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Documenting Learning

User Generated Education

Reflection within the maker movement and maker education can occur through a process of documenting learning. Documenting learning can take on many forms: writing a blog. As I’ve discussed in numerous posts, I am an experiential educator.

Two Apps for Scanning Documents with your Smartphone

Educational Technology Guy

I''m one of those people who loves to be paperless and scan in any paper documents I have. I scan documents, posters, memos, receipts, business cards and more. Here are two apps that you can use for document scanning on your Smartphone, and they are both free.

Google Classroom: Create Group Documents

Teacher Tech

One request I am often asked about Google Classroom is how to create documents for small groups. If you create a copy of a document for each student then each group member receives a copy, which can be confusing.

4 Tech Tools for Photo Documentation

Brilliant or Insane

The post 4 Tech Tools for Photo Documentation appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Brilliant or Insane. I fell in love with photography the year we took our kids to Washington D.C. and Philadelphia.

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Google Classroom: Workflow for Creating Documents

Teacher Tech

Google Classroom makes it really easy to distribute documents to students. When attaching a template in Google Classroom as “Make a copy for each student” a document is created for each student with the same document title and appends the students name onto the title.

Google Classroom: Opening Multiple Student Documents Quickly

Teacher Tech

While there is no “open all” option in Google Classroom, you can quickly open up multiple student documents at a time. I frequently am asked how to open up more than one students work at a time.

5 Ways to Make Professional Looking Google Documents

Teacher Tech

Tweet The Gooru recently posted “4 Tips for Making Professional Looking Google Documents.” ” Here are a few more tips for using Google Docs for professional looking documents.

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Conceptboard - visual collaboration on ideas and documents

Educational Technology Guy

It is basically on online whiteboard that allows you to create, review and discuss ideas and concepts and you can even upload a document (PDF, PPT, Doc, images) and share, comment, and work on also.

Visualize Your Document Changes with Draftback


It works with your Google Docs to track the changes you (or your students or collaborators or whoever) have made in the document and allows you to visualize them. I chose a collaboratively-written document that my students wrote last year.

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Stage App: Turn Your iPad into an Interactive Document Camera

Class Tech Tips

Teachers in one iPad classrooms can turn their device into a document camera with lots of do-it-yourself tricks. The perfect app for turning your iPad into a presentation tool is Stage: Interactive Whiteboard and Document Camera. Teacher Tools annotate document camera projector

Filechat - collaborate on documents, pictures and videos in GDrive and Dropbox

Educational Technology Guy

Filechat is a new, free service that allows you to collaborate on documents, photos and videos in Dropbox or Google Drive. Instead of just commenting on a document or file, users can chat, like and vote on any of their files in Drive or Dropbox.

Google Classroom: Add Other Documents to Class Folder

Teacher Tech

I added collaborative notes documents to Google Classroom as “Students can edit file.” ” I did not want to push out a copy of the document to each student since the students are working in groups.

Powerful Primary Source Documents for iPad Readers

Class Tech Tips

Primary source documents are powerful tools for engaging students with social studies content and informational text. ELA - Reading/Writing Social Studies/Science mulitmedia text primary source primary source document

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TitanPad - free, simple online document collaboration

Educational Technology Guy

TitanPad is a free tool for collaborative writing on a single document. It is simple and easy to use and requires no sign in or login to create a public document., You can create a private document with a free account.

Here Is How to Use iPad As A Document Camera in Class

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

July 15, 2015 An interesting way to use iPad with students in class is through turning it into a document camera. iPad document camera appsThe concept is very simple, you use your iPad as a mirroring device to more.

iPad 26 - organize all of your documents in one place.

Educational Technology Guy is a new service that organizes all of your documents from your hard drive and cloud services (including email) into on system. You can search your documents via keyword, date, optical character recognition, tags, and document type.

Dropbox adds new features - document preview and photo sharing

Educational Technology Guy

Dropbox , the very popular cloud file/sync/backup/sharing service , has announced some new features, including document preview and photo sharing and sorting.

How To Document A Science Investigation Using Google Keep.


Have a look at a video we took: How did the class document the experiment? Recently, my class did a science experiment, where we explored how rain falls. In short, you put shaving foam (the cloud) on top of a cup of water and drop food colouring onto it.

Epson ELPDC12 Document Camera Review

My Paperless Classroom

Document cameras save lives. While I love the simplicity of cameras like the Ziggi by Ipevo, I was blown away when I test drove the Cadillac of document cameras, the Epson ELPDC12.

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Plain Language and Inclusive Document Design


I’ve been doing a lot of thinking this month about making teaching documents of all kinds more accessible. Documentation does not need to be written in highly academic, obfuscatory language. Documentation needs to be written using words that are understood by your audience.

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Google Docs: Find Document Details

Teacher Tech

Document Details New menu item in Google Docs (which includes Sheets, Slides, and Drawings) allows you to see when a document was created and what folder it is in. Folder Icon I find it very helpful to click on the folder icon next to the document title. This shows me what folder that document is […]. The post Google Docs: Find Document Details appeared first on Teacher Tech.

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Document Outline Is An Excellent New Feature in Google Docs

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

March 10, 2016 Google Docs added today a new cool feature titled Document Outline which allows you to easily structure your documents. Outline is also a great tool to help you quickly navigate more. google docs

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The AVer F17HD Document Camera – Versatile, Compact and Well-Built

Fractus Learning

Sitting very comfortably in the ‘Goldilocks zone’ of document cameras, the AVer F17HD ( Amazon ) finds the perfect balance between rich interactive features and excellent value for money. AVer F17HD Document Camera – In the box. Document camera.

View, Annotate and Collaborate on Documents with Kami

Class Tech Tips

Kami is a terrific online tool that lets teachers and students collaborate on documents on a web browser. Students can use Kami to open up documents on a web browser with a simple drag and drop. They can annotate documents by underlining, highlighting and adding notes to each page.


Protecting Shared Documents in Google Drive

The Electric Educator

self-destruct mode) access and restrict re-shares, downloads, and copy of data from shared documents. To access these settings, share a document and click “advanced”. The document must be shared before you can set expiring access.

Document Learning Made Visible with the Super Note App

Brilliant or Insane

The post Document Learning Made Visible with the Super Note App appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Brilliant or Insane. This year, I’ve spent a good deal of time coaching students and teachers to make learning visible within and beyond their classrooms. This may sound easy, but it isn’t.

Behind the Camera, Students Document Life and Learning

Educator Innovator

At Philadelphia’s Workshop School, students are developing media production skills to shape their school community and their own learning. The video opens with a voiceover: “Are you tired of traditional learning?”

6 Ways to Make Learning Visible

Brilliant or Insane

How do we make learning visible, so that we might surface and document powerful discoveries about the influence of our teaching on learners? Assessment documentation visible learning Brilliant or Insane. How do we distinguish knowledge, skills, and thinking from….learning? learning?

Some Very Good Apps to Document Students Learning

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Here is a list of some good iPad apps I have compiled over the last weekend. This list is specifically curated to include apps that will enable students to exhibit their learning in more. Repost

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An Excellent Google Docs Add-on to Search and Insert Free Images in Your Documents

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

March 3, 2017 The popular Pixabay has a cool Google Doc add-on that allows you to search for and insert free images right in your documents. The process is very simple: after you install the more. google docs

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Adobe launches Document Cloud

eSchool News

Adobe recently announced Adobe Document Cloud, a new way to manage critical documents at home, in the office and across devices. Adobe Document Cloud will address the waste and inefficiency associated with document processes.

Some Great iPad Apps for eSining Documents

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

June 24, 2015 After posting about the web-based tools you can use to sign online documents, today we are featuring a set of some useful iPad apps for the same purpose. iPad apps for esigning documentsThe apps provide a wide more.

Google Forms for Paperless Assessment: Documenting Communication with Parents

Inquire and Inspire

How can teachers reduce the amount of pen to paper documentation and instead progress into a paperless assessment program? How can teachers streamline their documentation so that it is organized and manageable?

Google Classroom – Changing Grading Status on a Student Document

Teacher Tech

Something I am very curious about is if kids at the front or the end of the alphabet have an advantage when it comes to digital grading. Let’s be honest, we do not grade the top of stack of papers the same as the bottom. The stack of papers was not in any particular order […]. Classroom Google Grading Intermediate Script Sheets classroom google grading sheets spreadsheets

Sutori: Documenting Student Process & Work Through a Timeline @SutoriApp #edtech


In this post, I wanted to share how Sutori can be used to help students document their work throughout a project, to create a final presentation, or to create a timeline of events. How are you having students document their process as they work through projects, labs, and papers?

Excellent Templates to Use with Newsletters, PowerPoint, and Word Documents

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

March 3, 2015 A few weeks ago, we shared with you two video tutorials to help you set up your classroom newsletter and today we are introducing you to this excellent resource of templates more. newsletter resources

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In the Hands of the Students: Document Cameras

Inquire and Inspire

This week we take a look at Document Cameras. Here''s where the Document Camera comes into play! Person #1: presents their work for feedback to Person #2 via the Document Camera, allowing the whole class to view the work sample.