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

NeverEndingSearch

Her GoAnimate videos are deceptively simple, but they are packed with nuance and provocative questions and they address the issue systemically. 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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The Google Certified Trainer Ultimate Planner and Checklist

Shake Up Learning

The post The Google Certified Trainer Ultimate Planner and Checklist appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The journey to becoming a Google Certified Trainer can be quite daunting! There are so many things to do–exams to pass, application requirements, case study, and application video–and that’s just the tip of the iceberg! The post The Google Certified Trainer Ultimate Planner and Checklist appeared first on Shake Up Learning.

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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! Watch the video below to learn more. The NEW E-Course is OPEN: Become a Google Certified Trainer!

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.”

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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Flipping Instruction for Struggling Students

Teacher Reboot Camp

Video doesn’t have to be the only option! If you do work with videos, try creating a playlist or video channel on video networks like Vimeo and Youtube. Limit videos to 7 minutes or less and homework to 15 minutes or less. Backchannel with tools like Padlet and Linoit , which allow your students to create sticky notes with links, text, images, audio, and video. . You can have your students take quizzes for any Youtube video with Blubbr.tv.

20 YouTube Channels for Educators

Shake Up Learning

You can learn just about anything on YouTube: how to fix your dryer, how to create a blog, or how to use Google Docs. Did you know you can also get notifications when new videos have been added by your favorite channels? She is my go-to resource for all things Google Classroom.

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 Student Safety Saves Lives in Edison Township

Gaggle Speaks

Our most recent case study on Edison Township Public Schools is the result of the district’s incredibly-friendly superintendent, Dr. Richard O’Malley, sharing his stories during a recent ERDI conference. Google Apps for Education Success Stories

Flipping Instruction for Struggling Students

Teacher Reboot Camp

Video doesn’t have to be the only option! If you do work with videos, try creating a playlist or video channel on video networks like Vimeo and Youtube. Limit videos to 7 minutes or less and homework to 15 minutes or less. Backchannel with tools like Padlet and Linoit , which allow your students to create sticky notes with links, text, images, audio, and video. . You can have your students take quizzes for any Youtube video with Blubbr.tv.

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.

7 Ideas for Student Genius Hour and Passion Projects

The CoolCatTeacher

You can find some videos online on YouTube. 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.

The 5 Best STEM Animations For 2016

The ASIDE Blog

These dynamic explainer videos proved definitively that print textbooks cannot keep up with educational, up-to-date motion graphics, especially in the sciences. Math This lively explainer video from Vox offers a primer in chart theory, as well as a caveat for undiscerning viewers of graphs.

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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.

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. It's SO much easier to include pictures and videos.". 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

I remembered another comment from one student specifically: "Can we just put everything we did in this topic in a Google Slide presentation. It's SO much easier to include pictures and videos.". Nobody is going to look at your Google Slides!

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.”

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

The EPA has activities, lesson plans, community projects, videos, and more. Find Google Earth Lesson Plans and Projects here. PBS Nature has videos for students with discussion questions and teaching tips. The American Museum of Natural History’s Ecology Disrupted section has lesson plans and resources, including a database of teacher created case studies. Take a virtual reality field trip with Google Cardboard ! Find video resources here !

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. Video conferencing can also reduce travel costs significantly.

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

Edsurge

Watch these videos to see APS students in action: Filming Frankenstein. Now students are using Google Classroom. They’re using robotics software, animation software, Google Drawings, Microsoft One Note. Video: District leaders discuss the benefits of SSO. “A ball of crazy!”

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. First they watch a video, then they talk with a peer. Google Classroom ? Study Island ?

What is Blended Learning? Tips from 3 Bett Speakers

ViewSonic Education

This video offers a good introduction to blended learning if you've never heard the term before. Interactive resources and video content can quickly be provided for pupils to use at an appropriate time in their learning.

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

Edsurge

Or video games,” one student suggested. 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.

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Passwords, Permissions and Student Data—How One District Got Account Provisioning Right

Edsurge

Case Study: Clay County School District. Video: One Click Single Sign-On with ClassLink. Video: Introducing ClassLink Roster Server. The district plans to use it as a hub that automatically connects disparate data sources—including student information systems (SISs) and human resources—to one or multiple directories, such as Microsoft’s AD, Azure/O365, and Google.

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To un-muzzle upstart Negros, we need black-owned news media

The Hechinger Report

The point of view of the dominant media in the day-to-day press at that time was one of the ruling class,” said Ernest Jones, a board member of the LA Weekly in a video honoring its editor-in-chief and owner, Renette Dejoie Hall, at a recent New Orleans Press Club celebration.

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. Video: One click single sign-on with ClassLink. Case Study: Pickens School District enjoys instant access. Case in point: We had some significant spam attacks this spring, where accounts were compromised.

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2016 Global Education Conference - Day One!

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Sunday, November 13th ( US-Eastern Time ) 12:30pm Welcome 1:00pm KEYNOTE: Jonathan Rochelle (Google) 2:00pm iEARN Welcome Classrooms without Borders: A Teacher's Guide to International Collaborative Projects - Philip J.

Breakout Edu- Melbourne Summit 2016

EdTechTeam

There is also the opportunity for documentation, whether this is taking notes or recording video. For example, one case study provided was of a teacher who incorporated Google Cardboard into the activity.

#flipgridfever: New features for fall

NeverEndingSearch

Simply, Flipgrid allows teachers to post topics or questions for conversation and allows others to easily respond to the prompt or to each other in videos displayed on grids. Responses instantly display (with text transcripts) and those videos may be shared within the grid or beyond.

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

Doug Levin

While it may seem quaint or old fashioned to some (when accessing WiFi and on-demand videos seem de rigueur), it has been part of my travel routine for too many years to casually cast it aside. "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 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.

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. FreshGrade is a multimedia repository of photos, videos, documents and notes about a student. With a few clicks, I can capture and upload a video of the student performing their creative dance. The student and parent can see and enjoy the video and post comments. Many of the options I found were for pay only, but Screencastify is a Google Chrome add-on.

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

Doug Levin

While it may seem quaint or old fashioned to some (when accessing WiFi and on-demand videos seem de rigueur), it has been part of my travel routine for too many years to casually cast it aside. "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 37 Edition)

Doug Levin

Anonymizing datasets is a practice fraught with challenges , especially in cases where data from multiple sources are combined. challenged her 8th- and 9th-grade students to put down their phones, laptops, tablets and video game consoles for the 11 Tuesdays of summer. But not in the case of our software." Tagged on: September 13, 2017 The Equifax hacks are a case study in why we need better data breach laws | Vox → Equifax handled a disastrous hack poorly.

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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. challenged her 8th- and 9th-grade students to put down their phones, laptops, tablets and video game consoles for the 11 Tuesdays of summer. But not in the case of our software." Tagged on: September 13, 2017 The Equifax hacks are a case study in why we need better data breach laws | Vox → Equifax handled a disastrous hack poorly.

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Weekend Reading: Allez Allez Allez Edition

ProfHacker

For this week’s video, and in the spirit of incipient summer, here’s Culture Abuse’s new song, “Bee Kind to the Bugs”: Photo “You’ll Never Walk Alone” by Flickr user Charanjit Chana / Creative Commons licensed BY-2.0.