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+.

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. I am usually pretty darn proud of my MLIS students’ work.

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.

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 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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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 .

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 Junction ISD Keeps Students Safe When Using G Suite for Education

Gaggle Speaks

After replacing her existing learning management system with G Suite, Kaycie discovered right away that she didn’t want to rely on Google’s built-in compliance rules to review questionable and suspicious student content in Google Drive and Gmail.

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.

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

Gaggle Speaks

Our latest case study reveals how Wayne Township schools now have the confidence knowing that tools such as Google Drive, when used appropriately by students, can help students prepare for college and careers. You will also learn how the school district: Realized its existing solution for Google Drive security wasn’t allowing Wayne Township schools to get a good handle on what students were doing in Google Drive.

Teaching Computational Thinking: In practice

Neo LMS

Which serves as a credit to the many teachers who continue to train their students to solve problems, using rigorous methods of examination, discovery and logic. Try this free online course on computational thinking for educators from Google.

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Classroom Design Trends: Update Classroom Layout to Boost Engagement

ViewSonic Education

Student eyes trained on the teacher. 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. Classroom Design Then and Now.

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Twelve Years Later: What’s Really Changed in the K-12 Sector? (Part 1)

Edsurge

In fall 2007, Larry Berger, CEO of Wireless Generation (now Amplify) was invited to submit a paper to an “Entrepreneurship in Education” working group led by Rick Hess, the director of Education Policy Studies at the American Enterprise Institute. This “Google and good luck” approach throws a lot of options, confusion, and competing agendas at teachers. As a case study, consider a typical district literacy initiative, which is anchored on one of the big basal reading programs.

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

In most industries, employees must first prove themselves effective at their own job; then, they may take on some administrative duties; and only much later do leaders oversee large groups of employees and become responsible for motivating, training, and retaining them.

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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.

Personalizing Learning for All Students With OpenCourseWare

A Principal's Reflections

Juliana Meehan, a teacher from a neighboring district, contacted me and asked if I would agree to mentor her as part of her training to become an administrator as part of the NJ EXCEL program. Cross-posted at SmartBlog on Education.

What is Blended Learning? Tips from 3 Bett Speakers

ViewSonic Education

Pupils can continue their studies away from the classroom using the environment too. In this type of strategy both participants are present in physical space, with an element of student flexibility and control over time, place, path and pace of study.

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. It’s about training students to think for themselves, but it also means educators fighting the urge to jump in and help.

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. Teachers also have a lot of development time to build lessons during training.

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. When training our teachers around new technology, they do an incredible job of incorporating it into their classrooms,” he said in a release. “It

Real Questions About Artificial Intelligence in Education

Edsurge

With better data, we can better train our algorithms. It’s how Google solved the AlphaGo challenge. 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.

A helpline for schools tackling cyberbullying

eSchool News

Available via email or a toll-free phone number, the helpline has gained in-kind and financial support from Google, Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, and Ask.fm. Pilot program lets schools tap into a helpline with close ties to Twitter and Facebook.

School of Open: Copyright & Creative Commons for Educators Courses Now Open for Sign-Up

Educator Innovator

The course is open to all educators around the world, but it is specifically targeted to Australian teachers, teacher-librarians from K-12, TAFE teachers, University lecturers/tutors, and University students studying to become teachers. The course material is learnt around practical case studies faced by teachers when using copyright material in their day-to-day teaching and educational instruction. By Jane Park, Project Manager, Creative Commons.

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. It should describe your experience in the field of education and highlight topics that you follow like Maker Ed , Google Apps , or edtech. Private Google+ Community .

(Marketing) Virtual Reality in Education: A History

Hack Education

In 2014, Facebook acquired Oculus VR , Google released its Cardboard viewer, and Playstation announced it was working on a VR gaming headset – these have all been interpreted in turn as signs that virtual reality will soon be mainstream.

A Year in Review 15-16

The Thinking Stick

From August when we started training 150ish teachers in Cohort 1, to deploying over 8000 Chromebooks to students 6-12 grade in October and November. Cohort 1 is on training 7 of 12. Cohort 2 is on training 5 of 12 and Cohort 3 starts their training the end of June.

S'Cool Tools, Teacher Voice Edition: IXL, Brightspace, Tales2Go

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, without proper training or creating an opportunity to play and build within the sandbox feature, it can become overwhelming to novice tech users and even those that are somewhat comfortable. In addition, it would be great if the system would work well with Google Tools (i.e.

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

Slate and Tablets

No field in their right mind would allow people to receive training on the surface of its principal products without learning how it works. This is an interesting case study but is yet another example of irresponsible reporting.

2016 Global Education Conference Starts Sunday - Important Information!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Presenters - Please Check Your Instructions Presenters: make sure you have joined the presenter group on the site, that you have read carefully the instructions there and in the emails that have been sent to you, and that you have taken or watched the training (critical).

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!)

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

The non-speakers: James Damore, the fired Google engineer, and Lucian Wintrich, a journalist with Gateway Pundit. Anger has grown over news that officer involved in fatal shooting was never trained in responding to situations involving people with mental-health issues.” ” The Business of Job Training. ” Via Times Higher Education : “ Online courses ‘more time-consuming’ to prepare for , study says.”

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.

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Free Synchronous Meeting Tools to Deliver Faculty Professional Development - Dr. Rochelle Franklin, Director of Faculty Training and Development Providing follow-up support to village school teachers for improved teaching and learning processes - Mr. Asher Javaid Who Has Time for Data?

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

” And the latest on the court case/Trump University scandal: Via NPR : “ Texas Governor Linked To Trump University Fraud Case.” ” Via the AP : “ Florida AG asked Trump for donation before nixing fraud case.” “ Light Sentence for Brock Turner in Stanford Rape Case Draws Outrage.” ” Also via The New York Times : “Judge Aaron Persky Under Fire for Sentencing in Stanford Rape Case.”

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

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Associate Professor of Biology A Case Study in Science and Engineering Job Shadowing in High School - Ann Gaudino, Ed.D.

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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".

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

Wired Campus

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. If they are in the right place, they can go directly into the work force, or they can choose to go and participate in a hard-skill training program like General Assembly.

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