Google Updates and Improves its Learning Center for Teacher Training

Educational Technology Guy

Google has updated and improved its Learning Center for Teacher Training with new use cases and best practices, making it even more useful and easier to learn about Google apps. Feel free to share summaries and links to these articles, but do not copy and repost entire article.

Google Science Fair as my Biology Final Exam

Cycles of Learning

Keeping the above in mind, I have been experimenting with a "Medical Case Study" approach to teaching the course, leveraging hypothetical patient intake exam symptoms, and subsequent student diagnosis to spark curiosity, and inspired initial research, around specific themes.

Center for Digital Education - great, free resource on education and technology

Educational Technology Guy

The Center for Digital Education , formerly known as Converge, is a great site with lots of information about education and technology, including news, grants, product reviews, case studies, examples of digital education and much more. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

7 Ideas for Student Genius Hour and Passion Projects

The CoolCatTeacher

She’s helped the students find books in the library, and she has also helped them learn some ways to navigate ways to share their knowledge through Google Slides or Wixie.

BETT Latin America

EdTechTeam

EdTechTeam México participó con Google For Education junto con otros tres partners, dando talleres, contactando clientes y construyendo una presencia más sólida en el ámbito educativo de nuestro país. Una sesión que tuvo un éxito muy particular, fue la que hicimos junto con la escuela El Tesoro del Saber que está en camino a convertirse en escuela de referencia de Google. Article #LatAmImpact #ImpactoEDU

Education Eye - mapping innovations - find some cool new things

Educational Technology Guy

There are articles, links, resources, and much more. It tracks educational websites, blogs, forums, case studies and more. Feel free to share summaries and links to these articles, but do not copy and repost entire article. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Structure for Authentic Reading in My Biology Class

Cycles of Learning

A huge focus of the course has been leveraging student diagnosis of medical case studies as entries into inquiry cycles. Click here for our class website which contains templates for all case studies. Next year I plan to structure and pre-curate articles for them to read.

Classroom Design Trends: Update Classroom Layout to Boost Engagement

ViewSonic Education

A landmark 2012 study found that classroom design alters academic progress over a school year by 25%. The study found five key design factors account for 73% of the variation in student performance. Follow up studies provided insight into the relative impact of each of these factors.

Trends 230

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. There are educator blogs, articles on educational technology, and much more.

EdTech 165

Resources for Using Edmodo in the Classroom

Educational Technology Guy

Feel free to share summaries and links to these articles, but do not copy and repost entire article. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Edmodo is a learning management system. Edmodo is a great resource for teachers, students, and parents, allowing communication, collaboration and sharing. It has forums, messages, files, calendar, and more to create an online presence for your class.

Edmodo 154

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

Planet Pals has coloring pages, interactive games , online puzzles, articles, journals, crafts, stories, virtual cards and more! Find Google Earth Lesson Plans and Projects here. The American Museum of Natural History’s Ecology Disrupted section has lesson plans and resources, including a database of teacher created case studies. Take a virtual reality field trip with Google Cardboard !

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 9 Edition)

Doug Levin

Students selling notes online a legal gray area, schools say | ArkansasOnline → University of Arkansas faculty members are debating how to best deal with the selling of lecture notes by students, spurred on by the practices of online study resource companies known for aggressive recruiting tactics. The article puts a positive spin on it, but this is not ok.

EdTech 163

To un-muzzle upstart Negros, we need black-owned news media

The Hechinger Report

Over the decades, journalism’s power has eroded, buffeted by the rise of the Internet, the wide availability of free content, and the siphoning of advertising dollars by Internet giants Facebook and Google.

Leveling Up Language Learners’ 21st-Century Skills with Minecraft

Edsurge

Students recorded these reflections on a Google Doc as a reference for the next time we played. And these discoveries were added to the student's Google Doc log so that descriptive or instructional language was captured and refined as necessary. For more about using Minecraft with language learners, David Dodgson recommends the following resources: Articles. Learning English in Minecraft: a case study on language competences and classroom practices.

Wiki 131

What is Blended Learning? Tips from 3 Bett Speakers

ViewSonic Education

Pupils can continue their studies away from the classroom using the environment too. In this type of strategy both participants are present in physical space, with an element of student flexibility and control over time, place, path and pace of study.

Discovery Education’s Top 9 Ideas of 2016

Discovery Education

We’ve reviewed some of our best articles, white papers and case studies posted to the Discovery Education Blog this year to bring you a sampling of some of the most powerful education leadership ideas we read. Each post below includes a link to a more dense article or downloadable document so you can fully explore the topic. Using real-world problems answers the commonly asked question, ‘Why is this important, especially if I can Google it?'”

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 12 Edition)

Doug Levin

"In these cases, boards need to provide access to a school device. Tagged on: March 26, 2017 Google to Symantec: We don't trust you anymore | InfoWorld → Admins need to consider whether they still want to use Symantec (the cybersecurity firm!) Based on this article, that's an understatement. I’ve been on planes a lot lately – flying from coast to coast.

EdTech 163

In the marketplace: Gaming, digital citizenship, PD initiatives, and more

eSchool News

There are certification tracks on Google, Microsoft, Apple, SMART, among other topics, like online assessment, STEM, ELA, Math, Social Studies, and PBL.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 12 Edition)

Doug Levin

"In these cases, boards need to provide access to a school device. Tagged on: March 26, 2017 Google to Symantec: We don't trust you anymore | InfoWorld → Admins need to consider whether they still want to use Symantec (the cybersecurity firm!) Based on this article, that's an understatement. I’ve been on planes a lot lately – flying from coast to coast.

EdTech 150

Let’s Get This Right: Teach Programming Hand in Hand With Design

Slate and Tablets

This article explains how app design is replacing computer science in high schools in some parts of the U.S. Teaching app design is an easy way out of the problem stated in the article, which was that attracting students to computer science is difficult.

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. Tagged on: September 16, 2017 We've failed: Pirate black open access is trumping green and gold and we must change our approach | Learned Publishing → Sci-Hub has made nearly all articles freely available using a black open access model, leaving green and gold models in its dust. But not in the case of our software."

EdTech 150

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. Tagged on: September 16, 2017 We've failed: Pirate black open access is trumping green and gold and we must change our approach | Learned Publishing → Sci-Hub has made nearly all articles freely available using a black open access model, leaving green and gold models in its dust. But not in the case of our software."

EdTech 150

School of Open: Copyright & Creative Commons for Educators Courses Now Open for Sign-Up

Educator Innovator

Following on the heels of “ Writing Wikipedia Articles: The Basics and Beyond ,” three more School of Open courses are now open for sign-up. The course is open to all educators around the world, but it is specifically targeted to Australian teachers, teacher-librarians from K-12, TAFE teachers, University lecturers/tutors, and University students studying to become teachers. To sign up, apply using the Google form — also linked at the top of the course page.

Learning Revolution Free Events - ISTE Unplugged + Hack Education - AERO - Gaming in Ed Call for Proposals - Students Driving Change

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Lin via a Google Hangout on Air event. Tag your questions #eduquestion or post them on our Facebook page or Google+ community. UCI School of Medicine first to integrate Google Glass into curriculum Stop Lumping All Charter Schools Together Missing the Mark: Where Higher Education and Technology Don’t Meet (But Should) Is 8th Grade Too Early to Pick a Career? Education Revolution Google+ Community Homework: Have We Had Enough?

The Business of Education Technology

Hack Education

In previous years, when I’ve written about this topic, I’ve saved “The Business of Ed-tech” for one of the last articles in my “ Top Ed-Tech Trends" series. " I will do that in a separate article at the end of the year. " (I’ll chronicle the layoffs at for-profit universities in more detail in the next article in this series.). This is part three of my annual review of the year in ed-tech.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via The New York Times : “ Rolling Stone Faces Revived Lawsuit Over Campus Rape Article.” The non-speakers: James Damore, the fired Google engineer, and Lucian Wintrich, a journalist with Gateway Pundit. “ Girls in the Middle East do better than boys in school by a greater margin than almost anywhere else in the world: a case study in motivation, mixed messages, and the condition of boys everywhere.” (National) Education Politics.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The XXI International Conference features 4 conferences, 3 case study panels, 2 iEARN project panels, 1 media festival, 30 workshops, and 17 posters. Sunday, July 6th at 9pm I Have a Question EdTechWeekly , Weekly attempt to crowdsource answers to education questions from our community of communities, Tag your questions #eduquestion or post them on our Facebook page or Google+ community. Education Revolution Google+ Community Diversify Your Summer Reading List.

Learning Revolution Free PD - Gaming in Ed Now! - #YouMatter Special Offer - Connected Librarian Day

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Mobile'' Schools Use Technology to Break Free of the Classroom edX High School Initiative When (Big) Data Changes the Way We View Our World: A Brief Case Study When Schools Can''t Get Online What’s Going On Inside A Dyslexic Student’s Brain? Conversations Education Revolution Google+ Community Critical Thinking - What Do You Mean? This recent National Post article focuses on the popular topic of eliminating homework for students.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” And the latest on the court case/Trump University scandal: Via NPR : “ Texas Governor Linked To Trump University Fraud Case.” ” Via the AP : “ Florida AG asked Trump for donation before nixing fraud case.” “ Light Sentence for Brock Turner in Stanford Rape Case Draws Outrage.” ” Also via The New York Times : “Judge Aaron Persky Under Fire for Sentencing in Stanford Rape Case.”

MOOC 57