Case Study: Read How Skaggs Schools Embrace BYOD with Google Apps

eSchool News

We decided to embrace BYOD rather than resisting it”, explains Jim Duane, Director of Educational Resources. Xirrus Wi-Fi empowers them to adopt Google Apps for Education. The Xirrus EasyPass solution enables their two-person IT team to simply and quickly enable single-sign-on (SSO) via Google login. Read The Story To Learn How Skaggs Achieve Easy And Secure Wi-Fi Access With EasyPass Google.

Give me some credit, please! (Exploring plagiarism through a series of clever case studies by Jen)

NeverEndingSearch

Jen describes the thinking behind the workshop: As a social studies teacher, students’ plagiarism was always an issue for me. Fourth, prevention requires a system-wide approach; one educator on a crusade will quickly find it is ineffectual.

Google Updates and Improves its Learning Center for Teacher Training

Educational Technology Guy

Google has updated and improved its Learning Center for Teacher Training with new use cases and best practices, making it even more useful and easier to learn about Google apps. It is an excellent resource for all educators. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

A Recipe for Keeping Students Safe When Using Google Apps

Gaggle Speaks

When Cincinnati Public Schools (CPS) made the switch to Google Apps for Education, there was one important, missing ingredient from bringing safe communication and collaboration to its students and teachers. Safety Management for Google Success Stories

How to Become a Google Certified Trainer (FREE eBook Download)

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Become a Google Certified Trainer (FREE eBook Download) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Download the FREE eBook: How to Become a Google Certified Trainer. Who wants to become a Google Certified Trainer? Google Certifications. All Google Certifications.

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Google Science Fair as my Biology Final Exam

Cycles of Learning

After graduating with a degree in Biochemistry, my first teaching job, and thus the subsequent 17 years, led me to the world of chemistry education. I would like to do a similar study" "Ramsey, have you heard of the Google Science Fair? Biology Google Inquiry Research

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?” Last year we engaged Evergreen Education Group on a journey around the world to answer that question. “Education technology is a tool, not a strategy.”.

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Center for Digital Education - great, free resource on education and technology

Educational Technology Guy

The Center for Digital Education , formerly known as Converge, is a great site with lots of information about education and technology, including news, grants, product reviews, case studies, examples of digital education and much more.

Addressing the Digital Learning Gap with Effective Educator Coaching

Digital Promise

In 2014, I wrote – The problem with education in America is not the lack of excellence. Although we’ve made progress, inequities with regard to education opportunities remain a pressing issue. To close this divide, we must fully support educators with the skills and tools they need to power up the learning environment. Most known in athletics and business, coaching can be a promising educator professional development strategy.

Did You Know You Can Search Google Drive and Gmail From Chrome?

Shake Up Learning

The post Did You Know You Can Search Google Drive and Gmail From Chrome? Did you know you can search your Google Drive from Chrome? With this one little trick, you can search right from the search box (aka the Omnibox) in Google Chrome. Go show off your mad Google skills!

20 YouTube Channels for Educators

Shake Up Learning

20 YouTube Channels for Educators YouTube = Learning at Your Fingertips! You can learn just about anything on YouTube: how to fix your dryer, how to create a blog, or how to use Google Docs. Just about all of your favorite educational organization and bloggers have a YouTube channel.

How Junction ISD Keeps Students Safe When Using G Suite for Education

Gaggle Speaks

Moderating students’ use of G Suite for Education and keeping them safe is no easy task. An ever-increasing number of educators are experiencing this first-hand, including Kaycie Sullivan, the technology coordinator at Junction Independent School District (ISD) in Texas.

Using Google Apps in a Safe 1:1 Learning Environment

Gaggle Speaks

Productivity tools like Google Apps for Education for classroom collaboration make 1:1 initiatives a realistic goal for any size school district. The webcast also featured Tom Woods, Lead Google Apps Consultant, from Amplified IT. Safety Management for Google Success Stories

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The NEW Become a Google Certified Trainer E-Course is Here!

Shake Up Learning

The post The NEW Become a Google Certified Trainer E-Course is Here! Ready to Get Google Certified? My new e-course: Become a Google Certified Trainer is open for enrollment! The NEW E-Course is OPEN: Become a Google Certified Trainer! Private Google+ Community .

5 Tech tools educators can use to teach social responsibility in the classroom

Neo LMS

One of the key ingredients of a well-rounded education is a sense of communal spirit; the ability to care about others with empathy for those who live in different circumstances and with less opportunities.

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So You Want to Be a Google Certified Trainer? FAQ Answers!

Shake Up Learning

The post So You Want to Be a Google Certified Trainer? Are you ready to take your career to the next level and become a Google Certified Trainer? I am a Google Certified Trainer, Google Certified Innovator, and Google Educator Group Leader.

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The Rumors are True! There’s a New Google Sites Coming!

Shake Up Learning

There’s a New Google Sites Coming! Credit: Google Apps Updates. The NEW Google Sites. There is FINALLY a new version of Google Sites coming. If you have ever attended my Google Sites training, you know that I often refer to Google Sites as an, “acquired taste.”

How Much is Student Safety Worth?

Gaggle Speaks

Along with implementing new technology come new concerns about student safety, so when sixth graders at Warsaw Community Schools received Google accounts as part of a 1:1 iPad initiative, district officials knew they needed to do more. Is Your School Using Google Apps for Education?

Education Eye - mapping innovations - find some cool new things

Educational Technology Guy

Education Eye is a unique site that curates new innovations and ideas to make it easier to find them. It tracks educational websites, blogs, forums, case studies and more. This post originally appeared on Educational Technology Guy. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Student Safety Doesn’t Take the Summer Off

Gaggle Speaks

After deciding to give Gmail accounts to students starting in fifth grade, the district quickly realized that the controls inside Gmail and Google Apps for Education were not enough to ensure the safety of its students. Safety Management for Google Success Stories

How One of the Most Recognized School Districts in the Country Keeps its Students Safe

Gaggle Speaks

How Gaggle fits into the direct’s digital plan is described in a new case study. Google Apps for Education Mobile Learning Success Stories

Real Questions About Artificial Intelligence in Education

Edsurge

Education makes the list. To explore what machine learning could mean in education, EdSurge convened a meetup this past week in San Francisco with Adam Blum (CEO of. Here are a few excerpts from the conversation: EdSurge: Artificial intelligence has been promising to transform education for generations. Pischdotchian: If you think back on the education model of your earlier years, we called it the factory model. It’s how Google solved the AlphaGo challenge.

How One Student Email Could Have Been Life-Changing

Gaggle Speaks

Without hesitation and regardless of the time of day, our team quickly notified Robert, the lead Gaggle emergency contact at Hesperia Unified and the district’s Director of Secondary Education, Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment, and administrators at the student’s high school.

7 Ideas for Student Genius Hour and Passion Projects

The CoolCatTeacher

She’s helped the students find books in the library, and she has also helped them learn some ways to navigate ways to share their knowledge through Google Slides or Wixie. All Subjects Education Elementary Grades 1-5 (Ages 6-10) High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) How to Guides.

Free Google Apps Training Resources

The Electric Educator

Google Apps for Education is quickly becoming a significant force in education. Google recently announced that over 10 million students have gone Google. Google is an engineering company that has created some unbelievably useful products.

How Students’ Use of G Suite for Education Can Be a Real Eye-Opener

Gaggle Speaks

Our friends at Common Sense Education open every Symposium on Student Safety with a keynote called, “Driving Towards Responsible Digital Citizenship & Keeping Our Students Safe.” ” The analogy they came up with—and that we love—compares online student safety to driver’s education: The best driving lessons (digital citizenship) won’t save a student’s life without a seatbelt (technology like Gaggle Safety Management).

How Student Safety Saves Lives in Edison Township

Gaggle Speaks

Many of my colleagues and I are extremely fortunate to meet passionate educators willing to share emotional stories with us at ISTE, Tech & Learning SchoolCIO Summits, K-12 Innovation Forums and other events. Google Apps for Education Success Stories

Addressing the Digital Learning Gap with Effective Educator Coaching

EdTechTeam

Cross-posted from Digital Promise Addressing the Digital Learning Gap with Effective Educator Coaching JULY 26, 2017 | BY KAREN CATOR In 2014, I wrote – The problem with education in America is not the lack of excellence.

Fostering Powerful Use of Technology Through Instructional Coaching

Digital Promise

While in some cases, technology is used in powerful ways to support students in developing critical thinking and collaboration skills, and to develop a sense of agency, in other situations it is used in things like drill and practice exercises, test prep, and reading online content.

How to Create a Safe 1:1 Learning Environment

Gaggle Speaks

Despite mastering Google’s management console and implementing a leading web filtering product, the district needed a way to assure the safety of its students when sharing files and sending email back and forth. Safety Management for Google Success Stories

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. Read on to learn more about Discovery Education’s 9 key lessons of 2016: 1. The idea that STEM education is only for the most gifted students on track for graduate degrees is a falsehood.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

(National) Education Politics. US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos ’ “learning curve where higher ed is concerned is quite vertical,” quips UC president Janet Napolitano. The Chronicle of Higher Education has more on Napolitano’s remarks at a lunch at UC’s Washington Center. Via Education Week : “Q&A: One-on-One with U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos.” State and Local) Education Politics.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Education Politics. “Former Lobbyist With For-Profit Colleges Quits Education Department ,” ProPublica reports. That’s Taylor Hansen who was a lobbyist for Career Education Colleges and Universities. ” That’s Robert Eitel, a lawyer for Bridgepoint Education , a for-profit that recently settled with the federal government over charges of deceptive student lending. ” That’s the Great Lakes Higher Education Corporation and TG.

The Business of Education Technology

Hack Education

In fairness, startups weren’t the only education companies experiencing this sort of upheaval this year: Amplify, News Corps’ education division, continued to sell off various parts of its failed business. DeVry Education Group got a new CEO." You can find stock market data about publicly-traded education companies at funding.hackeducation.com. I maintain a dataset of all education technology investments and all education technology investors.

2016 Global Education Conference - Day One!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Sunday, November 13th, is day one of the seventh annual Global Education Conference. Andreea Dahlquist, teacher 3:00pm (iEARN) The Global Impact of iEARN: Shaping Global Education through Collaboration - Jennifer Russell, iEARN Executive Council Member GEC Connect - Game On!

FREE #GoogleEdu PD in Your PJ’s! #GoogleEduOnAir 2016

Shake Up Learning

Google Edu On Air 2016 is FREE PD for You! You heard me…FREE Google professional development is coming on December 3rd. I am super excited to be a part of Google Edu On Air again this year. Click here to register for Google Edu On Air 2016.

Happy Users Become Even Happier Customers

Gaggle Speaks

Gaggle case studies are straightforward success stories about our customers. Our talented graphic designer, Tara Skoglund, does an incredible job presenting them so each case study can be skimmed quickly or read in just a few minutes.

Dixon Public Schools Uses New Websites to Engage Community, Do More With Less

Gaggle Speaks

Such is the case of Dixon Public Schools, which wanted to relaunch its district and five school websites. How Dixon schools gained access to modern web publishing tools and limitless customizations is described in a new case study.

(Marketing) Virtual Reality in Education: A History

Hack Education

Virtual reality is, once again, being heralded as a technology poised to transform education. Educational Stereoscopy. Image credits: Educational Screen , 1924). We don’t believe that field trips are the equivalent of watching educational films in class, do we?

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Education Politics. ” Via The Chicago Sun Times : “A private foundation started by the late Walmart mogul Sam Walton and his wife has contributed heavily to the Illinois State Charter School Commission and to two charter operators whose schools the state agency has blocked the Chicago Board of Education from closing over poor student performance , records obtained by the Chicago Sun-Times show.” ” Via The Chronicle of Higher Education : “Gov.

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