Universal Design for Learning and Blended Learning: Action and Expression

Catlin Tucker

In my last blog, I focused on the Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principle of representation. I described how blended and online learning can help educators provide opportunities for students to perceived and engage with information presented in multiple modalities.

Blended Learning with Google (Part 2: Storytelling) – SULS089

Shake Up Learning

The post Blended Learning with Google (Part 2: Storytelling) – SULS089 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. More Blended Learning with Google! And get a sneak peek of Kasey’s new book, Blended Learning with Google !

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New! Screencast App for Chromebooks from Google

Shake Up Learning

Screencast App for Chromebooks from Google appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The new Chrome OS application by Google is called Screencast (Available for all Chromebooks running ChromeOS v. Each recording also downloads automatically to your Google Drive.

Blended Learning with Google (Part 1: Do THIS, NOT That!) – SULS088

Shake Up Learning

The post Blended Learning with Google (Part 1: Do THIS, NOT That!) – SULS088 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In part one of this podcast series, we will explore how Google tools can help us create Dynamic Blended Learning experiences.

New Book: Blended Learning with Google by Kasey Bell

Shake Up Learning

The post New Book: Blended Learning with Google by Kasey Bell appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Blended Learning with Google: Your Guide to Dynamic Teaching and Learning. Ready for blended learning in a post COVID world?

Blended Learning in a First Grade Classroom

Battelle for Kids

Driving Question: How can an experienced teacher reimagine and redesign her teaching by creating her own blended learning model? During this past school year, my first grade students and I entered into a new realm of teaching and learning. We created a 1:1 blended learning environment. The idea of a Chromebook for every student in a first grade classroom seemed unmanageable.yet we embraced the challenge. August 25, 2015, Volume 2, Issue 9, Number 12.

How to Use Google’s Free Applied Digital Skills Curriculum

The CoolCatTeacher

Google's Applied Digital Skills Curriculum is a fantastic free resource of lesson plans, videos, and learning experiences for students everywhere. Sponsor: Today's podcast includes sponsored content from Google and their Applied Digital Skills Curriculum.

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Blended Learning in a First Grade Classroom

Battelle for Kids

Driving Question: How can an experienced teacher reimagine and redesign her teaching by creating her own blended learning model? During this past school year, my first grade students and I entered into a new realm of teaching and learning. We created a 1:1 blended learning environment. The idea of a Chromebook for every student in a first grade classroom seemed unmanageable.yet we embraced the challenge. August 25, 2015, Volume 2, Issue 9, Number 10.

5 Chrome Extensions that Make Google Classroom Even More Awesome!

The Shake Up Learning Blog

The post 5 Chrome Extensions that Make Google Classroom Even More Awesome! appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In this post and podcast episode, I’m going to share 5 Chrome Extensions that Make Google Classroom Even More Awesome! Insert Learning (Freemium).

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Go Bold School: Old School + Blended Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Weston Kieschnick @wes_kieschnick helps us how to go bold school with blended learning. Old school plus blended learning = bold school. In today’s show, Weston Kieschnick talks about blended learning and old school teaching: The old school wisdom we should hold onto. Book: Bold School: Old School Wisdom + New Technologies that Work = Blended Learning that Works. Blended learning in the bold school.

4 Ways to Blend Learning with InsertLearning

Shake Up Learning

The post 4 Ways to Blend Learning with InsertLearning appeared first on Shake Up Learning. 4 Ways to Blend Learning with InsertLearning. InsertLearning is an extension that lets you turn websites into interactive lessons, and it is the perfect companion to your blended learning lesson plans. Let’s discover four super cool ways to blend learning with InsertLearning. 4 Ways to Blend Learning with @InsertLearning!

How K–12 Schools Can Get Started with Blended Learning

EdTech Magazine

How K–12 Schools Can Get Started with Blended Learning. Last school year, our school started a one-to-one Chromebook initiative for sixth-grade students. That meant our incoming seventh-grade students would not only have Chromebooks, but they would know how to use them. Blended learning classrooms often move seamlessly between online and offline activities, so don’t cancel those copier maintenance contracts quite yet.

How to Program (and Use) Google App Scripts with Alice Keeler

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter If you’re using the Google Suite for Education, Google App Scripts can save you time. Go to coolcatteacher.com/getcontrol to learn more and sign up for this free webinar on classroom management.

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What’s Hot (and Not) in Google Classroom with Alice Keeler

The CoolCatTeacher

Dig into teaching practices with Google Classroom From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Google Classroom is a tool that can help build relationships between students and teachers. If you don’t have Google Docs, just use this PDF.

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13 Tools to Record Audio on Chromebooks and Other Devices

Shake Up Learning

The post 13 Tools to Record Audio on Chromebooks and Other Devices appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Audio is a great learning and reflection tool. So I’ve put together a list of 13 Tools to Record Audio on Chromebooks and Other Devices. Shake Up Learning 2020.

How NEO helped me work my way into a blended learning environment

Neo LMS

One of the most important outcomes of this pilot was that the students liked being in charge of their own learning, even if, as 8 th grade students, they were not totally ready for it. This epiphany brought me to the blended learning movement. Transforming my classroom into a blended learning environment. The following year, our school system purchased several carts of Chromebooks and asked interested teachers to submit applications for their use.

Must-Have Google Skills for Teachers (Part 1 – Chrome) – SULS0103

Shake Up Learning

The post Must-Have Google Skills for Teachers (Part 1 – Chrome) – SULS0103 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In this episode, I’m sharing the must-have Google skills for teachers who use the Google Chrome web browser or Chromebooks.

Putting Edtech in Pedagogical Context, and the Chromebook App Hub

Adam Watson Edtech Elixirs

As I look back on my first days as an edtech cheerleader (as a classroom teacher, and then as a digital learning coach), one of my biggest regrets was being too caught up in sharing the latest fancy, flashy tool. learned the content any better?" "No.

Quick Tip: Create with FREE Google Templates

Shake Up Learning

The post Quick Tip: Create with FREE Google Templates appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Did you know many of your favorite Google apps have built-in TEMPLATES for things like lesson plans, reports, contact forms, and more? Quick Tip: Create with FREE Google Templates.

100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom – SULS033

Shake Up Learning

The post 100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom – SULS033 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Did I actually title this 100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom? 100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom. If you have Chromebooks in your classroom, you are going to love what the Chromebook App Hub has to offer–100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom. What is the Chromebook App Hub?

Tech for 2018: 10 things worth trying this year

Ditch That Textbook

Ed Tech 1:1 classroom blended learning chromebooks digital learning edtech educational technology elearning g suite gafe Google Apps googleedu laptopsTech tool options continue to grow. There's a lot out there. Here are some new -- and familiar -- ones to try in 2018.

10 Google Tips for Remote Learning

Shake Up Learning

The post 10 Google Tips for Remote Learning appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Remote learning has sent teachers and schools into high gear! In this post, I’m going to show you 10 Google Tips for Remote Learning. We are all learning together!

MUST-HAVE Google Skills for Teachers (Podcast Series)

Shake Up Learning

The post MUST-HAVE Google Skills for Teachers (Podcast Series) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. There is so much to learn when it comes to Google tools, and Google Workspace for Education, but what are those MUST-HAVE Google skills for teachers?

Yes, Kinder CAN Use Chromebooks!

Shake Up Learning

The post Yes, Kinder CAN Use Chromebooks! appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Yes, Kinder CAN Use Chromebooks! The new book, Google Apps for Littles by the dynamic duo, Christine Pinto , and Alice Keeler , is all about empowering our littlest learners – YES, kinder CAN use Chromebooks and lots of other technology! Yes, Kinder CAN Use Chromebooks and lots of other technology! About the Book: Google Apps for Littles. Shake Up Learning 2018.

How to Leave Video Feedback in Google Classroom

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Leave Video Feedback in Google Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Let’s take this a step further and share feedback in Google Classroom. Watch the video below to learn how to use Screencastify to leave video feedback in Google Classroom.

Chrome Action Chips to Save You Time!

Shake Up Learning

appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Watch the video below to learn how. Access ALL the Google Quick Tips Here! Shake Up Learning 2022. appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The post Chrome Action Chips to Save You Time!

Quick Tip: Fullscreen Interactive Google Slides

Shake Up Learning

The post Quick Tip: Fullscreen Interactive Google Slides appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Don’t you love interactive Google Slides? Watch the video below to learn how simple it is to use. Quick Tip: Fullscreen Interactive Google Slides. Shake Up Learning 2021.

The Chromebook Infused Classroom – SULS070

Shake Up Learning

The post The Chromebook Infused Classroom – SULS070 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In this episode, Kasey interviews Holly Clark about her new book, The Chromebook Infused Classroom. Do you have Chromebooks in the classroom? The Chromebook Infused Classroom.

Google from A To Z: The Google Glossary for Teachers!

Shake Up Learning

The post Google from A To Z: The Google Glossary for Teachers! appeared first on Shake Up Learning. GOOGLE FROM A TO Z: The Google Glossary for Teachers. Google from A to Z can help! But Google offers so much more! Shake Up Learning 2020.

Google Workspace for Education (and other updates you need to know!) – SULS099

Shake Up Learning

The post Google Workspace for Education (and other updates you need to know!) – SULS099 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. During “ Learning with Google ,” a free online learning event for educators, Google shared a lot of updates to our favorite Google products.

6 Android Apps to Try on a Chromebook

Shake Up Learning

The post 6 Android Apps to Try on a Chromebook appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Using Android Apps on a Chromebook. Google has been working to bridge the gap between the tablet and laptop by allowing us to use Android apps on a Chromebook. I recently purchased the Samsung Pro Chromebook , which is pretty fantastic I must say. Google sent me one of these to demo during one of my ISTE presentations, but I had to return it to Google (sad face).

60 Tools to Inspire Students with Chromebooks – SULS009

Shake Up Learning

The post 60 Tools to Inspire Students with Chromebooks – SULS009 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Chromebooks have transformed classrooms! This post and podcast episode was inspired by a resource I found from Google for Education. You can’t pass up the opportunity to share 60 AWESOME tools for Chromebooks! Not to mention that two of my long-time faves also made this list: Pear Deck and Read & Write for Google ! Learn more at [link].

Can Blended Learning Improve Equity in One of Nation’s Most Diverse Districts?

Edsurge

In order to address these equity concerns, the district is increasingly turning to technology--in particular, blended learning--to allow all students to succeed. Embracing Blended Learning. The districtwide shift towards blended learning began in 2015 when Erica Hartman was hired as Supervisor of Technology Integration. She believes blended learning is useful because it provides students with a “level playing field.”

Google Earth for Web

Adam Watson Edtech Elixirs

Google has a long history of such geographic, useful digital tools. Of course, Google Maps has long been a mainstay of their Suite, with upgrades along the way like Street View. Unfortunately, Google recently announced that Tour Builder will be shuttered in July 2021.

Google Classroom + BookWidgets = Superpowered Digital Classroom – SULS0145

Shake Up Learning

The post Google Classroom + BookWidgets = Superpowered Digital Classroom – SULS0145 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Combine Google Classroom and BookWidgets to superpower your digital classroom! Google Classroom + BookWidgets = Superpowered Digital Classroom.

Back to School with Google Tools: A Teacher’s Guide – SULS0122

Shake Up Learning

The post Back to School with Google Tools: A Teacher’s Guide – SULS0122 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. I have put together a guide of Google tips, instructional strategies, templates, and lesson ideas to help you prepare for Back to School with Google Tools!

23 Gsuite Ideas to Excite Your Kids About Learning #iste19 #notatiste19

The CoolCatTeacher

With ideas for Google Docs, Slides, Sheets, and Drawings for all subjects and ages, you’ll want to scroll down and follow the links in our enhanced show notes. Learn more! Subscribe to the Show Want some other cool Google Tools ideas? That’s all these Google tools. And Eric Curts @ ericcurts from Control Alt Achieve and co-leader of their higher Google Educators group has so many fantastic ideas. So why don’t we start off with Google Docs.

Quick Tip: Create QR Code in Chrome

Shake Up Learning

The post Quick Tip: Create QR Code in Chrome appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Google Chrome has a new feature! I love Google Chrome! Google Chrome Quick Tip: Create Custom QR Code. Shake Up Learning 2021.

Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides

The CoolCatTeacher

Kasey Bell teaches us eight great ways to use Google Slides. From stop motion to video controls and cool add-ins for formative assessment and graphics, learn about this Swiss Army Knife of Google tools – Google Slides. Kasey Bell’s Google Certification courses are open for enrollment from May 28 until June 10, 2018. Just go to coolcatteacher.com/shake to learn more. Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides. We can keep learning more.

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Join Me in the Personalized Learning EdWeek Summit with Texthelp

The CoolCatTeacher

We'll be in Room 8: Texthelp: Enabling Students to Personalize Their Own Learning From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. We can enable students to personalize their own learning. With apps, tools, and knowledge about how they learn, students who have learning differences can empower themselves to learn better and faster. Because they learn differently, they need different tools.