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15 Ways to Use Google Classroom in Professional Learning – SULS034

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The post 15 Ways to Use Google Classroom in Professional Learning – SULS034 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Google Classroom is a fantastic tool for teachers and students in the K12 classroom. To Demonstrate Google Classroom as a Tool for Teachers.

An Inside Look at the Edtech Purchasing Process

While the Wild West era of edtech may be over, there’s still some mystery over how schools decide what digital materials to buy. In the edWebinar, “ Building Authentic Need and Research into Edtech Development,” representatives from a large school district, a small district, a developer, and the research community answered burning questions about edtech procurement. When they talk to schools, their focus is on the classroom teachers and getting them to understand the value.

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Funding Edtech with the E-Rate Program and Grants

As schools and districts strive to meet their existing technology needs and prepare for the future, access to federal and state funding, along with other grants, is making a major difference in whether students engage in 21 st century learning or are left behind.

4 Ways to Give Meaningful Feedback with Google Classroom

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The post 4 Ways to Give Meaningful Feedback with Google Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Google Classroom + Meaningful Feedback = Winning Combination! In this post, we will explore ways to give meaningful feedback in Google Classroom. Shake Up Learning 2019.

Must-Have EdTech Tools for a First-Year Teacher

Graphite Blog

First-year teachers have a lot to think about, especially at the beginning of the school year: decorating their classroom, planning lessons and learning units, trying out different classroom-management techniques, and -- most importantly -- getting to know their students.

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Quickly Turn Comments into Clear Professional Goals with New Edthena Commitments


And somewhere within this busy schedule, teachers are also participating in professional learning to continually increase their effectiveness. Our own desire is to help teachers take these next steps from good idea to in-classroom action.

60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom

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60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom. Google Classroom is quietly becoming the most powerful tool in education technology. As such, it scratches the itch for many teachers in many classrooms right here, right now. 60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom.

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Move from a Static Classroom to a Dynamic Classroom (Shake Up Challenge!)

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The post Move from a Static Classroom to a Dynamic Classroom (Shake Up Challenge!) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Is Your Classroom Static or Dynamic? Learning doesn’t have to end when the bell rings. A Google Doc is a living document.

Creating Interactive Lessons Through App Smashing

A Principal's Reflections

Remote learning has been thrust upon school districts. Educators now shoulder the burden to create lessons and activities that will enable students to learn at home. Virtually none have received extensive professional learning in this area. COVID19 edtech remote learning

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Innovation and Creativity in the Classroom with Chromebooks


Do you want to add your Bitmoji to a document in Drive? Students can create, edit and publish videos, images, documents, projects and more. Kate is a Google Certified Innovator and Trainer and is a Certified PBL Teacher in Project-Based Learning from the Buck Institute.

85 Canadian Schools Lead an Edtech Charge by Moving from Devices to Deeper Learning


We might think of educational transformation and its underlying technology as being centered in Silicon Valley; indeed, companies like Google and Apple are expanding the edtech frontier. However, schools all over the world are implementing and refining these innovations, and one Canadian school district in particular is pioneering the edtech charge. Six years ago, OCSB embarked on a journey to improve learning outcomes for all of their students by leveraging technology.

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Use These Two Tools in the Classroom for Communication, Assessment, and More

Teachers are bombarded regularly with new digital tools for their classrooms. They may already be using an app to keep up with parents, an online tool to have students record and send in answers to questions, or a learning management system to have students turn in assignments.

Back to school for teachers – My tips for a digital classroom

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With the start of the 2017 school year just around the corner, it’s time for teachers to get ready for a new year full of innovative and future-focused learning opportunities for their students. Use Google Classroom. Google Classroom is amazing.

How not to fix technology reluctant teachers – Part 1 of X


I’ve been thinking of doing a series like this for a while and with the extended weekend, and a gentle rain outside, I give you some observations from many years of working with professional educators. EdTech professional learning Teaching education technology learning technology

Force Users to Make a Copy of a Google Doc!

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appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Have you ever shared a file with a student or colleague and instructed them to go to file>make a copy, and instead, they start typing on the document like it’s their own? gsuiteedu #edtech Click To Tweet. Shake Up Learning 2019.

Fake Instagram Template with Google Slides (FREE)

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The post Fake Instagram Template with Google Slides (FREE) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Back in episode 32 of the Shake Up Learning Show , I interviewed Lisa Johnson. Carly was also featured in an “On-Air” Coaching episode of the Shake Up Learning Show.

10 Google Classroom Tips You Didn’t Know – SULS029

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The post 10 Google Classroom Tips You Didn’t Know – SULS029 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Ready to rock the school year with some Google Classroom tips? Today, I am sharing 10 Google Classroom tips you didn’t know! Shake Up Learning 2019.

Student “Play of the Week” with Google Slides (FREE Template)

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The post Student “Play of the Week” with Google Slides (FREE Template) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. It’s so important that we celebrate student success and help every student to feel like an MVP of the classroom. Google Classroom, link, etc.).

How to Design Google PD That Works!

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appeared first on Shake Up Learning. A Framework for Professional Learning with G Suite. I have delivered hundreds of hours of professional learning over the last ten years or so, and a vast portion of those sessions have focused on using Google tools in the classroom.

No More Excuses! TK-2 Episode 2: Screen Time


As I speak with teachers of our youngest students regarding technology integration, I often hear concerns that technological devices will prevent these learners from necessary developmental fine motor activities that cement learning. “Too much screen time takes away from learning!”

How to Plan for Technology Integration – SULS005

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The post How to Plan for Technology Integration – SULS005 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Since is the last episode in my five-part series , I want you to be able to take everything you’ve learned so far and implement it in your classroom. The Shake Up Learning Show.

THANK YOU for 5 Amazing Years of Educational Podcasting! Thank You For Amazing Feedback!


Information from A to Z on EdTech and teaching, it should you your go-to resource. Connected Educators Must May 13, 2015 by @mgrudnel from United States Jeff has been so accommodating and welcoming as he helped introduce me into the world of connected learning and podcasting.

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Assessing Students Over Time and Also Saving Teachers’ Time

During a recent edWebinar , Kelli Etheredge, a Director of Teaching and Learning Resources in Mobile, AL, identified key benefits of formative assessment technologies presented by members of the Microsoft Education team. Documenting Progress and Integrating the Process.

8 Approaches That Are Making a Difference in Public Education

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Challenge: Edtech Procurement and Adoption | Response: The Educators’ Playground in Rowan-Salisbury Schools. As an in-house resource, educators have the time and space to thoughtfully consider if the edtech products will work for their specific classroom needs.

Free edTPA Tools Support Teacher Candidates and Programs


This means an audio file can’t get accidentally uploaded to a document task part. Document management? That’s why we’re excited to continue supporting teachers in all areas of their professional learning — from assembling edTPA artifacts to developing inside the classroom.

The Archdiocese of Baltimore Catholic Schools Partners with Discovery Education to Accelerate the Creation of Digital Learning Environments


Teacher resources include lesson plans, instructional strategies, and content collections organized around themes, as well as a collection of new STEM/STEAM resources designed to fuel a cultural shift in teaching and learning. Digital STEM k12 education edtech The Wire

#BLC19: Some of my Notes & Highlights


Another Building Learning Communities Conference in the books! BLC19 Session — #DigitalPortfolios & Documenting Learning with @langwitches. BLC19 Session — Evolving Learner: Shifting from Traditional Professional Development to Personalized Professional Learning with @lainierowell. BLC19 Session — Reflection & the Development of a Learning Mindset with @mrhallisb. Shift the Culture of Your Classroom ?

Challenge-Based Learning: Science Curricula and Real-World Connections

A Challenge-Based Learning model pioneered by Apple is now helping teachers engage middle school students in deep learning through projects that combine developing questions, investigating scientific phenomena, and solving problems in their classrooms, schools, and communities.

Google Certified Educator Capacity Matrix (Level 1)

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The post Google Certified Educator Capacity Matrix (Level 1) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The Google Certified Educator program has a lot to offer educators who are looking to learn how to meaningfully use Google tools in the classroom and beyond. Shake Up Learning 2017.

The Instructional Playbook (interview with Jim Knight) – SULS050

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The post The Instructional Playbook (interview with Jim Knight) – SULS050 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. If you’re a tech coach or instructional learning professional, you won’t want to miss this interview with Jim Knight. . Teaching Learning Coaching Conference 2020.

Video Journals to Help Build Powerful Ideas and Reflective Thinking


We often hear phrases such as, “student-centered learning” and, “student-directed learning.” A video journal gives students the chance to reflect on their learning about a particular topic, unit, or project. More Strategies to Deepen Learning. Getty Images.

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How Microcredentials Help Educators Develop New Tech Skills

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In addition to their daily task of educating students, teachers must also continue to learn. Traditionally, that requires educators to take courses, whether in the classroom or online. . In efforts to make time-mandated and compliance-based professional learning efficient, technology offers microcredentialing as a vehicle for educators to pursue personal growth. SIGN UP: Get more news from the EdTech newsletter in your inbox every two weeks!

Six Tips for Choosing Tools that Encourage Student Voice

When students feel like they are helping drive their education and have a say in their own learning, achievement thrives. Now, many edtech tools promise that they will help promote student voice, but how can educators tell?

4 Steps to Create a Strong 3D Printing Program

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In educational technology, it can be difficult to discern a fad from a future classroom staple. When I first learned of 3D printing in the classroom, I wondered if it held merit. The more I learned about it, the more I realized the untapped potential of this technology.

Creating a Culture of STEAM Teaching and Learning the Focus of Florida’s Marion County Public Schools’ New Partnership with Discovery Education


-District Will Combine Award-Winning Science Techbook, Digital Content, and Sustained STEAM-Focused Professional Development to Support STEAM Initiative- Silver Spring, MD. March 5, 2018) – Florida’s Marion County Public Schools (MCPS) today announced a new six-year partnership with Discovery Education , the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms. classrooms, 50 percent of all primary schools in the UK, and more than 50 countries.