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. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. google google applications Google for Educators training

Google Science Fair as my Biology Final Exam

Cycles of Learning

Keeping the above in mind, I have been experimenting with a "Medical Case Study" approach to teaching the course, leveraging hypothetical patient intake exam symptoms, and subsequent student diagnosis to spark curiosity, and inspired initial research, around specific themes.

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. See example.

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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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.

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. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

GoGuardian Develops a New AI-Enabled Cloud Filter for K–12 Schools

EdTech Magazine

For example, schools investing in a one-to-one Chromebook initiative will not need to worry about installation concerns that come from legacy equipment that is not cloud-based. . GoGuardian Develops a New AI-Enabled Cloud Filter for K–12 Schools. eli.zimmerman_9856. Mon, 02/11/2019 - 10:40.

Supporting self-directed learning in the classroom

Neo LMS

Google is famous for permitting its employees to spend 20% of their time in the office, working on a passion project. The urban legend is that Gmail and Google News are ideas that came out of this process.

Structure for Authentic Reading in My Biology Class

Cycles of Learning

A huge focus of the course has been leveraging student diagnosis of medical case studies as entries into inquiry cycles. For example, our unite on Cellular Respiration began with students diagnosing a patient with Type II Diabetes.

Teaching Computational Thinking: In practice

Neo LMS

Nonetheless, I feel we cannot close out the subject of “computational thinking” without a true educational context, and so I have hunted around for decent examples of how students have explicitly employed the computational thinking method.

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Why new technologies often don’t help students

The Christensen Institute

For example, as Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee explain in their book, The Second Machine Age , when factory managers first replaced the steam engines used to power manufacturing equipment with electric motors, the new technology had little impact on productivity.

New, SIMPLIFIED, Student Portfolio System (or "feeling the fear of not being 'innovative' enough this year")

Cycles of Learning

Click here for an example. I remembered another comment from one student specifically: "Can we just put everything we did in this topic in a Google Slide presentation. Nobody is going to look at your Google Slides!

New, SIMPLIFIED, Student Portfolio System (or "feeling the fear of not being 'innovative' enough this year")

techlearning

Click here for an example. I remembered another comment from one student specifically: "Can we just put everything we did in this topic in a Google Slide presentation. Nobody is going to look at your Google Slides!

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.

Your Device Rollout Isn’t About Hardware—It’s About Engagement

Edsurge

In this University of Roehampton London study , one school saw dramatic improvements by incorporating Classcraft ’s collaborative game and personalized learning tools into their one-to-one and Google Classroom implementation.

School-Changers: Six Elements of School Change

EdTechTeam

Google Certified Innovator & Trainer. “More Now” , a new book by Mark Wagner, Ph.D. brings together all the school-changers in a cohesive narrative of an innovation journey.

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).

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.”

Resources for Using Edmodo in the Classroom

Educational Technology Guy

Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Edmodo is a learning management system. Edmodo is a great resource for teachers, students, and parents, allowing communication, collaboration and sharing. It has forums, messages, files, calendar, and more to create an online presence for your class.

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Teachers are managers—so let’s give them the tools to manage

The Christensen Institute

The project, led by Mallory Dwinal, David Richards, and Jennifer Wu, looked systematically at the structures and processes that high-performing managers at cutting-edge companies like Google, Zappos, and Geico have put into place to create their dynamic cultures. Good management is hard.

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A Single Sign-On Platform Revolutionized How This District Uses Tech—and Saved $120,000

Edsurge

Now students are using Google Classroom. Take our early learners, for example. They’re using robotics software, animation software, Google Drawings, Microsoft One Note. We can see myON, for example, has over 400,000 logins. “A ball of crazy!”

Learning to Learn – From Sabba Quidwai

EdTechTeacher

Prior to endocrinology, the modules focus predominantly on one system, however endocrinology requires them to integrate both new and baseline information from the multiple systems they have studied thus far. Learning to Learn: Self Assessment Through Patient Case Studies.

How to Build a High-Functioning Remote Team for Your Edtech Company

Edsurge

A study by the International Workplace Group estimates that 50 percent of people globally work outside their headquarters for at least 2.5 We screened them using a pre-interview questionnaire built in Google Form.

What life before edtech can teach us about personalized learning

The Christensen Institute

My colleague Thomas Arnett’s new case study, “ Connecting ed & tech: Partnering to drive student outcomes , ” highlights an example of a school, and one particularly innovative teacher, that took this order of operations to heart.

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Dangerously Irrelevant

both positive and negative) – Organizational self-assessment – Getting set up with our new Google+ community. analog: Examples of the affordances of multimedia storytelling – How is writing changing because of digital and online?

What is Blended Learning? Tips from 3 Bett Speakers

ViewSonic Education

Pupils can continue their studies away from the classroom using the environment too. For example, simply using a keyboard to type up a document to enhance its presentation may not always be the most effective use of technology. Let’s take an example.

BETT Latin America

EdTechTeam

EdTechTeam México participó con Google For Education junto con otros tres partners, dando talleres, contactando clientes y construyendo una presencia más sólida en el ámbito educativo de nuestro país. Una sesión que tuvo un éxito muy particular, fue la que hicimos junto con la escuela El Tesoro del Saber que está en camino a convertirse en escuela de referencia de Google. A clear example of how students have become content creators.

Active Learning in the Math Classroom

techlearning

Students might learn through games, projects, debates, talking with peers, case studies, just-in-time teaching, or short demonstrations followed by class discussion. PHS teacher Jeff Rose introduces Google Classroom and Padlet to make students’ thinking more visible.

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).

Tips from the pros: Making an Enriched Virtual program work for your students

The Christensen Institute

Unlike the Flipped Classroom , Enriched Virtual programs usually don’t require daily school attendance; some programs may only require twice-weekly attendance, for example. In the case of the Enriched Virtual, online learning is the backbone of learning, enhanced by a brick-and-mortar component that is distinct from the traditional classroom. Students and parents may also contact the teacher at any time now that we use Google Voice to open up easy communication.

Leveling Up Language Learners’ 21st-Century Skills with Minecraft

Edsurge

Here are six examples of higher-order thinking skills my students developed while creating and playing games: 1. Students recorded these reflections on a Google Doc as a reference for the next time we played. And these discoveries were added to the student's Google Doc log so that descriptive or instructional language was captured and refined as necessary. Learning English in Minecraft: a case study on language competences and classroom practices.

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Personalizing Learning for All Students With OpenCourseWare

A Principal's Reflections

This is where the idea for incorporating OpenCourseWare (OCW) into Julie’s project arose, and the Independent OpenCourseWare Study (IOCS) was born. Over the course of the marking period, students identified courses, registered through our Google form, and went to work.

What to do with a good old wiki resource?

Bryan Alexander

Consider this a case study in evolving social media. Within a few days people added content ( for example ). People on Facebook and Google+ were positive, generally, although at least one commentator thought Yelp was doing a good job.

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Disruptive innovations in higher ed emerging from outside mainstream

The Christensen Institute

In many cases, this just-in-time education is offering learning opportunities that would not even be available on many traditional campuses. It reports having a 95 percent job placement rate into a student’s field of study and is transforming higher education from a destination into an experience that one returns to over and over again through a journey of lifelong learning.

Breakout Edu- Melbourne Summit 2016

EdTechTeam

The problems themselves involve the use of a range of resources and stimuli to support the learning, ranging from decks of cards, computer, infrared torch, USB disks with information, coloured paperclips, QR codes and Google Docs.