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

NeverEndingSearch

In going through my grad students’ final workshop presentations this semester, I found one just too useful not to share. Jen describes the thinking behind the workshop: As a social studies teacher, students’ plagiarism was always an issue for me.

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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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.

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!

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 .

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.”

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. They are using time to research and create a presentation of what they know.

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. Oh, and did I mention that I’m presenting? I am super excited to be a part of Google Edu On Air again this year. Private Google+ Community .

Classroom Design Trends: Update Classroom Layout to Boost Engagement

ViewSonic Education

A landmark 2012 study found that classroom design alters academic progress over a school year by 25%. The study found five key design factors account for 73% of the variation in student performance. Follow up studies provided insight into the relative impact of each of these factors.

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

techlearning

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! Yes, not as beautiful as Weebly , SquareSpace , WIX , or even the NEW Google Sites.

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

Cycles of Learning

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! Yes, not as beautiful as Weebly , SquareSpace , WIX , or even the NEW Google Sites.

Flipping Instruction for Struggling Students

Teacher Reboot Camp

Below are tips, ideas, and a slide presentation ( download the pdf ) to help you flip your classes and ensure all your students know how to receive the individual help they need. This presentation is part of my upcoming webinar for Simple K12 that you can view live on Sat., These are a few free options- Edmodo , Schoology , Educlipper , Google Classroom , Edublogs , Weebly , Moodle , Edubuncee , Blendspace , PBWorks , Wikispaces , and Haiku Learning.

Friday 5 — 4.24.2015

Perry Hewitt

I particularly like this framing from Bob Cohn: “In an age of social traffic, a homepage is less about traffic triage — directing lots of direct visitors to the content of their choice — than about presenting an image of your brand.”

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).

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.

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.

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.

Flipping Instruction for Struggling Students

Teacher Reboot Camp

Below are tips, ideas, and a slide presentation ( download the pdf ) to help you flip your classes and ensure all your students know how to receive the individual help they need. This presentation is part of my upcoming webinar for Simple K12 that you can view live on Sat., These are a few free options- Edmodo , Schoology , Educlipper , Google Classroom , Edublogs , Weebly , Moodle , Edubuncee , Blendspace , PBWorks , Wikispaces , and Haiku Learning.

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.

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.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 9 Edition)

Doug Levin

Students selling notes online a legal gray area, schools say | ArkansasOnline → University of Arkansas faculty members are debating how to best deal with the selling of lecture notes by students, spurred on by the practices of online study resource companies known for aggressive recruiting tactics. It incorporates case studies to demonstrate how the framework and its dimensions could be operationalized, and how the gaps identified in the self-assessment exercise could be addressed.

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

Edsurge

Oral presentations became screen-casted videos of student-created builds. 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. “Can we set the story in Minecraft?”

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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. The topics were varied, we presented forms, spreadsheets, Khan Academy , TextHelp and of course Chromebooks.

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

The Christensen Institute

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. On days when there is not a face-to-face class, students can see their blended teacher for extra help, go to the library, work in the cafeteria [renovated with flexible study and collaborative spaces] or the school’s cyber cafe.

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 12 Edition)

Doug Levin

While not every piece speaks directly to K-12 education issues at present, they all speak to the wider milieu from which our conceptions of public education and consumer technology are derived. "In these cases, boards need to provide access to a school device. Tagged on: March 26, 2017 Google to Symantec: We don't trust you anymore | InfoWorld → Admins need to consider whether they still want to use Symantec (the cybersecurity firm!)

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A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 12 Edition)

Doug Levin

While not every piece speaks directly to K-12 education issues at present, they all speak to the wider milieu from which our conceptions of public education and consumer technology are derived. "In these cases, boards need to provide access to a school device. Tagged on: March 26, 2017 Google to Symantec: We don't trust you anymore | InfoWorld → Admins need to consider whether they still want to use Symantec (the cybersecurity firm!)

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AV that Makes the Grade

techlearning

Here is a sample of case studies that illustrate how AV can turn K-12 spaces into student-driven hubs. Interactive teaching and presentation systems are hot, as are 4K UHD interactive displays and active learning/makerspaces.

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. 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. This week in S’Cool Tools, we share the real experiences of three teachers using three different tools, written in their own words.

2016 Global Education Conference - Monday Is Day Two!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Follow the Twitter conversation with #globaled16 Peggy George ‏ @ pgeorge 1h 1 hour ago # globaled16 Loving presentation by Kathy Beck on Global Google Mapping! Monday, November 14th, is day two of the seventh annual Global Education Conference.

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.

How to Boost Your Teacher Brand

Shake Up Learning

What will they find when they Google you? You should expect to be Googled before a job interview. However, if you want to be a top contender for a job in the edtech world, and a positive role model for your students and peers, you need to be present—and presentable.

#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.

Let’s Get This Right: Teach Programming Hand in Hand With Design

Slate and Tablets

Do not take the advice presented in this article. This is an interesting case study but is yet another example of irresponsible reporting. all the Google and Silicon Valley executives, voted to remove computers from the classroom.

Learning Revolution Free PD - Two Great Library Events - GlobalEdCon Deadline - UNC's Amazing World View

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Participatory, hyperlinked library services; DIY and maker movements; emerging technology in academic and research libraries; Google Glass—our Library 2.014 conference covered a broad range of topics and these were among the most notable.

2016 Global Education Conference Starts Sunday - Important Information!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Some important conference updates are below: Still Taking Proposals Keynotes + Sessions Presenters - Check Your Instructions Volunteering + Advisory Board - We Need You! You can present in your time zone at a time that is convenient to you!