5 #GR8Finds #ThisWeek 03.20.15 - What to Assess? Library of Congress on Pinterest, An Adult Coloring Book, A School Librarians Advocacy Video, and Who's Tracking Your Emails?

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

A school librarian advocacy video from the New Jersey Association of School Librarians, worth watching. BEST school librarian advocacy video! [I blog every Friday about my #GR8Finds #ThisWeek. My list is very v-e-r-r-r-y selective --my own crème de la crème curation.

Drooling Over Google Draw

EdTechTeam

Now that I have caught your attention with the brilliance of Google Draw, I am hoping to inspire YOU to incorporate more creativity and student expression into your day-to-day classroom with this powerful graphic design tool! The post Drooling Over Google Draw appeared first on EdTechTeam.

Sharing Books Through Google Slides, Shelf Talkers, and Book Talks

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

I made an example of a book poster on a Google slide and had students point out things they noticed. For posters, I created a blank set of Google Slides, which Ms. I’ve been working with Ms.

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download. You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning.

Google, DonorsChoose Partner to Fund Culturally Responsive Classroom Materials

Edsurge

Keya Wondwossen, the director of advocacy and public partnerships at DonorsChoose, drew on personal experiences to explain to reporters why this campaign is so important to her.

Our 2018 Picture Book Smackdown was a Success!

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

Advocacy authors Book News event Lesson #pbsmkdwn book list book talk capstone connection google doc google hangout picture book month picture book smackdown saadia faruqi virtual visit youtube liveThe 2018 Picture Book Smackdown was held on November 29, 2018.

Join Us for the 5th Annual Picture Book Smackdown

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

Jenny Lussier, Cathy Potter, Shawna Ford, Kathy Kaldenberg, and I created the very first Picture Book Smackdown which was held via Google Hangout on November 21, 2013. We are nearing the end of November, which means the close of Picture Book Month.

March Madness Global Book Talk Challenge (Final)

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

Advocacy Book News student participation student project #30secondbooktalk book review book talk books flipgrid google forms google sites readers advisory reading student voiceMany votes have been cast in our global book talk challenge and we are down to our final 2 students.

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The Many Formats of Book Club

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

We decided that at the end of our school-level book clubs, we would use Skype and Google Hangouts to connect our schools together across the district so that our students could talk to one another. We used Google Hangouts and a set of slides to guide our conversations.

It’s Time to Plan World Read Aloud Week 2018

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

When we connect our students through Skype, Google Hangouts, or other web tools, they experience the power of the read aloud and realize that they are connected with a bigger world that is both the same and different from them.

EdTechTeam Receives Google Cloud Education Partner of the Year Award

EdTechTeam

EdTechTeam today announced that it has received the Google Cloud Global Partner of the Year Award in Education. This award was presented at Google Cloud Next ’19. EdTechTeam is an official Google for Education Professional Development Partner.

Let’s All Connect for LitWorld’s World Read Aloud Day 2016

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

When we connect our students through Skype, Google Hangouts, or other web tools, they experience the power of the read aloud and realize that they are connected with a bigger world that is both the same and different from them.

AASL National Standards: A few essentials to get started!

NeverEndingSearch

at the App Store and on Google Play. AASL17 #AASLstandards aasl advocacy standards #aaslstandards National StandardsAs a member of the AASL National Standards Implementation Taskforce, I was honored to take part in the rollout in Phoenix.

There is Always Room for Student Creativity! (Even in A Google Doc)

EdTechTeam

We all know that Google Docs is a powerful word processing tool and one of the main core applications of Google. Google Docs is probably one of the most used G-Suite apps in the educational domain and one that offers many features above and beyond our old traditional ways of digitizing text. Strong, powerful, and coherent text is always important- don’t get me wrong- but there are always ways to increase and promote student creativity within Google Docs. #1

Celebrating Read Across America, Dr. Seuss, and Our Community

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

We finally decided to give Google Hangouts a try. Advocacy Events community Dr. Seuss failure google hangouts guest readers perseverance Read across america skype volunteers World Read Aloud Day wrad16March 2nd is always a special day for our school.

How we stopped using Accelerated Reader

Reading By Example

At the next staff meeting, we shared these commitments, answered any questions about their meaning and intent, and then held an anonymous vote via Google Forms. This post describes how our school stopped using Accelerated Reader.

I dare you NOT to share! (So many AASL School Library Month goodies!)

NeverEndingSearch

Plan your April advocacy with the official calendar of activities , filled with author/ambassador quotes, professional development links, an interactive calendar and suggested activities for each day and for various grades. Central Creating Digital Portfolios Using Google Sites.

Dr. Seuss Day: Our Read Across America Celebration

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

This was just a warm-up to the 38 skype and Google hangout sessions that we have schedule this week for Read Across America and World Read Aloud week! Advocacy Art Events Reading Promotion community Dr. Seuss favorite books guest readers read aloud reading volunteers

Nobody Fails

Reading By Example

I recently attended a leadership conference where I was able to hear Laszlo Bock, the former Vice President of People Operations at Google, speak. Advocacy Assessment classroom instruction Teaching Becoming a Literacy Leader Jennifer Allen

Join Your Voices for Confidence Week Leading Up to #WRAD16

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

It’s not too late to share your schedule for World Read Aloud Week on our shared Google Doc and find someone to connect with around the world.

The Perspective Gap

Reading By Example

If I were asked to draw a map of this grand landform, I would probably pull up Google Earth as an aide. Advocacy Community Connectedness Learning content geography perspective skype photo credit: Grand Canyon (4 of 19) via photopin (license).

2015 World Read Aloud Day Blogging Challenge Week 2

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

Check out the shared Google Doc to find a connecting class or post your own schedule. Advocacy Events crowdsourcing global collaboration litworld read aloud readers advisory reading recommendations World Read Aloud Day WRAD15

The Power of Choice

Reading By Example

She started this experience by teaching students how to ask questions that could not be answered by searching on Google. Advocacy classroom instruction engagement Learning principal as an advocate Technology choice genius hour makerspaces

The Power of Choice

Reading By Example

She started this experience by teaching students how to ask questions that could not be answered by searching on Google. Advocacy classroom instruction engagement Learning principal as an advocate Technology choice genius hour makerspaces

Taking Over Georgia Department of Education Instagram: A Lesson in Trust

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

The Barrow Spelling Bee is held in the library and broadcast to the school and families through Google Hangouts on Air. gadoeteachertakeover #spelling #spellingbee #writing #english #competition #googlehangout #google #community #librariesofinstagram #teachersofinstagram #teachersfollowteachers #elementary. 5th graders lead our morning broadcast each morning which is done through Google Hangouts on Air and archived to YouTube.

Student Engagement and Closing the Opportunity Gap: An Action Plan, Part 2

Reading By Example

They could post their questions via a Google Form about a topic or tool. Advocacy engagement Leadership Learning Literacy principal as an advocate Reflection Writing ASCD collaborative learning cycle education week Kimberlee Everson Regie Routman

Student Engagement and Closing the Opportunity Gap: An Action Plan, Part 2

Reading By Example

They could post their questions via a Google Form about a topic or tool. Advocacy engagement Leadership Learning Literacy principal as an advocate Reflection Writing ASCD collaborative learning cycle education week Kimberlee Everson Regie Routman

Opting In

Reading By Example

We are using Google Sites for this process. Advocacy Assessment Leader as a Thinker Leadership principal as an advocate opting out portfolio assessment standardized testingTesting season is upon us. In our Title I elementary school in Central Wisconsin, we have had students preview the computerized assessment. The Chromebooks have been configured and the wireless tested.

Events Newsletter - Library Negotiations (Today) - Reinventing Education - OZeLive - Open Licensing - Google in Ed - ISTEunplugged

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Pat will share his 30-plus years of fieldwork, advocacy (he published Growing Without Schooling magazine from 1986 to 2001), and personal experience (he and his wife homeschooled their three daughters) to help you and your children learn in their own ways.

Agency: Important for Students and Educators

A Principal's Reflections

The desire to increase agency in the form of voice, choice, and advocacy should be viewed as just as important for educators (teachers and administrators) as it is for students. Consider developing a meeting agenda using Google Docs.

Going Beyond the Hour of Code

Digital Promise

include: Computational Thinking for Educators from Google (15-30 hours). See a sample letter to principal, advocacy slide deck , and additional resources. This article originally appeared on The Advocate from the Computer Science Teachers Association. Read the original version here.

Learning Revolution Newsletter - Week's Events - GlobalEd Waitlist - CoSN - Google Forms - Breaking Down Library Walls - Better Than College - OZeLive Kudos

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Saturday, March 1st at 12pm CR20 LIVE Weekly Show - Google Forms in the Classrooms , Classroom 2.0 Monday, March 3rd at 8pm TL Virtual Cafe: Breaking Down Library Walls , Learn how to use Google Hangout and Edmodo and more to break down the library walls and connect with other people from around the world. Education Revolution Google+ Community Robots grading essays.

Five Top Technology Trends In Special Education

Wisewire

” Leading the shift is Google, which has made huge inroads into K-12 with its web-based Chromebook devices and popular G Suite productivity tools.

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How to Unleash the Potential of Every Child

The CoolCatTeacher

Urkund: Today’s Sponsor Urkund is great as a plagiarism prevention tool and connects with most common Learning Management Systems like Google Classroom, Moodle, and Canvas or as a stand-alone web tool or by email.

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School Counselors Helping More Women Go Into Computer Science: Tips and Advice to Find the Fit

The CoolCatTeacher

Angela has 15 years of experience as a professional school counselor and is a Google Certified Educator. Angela’s advocacy has earned her recognition, most recently the “2017 NJ State School Counselor of the Year” award and was featured in Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls blog.

Learning Walks

A Principal's Reflections

Student agency (voice, choice, advocacy) – Are students empowered to own their learning (blended/personalized/virtual learning options, they select tool to be used, etc.) Successful change and consistent improvement rely on many interconnected factors.

Inside a Student’s Hunt for His Own Learning Data

Edsurge

You can follow the podcast on the Apple Podcast app , Spotify , Stitcher , Google Play Music or wherever you listen. These days we do a lot of workshops and special projects around freedom of information and privacy issues and advocacy work because that act was passed back in 1992.

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Why new technologies often don’t help students

The Christensen Institute

One of LPS’s lead math teachers, Mike Fauteux, wanted to improve student engagement and address his students’ individual learning gaps, so he began experimenting with new instructional practices that used Google Sheets and OER to provide students with self-guided learning experiences.

Stepping Back from Overparenting: A Stanford Dean’s Perspective

MindShift

For many parents this type of advocacy feels necessary to ensure their child’s success, but Lythcott-Haims says normalizing over-parenting can lead young adults to experience an “ existential impotence. Listen on Apple Podcasts , Google Play , Stitcher or wherever you get your podcasts.

Ten Educators you need to follow

Tomorrow's Learners

Alice Keeler shares amazing ideas and resources for teachers that want to enhance learning for their students (especially through the Google Suite for Education). I regularly see tweets from Eric where he shares innovative ways to use the various features in the Google Suite for Education.