Enriching Rocks with Blendspace, Tinkercad, Research, Thinglink, and Painting

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

Blendspace. Early in the project, students come to the library to learn about a tool called Blendspace. The tiles can include quizes, images with descriptions, links to websites, embedded Google docs, and more. Third grade studies rocks as a part of their science curriculum.

7 Tech Tools for Fast Formative Assessment

MiddleWeb

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Teacher Play – 6 Apps to Explore This Summer

Fractus Learning

Blendspace (web). Like Zaption, Blendspace allows teachers to develop interactive lessons using multimedia resources. But Blendspace also allows you to integrate documents, images, websites (pretty much anything that you can find on the web) in addition to videos.

35 Google Classroom Resources That Will Make Your Day

Shake Up Learning

The post 35 Google Classroom Resources That Will Make Your Day appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Here are 35 Google Classroom Resources That Will Make Your Day! Below you will find my curated list of the top 35 Google Classroom Resources that I think will make your day!

Using Makerspace to Extend Curriculum: A Geology Project

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

Hicks class, they have been extending their research of rocks and minerals to create their own Blendspace lessons to teach others facts about rocks and minerals. As they finish, they are taking screen shots of their designs and adding them to Blendspace with an explanation of their design.

Google, Major Teacher Network Partner to Share Digital Resources, Lessons

Marketplace K-12

A major online marketplace for free and fee-based teaching resources, which also serves as a network for millions of educators globally, has announced a partnership that will bring Google’s educational resources aboard its website. For its part, Google also announced that it would open up access to Google Expeditions, the app that houses a series of virtual reality “field trips” designed for K-12 classrooms. Q&A: Google ‘s ‘Senior Education Evangelist’ Talks About K-12.

Flipping Instruction for Struggling Students

Teacher Reboot Camp

Try getting your students instead to learn about the topic with podcasts , infographics ( Piktochart , Easel.ly , Visme , and Canva ), games , scavenger hunts, interactives ( ReadWriteThink ), tutorials or how to manuals ( Howtoons ), simulations, case studies, digital scrapbooks , mindmaps ( Mind42 , Wiki Mindmap ), virtual trips , interactive timelines ( Timetoast , MyHistro ), ezines ( Issuu ), or curated boards (Pinterest board, Educlipper board, or Blendspace).

Do You Teach With a Paper-Based Mindset?

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Google Docs was developed in 2005 by Sam Schillace. While Google Docs is designed to look like paper, It isn't an improved version of paper - it's something different entirely. Google Docs). Google Docs is a great example. Paper was invented around 100 BC in China.

STEAM It Up for Struggling Students! 15+ Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Top Literacy Tools & Apps- Google App ( click here for Google resources ), Rewordify.com , Subtext.com and free iPad app, Hemingwayapp.com , Grammarly , Quizlet iOS/Android Apps, and Google Templates. Here’s my Google Survey template. Teach with poster tools and infographics like- Buncee, Canva, Tackk, Thinglink, Blendspace, and Piktochart. I recommend using BookCreator, Issuu, Slipp.It, or Google Docs.

Let’s Present! 21+ Digital Poster Tools & Tips

Teacher Reboot Camp

Your students can also curate their research into digital boards with free tools like Educlipper , Blendspace , Pinterest , and Livebinders. Easily create a Works Cited page with Google Docs research tool, Cite This for Me , and EasyBib. Recently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers ! “It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge. – Albert Einstein.

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Digital Tools for Flipping Your Classroom

Class Tech Integrate

Tes Teach with Blendspace: A building tool that allows teachers to curate content for lesson delivery packages. Websites, powerpoints, Google Docs, YouTube Videos, and more all in one convenient location for your students.

7 Authentic Assessment Tools

Ask a Tech Teacher

Tools: Socrative, PollDaddy, Google Forms. They are a couple of minutes, can be delivered via a Discussion Board, blog comments, a Google Form, or many other methods. Tools: Twitter, a poll, Padlet collaborative wall, blog comments, Google Forms, a Discussion Board, ExitTicket.

Flipping Instruction for Struggling Students

Teacher Reboot Camp

Try getting your students instead to learn about the topic with podcasts , infographics ( Piktochart , Easel.ly , Visme , and Canva ), games , scavenger hunts, interactives ( ReadWriteThink ), tutorials or how to manuals ( Howtoons ), simulations, case studies, digital scrapbooks , mindmaps ( Mind42 , Wiki Mindmap ), virtual trips , interactive timelines ( Timetoast , MyHistro ), ezines ( Issuu ), or curated boards (Pinterest board, Educlipper board, or Blendspace).

Part 1: Forty Educational Websites For Your Summer 2015 Toolkit

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Blendspace. Integrates with Google Drive, works with YouTube, Vimeo, Khan Academy. Welcome to a post and the summer of 2015… at least in the USA. I have a real treat for you in the coming weeks. I will be sharing some of those websites I feel should be in every teacher’s toolbox!

Technology Integration, 1 to 1, and Student Centered Learning… Ten Free Resources and Tools

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

Google Lit Trips. About : Using Google Earth to bring an authentic reading experience through literature. Blendspace. Welcome to this second post in a series devoted to supporting student centered learning in the technology enhanced classroom.

22 Digital Tools You Must Have in Your Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

Google Apps. They are fun to create, can be saved to the student digital portfolio, and uploaded to all manner of online accounts from Google Drive to KidBlogs. The most popular calendar tool is Google Calendar. Google Apps.

PopBoardz: a media dashboard for instruction and presentation

NeverEndingSearch

So, what would happen if Pinterest and Symbaloo and Blendspace had a baby? Simply drag and drop PDFs, JPEGs, videos, notes and websites, as well as anything in your camera roll, your Google or iCloud Drives as tiles onto a board. Currently, you can export to DropBox or Google Drive.

?? Do you teach with a paper-based mindset? ??

The Electric Educator

Google Docs was developed in 2005 by Sam Schillace. While Google Docs is designed to look like paper, It isn't an improved version of paper - it's something different entirely. Google Docs). Google Docs is a great example. Paper was invented around 100 BC in China.

10 New Ideas for Creating Literacy Centers – From Beth Holland

EdTechTeacher

The same activity could take place on a computer or Chromebook using Google Slides and a screencasting tool such as SnagIt or Screencastify. ThingLink (or Padlet or Blendspace ) could be a great way to guide students through research. This post first appeared on Daily Genius.

Travel the World Without Leaving the Classroom

Fractus Learning

Start small by using Google Earth to explore the world. Not sure where to start, check out this blendspace which has additional virtual field trips that I’ve used with my classes. “Raise your hand if you’ve ever been to the zoo.”.

We Might Be at the End of the Free Ed Tech Era

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Unfortunately, what may be next is the same as all the other tech industries: an over reliance on the big 5 (Apple, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Amazon) Well, what is Imagine K12, and why do they have to do with education? Is the free ed tech era dying?

Favorite Tech Tools For Social Studies Classes

MindShift

Lucidchart is a Chrome add-on that Langenhorst’s teachers often use in conjunction with other Google products, like Docs or Slides. Langenhorst uses Blendspace to help teachers find and keep track of their resources.

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Spruce Up Your Centers with Technology

Learning in Hand

You can make your own task cards in PowerPoint, Keynote, Word, Pages, or Google Slides. For inspiration, try searching Google for task card templates. Monica Evon shares iPad choice menus: mrsevonsthirdgrade.blogspot.com ] Try another Google search for PowerPoint borders or frames.

Announcing Global Leadership Week, April 25 - 29

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Our generous sponsors are VIF International Education, Edmodo, Google, TES, the Wonderment, iEARN-USA, the Global Campaign for Education - US Chapter, and Otus. Global Leadership Week (GLW) is a weeklong celebration of leadership through global action in K-20 education taking place April 25-29, 2016. GLW is an opportunity for global education leaders to learn from one another and share effective principles in leadership, particularly within the context of an interconnected, global age.

Investigating Authentic Questions

Learning in Hand

One way to do this is to have students fill out a Google Form at the end of each work period. When it comes to gathering, organizing, and sharing digital resources, we have lots of options: Blendspace : Share web links as large tiles. Google Sites : Create a website and add web links.

Curation Situations: Let us count the ways

NeverEndingSearch

Some effective tools for the staging process are Evernote , Google Keep , Diigo and Scoop.it. What’s curation? Curation is a funny word. When my colleagues and I wrote our Social Media Curation Library Technology Report for ALA, we struggled with a definition.

Global Leadership Week Next Week - Join Us!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Please take time to visit our sponsors’ websites and learn more about how they support globally-connected teaching and learning: VIF International Education , Edmodo , Google , TES , The Wonderment , iEARN-USA , the Global Campaign for Education - US Chapter , and Otus. Global Leadership Week (GLW) is a week-long celebration of leadership through global action in K-20 education, taking place April 25 - 29, 2016, and organized by the Global Education Conference (GEC) Network.

Newsletter: Used PCs to Chromebooks (Today), New "Privacy Con" Speakers, More GlobalEd.TV, Quotes + News

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

March 8th, 4:00pm US-Eastern: Webinar: CloudReady, Your Aging PCs + The Google Admin Console Ever wish your existing, aging computers ran like your Chromebooks and could be managed in the Google Admin console? Some great upcoming (and all free) Learning Revolution events are below.

Newsletter: Privacy Con, OZeLive, GlobalEd.TV, Homeschooling, Making Chromebooks, Student Inquiry, & More

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

link] March 8th, 4:00pm US-Eastern: Webinar: CloudReady, Your Aging PCs + The Google Admin Console Ever wish your existing, aging computers ran like your Chromebooks and could be managed in the Google Admin console?

The 2015 Global Education Conference Starts Today - All Online - Full Session Listing - Join Us!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

You can also import the entire calendar (Google) into your own calendar, or add selected sessions to your personal calendar to be sure that you don't miss them. Our social media page is HERE with links to Facebook , Google+ , Twitter , and more. Bienvenue! Welcome! Willkommen!