10+ QR Code Activities to Inspire Curiosity and Engage Learners

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Recently I presented a webinar for Simple K12, 10+ QR Code Activities to Inspire Curiosity and Active Learning. There are so many more activities and ideas I share in the slides to help you ignite curiosity and get your students moving and learning! Scan and Learn! These apps are available for Android and iOS devices. Create your own QR codes with these free websites and apps: Quickmark (Android/iOS/Website)- Scan QR codes with this free app.

EdTech Acronyms Explained

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BLearning – Blended Learning (using a range of multimedia and strategies). BYOL – Bring Your Own Learning. FL – Flipped Learning ( click here for my guide to flipping lessons ). LMS – Learning Management System (software that runs and manages educational programs). MLD – Mobile Learning Devices. MLearning – Mobile Learning. NGDLE – Next-generation Digital Learning Environment. Windows, Android). PLN – Personal Learning Network.

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Selfie Activities to Inspire Reflection on Digital Identity

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This is why one of the missions in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom , is for learners to go on a selfie adventure. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go. Try CamMe , Group Shot , BeFunky , Pic-Collage , EduBuncee , Aviary , ImageChef , Yakit for Kids , TouchCast , Flipgrid , Facebook Live, Snapchat, Dubsmash , and Marco Polo iOS/Android.

8 Cool Resources for Students to Use to Conduct Interviews

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Part of this critical eye is learning how to gather knowledge from reputable sources. We can help our students learn this important process by getting them to conduct interviews with peers or experts. Conducting interviews and piecing together a newscast is one of the missions in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go.

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

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These technologies help engage learners by providing sensory learning and sparking curiosity and imagination. For your next classes, go beyond getting students to read and learn only from worksheets and books. Integrate virtual reality, augmented reality, or wearables to create meaningful learning experiments for students. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers and Learning to Go. Learn more in this article. Ingress is another free iOS/Android AR game.

Learn With QR Codes! 22+ Apps, Web Tools and Activities

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QR codes get learners out of their seat scanning to discover what the knowledge they will uncover with their mobile devices. Below are a few tips and resources to get your students started with learning with QR codes. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers and Learning to Go. Learn with QR Codes from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Scan QR codes on your mobile device with the I-nigma app, which allows students to scan QR codes with an iOS, Android, or Windows phone.

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Google Spotlight Stories: 360º Immersive Stories for Android and iOS

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These stories are viewable on both iOS and Android devices, and coming soon to YouTube! Install the app on your phone ( iOS or Android ), and choose a story to download. I am really excited to see where this technology will take us, and more importantly how we can leverage this for learning in the classroom. Android apps edtech educational technology free resources for teachers GAFE google instructional technology iOS iPad mobile learning virtual reality

20 Web Tools and Apps for Learners to Create Fun Videos

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In my digital book, Learning to Go , I provide tips, resources, rubrics, and handouts to help your students storyboard their productions and create short commercials, films, trailers, broadcasts, digital stories, and public service announcements. Check out the bookmarks for several more web apps, tools, and resources to get your students learning by producing their own short videos. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers and Learning to Go.

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Comics for Engaging Students! 22+ Resources & Ideas

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Comics can be powerful learning tools. Creating comics engages students and encourages them to explore vocabulary, summarize information, and contextualize what they learn in a creative way. Don’t forget to join me for a free online technology learning day with other experts. Get your copy of Learning to Go and The 30 Goals for Teachers. Learn with Comics. Word Origins – Learn about different phrases and idioms with this comic.

Digital Poets! Web Tools, Apps, & Lesson Ideas

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Imagine students learning about the food chain by hearing a reading of “ Damselfly, Trout, Heron ” by John Engels. In the slide presentation and bookmarks below, I share ideas and resources for getting students to learn through poetry. share their poetry in digital books with web tools and apps like Storybird , LittleBirdTales , and Book Creator (IOS / Android) app. Cultivate your interests with Pearltrees for Android.

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STEAM It Up with the 8 C’s! 50+ Ideas & Resources

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Don’t forget to check out my recent post about my keynote at ICEIndiana, Byte-sized Potential and Learning with the 8 C’s. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Assign students a different part of something needing to be labeled, such as the human skeleton , and create QR codes their peers scan and learn! My favorite comic creators are Pixton (Web/iOS/Android), Makebeliefs , ToonDoon , Friendstrip and Comics Head.

15 Ideas and Tons of Resources to Try with Learners in 2017

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Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Mobile Learning- Find activities in my book, Learning to Go ! Learning Missions- Check out my new book in 2017, Hacking Digital Learning: 10 Missions That Skyrocket Achievement in Any Class ! Comics- My favorite comic creators are Makebeliefs , ToonDoon , Friendstrip , Comics Head , and Pixton (Web/iOS/Android). “Technology is just a tool.

Digital Ways to Appreciate Super Dads! 30+ Resources

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What a great time to inspire young people to create and learn with some cool web tools and apps by encouraging them to express their appreciation for an important father figure or male role model. Not only do students learn how to edit and design with technology; more importantly, they also experience the joy of using technology to uplift others. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go.

Goal: Inspire With a Graphic

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First, decide on a goal for your students or peers to achieve, such as more movement, play, hands-on learning, developing a Personal/Passionate Learning Network (PLN ), and so forth. I’ve been having a lot of fun creating quote pics with these free typography iOS apps- Word Dream , Wort Swag , Retype , Aviary (iOS & Android), Pixlr (iOS & Android), BeFunky (iOS & Android), and Image Chef (iOS & Android).

Students Learning by Creating Digital Gifts

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See my slideshow and infographic below with ideas, mobile apps, and resources. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers and Learning to Go. Try Hopscotch , TinyTap (iOS/Android), Scratch MIT , Zondle , GetKahoot , Stencyl , SketchNation , GameSalad , Purpose Games , ClassTools , Game Maker Studio , Sploder , Gamestar Mechanic , X-Note , What2Learn , Kodu , GamePress , Adventure Games Studio , and Quest Text-based Adventures.

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Winter Magnetic Poetry with Google Slides

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The post Winter Magnetic Poetry with Google Slides appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Here are some of the options Google Slides will give you in this version: Google Drawings is not currently compatible on mobile devices, but Google Slides is compatible. Be sure to download the Google Slides App for iOS or Android. Check out the sing-a-long ebook from Cantata Learning: Winter: The Coldest Season Of All. Learn when and where you want! Shake Up Learning 2018.

The Beginner’s Guide to the Hour of Code

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The post The Beginner’s Guide to the Hour of Code appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The philosophy is simple but significant: every student deserves the opportunity to learn computer science. Anyone can learn the basics of computer science in a fun and easy way! There are even options to go “unplugged” if you do not have access to devices in your classroom because students can learn computer science principles with something as simple as a deck of cards.

Goal: Inspire With a Graphic

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First, decide on a goal for your students or peers to achieve, such as more movement, play, hands-on learning, developing a Personal/Passionate Learning Network (PLN ), and so forth. I’ve been having a lot of fun creating quote pics with these free typography iOS apps- Word Dream , Wort Swag , Retype , Aviary (iOS & Android), Pixlr (iOS & Android), BeFunky (iOS & Android), and Image Chef (iOS & Android).

STEAM It Up with the 8 C’s! 50+ Ideas & Resources

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Don’t forget to check out my recent post about my keynote at ICEIndiana, Byte-sized Potential and Learning with the 8 C’s. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Assign students a different part of something needing to be labeled, such as the human skeleton , and create QR codes their peers scan and learn! My favorite comic creators are Pixton (Web/iOS/Android), Makebeliefs , ToonDoon , Friendstrip and Comics Head.

Gearing Up for the Hour of Code – SULS040

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The post Gearing Up for the Hour of Code – SULS040 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The philosophy is simple but significant: every student deserves the opportunity to learn computer science. Anyone can learn the basics of computer science in a fun and easy way! There are even options to go “unplugged” if you do not have access to devices in your classroom because students can learn computer science principles with something as simple as a deck of cards.

#GAFE4Littles with Christine Pinto | Episode 6 of The Google Teacher Tribe

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The post #GAFE4Littles with Christine Pinto | Episode 6 of The Google Teacher Tribe appeared first on Shake Up Learning. You can play the first episode using the player below, or subscribe on iOS , Android , Stitcher or RSS. You can subscribe to the Podcast on iOS , Android , Stitcher or RSS. When words, voice memos and checklists just won’t do…draw in #GoogleKeep on your @Android or computer! gttribe #SUL #DitchBook #edtech Click To Tweet.

Google Apps for the iPad and iOS (The COMPLETE list!)

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appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Android TV. Android Wear. Mobile VSI. Shake Up Learning 2017. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Kasey Bell and Shake Up Learning with appropriate and specific direction to the original content on ShakeUpLearning.com. appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The post Google Apps for the iPad and iOS (The COMPLETE list!) Google Apps for iOS.

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Back to School with Google Chrome: The Complete Guide!

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appeared first on Shake Up Learning. I like to think of Google Chrome as the learning environment for all things Google! With Chrome, you can customize your learning environment to fit your needs and interests. Better yet, customize the learning environment to fit the needs of ALL learners! Subscribe to Shake Up Learning to get ALL the Google Cheat Sheets for FREE! Mobile Devices. Chrome for Android. Shake Up Learning Chrome Extension.

15 Ways for Students to Use Google Keep [infographic]

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The post 15 Ways for Students to Use Google Keep [infographic] appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Learn more about how to use Google Keep from my Google Keep CHEAT SHEET (free download) , and be sure to check out all of the Google Keep resources I am creating and curating. 15 Ways Students Can Use #GoogleKeep [infographic] #SUL #gttribe #googleedu #gsuiteedu #edtech Click To Tweet. To learn how to set up location-based reminders, visit this support page.

Sphero for Education

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BTW, did I mention that it is waterproof too, and already has over 25 mobile apps to download. The Sphero itself is a ball that can roll at a given speed (that can be programmed), can light up in any color (can be programmed), and connects to almost any mobile device via bluetooth. There are four educational apps (iOS/Android) for the Sphero that are listed below. edtech mobile learning programming sphero

Google Apps for the iPad (updated list)!

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appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Android TV. Android Wear (iPhone only). Shake Up Learning 2016. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Kasey Bell and Shake Up Learning with appropriate and specific direction to the original content on ShakeUpLearning.com. appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The post Google Apps for the iPad (updated list)! Google Apps for the iPad and iOS.

When Learning Goes Nomadic

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How does higher education use mobile technology to teach? The edtech seminar I'm teaching this semester recently explored the post-desktop world, and to get students thinking about the differences, I began with a quick exercise, asking them to rearrange the classroom into old-school rows. It has no established center, and students were used to learning and working in that nonhierarchical, flexible space. They have to learn how to learn autonomously.

25+ Ways to Use Google Keep for Teachers and Students – SULS041

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The post 25+ Ways to Use Google Keep for Teachers and Students – SULS041 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. There are additional features that only work on mobile, so be sure that you also install the app on your mobile devices. Google Keep on Mobile. Get the Android app. Add an Image : Add a picture (or snap a photo on mobile) to your notes. Voice Notes (Mobile Only). Help students set meaningful learning goals for your classroom, AND.

Putting the “T” in STEM! 60+ Resources for Teaching Children with Technology!

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One of the best things about teaching very young learners is that they are super excited to learn! They also love technology, but we must ensure that children learn early on balance and digital safety. When a child begins to use technology, especially technology connected to the Internet, they must also learn how to protect themselves and learn wellness. Read, Write, Think has several interactives for children of various ages to learn to read and write.

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