon: a mobile phone app. The popularity of standards-based grading and instruction is growing.

Lots of great new things coming to Google Apps and Chromebooks!!!

Educational Technology Guy

Google Apps for Education and Chromebooks have become truly awesome resources for schools and Google just keeps improving them. With this new announcement, the Google Play Store and most of it's app will work with Chromebooks. I have over 100 apps on my smartphone, sync Evernote offline (9,000 notes) and sync Google drive offline and I am only using 9GB (18GB if you count the hundreds of photos and videos of my daughter). Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Google adds new features to Classroom, Forms, and more

eSchool News

As back-to-school approaches, Google has just released a grab-bag of new features aimed at K-12 educators—mostly upgrades to existing Google products like Classroom and Expeditions— announced in a new blog post.