SEL in Your Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

SmartBrief, news on technology in education, recently published an article, Uniting technology and SEL to teach the whole child, on the importance of SEL (Social-Emotional Learning) in an educational landscape shaped by COVID-19.

Back to Classroom – Connecting with Google Classroom

Teacher Tech

Go Back to Classroom with tips on ramping up with Google Classroom and ways to enhance Google Classroom. The post Back to Classroom – Connecting with Google Classroom appeared first on Teacher Tech.

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Google Classroom: EdTech Challenge

Teacher Tech

Create a Google Classroom for other teachers to join with short challenges. Student View of Google Classroom One of the things that can be a little confusing about Google Classroom is that the teacher side does not match the student side.

Using Tech Wisely in your Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

With everything going on–remote and hybrid teaching, worries about COVID safety, stress of adapting to seminal changes in education–it’s easy to forget that technology is a huge plus. The challenge is to keep it simple, safe, and sane.

Infographic: Build A Better Virtual Learning Experience

This infographic lays out the technical challenges that can impede teachers and students—and how they can be solved. Get the facts about the exploding market potential of virtual teaching, factors that can undermine the virtual classroom experience, and what app developers need to know to close the tech gap.

30 apps that work with Google Classroom

Ditch That Textbook

Assignments in Google Classroom are better with apps! Use these apps that work with Google Classroom to level up your activities. Google Classroom looks kind of bare at first glance. The post 30 apps that work with Google Classroom appeared first on Ditch That Textbook.

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20 virtual field trips for your classroom

Ditch That Textbook

The post 20 virtual field trips for your classroom appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Ed Tech google expeditions google tours gridpals HyperDocs skype skype education skype in the classroom virtual field trips virtual field trips in the classroom

Horse and Buggy Classrooms

The CoolCatTeacher

Why don’t more people just use paper and whiteboard in the classroom? When the standard we have of efficiency and effectiveness in our choice of transportation is not the same standard by which we expect our classrooms to perform … it says a lot about our priorities.

Sparking Inquiry in the Classroom

A Principal's Reflections

Below is a version of a resource that can be found in Chapter 4 of Disruptive Thinking in Our Classrooms. In a disruptive world, preparing students for the present and future relies on fostering inquiry in the classroom. As a kid, I loved nature.

What Really Happened in Hybrid Classrooms This Year

The CoolCatTeacher

Listen to Tennille Johnston Share What Really Happened in Hybrid Classrooms This Year. Johnston’s classroom at [link]. From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Today’s episode focuses on the realities of hybrid teaching.

Develop A Feature-Rich App for Any Virtual Classroom

Building an e-learning platform? Download the solution brief to learn how you can create a customized, feature-rich, interactive classroom for an enhanced learning experience.

Your Google Classroom Weekly Update

Teacher Tech

Receive a weekly report of how your students are engaging with Google Classroom. The post Your Google Classroom Weekly Update appeared first on Teacher Tech. Classroom Google classroom google Google Classroom

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H?para: The Essential Tool for Every Google Classroom School

The CoolCatTeacher

From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter I’ve seen one tool improve student engagement in Google Classroom significantly — H?para. Google Classroom isn’t always simple to use for students who struggle.

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Google Classroom Bootcamp Duo Demo: Student and Teacher Views

The CoolCatTeacher

” She played the role of the teacher and I played the role of the student as we shared what various actions look like on both sides of the dynamic relationship between students and teachers in Google Classroom.

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10 Google Classroom time savers for teachers

Ditch That Textbook

Google Classroom can already make us more efficient, but these tips can save you even more time and effort. If you and your students are using Google Apps in the classroom, Google Classroom can save you tons of time and effort.

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Leveraging Learner Variability to Elevate Equity in EdTech

Speaker: Vic Vuchic, Chief Innovation Officer & Executive Director, Learner Variability Project

In this webinar, Vic Vuchic, Chief Innovation Officer of Digital Promise, will share his insights into the modern boom in neuroscience and learning sciences research. You'll discover how much more we know now about how students learn - and how we can use that knowledge to create EdTech-enabled classrooms that can meet the diverse needs of all students.

How to Hold Effective Classroom Discussions

Waterford

Classroom discussions can be one of the best ways to boost student engagement. In this article, we’ll go over why classroom discussions are important and introduce a few techniques to help you supercharge discussions with your students. Importance of Strong Classroom Discussions.

The Opportunities to Have Disruptive Thinking in the Classroom with Eric Sheninger

The CoolCatTeacher

Thought Leader Eric Sheninger has a challenge for us today about what we can learn from the pandemic and the opportunities we have to use disruptive thinking in the classroom for the good of our students. Check out Eric Sheninger’s new book, Disruptive Thinking in Our Classrooms. .

Classroom Activities for Earth Day

Ask a Tech Teacher

It’s Time to Make Your Classroom Paper-free. April 22nd is Earth Day, a day when (historically) more than 1 billion people in 192 countries put the Earth’s health ahead of convenience, habits, and cultural norms.

Do More with Google Classroom Data

Teacher Tech

Google Classroom data helps us to help more students from falling through the cracks. The post Do More with Google Classroom Data appeared first on Teacher Tech. Classroom Google classroom google Google Classroom

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Teachers’ Guide to Plagiarism

This article provides teachers with a step-by-step guide on how to handle plagiarism in the classroom: it examines the definition of the term "plagiarism" and its types with examples, describes common reasons students plagiarize, and provides tips for teachers to detect and prevent plagiarism among students.

Measuring Student Engagement in Google Classroom

Teacher Tech

Either way, what information can we get from Google Classroom to help us better engage students. The post Measuring Student Engagement in Google Classroom appeared first on Teacher Tech. Classroom Google Schoolytics classroom data G Suite google Google Classroom

Game design in the classroom: 8 steps to get started

Ditch That Textbook

The post Game design in the classroom: 8 steps to get started appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Gamification game design games in the classroom gamificationThis post is written by Jon Spike.

How to Learn in an Online Classroom – Student Tutorial

The CoolCatTeacher

For synchronous classrooms From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter In addition to a learning management system (LMS), students need to know how to learn in an online synchronous classroom.

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The Google Classroom Quick-Start Guide + resources, tips and tricks!

Ditch That Textbook

Google Classroom was created to focus less time on tech and more time on teaching. Classroom has streamlined the classroom workflow and makes communication easier between teaches and students. The post The Google Classroom Quick-Start Guide + resources, tips and tricks!

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Differentiating in the Personalized Classroom

A Principal's Reflections

I love visiting classrooms around the country to not only support but to see educators in action. Recently I visited the district where I met with each school to visit classrooms and see how they were progressing with personalized learning. This has completely changed my classroom.

Trust and Grace in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

Alana Stanton talks about what matters in the classroom From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Each year, many educators select a word or two for the year.

10 tips to use Google Classroom effectively and efficiently

Ditch That Textbook

Google Classroom can be even more powerful with a few tips and strategies to make it efficient and effective.Google Classroom streamlines the management of student work — announcing, assigning, collecting, grading, giving feedback and returning.

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4 ways to use Tract in the classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

If students are inspired to dig deeper than what is shown in the Tract learning path, you can have them research in the ways used in your school–online, classroom books, or something else. Tract is available online which means inside and outside the classroom, anywhere the student is.

20 brilliant teacher hacks for the classroom

Ditch That Textbook

The post 20 brilliant teacher hacks for the classroom appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Teachers are nothing less than incredible, creative, brilliant people. They find ways to solve problems in ways that are not only ingenious but also usually pretty cheap!We

9 Tips for Planning Difficult Conversations in the Classroom

Waterford

If a student uses unsympathetic language or interrupts another student while discussing the topic, remind them that your classroom is a community and that it is not okay to treat another student unkindly. Provide classroom rules as a framework for the discussion.

Google Classroom For School Clubs

Teacher Tech

Melody McAllister shares how usinig Google Classroom to start up virtual clubs could help grow school communities! The post Google Classroom For School Clubs appeared first on Teacher Tech. Google classroom google

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Understanding the Google Classroom Folder in Drive

Teacher Tech

Google Classroom helps you to manage files in Google Drive. It keeps student work from floating freely around Google Drive by creating folders for Google Classroom, each class, and each assignment in Drive. Let me help you understand the Google Classroom Folder in Drive.

The SEL classroom checklist

Ditch That Textbook

The post The SEL classroom checklist appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. This post is written by Mika Jain. Mika is an SEL specialist and educator in Los Angeles, CA. She most recently was a program director at MindUP, where she worked as an SEL practitioner.

22 Top Tips for Better Classroom Management

The CoolCatTeacher

Classroom management can be a challenge. In this post, I’ll share twenty-two of my top tips and ideas that have helped me have an awesome classroom. Classroom Management Tip #1: Build a Partnership With Your Students It’s true that you must relate before you can educate. They are sponsoring this post, and since some of their most popular courses are on the topic of classroom management, they asked me to create a resource for helping teachers with classroom management.

Exploring Coaching Trends in Classrooms

Digital Promise

In 2017, we partnered with Google and EdTechTeam to launch the Dynamic Learning Project (DLP), a classroom-based coaching program with the goal of increasing educational equity and the impactful use of technology. What are our recommendations for classroom-based technology coaching?

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