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5 Awesome New Screencastify Features

The CoolCatTeacher

Note that Screencastify has been one of my favorite formative assessment tools since 2018 when I wrote 10 Ways to Use Screencasting for Formative Assessment. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Screencastify is more than a screencasting tool.

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Creating an Effective Learning Environment While Practicing Social Distancing

Dr. Shannon Doak

This means students will be in the classroom and you as their teacher, will need to share documents with them, assign learning tasks, and assess their understanding. Google Suite for Education. Microsoft also has an online suite of tools that offer the same features as Google.


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The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017


These were the pressing questions of the time – a time 8-months after the release of the first iPad and 6-months before the release of the first Chromebook. Given that many children were acquiring iPads for personal use, some schools adopted a Bring Your Own Device ( BYOD) Policy. However, it was the Chromebook (2011) that truly revolutionized 1:1. While the iPad cost anywhere from $300 – $400, Chromebooks were sold from $199.

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#Flipclass Workflow

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

Edmodo, Curriculet, and Google Drive are essential to productive workflow in my class. Students use Google Docs for typing up essays and other assignments. I type up my lesson plans in a Google Calendar which is posted on my class website , and merely copy/paste from my plans to create the daily agenda. From taking quick quizzes as a homework check to group quizzes to summative tests, Edmodo''s quiz feature is my go to feature for assessment.

Innovative Uses of G Suite Edu in Medfield Public Schools


Through the development of their 1:1, BYOD and Chromebook cart model, Medfield has increased their adoption of G Suite in a variety of both practical and creative ways. With the 11th and 12th grade in a 1:1 Chromebook model and Chromebook carts being available in grades 6-10, approaches ranging from digital portfolios to collaborative data collection and virtual travel adventures are being executed with various G Suite tools. Blog G Suite Google Greg Kulowiec

Student Response Tools for the Digital Classroom

Class Tech Integrate

Whether your class is 1:1 with a specific device (Chromebooks, iPads) or you have a BYOD environment (Bring Your Own Device),there are many websites that work as an excellent option for teachers to gather responses from their students. The teacher can set up a presentation like they would in Google Slides, Keypoint, or PowerPoint, and they an embed question types into the slide. Poll Everywhere Poll Everywhere is a great option for the BYOD environment.

Reinventing Math Class with EquatIO (Chrome Extension)

Shake Up Learning

And it works on Windows, Mac and Chromebook, so it’s great for BYOD classrooms. – Compatible with Google Docs and Forms* (Sheets and Slides coming soon!). Become a Google Certified Trainer E-Course. This is the e-course you have been waiting for: the course to help you on your journey to becoming a Google for Education Certified Trainer ! Private Google+ Community. The Ultimate Google Certified Trainer Planner.


6 Pillars to Successfully Integrate Technology In Your 1:1 Classroom


In summary, their results suggested “no noticeable improvement” in standardized test scores (PISA) for reading, mathematics, or science in countries that heavily invested in classroom technology; thus, they do not believe expanding access to high-tech devices (1:1 Chromebook programs) will abate falling test scores. . Ask questions that assess how a leader integrates and dictates technology into his/her projects and to those he/she leads.

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Active Reading Strategies Using the DocHub Chrome App – from Beth Holland


However, until recently, it has been a bit cumbersome to highlight, add notes, and draw on documents – particularly in a BYOD environment with Macbooks, Windows laptops, and Chromebooks. Students and teachers can login to the DocHub app (or ) using their Google account. From there, it is possible to upload any PDF, text document, or Microsoft Office file from Drive, the web, or even your computer/Chromebook download folder.

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A Principal's Reflections

Working together we are not only getting into more classrooms, but we have also developed a streamlined process using shared documents in Google Drive. Here is just a snippet of what I have seen or experienced in the past week: An English teacher having every student in her Film Studies class share their presentation with me on Google Drive minutes after I attended a class. A History teacher having students use Socrative on Chromebooks.

Your Essential Back to School EdTech Checklist

Fractus Learning

BYOD? Tune up/check your Google Apps for Ed (GAFE) policies and settings. For instance, Google Apps admins can now be notified by email of suspicious login attempts. Keep abreast of what’s new by signing up for update info from Google here. This can include carts, labs, cameras, iPads, Chromebooks, you name it. Here’s a good Google Form add on called CheckItOut that will help you accomplish this. – Fast and fun game-based formative assessment.



CLASSLINK ONECLICK ClassLink OneClick technology enables access to Web-based, Windows, and Google applications, and instant access to files at school and in the cloud. Accessible from any computer, tablet, or smartphone, ClassLink is ideal for 1:1 and Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) initiatives. TABPILOT, CHROMETOOLS ChromeTools provides essential classroom management tools for Chromebooks. Tech & Learning has announced the winners of the TCEA Best of Show Awards.

Confessions of a Digital Leader: The Wins Are Everything

A few weeks ago, 50 teachers joined an internal google plus community meant to connect them to each other as we all began to take on the digital learning challenge. The principal who decided to use google classroom for a book study with her staff. The digital learning specialist and executive assistant who decided to enroll all of the chromebooks themselves so that we could get them done faster.


Resources from Miami Device

Learning in Hand

Google Forms - The Swiss Army Knife of Google Apps by Jennifer Guevara Baselice Collecting information is something we do on a daily basis. With Google Forms it is super easy to collect this information and so much more! Learn about the many creative ways teachers can use Google Forms with their classes. Rethinking the Chromebook as a Creation Device by Tanya Avrith Chromebooks have huge potential in the area of creation.



ACER CHROMEBOOK TAB 10 ( WWW.ACER.COM/AC/EN/US/CONTENT/HOME ) The Acer Chromebook Tab 10 will be used in classrooms to expand and enhance student learning. It also supports Google Play educational apps, so students can collaborate, discover, engage and learn, and includes a Wacom EMR stylus that lets students use interactive apps, sketch, take notes, and capture ideas. Gizmos help prepare students for rigorous new standards and online assessments.

Notes from Leadership for the Digital Age with Alan November - Day 2


Number one skill for being successful in learning: the ability to self-assess. When focusing on 1:1, iPads, etc: Focus on teaching teachers to give better feedback and students to self-assess instead of the technology. A participant in the room shared about an 8th grade Engilsh teacher using Google docs and going paperless - students walk in and go immediately to their Chromebooks because they want to see the feedback the teacher has given them.


In One of Connecticut’s Most Innovative Districts, Belief in Every Student Comes First


In 2016, our Anna Reynolds Elementary School was the recipient of the National Blue Ribbon Award for high performance , and every school in the district routinely outperforms the competing magnet school on standardized assessments. Laying the groundwork for success Ten years ago, NPS was the second district in the state to implement a “Bring Your Own Device” policy (BYOD), going 1:1 for all students in 2010.


What’s New: New Tools for Schools


The Marketplace also includes free curriculum content from its partners, including Google Classroom, Newsela, and more. Britannica Insights is available for free download and works with major search engines – Google, Bing, Yahoo, and others – on the Chrome browser. This remarkable functionality makes an array of assessment types possible – including spelling tests, short answers, fill-in-the-blank, and more. Software & Online 3DBEAR AR INNOVATOR PROGRAM (

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