Global Education Conference 2017 #globaled17

The CoolCatTeacher

Lucy Gray and Steve Hargadon, Global Education Conference co-chairs, talk about the Global Education Conference 2017 that runs from November 13-16. Date: Friday, November 10, 2017. Lucy also has received the distinctions of Apple Distinguished Educator and Google Certified Innovator.

My Article For Google & TES: The top edtech tools for teachers to try in 2017.


I recently wrote a new year themed article for a joint project between Google and the Times Educational Supplement (TES). Tagged: edtech 2017 , education , educational technology 2017 , future edtech , future tech , teachers , teaching , tech tools 2017 , top edtech tools.

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Ditch That Textbook’s Best of 2017

Ditch That Textbook

And just like that, 2017 is in the books. Ed Tech best of 2017 ditch that conference ditch that homework ditch that textbook digital summit edtech educational technology flipgrid flipgrid fever g suite Google Apps gsuiteeduTechnology in classrooms has seen some great changes. For instance, “Flipgrid Fever” ( has really taken off.

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5 Tech Tools to Try in 2017 with Jennifer Gonzalez

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” The Teacher’s Guide to Technology for 2017 is here. Google Docs [link]. Google Drive [link]. The post 5 Tech Tools to Try in 2017 with Jennifer Gonzalez appeared first on Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher helping educators be excellent every day.

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The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017


Along with Chromebooks came Google Apps for Education – a suite of free, cloud-based productivity tools that allow for easy collaboration and engagement on any device.

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Joining the ed tech game changers at BETT 2017


The 2017 edition was packed-full with game-changers. From the multinational companies like Microsoft, Google, Apple, Discovery Education, Asus, Lego, or Intel, to small, single-product companies, they all made Bett the excellent conference it was.

10 Summer Jobs For Teachers 2017

EdNews Daily

Please find 10 summer jobs for teachers in 2017 listed below. 10 Summer Jobs For Teachers in 2017: Back to Basics Learning Dynamics is hiring experienced, accomplished tutors, teachers, translators, interpreters, and education specialists in Delaware. Summer jobs for teachers in 2017!

Google Docs Scavenger Hunt

Catlin Tucker

Many of my incoming 9th-grade students have never used the Google Suite prior to my class. I could spend 10 minutes walking them through Google Docs and explaining the functionality, but I’d lose their interest immediately.

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Simple Virtual Reality in the Classroom with Google Streetview and Google Cardboard with Donnie Piercey

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Donnie Piercey @mrpiercey , co-author of the Google Cardboard Book , shows how we can add simple augmented reality to our classrooms. Simple Virtual Reality in the Classroom with Google Streetview and Google Cardboard with Donnie Piercey. Tuesday, August 15, 2017.

Google Slide Scavenger Hunt

Catlin Tucker

After posting my Google Doc Scavenger Hunt activity, I had several teachers ask if I had created scavenger hunts for any of the other Google tools. Below is the scavenger hunt I designed for Google Slides. Teachers are welcome to access and use this Google Slide Scavenger Hunt.

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ISTE 2017: Google Introduces New Features for Classroom Exploration

EdTech Magazine

By Jena Passut The tech giant expands offerings that help teachers use tools like Google Earth Voyager in the classroom. 3D printing Classroom Curriculum Digital Content Hardware STEM Virtual Reality

What You Missed in 2017 (GTT037)

Ditch That Textbook

2017 has come and gone and there are some things that you may have missed in the world of Google. We do a little year-end wrap up on the Google Teacher Tribe podcast.We've ve seen a lot of new products and features from Google in 2017.

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8 Ways to Annotate Readings, Websites and Online Articles with Examples

Teacher Reboot Camp

Below are examples from my students using the free Grackle Marks add-on for Google Docs and the paid pro version of Newsela. Annotation Assignment with Grackle Marks Add-on and Google Docs. Read and Write is a web tool and Google Chrome extension for annotating pdfs.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 35 Edition)

Doug Levin

The second conflict-of-interest related news story (set of stories, really) involves New America and Google/ Eric Schmidt. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 35 Edition). Tagged on: August 27, 2017.

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Education Technology Trends for 2017: An Interview With Martin McKay.


I think 2017 is going to be an exciting year, there’s going to be a lot more cloud based technology than there was before and when classes and content are delivered in the cloud and via browsers, it means kids can access the same experience and content at home as they can in the classroom.

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Google Masters For Kids of All Ages: Badges, Skills and More

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Today’s Sponsor: WriQ from Texthelp is a new FREE Add-on for Google Docs that helps teachers easily assess student writing and track progress over time by automatically scoring students’ spelling, punctuation, and grammar errors. Google Masters for Kids of All Ages.

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Saving Big Money with iPads and Google Classroom

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Today Kyle Taylor @kyletaylor13 and his school have implemented iPads with Google Classroom and are saving half (yes, I said half) of what it previously cost to set up a classroom with technology. How the work flows from creation to Google Classroom. Google Classroom: [link].

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How to Create a Click and Learn Digital Calendar

Teacher Reboot Camp

To create your own interactive digital calendar: Go to my Google Calendar Template and make a copy. Effective Technology Integration Events Holidays 2017 Digital Calendar advent calendar Christmas December digital calendar holidays

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The video wall on college campuses in 2017

Bryan Alexander

Its main focus is working with maps, especially ones with digital functions: Use the Liquid Galaxy any time the Davis Library is open to explore Google Earth and Google Street View on an immersive seven panel display. Several weeks ago a client asked me about video walls on campuses.

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Supersize learning with Google Sites (GTT035)

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Google Teacher Tribe edtech educational technology g suite edu google edu google sites google teacher tribe gttribe portfoliosIn the not-too-distant past, if we wanted to get information out to the masses, it was expensive. Website development was costly and slow.

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Adding to Student Success with Google Add-ons

Teacher Reboot Camp

I don’t work at a learning institution that uses Google Classroom, but I do require students to sign up for a Google account. With a Google Drive account, students and teachers have access to incredible time-saving studying features and tools.

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9 Web Tools for Creating Infographics

Teacher Reboot Camp

Check out this Google Draw template for creating infographics by John Calvert. Effective Technology Integration Events Holidays 2017 Digital Calendar data visualization December digital calendar holidays infographics STEAM STEM“Numbers have an important story to tell.

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8 Web Tools and a Template For Learners to Establish Goals with Vision Boards

Teacher Reboot Camp

Google Draw is another option, but you have less options than the other web tools mentioned. Effective Technology Integration Events Holidays 2017 Digital Calendar edapps edtech free web tools and apps tech tips vision board“Vision without action is a daydream.

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Thinking Routines in the Classroom

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You can just google Project Zero or you can google “Making Thinking Visible” and you will find a multitude of resources out there.

30 Apps to Spread and Enjoy Some Holiday Cheer

Teacher Reboot Camp

Create a holiday photo video slideshows using Magisto (Android/iOS), iMovie, Flipagram (Android/iOS) or Google Photos (Web/Android/iOS). . Events Holidays Mobile Learning 2017 Digital Calendar Christmas December education apps gifts Hanukkah holidays Kwanzaa

17 Web Tools and Apps to Create Interactive Video Lessons and Quizzes

Teacher Reboot Camp

With Google Forms you can include questions for a video or create other assessments. You can use the DocuTube add-on to embed a YouTube video in your Google Docs. Effective Technology Integration Events Holidays 2017 Digital Calendar attribution creative commons creativity pbl project resources“Videos provide greater engagement than text or images for the simple reason that it combines audio, video and text.” ” – Amit Garg.

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How Google Docs Improves Writing

Ask a Tech Teacher

Google Docs is a free word processing program that does 99% of everything a student will ever need to do when writing. What isn’t included as part of the Google Docs program tool can be augmented with mostly free third-party add-ons, extensions, and apps. Embed Google Docs.

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Faster Feedback: Create Editing Shortcuts in Google Docs

Catlin Tucker

Since I published “ Stop Taking Grading Home ,” I’ve had a ton of teachers ask me how I am able to give feedback on Google Docs so quickly. The real secret to my success is in creating shortcuts right in my Google Documents.

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Diversity and EdTechTeam in 2017


With three summits featuring Google, two conferences featuring Apple, and an amazing diversity of rock star presenters, this was a high-energy weekend for the # edtechteam hashtag on twitter. As we enter 2017, we commit to taking a more explicit and more active approach.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 35 Edition)

Doug Levin

The second conflict-of-interest related news story (set of stories, really) involves New America and Google/ Eric Schmidt. A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 35 Edition). Tagged on: August 27, 2017.

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Searching for the Ability to Think: Training our Kids to Go Past Google

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But what I haven’t seen is kids Googling anything to help them with this project. There’s a reason why this Invention project is a Google-free zone. Donnie Piercey’s students use a backpack they created to update the Google Street view of their city and school.

How to Use Google Keep in the Classroom

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Today Crystal Koenig talks about Google Keep. In today’s show, Crystal Koenig shares how she uses Google Keep in the classroom: Letting students personalize the classroom by requesting topics to be taught. Integrating Google Keep and Google Docs. Google Keep.

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8 Web Tools for Creating Digital Magazines

Teacher Reboot Camp

Create a class magazine with this Time Magazine Google Slides template. Effective Technology Integration Events Holidays 2017 Digital Calendar digital magazine ezine holidays writing

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How to Use Google Drawings

Ask a Tech Teacher

Google Drawings is a free, web-based drawing tool that allows users to collaborate and work together in real time to create flowcharts, organizational charts, website wireframes, mind maps, concept maps, drawings, and more. Except, of course, Google Drawings. Reviews google apps

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Creating moveable digital activities with Google Drawings + Slides

Ditch That Textbook

Ed Tech edtech educational technology ela elements of story g suite for education google drawings google slides gsuiteedu language artsA teacher sent me a link to a video recently.

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