WeVideo and Google Tool Blog Post by @breicher

Teacher Tech

Getting Students into Video Guest blog post by – Bruce Reicher Video and Chromebooks Three years ago my district was switching from tablets to Chromebooks and we were looking for a video editing solution that was cloud based. Chromebook Google Video chromebook video

Where to Find Incredible Student Templates for Google Docs, Slides, Sheets and Drawings!

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you have ever used Google Docs, Slides, Sheets, Drawings, and Forms , then you know how easy it is to collaborate and share work with peers and students. Many of these educators share these templates for free through their blogs or on Twitter. In my presentation, Teach with Google!

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Top 10 Blog Posts of October 2015

The CoolCatTeacher

This month’s top blog posts here on the Cool Cat Teacher blog are a reflection of all of you beautiful, wonderful teachers out there. Thank you so much to all of you who read my blog and share these posts with others. 7 – 15 Best Google Drive add-ons for Education.

Epic Classroom Blogging with Elementary Students

The CoolCatTeacher

A conversation with Rayna Freedman in episode 47 of the 10-minute Teacher From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today Rayna Freedman @rlfreedm has a student classroom blog that will completely blow you away! Her blogging work flow.

Top Blog Posts for Teachers This Week

The CoolCatTeacher

This week’s top blog posts also have a 2013 post with lesson plans and ideas for teaching gratitude that I’ve updated. Top Blog Posts for Teachers This Week. #1 5 15 Best Google Drive Add-Ons for Education. Chromebooks and Google apps are big. Blog traffic.

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The NEO Blog turns 2!


Wonder no more: it’s the anniversary of the NEO Blog! The combined effort of the entire NEO team — and all our readers — made our blog climb even more in the mighty list of all e-learning blogs , settling in the first 7%. Top 10 blog posts of NEO.

Top 10 Tweets & Blogs This Week

The CoolCatTeacher

A Weekly Roundup of What's Being Talked About in my PLN This week, an inspirational blog post inspired by a cellist who played on through the bombing of Sarajevo tops the list of blogs this week. You can add Google Drive to Microsoft Office.) Top 10 Blog Posts This Week.

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Top Blog Posts on the Cool Cat Teacher Blog

The CoolCatTeacher

We are needing inspiration and simple edtech advice as shown by the top blog posts here on the Cool Cat Teacher Blog and shows this month. Top 10 Blog Posts of November 2015: The Cool Cat Teacher Blog. 15 Best Google Drive Add-Ons for Education.

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Rebirth of my daily blog

Pair-a-dimes for Your Thoughts

In July, I decided to (re)start my daily blog, coined Daily-Ink. At the time of my original attempt, I was a regular reader of Stephen Downes OLDaily , and a fan of one of my student’s blog name Wandering Ink. So what prompted the rebirth of my daily blog?

Top Blog Posts of January 2016

The CoolCatTeacher

The Cool Cat Teacher Blog From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. January 2016 was an epic month here with a reach of over 200,000 views between this blog, my blogspot blog, and vickidavis.me. Top Blog Posts of January 2016.

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Trading in Traditional Notebooks for Multimedia Blogs

Catlin Tucker

School traded in their traditional notebooks for multimedia digital blogs using Blogger. Blogger, Google’s free blogging tool, is easy to set up. Look familiar?

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Slide into science: Demonstrating learning with Google Slides

Ditch That Textbook

G Suite Google Slides Guest Blog google google slides google tools gsuite gsuite in science teaching with google slidesWith the introduction of new standards across different content areas, the focus of learning has moved beyond simply mastering content knowledge to applying skills within disciplines. The Next Generation Science Standards is an example fo this. It contains 8 different science practices across all grade levels k-12.

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Google Jamboard

The CoolCatTeacher

Tom Mullaney on episode 257 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Google Jamboard is a fun interactive app. Google Jamboard. Now first of all, I have never heard of Google Jamboard. Blog: [link].

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Take a road trip with Google MyMaps

Ditch That Textbook

I’m a regular listener of the Google Teacher Tribe podcast hosted by Matt Miller and Kasey Bell. After listening to an episode about how to use Google MyMaps in the classroom I was inspired to create a choice board using Google MyMaps as the platform. Ed Tech G Suite Guest Blog edtech google google mymaps gsuite gsuite eduThis post comes from accepting a challenge.

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The Cool Cat Teacher Blog: Top Blog Posts of February 2016

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. When looking at the top posts of the over 3,500 blog posts here, a theme jumps forward for February 2016. 100+ Great Google Classroom Resources New in February 2016! What has teachers talking?

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Leading Future Learning Live Blog: Google Plus and Hangouts from Greg Kulowiec


Blog Featured Google Greg Kulowiec Live Blog #LFL16 google plus Leading Future Learning

The 2015 Top Blog Posts of the Year

The CoolCatTeacher

from the Cool Cat Teacher Blog From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. The Cool Cat Teacher blog celebrated 10 years , has 167 new posts this year with a total of 3,672 blog posts in the archive.

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Creating Mosaic Art with Google Drawings

Ditch That Textbook

I am in love with Google Drawings. I know it is often overlooked by many in favor of Slides, Docs or Forms but Google Drawings is my number one go-to for pretty much anything – especially when it involves creativity. G Suite Google Drawings Guest Blog art with google drawings art with gsuite google drawings gsuite mosaic art with google drawingsLet me just get this out of the way.

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Why and How Students Can Blog

Ask a Tech Teacher

Blogging is a popular tool used in education to not only practice writing, but reinforce collaboration, perspective taking, speaking/listening skills, and a lot more. Look at these reasons why teachers incorporate blogging across all academic topics and lesson plans: Collaboration. Students collaborate by commenting on the posts of others and/or co-writing a blog themed to a particular topic, taking turns posting articles. The roots of blogging lay in journaling.

How to Make a Yearbook with Google Slides

The CoolCatTeacher

Jennifer Scott on episode 367 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Jennifer Scott saves her school tens of thousands as they make their yearbook with Google Slides.

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Google Classroom, Sites, and Student Blogging Options

My Paperless Classroom

In this episode of the TechEducator Podcast we discuss Student Blogging options and how they can be used with Google Sites and Google Classroom. The post Lets Take a Look At: Google Sites, Google Classroom, @Edublogs, and @Seesaw appeared first on TeacherCast Educational Broadcasting Network.

Love Song to My Readers: Cool Cat Teacher’s 10th blog birthday

The CoolCatTeacher

Cool Cat Teacher, established December 9, 2005 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. After 10 years of blogging, this blog birthday has me grateful for the several million teachers who have dropped by and given my work a read.

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3 Add Ons to Solve Problems in Google Classroom (Programmed by 1 Teacher)

The CoolCatTeacher

Michael Backus on episode 557 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Michael Backus had a problem as he was teaching in Google Classroom. If you don’t have Google Docs, just use this PDF.

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EdTech Magazine's Must Read K-12 EdTech IT Blogs

Educational Technology Guy

EdTech , Focus on K12, magazine has announced their 2018 edition of the 50 Must Read K-12 IT Blogs. There are some great blogs on here that I follow (including my own) and some new ones that I didn't know about that look really great. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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Researching a Topic with Google Keep

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. However, with some recent integration of Google Keep with Google Docs, for this project I have students using Google keep and tagging.

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Time for Blogs Again?


At least since the death of Google Reader in 2013, the conventional wisdom has argued that social media, rather than independent websites or blogs, is the key to engaging readers. And then go to your blog and write about it! Are you returning to your blog?

ACE Mentor Relationship Building with Google Drive and Google Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Stephanie Goldman on episode 316 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Stephanie Golden: ACE Mentor Relationship Building with Google Drive and Google Classroom.

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Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides

The CoolCatTeacher

Kasey Bell on episode 322 of the 10-Minute Teacher Podcast From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Kasey Bell teaches us eight great ways to use Google Slides. Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides. Google Certified Innovator.

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Google Drive – Priority & Workspaces


Google has launched a new page in Drive called Priority. The Priority page will show what Google’s Artificial Intelligence identifies as documents most relevant to the user. The post Google Drive – Priority & Workspaces appeared first on EdTechTeacher.

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Get Your Google On! 17 Google Gurus and Hashtags to Follow!

Teacher Reboot Camp

Google apps have so many features to help your students collaborate, brainstorm, research and create effectively with technology. Google also makes collecting and assessing digital activities much easier and quicker for teachers. Google Hashtags. “Learn with great passion.

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Google Classroom: How to differentiate like a ninja

Ditch That Textbook

Guest Blog Teaching differentiate with google classroom differentiation educational technology google classroom small groups with google classroomTeacher confession: I have bored kids to tears in my class because they were not challenged. In fact, who needs Ambien when you have drill and kill homework assignments on material you have already mastered?! I felt my hands were tied with a textbook, overhead projector, and traditional worksheets.

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3 Reasons to get your Students Vlogging or Blogging This Year


Through blogging and vlogging, we can encourage our students to communicate in engaging and authentic ways that mirror their personal lives. Here are 3 reasons to get your students vlogging and blogging this year: Replicate an Authentic Experience.

Top 10 Alice Keeler Blogs of 2017

Teacher Tech

Top Alice Keeler Blogs of 2017 New year… new blogs. However, here is a look at my top blogs from last year. 6 Alternatives to Reading Logs by Shaelynn Farnsworth My #1 blog post of 2017 was not written by me! The post Top 10 Alice Keeler Blogs of 2017 appeared first on Teacher Tech. Blog Entries GoogleClick on the titles below to link to the posts.

Blogging: Five of the best

Learning with 'e's

As this blog approaches 8.5 Ostensibly, the post is about a bizarre blog post by an academic who claimed that (ironically) blogging is 'sinful' and hampers research productivity. The 18 comments on the blog were dwarfed by the hundreds of comments received on my Facebook wall.

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Ditch that lesson planner with Google Slides

Ditch That Textbook

Ed Tech Guest Blog digital lesson planners google slides google slides in the classroom online lesson planning using google for lesson plansEvery summer, I bought a planner in hopes that this would be the year that I would use it for the entire year. Just like all my New Year’s Resolutions though, I would keep it up for about a week or two, then forget about it. For the rest of the semester, I would write […].

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