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Free Google Apps Training Resources

The Electric Educator

Google Apps for Education is quickly becoming a significant force in education. Google recently announced that over 10 million students have gone Google. Google is an engineering company that has created some unbelievably useful products.

Turn any exisiting PC or Mac into fully functional Chromebook - for free!

Educational Technology Guy

Neverware, a startup that has developed a software product, CloudReady , in partnership with Google, which turns almost any computer from the last 8 years into a full-fledged Chromebook. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

GoGuardian Develops a New AI-Enabled Cloud Filter for K–12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

However, we know from our conversations with school administrators that an acute pain point yet to be solved is an effective network filtering solution that offers students safe internet access from their own devices.” . Twitter.

Flipping Instruction for Struggling Students

Teacher Reboot Camp

Try getting your students instead to learn about the topic with podcasts , infographics ( Piktochart , Easel.ly , Visme , and Canva ), games , scavenger hunts, interactives ( ReadWriteThink ), tutorials or how to manuals ( Howtoons ), simulations, case studies, digital scrapbooks , mindmaps ( Mind42 , Wiki Mindmap ), virtual trips , interactive timelines ( Timetoast , MyHistro ), ezines ( Issuu ), or curated boards (Pinterest board, Educlipper board, or Blendspace).

K-12 Blueprint site updated - resources for planning and implementing EdTech

Educational Technology Guy

The site has resources about one-to-one programs, BYOD, digital content, reviews about technology, success stories and case studies, tips and ideas, webinars, educational technology news, and much more. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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A Single Sign-On Platform Revolutionized How This District Uses Tech—and Saved $120,000

Edsurge

That’s how Aleigha Henderson-Rosser describes the technical issues around access to digital learning resources when she joined Atlanta Public Schools (APS) in 2010 as Executive Director of Instructional Technology. Henderson-Rosser blamed it on access issues. SSO gives them that access.

Addressing the Digital Learning Gap with Effective Educator Coaching

EdTechTeam

There are pockets of inspiration and excellence where students and teachers are leveraging technology to solve complex problems, work with big data sets, connect across borders, access experts, collaborate with peers, and engage in compelling projects. You can follow her on Twitter at @kcator.

Here's How Single Sign-On Saved One District 2,500 Hours of Instructional Time Per Month

Edsurge

This technology allows students and staff to access multiple applications and resources with a single username and password. Tam Nguyen Twitter: @TechGuyTam Orange Unified School District We wanted to alleviate those roadblocks so teachers could adopt instructional technology in the future. Case Study: Pickens School District enjoys instant access. Case in point: We had some significant spam attacks this spring, where accounts were compromised.

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2016 Global Education Conference - Day One!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Recordings of any sessions that have taken place will accessible on the conference recordings page , usually within a few minutes after a session has ended. Follow the Twitter conversation with #globaled16 Lucy Gray ‏ @ elemenous 6h 6 hours ago Getting Started at the GEC https:// youtu.be/W1003iVu72E

A helpline for schools tackling cyberbullying

eSchool News

Pilot program lets schools tap into a helpline with close ties to Twitter and Facebook. Available via email or a toll-free phone number, the helpline has gained in-kind and financial support from Google, Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, and Ask.fm.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 37 Edition)

Doug Levin

Anonymizing datasets is a practice fraught with challenges , especially in cases where data from multiple sources are combined. And, those most likely to be able to avail themselves of this technique (because of access to expertise, resources, and privilege) are least likely to need the protection it provides. But not in the case of our software." Tagged on: September 13, 2017 Foothill High School's Twitter account hacked, obscene images posted | KTNV.

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 37 Edition)

Doug Levin

Anonymizing datasets is a practice fraught with challenges , especially in cases where data from multiple sources are combined. And, those most likely to be able to avail themselves of this technique (because of access to expertise, resources, and privilege) are least likely to need the protection it provides. But not in the case of our software." Tagged on: September 13, 2017 Foothill High School's Twitter account hacked, obscene images posted | KTNV.

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2016 Global Education Conference - Monday Is Day Two!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Recordings of any sessions that have taken place will accessible on the conference recordings page , usually within a few minutes after a session has ended. Monday, November 14th, is day two of the seventh annual Global Education Conference.

How to Boost Your Teacher Brand

Shake Up Learning

What will they find when they Google you? You should expect to be Googled before a job interview. If you want to reach other educators, Twitter and Pinterest are big winners. million followers on Twitter alone, and he offers effective social media tips in his book.

From Personalized Math to Micro-Schools, This NewSchools Cohort Is Reimagining Learning

Edsurge

Scott Benson NewSchools Venture Fund Twitter: @scottb_edu So their two organizations decided to work together, creating The Collaborative—a ten-month, intensive professional-development experience for ten school districts and charter school management organizations from across the country. Today, NewSchools and Transcend released a case study that looks at the first Collaborative. EdSurge talked to Benson about some of the findings in that study.

2016 Global Education Conference - Monday Is Day Two!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Recordings of any sessions that have taken place will accessible on the conference recordings page , usually within a few minutes after a session has ended. Monday, November 14th, is day two of the seventh annual Global Education Conference.

2014 Global Education Conference - Day Four

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We had yet another great day of sessions and keynotes on Wednesday, and the recordings of any sessions that have taken place are accessible on the conference recordings page (which includes the ones listed below up until you get this note).

Global Collaboration Week Begins - Find a Project and Connect!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

You can also follow the event on Twitter @GlobalEdCon and using the hashtag #globaled19. DIRECTIONS: The Google Slide presentation will be made available for viewing after the presentation. DIRECTIONS: Participants will be encouraged to connect via the Google Hangout.

2016 Global Education Conference Starts Sunday - Important Information!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The final live training is on Saturday, which you can access through the training page. iEARN is also joined by other major supporters, TES , Google for Education , and VIF International Education. Associate Professor Harmonizing Global Alliances: A Case Study of Afghanistan - Maria A.

The Free and Online 2014 School Leadership Summit Starts Wednesday! (Full Session List)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

We have gotten much more mobile-friendly , as there are Collaborate apps for iOS and Android, and the conference schedule and session links can be easily accessed on mobile devices by going to [link] from your mobile device or clicking on the "mobile schedule" link in the Summit menu.

STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our Twitter hashtag is #stemx13, and we have some resources for publicizing at [link]. Associate Professor of Biology A Case Study in Science and Engineering Job Shadowing in High School - Ann Gaudino, Ed.D.

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Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - RSCON5 - The Wonderment - ISTE Reports - Genius Hour for Teachers

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Follow the Twitter feed for this event at #RSCON5 and be sure to let your peers know about this fun event! If you weren''t able to attend, visit [link] to see the unconference final schedule, with notes from the sessions and the group photos, and scroll through the Twitter feed at #HackEd14 to see what we were up to - the feed includes links to tools and apps shared during the amazing tech slam/smackdown. Education Revolution Google+ Community Diversify Your Summer Reading List.