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.

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

Edsurge

A clear strategy is a must to drive student engagement effectively around a rollout to generate buy-in. If you’d like to read more about the research regarding effective one-to-one device rollouts, download our free case study on improving device implementation.

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.”

Friday 5 — 4.24.2015

Perry Hewitt

” Back when the “Mobile-friendly” text first appeared on Google search results on mobile browsers, many assumed this was a first step toward an algorithm change rewarding mobile-first design.

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.

From Personalized Math to Micro-Schools, This NewSchools Cohort Is Reimagining Learning

Edsurge

Today, NewSchools and Transcend released a case study that looks at the first Collaborative. EdSurge talked to Benson about some of the findings in that study. More often it was the case that people were inspired by different elements of different schools. That exercise proved powerful for a lot of people and helped them create a case for change. Google’s Moonshot Summit.

Addressing the Digital Learning Gap with Effective Educator Coaching

Digital Promise

While there are many ways that teachers develop their competencies, one research backed strategy is classroom coaching. And, while there is limited research on coaching specifically for supporting powerful use of technology, early research studies point to the positive impact of educator coaching(1) on teacher practices and student achievement. Most known in athletics and business, coaching can be a promising educator professional development strategy.

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.

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

techlearning

Parallel with the constantly evolving world of emergent technology the most meaningful, and most engaging strategies are dynamically changing. Introduction In my social studies classes we are learning about historical content in the United States from post-Civil War to the Present.

A rural Montana district goes all in on makerspaces

The Hechinger Report

Teachers attended workshops on Ozobots , Strawbees , LEGO WeDo 2.0 , and Micro:bit , all tools they could use in makerspaces, and they studied project-based learning strategies as well as new uses for Google applications in their classrooms.

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 is Blended Learning? Tips from 3 Bett Speakers

ViewSonic Education

Pupils can continue their studies away from the classroom using the environment too. There is a great future for blended learning as part of an EdTech strategy. This helps to promote independent study and develops an entirely new learning environment for students.

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.

Thoughts on CyberSafety

Rebecca Davies

For older children you may give case studies that have been in the news, but for younger children this certainly is not necessary. Why can’t they take the images that are sitting in a Google search as their own?

Here's How Single Sign-On Saved One District 2,500 Hours of Instructional Time Per Month

Edsurge

And that is a very conservative number, based only on time saved using the top six critical core web applications from Pearson, McGraw-Hill, PowerSchool, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, and Google Classroom. Case Study: Pickens School District enjoys instant access. Case in point: We had some significant spam attacks this spring, where accounts were compromised. Choose a true SSO technology as opposed to a password synchronization strategy.

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Addressing the Digital Learning Gap with Effective Educator Coaching

EdTechTeam

While there are many ways that teachers develop their competencies, one research backed strategy is classroom coaching. Most known in athletics and business, coaching can be a promising educator professional development strategy.

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.

Finding the Right Talent to Build an Edtech Company That Is Loved and Lasts

Edsurge

Not every company can be Facebook or Google, offering free catered meals and colorful open spaces, but there are ways to build positive work environments with productive and happy employees on a smaller budget. Our values, who we are, our strategy, what we do and how are we going to achieve our vision.”

In the marketplace: Gaming, digital citizenship, PD initiatives, and more

eSchool News

There are certification tracks on Google, Microsoft, Apple, SMART, among other topics, like online assessment, STEM, ELA, Math, Social Studies, and PBL.

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 display solutions like the Microsoft Surface Hub and Google Jamboard are popular on the enterprise level; in K-12, affordability and scale are critically important.

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. " Tagged on: September 14, 2017 Alphabet Continues to Have Highest Cash Holding in Internet Industry | Market Realist → Google parent Alphabet (GOOGL), Facebook (FB), Alibaba (BABA), Amazon (AMZN), and Baidu (BIDU) have the largest cash holdings among their peers in the Internet sector. But not in the case of our software."

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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. " Tagged on: September 14, 2017 Alphabet Continues to Have Highest Cash Holding in Internet Industry | Market Realist → Google parent Alphabet (GOOGL), Facebook (FB), Alibaba (BABA), Amazon (AMZN), and Baidu (BIDU) have the largest cash holdings among their peers in the Internet sector. But not in the case of our software."

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#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. It is an important strategy for me to build community with my online learners.

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.

Do You Have What It Takes to be a Successful Edtech Product Manager?

Edsurge

For Agnitti, most observation happens on Google analytics in conjunction with EdLab’s own tracking tool. For qualitative data, she looks for unexpected and creative use cases. “I These are observations that she notes in her research to map out strategies that can lead to new product features and designs. Though Nichols believes both numerical and case study data is relevant, he sees more value in studying users face-to-face.

2016 Global Education Conference Starts Sunday - Important Information!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

iEARN is also joined by other major supporters, TES , Google for Education , and VIF International Education. Associate Professor Harmonizing Global Alliances: A Case Study of Afghanistan - Maria A. The 7th Annual Global Education Conference (GEC) Starts Sunday!

2014 Global Education Conference - Day Four

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Thursday, November 20th, is day four of the fifth annual Global Education Conference. Actually, it started already, but I was so exhausted yesterday I fell asleep without realizing I hadn''t posted the next day''s schedule!)

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.

The Free and Online 2014 School Leadership Summit Starts Wednesday! (Full Session List)

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Perrier - High School Specialist, Social Studies; Adjunct Professor SPOTLIGHT - Implementing BYOD—Instructional Strategies and Apps that Work - Susan Brooks-Young TICAL Cadre Member Utilizing Electronic Portfolios in the Hiring, Mentoring, and Evaluation Processes - Ann Gaudino, Ed.D.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Via The Atlantic : “An Israeli American Teen Has Been Arrested in the JCC Bomb Threats Case.” ” “How to Con Black Law Students: A Case Study” – Elie Mystal in The New York Times on a partnership between the HBCU Bethune-Cookman and the for-profit Arizona Summit Law School. Via Google’s blog : “ Howard University opens a new campus at the Googleplex.” Education Politics.

STEMxCon - Today Is the Final Deadline for Proposals; Great Keynotes + Sessions; Need Volunteers!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Karla Pobke Coordinator Personalised Learning Born Accessible STEM: Making Sure Accessibility is Not Just an Afterthought - Anh Bui Director of Product Strategy for Global Literacy Project-Based Learning: You''re almost doing it already!

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Learning Revolution Free PD - Gaming in Ed Now! - #YouMatter Special Offer - Connected Librarian Day

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Wednesday, September 17th at 8am ELT Live#3 - Mobile Tools and Strategies for ELT , We''re back on the air to discuss all things mobile - apps, strategies, hardware. Mobile'' Schools Use Technology to Break Free of the Classroom edX High School Initiative When (Big) Data Changes the Way We View Our World: A Brief Case Study When Schools Can''t Get Online What’s Going On Inside A Dyslexic Student’s Brain?

Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - RSCON5 - The Wonderment - ISTE Reports - Genius Hour for Teachers

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The XXI International Conference features 4 conferences, 3 case study panels, 2 iEARN project panels, 1 media festival, 30 workshops, and 17 posters. Sunday, July 6th at 9pm I Have a Question EdTechWeekly , Weekly attempt to crowdsource answers to education questions from our community of communities, Tag your questions #eduquestion or post them on our Facebook page or Google+ community. Education Revolution Google+ Community Diversify Your Summer Reading List.

Week of February 20, 2011 - Live, Interactive, and Free Webinars in Elluminate

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

link] USING GOOGLE FORMS ( Host Your Own Webinar Series ) Tue 22 Feb 11:00AM New York / Tue 22 Feb 04:00PM GMT / Wed 23 Feb 03:00AM Sydney Sarah Eaton. Learn how to use Google forms and embed them on your website or use them in your own e-learning presentations. Se utilizará Google Sites como herramienta para el diseño del entorno virtual y sus configuraciones básicas".