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Educational Technology Guy

You can also mark up PDF documents, add notes, grade student work, combine PDF pages, import, crop and resize images, and more. They have a site dedicated to using Squid in the Classroom with tips, resources and use cases. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

4 NEW Google Certifications! Plus a NEW Google Training Center!

Shake Up Learning

4 NEW Google Certifications! Plus a NEW Google Training Center! New and Updated Google Educator Certifications! I spend a lot of time helping other educators prepare for Google Certifications, and I am happy to share some new information today.

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We used these Google tools in our schools and saw tangible results soar

eSchool News

Authors’ Note: We’re often asked by educators, “what impact do you see with Google technology in schools?” These case studies demonstrate the success with Google for Education through the lens of teachers, students and administrators.

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Offering School Districts a Better View of Blind Spots

Gaggle Speaks

We had this incredible blind spot; we couldn’t see what was in our students’ Google Drive folders or what they were doing on email and with other Google apps,” said Dr. Teresa M. Read the case study to learn more about how this small district uses Gaggle to keep students safe.

Knowing the Unknown: Monitoring to Keep Students Safe

Gaggle Speaks

We started looking for software that could monitor the email and document collaboration taking place in Google Docs,” said Director of Technology Ryan Adkins. Read the case study to learn more about how Yorkville CUSD 115 keeps students safe using Gaggle.

edWeb’s Research-Based Practices for Personalized Professional Learning

edWeb.net

edWeb Case Study: Rock Valley Community School District. In each case, edWeb.net provides critical support that empowers Rock Valley leaders to implement research-based practices: Content-based professional development through edWeb.net resources applied to instruction.

What is Blended Learning? Tips from 3 Bett Speakers

ViewSonic Education

This means pupils are able to share thoughts and work together on projects, such as documents or presentations. Pupils can continue their studies away from the classroom using the environment too. Parents often worry about their child’s self-regulation and motivation to study.

Breakout Edu- Melbourne Summit 2016

EdTechTeam

There is also the opportunity for documentation, whether this is taking notes or recording video. For example, one case study provided was of a teacher who incorporated Google Cardboard into the activity.

Discovery Education’s Top 9 Ideas of 2016

Discovery Education

We’ve reviewed some of our best articles, white papers and case studies posted to the Discovery Education Blog this year to bring you a sampling of some of the most powerful education leadership ideas we read. Each post below includes a link to a more dense article or downloadable document so you can fully explore the topic. Using real-world problems answers the commonly asked question, ‘Why is this important, especially if I can Google it?'”

S’Cool Tools, Teacher Voice Edition: FreshGrade, ScreenCastify, Quizlet Live

Edsurge

If you’d like to be featured in our S’Cool Tools column, click here to leave your very own Teacher Case Study. FreshGrade is a multimedia repository of photos, videos, documents and notes about a student. However, I liked the idea of broadcasting myself along with my PowerPoint/Google Slides presentations. Many of the options I found were for pay only, but Screencastify is a Google Chrome add-on.

Use These Tips to Get Found by More Prospective Parents

Hubbli

Include case studies that show a student’s progress (with the parent’s permission). You can even share the story from the parent’s point of view, documenting their hesitations and showing how they now feel after enrolling their child in your school. Image Courtesy of Google.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 37 Edition)

Doug Levin

Anonymizing datasets is a practice fraught with challenges , especially in cases where data from multiple sources are combined. And college journalists in Kentucky requested documents about the investigations of employees accused of sexual misconduct.Instead, they got something else: sued by the agencies they had asked for public records. But not in the case of our software." In case you didn't notice, you're not Equifax's customer.

EdTech 150

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 37 Edition)

Doug Levin

Anonymizing datasets is a practice fraught with challenges , especially in cases where data from multiple sources are combined. And college journalists in Kentucky requested documents about the investigations of employees accused of sexual misconduct.Instead, they got something else: sued by the agencies they had asked for public records. But not in the case of our software." In case you didn't notice, you're not Equifax's customer.

EdTech 150

Gaming, VR Exploring, and App Building: The Ellis Island Hack-A-Thon

techlearning

Introduction In my social studies classes we are learning about historical content in the United States from post-Civil War to the Present. We began by focusing on European Immigration since it related to the most immigrants during our time period of study (3). Google Expeditions.”

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via The Atlantic : “An Israeli American Teen Has Been Arrested in the JCC Bomb Threats Case.” ” Via Inside Higher Ed : “ Princeton University filed a lawsuit against the Education Department on Friday in an effort to stop the release of hundreds of pages of documents that would reveal some of the university’s private admissions procedures.” Via Google’s blog : “ Howard University opens a new campus at the Googleplex.”

Global Collaboration Week Begins - Find a Project and Connect!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

DIRECTIONS: The Google Slide presentation will be made available for viewing after the presentation. We will also discuss the uses of Google Hangouts, Google Forms for gathering information, and wordpress for establishing a web presence for a project.

#flipgridfever: New features for fall

NeverEndingSearch

I’ve used Flipgrid for class threaded discussion, for simulations and case studies, for storytelling, for gathering voices for research and presentations and so much more. Users can now also add links or document attachments to refer to relevant outside content.