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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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.

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.

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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Can EdTech enable Social Emotional Learning (SEL)?

Neo LMS

A fascinating case study involving one of California’s largest and poorest school districts Fresno Unified School District involves the smart use of data to understand the social and emotional challenges facing their students.

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Addressing the Digital Learning Gap with Effective Educator Coaching

Digital Promise

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. With generous support from Google , we are launching the Dynamic Learning Project, a pilot with 50 U.S. In 2014, I wrote – The problem with education in America is not the lack of excellence. It’s lack of equity.

23 Earth Day Activities, Resources, Web Sites, & Apps

Teacher Reboot Camp

Find Google Earth Lesson Plans and Projects here. The American Museum of Natural History’s Ecology Disrupted section has lesson plans and resources, including a database of teacher created case studies. EEK has various activities to help students reflect, including an online home recycling survey. Take a virtual reality field trip with Google Cardboard !

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.

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.

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. In a nationwide survey of more than 500 principals and teachers, the resounding answer is “not enough.”

Addressing the Digital Learning Gap with Effective Educator Coaching

EdTechTeam

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.

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

Doug Levin

"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!) I’ve been on planes a lot lately – flying from coast to coast.

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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. When it comes to vetting new employees at PresenceLearning, Whitehead says, “we do behavioral interviews and case studies to try to understand how someone thinks about problems and works collaboratively with us before they start.”

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

Doug Levin

"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!) I’ve been on planes a lot lately – flying from coast to coast.

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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.

Real Questions About Artificial Intelligence in Education

Edsurge

It’s how Google solved the AlphaGo challenge. A Survey of the State of Machine Intelligence 3.0, You’re better off going to the district and saying: Because you use this product I can do a case study and show an increase in efficiency and less wasted time in the classroom. Don’t doubt it: Machine learning is hot—and getting hotter.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

The non-speakers: James Damore, the fired Google engineer, and Lucian Wintrich, a journalist with Gateway Pundit. “ Girls in the Middle East do better than boys in school by a greater margin than almost anywhere else in the world: a case study in motivation, mixed messages, and the condition of boys everywhere.” ” Via Times Higher Education : “ Online courses ‘more time-consuming’ to prepare for , study says.”

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

History Survey Course: Free, Collaborative, and Self-Paced Professional Development - Craig J. Our second annual School Leadership Summit is this week, and we hope you will consider joining us for some or many of the 60+ free online presentations and keynote addresses.

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.

5 Ed-Tech Ideas Face The Chronicle’s Version of ‘Shark Tank’

Wired Campus

Blumenstyk as a reporter surveying the landscape, Mr. Jones as a professor and administrator at a college, and Mr. Freedman as an investor looking for the next big thing in education technology. So, for example, if you’re building timelines, we want you to do that with assembly tools that articulate well with WordPress, Google, and other kinds of platforms. And if you’re using maps, we want you to use Google Maps or GIS and those kinds of things.

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