A great comparison of Chromebooks vs Windows

Educational Technology Guy

Related: Chromebooks - definitely awesome for education Google Apps and Chromebooks resources for Education. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. chromebooks Google for Educators Microsoft Windows 7 I''m a huge believer and user of Chromebooks in education.

The Big 3's War Over EDU: A Comparison of Apple, Google, and Microsoft

techlearning

The online portal might work, but it is going to have to be a simple as Google Drive with an easy tie to email for it to work. Google users can control accounts, apps, and devices all from the same administrative panel. They do collaboration, but it's just not as good as Google.

Google+ Cheat Sheet - shortcuts and tips

Educational Technology Guy

Google+ is Google''s social network. Here is a great cheat sheet with shortcuts and tips for using Google+. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. google Google for Educators google

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Great collection of charts comparing EdTech tools

Educational Technology Guy

Richard Byrne has created some great charts comparing EdTech tools over at his blog, He has charts comparing: Alternatives to Google Image Search Backchannel and informal assessment tools Building classroom websites Building classroom blogs Creating multimedia textbooks Creating multimedia quizzes Audio editing tools Multimedia timeline tools Mind-mapping tools Mobile video creation apps Head on over and take a look. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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Google Apps Admin Console gets a new look

Educational Technology Guy

The Google Apps Admin Console recently got a new look and layout to follow Google''s Material Design concept. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. chromebooks GAFE/Chromebooks tips google applications Google for Educators

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Graphic Organizers with Google Drawing

The Electric Educator

Google Drawing is the forgotten stepchild of Google Drive. I recently presented a half-day workshop on Google Drive to a group of elementary teachers in Dexter, Michigan. You can find me on Twitter (@jrsowash), Google+, Linkedin (jrsowash), and YouTube (jrsowash).

Google Tools for English Language Learners

techlearning

Parlez vous Google? Session Resources Session Resource Doc - Google Document link Session Resource Slideshow - Google Slides link Google Docs translate feature Built right into Google Docs is a tool that will translate an entire Google Document into another language.

FREE eBook: The Complete Guide to Google Certifications

Shake Up Learning

The post FREE eBook: The Complete Guide to Google Certifications appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Google Certifications Explained! If you have ever considered becoming Google Certified, read this guide first! Wanna Get Google Certified? Private Google+ Community.

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Google Drive is NOT Going Away: Explained

EdTechnocation.com

Have you seen the headlines recently about Google Drive? I explain what's really going on and how Google Apps admins can help. Have you seen some of the headlines online recently regarding Google Drive? This will not be something available for regular consumer Google accounts.

Google Certified Educator Boot Camp – ONLINE!

Shake Up Learning

The post Google Certified Educator Boot Camp – ONLINE! Ready to Get Google Certified? The Google Certified Educator Level 1 Academy is now open for enrollment ( standard course and VIP course ). I want to help more teachers reach their goal of becoming Google Certified!

10 illustrations that show why Google SafeSearch should be used with Creative Commons

Securly

Google SafeSearch is a powerful setting focused on reducing the inappropriate content from both search and image search results. This multi-faceted tool works complementary to Google SafeSearch, providing additional criteria that further restricts inappropriate content. .

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In the market for a 360° camera? Look no further!

EdTechnocation.com

With the explosion of +Google Cardboard (and Google Expeditions ), my interest lately has been with the idea of students and teachers creating virtual reality and 360° content. Read further for my top pick and a handy (and constantly updated) comparison chart!

Social Media in Education Resources and Guides

Educational Technology Guy

Follow me on Twitter and Google+. facebook Google for Educators google plus social media twitter Social Media is an incredible resource for education. Educators can learn, share, connect and more with educators from around the world.

My 10 Favorite Google Tips of the 100 Shared by @EdReach

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

Edreach''s recent Google Educast #100 celebrated 100 Google Tips (very clever :D). Check out the amazing full interactive list of 100 Google Tips here. You don''t have to be a data expert to navigate between different views, make your own comparisons, and share your findings."

A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking

NeverEndingSearch

However, at each level—middle school, high school, and college—these variations paled in comparison to a stunning and dismaying consistency. The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download.

What can you do on a Chromebook? Pretty much everything.

Educational Technology Guy

This is a great Google Doc from Peter Vogel with tons of resources in the format, "I want my students to " and then it links to the Google App or web app that allows that on a Chromebook. Google Apps and Chromebooks Web App Recommendations - a whole lot!

The Golden Treasures of Google! - Part 2, DATA!

Shake Up Learning

The Golden Treasures of Google! Part 2 Google offer us so many fabulous projects and tools! Welcome to Part 2 in this series: The Golden Treasures of Google! Google Trends Explore Google trending search topics with Google Trends.

Battle of the Classrooms: Apple, Google, Microsoft Vie for K-12 Market

Edsurge

It’s terribly confusing, but perhaps no coincidence, that three of the world’s most prominent consumer technology companies—Apple, Google, Microsoft—each boast a “Classroom” tool aimed at K-12 educators and students. For a quick summary, see our comparison chart at the bottom.). Google Google Classroom. Updates and Upgrades: The first of the “Classrooms,” Google Classroom launched in August 2014. It’s a straight Google Classroom knock-off.” Google.

Zoho launches Zoho Sites website builder

Educational Technology Guy

It is a direct competitor to Google''s apps. The sites are automatically optimized for mobile and have support for Google Analytics, Google AdWords, Google Maps, YouTube, Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and Picasa. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Seesaw vs. Google Classroom: What's the Best Management App for Your Classroom?

Graphite Blog

Seesaw and Google Classroom are both sleek platforms for organizing student work. While Google Classroom is great for streamlining the management of classes, assignments, grades, and parent communication, Seesaw shines as a digital portfolio tool that incorporates teacher, parent, and student feedback. Then check out our detailed comparison below and find out which tool is the best fit for your classroom! Google Classroom. Winner: Google Classroom.

Seesaw vs. Google Classroom: What's the Best Management App for Your Classroom?

Graphite Blog

Seesaw and Google Classroom are both sleek platforms for organizing student work. While Google Classroom is great for streamlining the management of classes, assignments, grades, and parent communication, Seesaw shines as a digital portfolio tool that incorporates teacher, parent, and student feedback. Then check out our detailed comparison below and find out which tool is the best fit for your classroom! Google Classroom. Winner: Google Classroom.

Social Media Guide and Resources for Educators

Educational Technology Guy

Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Social Media is an incredible resource for education. Educators can learn, share, connect and more with educators from around the world. They can collaborate and communicate with students, parents, and colleagues.

Britannica CEO Talks Google, Wikipedia and What Lil Pump Can Teach Us About Credibility

Edsurge

There was a time not long ago when people claimed to trust Google news results and Wikipedia articles more than the media outlets they linked to. In other words, up until pretty recently Googling was synonymous with a question answered. But it turned out I could only read the first 100 words of your own entry when I entered from Google. Editor’s note: Because of an instance of Wikipedia vandalism, in May Google listed “Nazism” as a core ideology of the Calif.

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Why Bloomz is the Best Parent-Teacher Communication System for Me (and Probably You)

The CoolCatTeacher

In this blog post, I’m going to share three things: Comparison with Other Apps – How does Bloomz compare to other tools? See a full comparison of every feature. I’ve linked the photo below to the Google Doc where Jessica has this chart.

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Seesaw vs. Google Classroom: What's the Best Management App for Your Classroom?

Graphite Blog

Seesaw and Google Classroom are both sleek platforms for organizing student work. While Google Classroom is great for streamlining the management of classes, assignments, grades, and parent communication, Seesaw shines as a digital portfolio tool that incorporates teacher, parent, and student feedback. Then check out our detailed comparison below and find out which app is the best fit for your classroom! Google Classroom. Winner: Google Classroom.

Social Media Cheat Sheets - free tips and more for social media sites

Educational Technology Guy

The sites include Google+, Pinterest, Twitter and Facebook and have some great tips for making them more useful and easier to use. Check them out here: [link] Related: Social Media in Education - Connect, Share, Learn, Communicate and more Twitter, Google Plus, Facebook - a nice comparison Google+ - more reasons it''s great for educators. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Digital humanities in the K-12 classroom

Neo LMS

Google also has great story mapping software, called My Maps. Google has developed an Ngram Viewer that searches for whichever ngram you input, across all of the books the search engine has scanned, currently standing at about 25 million of what Google estimates to be 130 million total books.

iPad Chromebook Showdown

The Electric Educator

This past week I presented an iPad vs. Chrombook comparison to a group of librarians and technology specialist in Wayne County, Michigan. You can find me on Twitter (@jrsowash), Google+, Linkedin (jrsowash), and YouTube (jrsowash). Apple chromebook google ipad workshop Thanks to those who provided their thoughts on the device debate. If you have an opinion of your own, please feel free to express it by leaving a comment! Thanks for subscribing to my blog.

What's On Your List

Hansen's Link to Tech

Two strong app candidates to consider for note taking are Google Keep and Wunderlist. Below is a comparison chart of their capabilities. Android Apps Chromebook Cloud Google Chrome iOS 6 iOS 7 iPad iPhone iPod

Schools must lead on developing digital citizenship

Neo LMS

Their educational experience is, by comparison, antiquated. I imagine they smile with bemusement as they simultaneously Google, Twitter and Snapchat below their desk, when a teacher proudly declares her lessons are now available online , or that she has created a group chat for the class.

EdTech definitions every teacher should know: Part 1

Neo LMS

I have also situated phrases that are often incorrectly interchanged against one another for what I hope is a useful comparison. A while ago we received a comment on a post about Augmented Reality. I had erred by not at any point in the blog referring to Augmented Reality, but only AR.

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Microsoft Launches, quietly, new social network - So.cl

Educational Technology Guy

Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and now So.cl. I''m curious to see how this does considering Twitter and Facebook seem to rule the social networking space, with Google+ doing good, but not great yet. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

6 Awesome examples of EdTech for the visually impaired students

Neo LMS

More advanced Braille note-takers can include internet connectivity, where students can access YouTube, Google, Dropbox etc, and can basically fulfill the function of Braille PDAs. Find some independent comparisons of the most popular models here.

100 Ways You Should Be Using Facebook in Your Classroom

Educational Technology Guy

Related: Social Media in Education - connect, share, learn, communicate and more Twitter, Google Plus, Facebook - a nice comparison Edmodo - excellent, free, social network and educational system 5 Great course management resources for educators Google Groups - connect, share, communicate, discuss - great for education Which Social Network should you use? Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Going Beyond the Hour of Code

Digital Promise

include: Computational Thinking for Educators from Google (15-30 hours). See Code.org’s comparisons of CS curricula by grade level: elementary curricula. This article originally appeared on The Advocate from the Computer Science Teachers Association. Read the original version here.

Privacy

The Thinking Stick

The questions usually are posed as: “If I put something in Google Drive is it safe?” ” “If I put something in Google Drive can anyone see it?” “If I put something in Google Drive is it safe?” I trust Google to use my information wisely.

Assignment Planner - free Android app for Students

Educational Technology Guy

Check it out in the Google Play app store and on Facebook. Related: 10 Great, Free Apps for Students for Notetaking and Class Planning Android for Education Resources Evernote - notetaking, web clipping, and more, on any device Comparison of some popular note taking apps Getting Students and Teachers Organized - tips and resources - includes links and resources for electronic and paper planning 10 Things Students Use Technology for in my Class. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

How To Effectively Use Educational Assessment Tools

ViewSonic Education

A comparison of summative assessment and formative assessment. For this comparison, we will look at educational assessment under two categories: Summative or Formative. Quick Take: Overview of educational assessment tools focusing on Summative assessment and Formative assessment.

Future technologies now

Learning with 'e's

Google Cardboard was on show, but so were other alternatives. In fact, it was surprising how inexpensive but robust some of the alternatives were in comparison to Cardboard. Digital Google Cardboard HTC Vive JISC learning pedagogies robotics Technology virtual presence VR

5 Tech Tools, Innumerable Possibilities -- from the Hawaii #GafeSummit

mauilibrarian2 in Olinda

According to the web site, "Pear Deck makes it easy to plan and build interactive lessons directly from your Google Drive that promote active learning in the classroom. Photo Sphere I learned about Photo Sphere for Google Maps '' Up, down, and all around.