My article for Edutopia: Engaging Students Through Google Maps.

EdTech4Beginners

I recently wrote an article for Edutopia. It was about ways Google Maps can be used to inspire students in lessons. Click here for the full article. Have you used Google Maps in lessons? How did you get on? Let me know by commenting below.

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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. For more resources, check out my article, Critical Reading with Digital Devices , posted on ESL Library.

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

EdTech4Beginners

I recently wrote a new year themed article for a joint project between Google and the Times Educational Supplement (TES). Click here for the full piece.

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My article for Teach Primary Magazine: Teaching Using Virtual Reality.

EdTech4Beginners

The article explains how to use virtual reality in the classroom. Please subscribe to Teach Primary Magazine to view the full article. education classroom technology edtech Google Cardboard teachers teaching teaching ideas tech ideas tech tools virtual reality VR Youtube 360

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My article for a joint project between Google and TES – Ten ways to use tech to teach creativity.

EdTech4Beginners

I was recently contacted about the opportunity to write for a joint project between Google and the Times Educational Supplement (TES). Click here for the full article. Tagged: creative , creativity , edtech , education , GAFE , Google , learning , tech tools , technology , TES.

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Article in Journal ‘Science’ Argues MOOC Participation is Declining as Providers Pivot

Edsurge

An article this week in the prestigious journal ‘Science’ explores that question, digging into six years of data from MOOCs offered by Harvard University and MIT on the edX platform launched by the two universities. Initial enrollment numbers—more than 100,000 registrants per course in some of the first MOOCs—made online education seem like the next Google or Facebook.

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Google announces Google Educator Groups - great resource for educators

Educational Technology Guy

Yesterday Google announced the launch of Google Educators Groups. GEG takes place both online and offline, and provides a space for educators to build relationships, collaborate, and learn through Google+ communities and hangouts or in-person events and workshops.

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?Readers’ Roundup: EdSurge HigherEd’s Top 10 Articles of 2017

Edsurge

We’ve rounded up our 10 most popular articles from 2017, as picked by our readers. What Happened to Google's Effort to Scan Millions of University Library Books? Early last decade Google started its ambitious project to scan all the world’s books. New years mean clean slates, fresh perspectives and goal setting for the months ahead.

Infographic with Google Search Tips

Educational Technology Guy

Google is a very powerful search engine, but the way you search makes a huge difference in your results. The infographic below has some great tips on becoming a Google Search Power User. Google for Education Resources: [link]. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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Most Read Articles on Ed Tech Guy from past week

Educational Technology Guy

Here are the most read posts from the past week: And don''t forget to check the posts on Friday.They don''t always have time to become the most read, but there are usually some good ones there (and of course check out all of the articles on the site). Group insurance for electronic devices , Algebrator algebra helper , Livescribe SmartPen and the Google ads. You can also follow me on Twitter and Google+. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Google+ Resources for Educators

Educational Technology Guy

10 Ways to Teach Using Google+ [link] A Must See Google+ Cheat sheet for Teachers [link] Using Google+ as an online study resource: use to create online study groups. Feel free to share summaries and links to these articles, but do not copy and repost entire article.

Google Accessibility Features and Resources

Educational Technology Guy

Last month, I posted an article about some of Google Chrome''s accessibility features and resources. Google has a great site with resources about all of the accessibility features in all of their products. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Google Classroom Student Quick Guide

Educational Technology Guy

Alice Keeler''s blog has been a great find for me as she posts a lot of items about Google apps, especially Google Classroom. She created a great Student Quick Guide for Google Classroom. Feel free to share summaries and links to these articles, but do not copy and repost entire article. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. google google classroom Google for Educators

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Google for Education Best Practices Resources and Tips

Educational Technology Guy

Google Apps for Education and Chromebooks are very popular with education for many reasons, one of which is the ease of management and deployment. Look at some of the resources from Google, and find a good PD partner to assist. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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Excellent infographic of Google tools and uses

Educational Technology Guy

I found this excellent infographic of Google Tools and Uses for them in education on the Daily Genius site. It''s a nice summary of the different Google Tools that are out there and how to use them in education. You can find out more about Google for Education here.

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Google+ Cheat Sheet - shortcuts and tips

Educational Technology Guy

Google+ is Google''s social network. Here is a great cheat sheet with shortcuts and tips for using Google+. Feel free to share summaries and links to these articles, but do not copy and repost entire article. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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Keyboard Shortcuts for Google Docs

Educational Technology Guy

Just like most software, Google Docs has keyboard shortcuts available. Google has a great support article with all of the Google Docs keyboard shortcuts , by OS, listed. Feel free to share summaries and links to these articles, but do not copy and repost entire article.

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Google Dynamic Learning Project Strategy Menu - thought-starters for instructional strategies, explore tech tools and start tackling your challenges as an educator.

Educational Technology Guy

The Google Dynamic Learning Project is a great resource for educators and educational leaders. Related: Google for Education Resources -. Feel free to share summaries and links to these articles, but do not copy and repost entire article. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Google launches Google Connected Classrooms with Virtual Field Trips

Educational Technology Guy

Google just announced Google Connected Classroom s , which allows classes to take virtual field trips using Google+ Hangouts. Feel free to share summaries and links to these articles, but do not copy and repost entire article. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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Google Classroom resources for Educators

Educational Technology Guy

Google Classroom new resource for teachers to manage classes, assignments, student work, and to communicate with students. Feel free to share summaries and links to these articles, but do not copy and repost entire article. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Tips to Using Google Keep in Education

Educational Technology Guy

Google Keep , Google''s easy to use note taking app, is a great resource for students and teachers. Here are some tips for using Google Keep in Education : (click link or image for full article). Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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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.

CK-12 and Google Classroom - great resources that are better together

Educational Technology Guy

Assign CK-12 Content Direct to Google Classroom Did you know you can assign content from CK-12 directly to Google Classroom ? Related: CK-12 information and resources Google for Education Resources. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Unpaywall: Free, legal access to scholarly articles! (and a couple of other strategies)

NeverEndingSearch

Installed as a free browser extension for Firefox or Chrome , Unpaywall allows searchers to legally access full-text research papers from its index of ten million, legally loaded, open-access articles. Note that the Nature article here would cost $32 to read on Nature.com.

Google launches new security tools

Educational Technology Guy

Google recently launched a new Devices and Activity dashboard that gives you a view of all the devices that have accessed your Google account. Feel free to share summaries and links to these articles, but do not copy and repost entire article.

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Google Tips - quick, easy tips for using Google products

Educational Technology Guy

Google has just released Google Tips , quick, easy tips for using Google Products. This is a great resource for anyone, especially schools using Google apps. Related: Google for Educators Resources. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. google google education

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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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When Google Slides and Google Draw Collide

EdTechTeam

Google Slides and Google Draw are two powerful publication and graphic design tools, but when combined together the results are absolutely explosive for student creativity and expression. This rat is created entirely in Google Draw using Geometric shapes.

CK-12 Integrates Its Awesome Educational Resources With Google Classroom

Educational Technology Guy

CK-12 , a great resource for free e-textbook and curricular resources, has just announced that it is integrating with Google Classroom. Google recently updated Classroom to allow third parties to integrate and share with Classroom and CK-12 has just done that.

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Texthelp Announces Teach for Google - free PD to help educators use Google Edu

Educational Technology Guy

Texthelp, a language and literacy support software company, has just announced Teach for Google , a new, online, professional development resource for educators. It is designed to help educators use Google Apps for Education to increase student achievement.

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Google Apps and Chromebooks Training Resources

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+. free resources google google applications google Chrome OS Google for Educators I put this list together for our district as we are going with GAFE and Chromebooks and I figured I''d share it here too.

Google Drive and Docs, Sheets and Slides Resources for Educators

Educational Technology Guy

Google Drive and Docs, Sheets and Slides File storage, Word processing, Spreadsheets, Presentations and more Google Drive and Docs, Sheets and Slides now support Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) files! Getting Started with Google Drive https://support.google.com/drive/?hl=en#topic=14940

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Stop Asking How to Put a Worksheet in Google Classroom – SULS018

Shake Up Learning

The post Stop Asking How to Put a Worksheet in Google Classroom – SULS018 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Yes, I know you REALLY want to know how to put your worksheet into Google Classroom! . How to Put a Worksheet in Google Classroom. [07:18]

How to Use Google Apps

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here’s a collection of Ask a Tech Teacher articles addressing individual Google Apps: Google Docs. Google Drawings. Google Forms. Google Hangouts. Google Keep. Google Voice. If your favorite Google App isn’t listed and you’d like me to review it, fill out the form below: Loading… More articles on Google Apps: How do I teach Google Drive to K/1? Weekend Website 123: Google Gravity.

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Google Classroom update - students can join class - teacher in different domain

Educational Technology Guy

Google Classroom is an excellent tool from Google that allows students and teachers to collaborate and communicate and allows teachers to assign work to students, collect that work, grade it and comment on it and return it to the student. Google Classroom Resources for Educators -.

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Using Google Drive as a Course Organizer

Educational Technology Guy

Since it will be shared with many other people, I decided to do the organization in Google Drive, instead of Evernote like I usually do my course organization. Feel free to share summaries and links to these articles, but do not copy and repost entire article.

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Google Launches Guide to Activating Technology in Schools

Educational Technology Guy

Google has just launched an excellent site to help teachers, administrators and technology staff get started using technology effectively in school. Here is a short video about it too: Related: Google for Education Resources. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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Google Tips - 78, and counting, Things You Didn't Know You Could Do with Google

Educational Technology Guy

Google has a great resource, Google Tips , that provides quick, easy tips for using Google Products. This is a great resource for anyone, especially schools using Google apps. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. google Google for Educators

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Google Feud - turns Google search suggestions into a game

Educational Technology Guy

Google Feud is a fun game Google has made that has players try to guess what Google''s auto-complete will say to answer a question. Feel free to share summaries and links to these articles, but do not copy and repost entire article. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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Google accepting applications for next Google Teacher Academy (GTA) in Chicago July 24-25

Educational Technology Guy

Google is now accepting applications for the next Google Teacher Academy (GTA) in Chicago, Illinois on July 24-25. This is a great, free, professional development experience for educators that Google runs around the world. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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