10 add-ons to Google Classroom you MUST try

Ditch That Textbook

The basic functions of Google Drive and Google Classroom are only the starting point for the innovative and creative uses one can use in the classroom. Ed Tech add-ons coding edtech educational technology g suite for education gafe google apps for education google classroom gsuiteedu

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Parents as #Edtech Partners

Kyle Pace

A partnership with parents is critical to all success in our schools and classrooms; technology or not. This is all called being proactive instead of reactive about #edtech. Digital Literacy EdTech Education Parents Students edtech parents technology

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Google Classroom: Summer EdTech Challenge

Teacher Tech

Tweet One of the things that can be a little confusing about Google Classroom is that the teacher side does not match the student side. It will be easier for teachers to understand how students interact with Google Classroom if the teachers participate in a Google Classroom class as a student.

The Four P's—The Future of Edtech

LearnBop

I've found myself thinking about what this looks like from an instructional technologists viewpoint, from the eyes of future students, and from the perspective of the classroom teachers. Adoption of a blended learning classroom is just now becoming less trendy and more commonplace.

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20 Google Apps activities for classroom innovation

Ditch That Textbook

Google Apps for Education has made new ideas and activities possible in classrooms all over the world. Ed Tech creative teaching edtech educational technology gafe google apps for education google classroom

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36 Edtech Tools I’m Using Right Now in My Classroom and Life

The CoolCatTeacher

Here’s what I’m using all the time in my classroom right now. 36 Tools I’m Using Right Now in My Classroom and Life. She also has a Technology Jump Start Course with 8 modules to help get you comfortable with technology in the classroom.)

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5 Simple Ways to Improve Physical Education w/ #Edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

Listen to Rob Donatelli talk about 5 easy brain breaks for your classroom. Transcript of episode 70 5 Simple Ways to Improve Physical Education w/ #Edtech with Jarrod Robinson the PE Geek. classroom. And obviously this is something that all classroom teachers do.

EdTech Acronyms Explained

EdTech4Beginners

FC – Flipped Classroom ( click here for my guide to flipping lessons ). Tagged: acronym , acronyms , edtech , education , exxample , learning , tech , technology , terms. education acronym acronyms edtech exxample learning tech technology terms

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10 tips to use Google Classroom effectively and efficiently

Ditch That Textbook

Google Classroom streamlines the management of student work — announcing, assigning, collecting, grading, giving feedback and returning. Google Classroom does make working with student work more efficient — but only if you understand how [.].

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The EdTech Disconnect

The Christensen Institute

This is the second post in the #WhoYouKnow blog series on the overlap of social capital, EdTech, and innovation. Next time you pick up or read about a new EdTech product, ask yourself a simple question: “Will this product expand or strengthen students’ networks?”

11 Essential EdTech Action Steps for Back to School

The CoolCatTeacher

Simple Updates to Your Classroom Procedures and Workflow sponsored by EdTech Software From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. Here are eleven of the technologies that often affect classroom procedures and workflow.

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Consider a classroom ‘flip’

EdTech4Beginners

Teachers are very good at multi-tasking — responding to different needs of different educational levels and demands of a range of children in their classroom. One of the best ways to maximize the use of tablets is by flipping the classroom.

More than One Metric Matters in EdTech

Education Elements

When it comes to edtech I agree with the recent Forbes magazine article that student outcomes matter. Making a difference for students is why I first became an educator, then a school leader, and why I work in an edtech start-up.

6 easy ways to start flipping your classroom now

Ditch That Textbook

Flipped classroom is definitely a buzzword in education. And rightfully so — the model leverages technology to create an environment that can make a huge difference in many classrooms. Some people see the flipped classroom as something complex or hard to reach.

5 ideas for using Google Classroom’s new differentiation and grouping feature

Ditch That Textbook

One huge drawback of using Google Classroom has beenthe inflexibility of creating assignments. Google announced a few changes to Google Classroom, and this one was the bombshell: assign activities to small groups [.]. Ed Tech differentiation edtech educational technology g suite for education gafe google apps for education google classroom grouping gsuiteeduEverything you assigned had to go to every student. Deliver assignments to small groups?

Digital Differentiation with Google Classroom

Shake Up Learning

The post Digital Differentiation with Google Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning. How to Differentiate Assignments in Google Classroom. I am often asked about differentiation strategies that will work in the Google Classroom application.

12 ways to use Google Classroom’s newest features

Ditch That Textbook

In fall of 2014, Google released Classroom to anxiously awaiting teachers. In a year’s time, those teachers put Classroom to work, with students turning in more than 70 million assignments. Google released a handful of useful updates to Classroom recently and some others in the last few months that let teachers and students do even [.]. Ed Tech edtech educational technology gafe google apps for education google classroom

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In Successful Edtech, Pedagogy Comes First—Devices Second

Digital Promise

In terms of student proficiency, today's classrooms are more diverse than ever. In these classrooms, teachers face a seemingly impossible task -- providing effective instruction to all the unique students under their care. Educational technology (edtech for short) can play a significant role in mitigating and solving this growing dilemma. Yet these student growth gains are not reflected in most edtech implementations.

6 Essential EdTech Tools for Your Classroom

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Once in awhile we curate a list of what we call veteran EdTech websites that have tremendously contributed to the enhancement of teaching and learning. Of course, there are tons of other websites and.read more. Repost

The NEW Google Forms: 9 classroom uses

Ditch That Textbook

These features make some new things possible in the classroom, and they make some things easier — and prettier — than before. [.]. Ed Tech edtech educational technology flubaroo gafe google apps for education google forms

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Edtech’s Hidden Shortage: Women Directors

Edsurge

The scarcity of female directors in edtech is a striking contrast to the diversity that exists in the sector's day-to-day leadership. As much as one-third of edtech companies started during that time have a female CEO or founder. Deborah Quazzo Edtech observers have noted that a significant number of those companies have been started by women. Quazzo is a voting board member on three edtech startups and an observer on the boards of two others.

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Augmented Reality: The Future of EdTech

Two Guys and Some iPads

Head on over to Getting Smart and check out Augmented Reality: The Future of EdTech to see how you can use augmented reality in your classroom. 383 Shares! How many people can we reach?! Keep sharing, spreading the word, and join the Revolution!

EdTech and the accessibility paradox

The Christensen Institute

That’s given Cox a front seat to a new movement in education, which calls for recreating classrooms in a manner that supports learning for each child. These efforts, however, may be thwarted by how EdTech companies go about building software tools and by the current compliance-driven attitude that many curriculum providers take toward meeting the requirements of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 , which ensures software and website accessibility to people with disabilities.

250+ Google Classroom Tips, Tutorials and Resources

Shake Up Learning

The post 250+ Google Classroom Tips, Tutorials and Resources appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The Best Google Classroom Resources for Teachers. So whether you are new to Google Classroom, or ready to take your skills to the next level, there is something in here for you.

20 ways Snagit can improve life in the classroom

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Ed Tech edtech educational technology google classroom images screencasting snagit videoIf you’re like me, you have just a couple of go-to digital tools. For me, those tools make my life easier and I can’t imagine my life without them. For me, Snagit is one of those tools.

How to Use Google Keep in the Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

In today’s show, Crystal Koenig shares how she uses Google Keep in the classroom: Letting students personalize the classroom by requesting topics to be taught. Koenig’s classroom is based on inquiry, problem and project based learning.

Making Music with iPads and #edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

Want to hear another episode about iPads and edtech. Karen Lirenman and Kristen Wideen share awesome apps for iPads in the elementary classroom. A Conversation with Justin Kamp on the 10-Minute Teacher #42 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter.

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6 Great EdTech Tools for The 21st Century Classroom

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

February 16, 2016 Once in awhile we curate a list of what we call veteran EdTech websites that have tremendously contributed to the enhancement of teaching and learning. Of course, there are tons of.read more. educational web tools

Richard Byrne’s Most Exciting Edtech Tools

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Richard Byrne @rmbyrne discusses the edtech tools he’s most excited about today. Free Webinar: 5 Habits You can Start Now to Help Your classroom Thrive in the Fall by Vicki Davis. All Grades All Subjects Blogging Edtech Tool Tuesday Teachers Tech Tips Technology

“EdTech” is a Leadership Position

The Principal of Change

Spending a lot of time at technology conferences, one thing is evident; there are a ton of sessions on “stuff” As I write this post, people are scurrying around to find ways to connect “Pokemon Go” to the classroom.

20 New Ways to Use Google Classroom [infographic]

Shake Up Learning

The post 20 New Ways to Use Google Classroom [infographic] appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Expand Your Use of Google Classroom. Google has opened up Google Classroom to users outside of G Suite for Education. 20 NEW Ways to Use Google Classroom.

Cool Cat Teacher’s 31 Favorite Everyday Tools I’m Using Right Now #edtech

The CoolCatTeacher

The technology I use in my classroom everyday? Topics include: Tools I use in my classroom every day. Check out Karen Lirenman and Kristen Wideen’s show on iPad apps for elementary classrooms. Cool Classroom Tools.

12 mindsets for creating innovative classrooms

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” In the classroom, the same is true. Ditch That Textbook Book creative teaching edtech education reform educational technology motivation student control College football coach Lou Holtz once said, “Ability is what you’re capable of doing.

Guest post: Share the story of your classroom with parents

Kleinspiration

Class Story is a beautiful, Instagram-like feed of what’s happening in the classroom: teachers can share moments instantly - whether they are photos or just quick notes - and only parents can see these posts. apps for the classroom beautiful classrooms Classroom Management classroom photos edtech Instagram send class photos students using Instagram

Blended Learning – How to Make it Work in the Classroom.

EdTech4Beginners

In spite of the fact that online education has been massively developing over the last decade, we cannot deny the fact that the majority of teaching still takes place in a traditional classroom. To create a “good blend” to simply add computers to the classroom is not enough.

6 new free Google tools to upgrade your classroom

Ditch That Textbook

Ed Tech creative commons edtech educational technology gafe google google apps for education google maps When my students and I work with Google Apps, there are two common struggles that we face: 1.

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4 Ways Artificial Intelligence Will Revolutionize the Classroom.

EdTech4Beginners

It’s hard to see anything other than artificial intelligence being the next frontier of the edtech front. As edtech authority Eric Sheninger (1) has noted, digital tools can boost student collaboration while they grapple with class material.

8 interactive Google Slides activities for classroom excitement

Ditch That Textbook

Ed Tech creative teaching edtech educational technology gafe google apps for education google slidesSo often, people think of presentation slides as just that: a visual aid for delivering a presentation in front of an audience.

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The Edtech Revolution: 2010 – 2017

Securly

Now, we know that edtech has been proven to improve test scores and overall classroom engagement. But, how does the 2010 vision for edTech match what’s actually happening today? Globally, edtech spending is predicted to reach $252 Billion by 2020.

The Top Gun of EdTech Conference

Two Guys and Some iPads

That is why I call the CUE Rock Star Camp the Top Gun of EdTech conferences. John is knowledge about education and helping students succeed in and out of the classroom. We spent a lot of time together meeting edtech start up companies like Drawp , Studyblue , and Remind 101.