Teacher Zen with Google: 50+ Tips, Tools, & Apps

Teacher Reboot Camp

Learn with great passion. Learn with great enthusiasm.” Google has many free incredible apps and tools that work on any device to bring you Teacher Zen. You can accomplish so many time consuming tasks, such as grading, assessment, providing feedback, research, creating spreadsheets, and more with Google Apps for Education (GAFE) , Google mobile apps, extensions, add-ons, and scripts. I learned this tip from @Mgraffin.

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EduGems: Edtech Updates, Google Tools, & More

Teacher Reboot Camp

Scroll for the sections- Google Tools, Technology Updates, Resources, and Smart Tools. If you enjoyed these finds, you may want to get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go , which has digital and mobile activities and handouts. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Vol 1:1, click here to read the other EduGems issues !

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Creating Digital Books: 15+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

I’ve included some ideas below and a slide presentation with tips and resources to get students creating digital books that help those around them while learning. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Creating & Learning with Digital Books from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Students can learn math, science and literature while helping feed others by creating cookbooks. I recommend using BookCreator, Issuu, Slipp.It, or Google Docs.

EduGems: Edtech Updates, Google Tools, & More

Teacher Reboot Camp

Scroll for the sections- Google Tools, Technology Updates, Resources, and Smart Tools. If you enjoyed these finds, you may want to get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go , which has digital and mobile activities and handouts. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Vol 1:1, click here to read the other EduGems issues !

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Creating Digital Books to Help Others: 20+ Apps, Tools & Ideas

Teacher Reboot Camp

I’ve included some ideas below and a slide presentation with tips and resources to get students creating digital books that help those around them while learning. Students can learn math, science and literature while helping feed others by creating cookbooks. I recommend using BookCreator, Issuu, Slipp.It, or Google Docs. Science experiments you can eat - students can learn the science behind making homemade ice cream, taffy, or fizzy potions.

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Winter Magnetic Poetry with Google Slides

Shake Up Learning

The post Winter Magnetic Poetry with Google Slides appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Let’s have some fun with Winter Magnetic Poetry with Google Slides! The first one was Collaborative Magnetic Poetry with Google Drawings. Google Drawings v. Google Slides.

Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality and Wearables for Learning! Oh My!

Teacher Reboot Camp

These technologies help engage learners by providing sensory learning and sparking curiosity and imagination. For your next classes, go beyond getting students to read and learn only from worksheets and books. Integrate virtual reality, augmented reality, or wearables to create meaningful learning experiments for students. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers and Learning to Go. Yes, you can afford a few wearables or Google Cardboards in your class.

Visualize Learning with Photo Challenges and Projects

Teacher Reboot Camp

Learners can use these photos in projects, digital stories, or other learning projects to provide an authentic voice and to show the learning that is taking place all around them. Students go on a mission to take a photo that represents the learning they are doing in your class that they also see in their homes or environment. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers and Learning to Go. “Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.”.

Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides

The CoolCatTeacher

Kasey Bell teaches us eight great ways to use Google Slides. From stop motion to video controls and cool add-ins for formative assessment and graphics, learn about this Swiss Army Knife of Google tools – Google Slides. Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides.

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Creating Digital Books to Help Others: 20+ Apps, Tools & Ideas

Teacher Reboot Camp

I’ve included some ideas below and a slide presentation with tips and resources to get students creating digital books that help those around them while learning. Students can learn math, science and literature while helping feed others by creating cookbooks. I recommend using BookCreator, Issuu, Slipp.It, or Google Docs. Science experiments you can eat - students can learn the science behind making homemade ice cream, taffy, or fizzy potions.

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52 Tools to Inspire Summer Learning with Photo and Video Challenges

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you have a website, blog, virtual learning site or messaging system like Remind to connect with your learners then you can motivate your students to continue the learning with photo and video challenges. Learners of all ages love taking pictures and videos, especially with their mobile devices. Often, they just need to be challenged to take a closer look, investigate their surroundings, capture their learning, and present it to others.

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Get Learners Moving With Mobile Devices

Teacher Reboot Camp

Learning is not the product of teaching. Learning is the product of the activity of learners.” Unlike many other technologies, mobile devices can support physical health along with learning. With a mobile device students can create, problem solve, critical think, and engage with the world around them. In my digital book, Learning to Go , you’ll find rubrics, handouts, and lesson plans for some of the activities listed below.

20+ Incredible Digital Research Apps

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“Technology is enabling our need to be mobile. We want to ensure that learning matches our lifestyle.”- Our learners live in a connected world and daily use their devices to learn about the world around them. Tons of free mobile apps engage our students in the research process, which includes planning, searching for information, note-taking, evaluating information, and disseminating their research. Find more Google resources here !

40+ Hashtags to Follow to Learn About the Latest Teaching Trends

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This summer learn more about teaching trends by exploring hashtags. Hashtags are the key for educators to learn about the latest teaching trends and find lesson ideas and free resources from teachers who put these trends into practice.

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Students Learning by Creating Digital Gifts

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See my slideshow and infographic below with ideas, mobile apps, and resources. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers and Learning to Go. Find storybook creation web tools here, Shellyterrell.com/ebooks. Find a Google Draw template to edit here and a coupon generator here.

20 Tools, Apps, & Tips for Engaging Assessment

Teacher Reboot Camp

Instead, assessment should help students celebrate the learning they’ve grasped and reflect on their journey achieving that learning. Formative assessment can help motivate students to continue their learning journeys and strive to learn more! Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Get students to use Google Docs to fill out these exit slips digitally and keep a copy!

Let’s Write! 20+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

“Young people are reading and writing more than I ever did at their age, but they are doing it using their computers and mobile phones … The mobile is central, and will become even more so as time goes by.” The problem is we don’t nurture or facilitate digital learning enough in schools. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Help students learn how to give and receive constructive feedback during the peer editing stage.

20+ Incredible Digital Research Apps

Teacher Reboot Camp

“Technology is enabling our need to be mobile. We want to ensure that learning matches our lifestyle.”- Our learners live in a connected world and daily use their devices to learn about the world around them. Tons of free mobile apps engage our students in the research process, which includes planning, searching for information, note-taking, evaluating information, and disseminating their research. Find more Google resources here !

STEAM It Up with the 8 C’s! 50+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Don’t forget to check out my recent post about my keynote at ICEIndiana, Byte-sized Potential and Learning with the 8 C’s. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Assign students a different part of something needing to be labeled, such as the human skeleton , and create QR codes their peers scan and learn! Play I Spy which is in my book Learning to Go ! Skype or Google Hangout with a guest expert. Learn through cooking!

Digital Activities & Icebreakers for Gen Y

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It lets people be creative … productive … learn things they didn’t think they could learn before, and so in a sense it is all about potential.” Our students’ digital behavior influences our learning, language, rituals, values, routines, customs, and communication. It is important we help our students create meaningful messages and learn to effectively collaborate and respect their peers. Give them learning missions you grade with digital badges.

#iste17 trends: Google, Touch Screen Chromebooks and More

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Kasey Bell @shakeuplearning sits down to talk about the hot trends at ISTE 2017 including lots of Google stuff, new AR news, Google Keep, touch Screen Chromebooks, and more news. Google classroom. Google Keep. Co-host of The Google Teacher Tribe Podcast.

CloudConvert - online file format conversion

Educational Technology Guy

Simply select, or drag and drop, your files, select options (email when done, send to Dropbox, send to Google Drive) and off you go. It also works in mobile browsers so you can convert files on the go to be able to view them on your mobile device.

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Video Projects to Engage Learners: 20+ Tools & Tips

Teacher Reboot Camp

In my digital book, Learning to Go , find editable handouts and rubrics for creating video projects. Find a storyboard your students can edit in Learning to Go. Your students can also create storyboards using the Storyboard Generator tool or find a Google Template to adapt. They can edit videos taken with their mobile devices with apps like Splice for iOS devices and VidEditor. Recently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers !

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Digital Notetaking to Stimulate Their Minds

Teacher Reboot Camp

Google Drive for all devices- I can document all events offline and it automatically updates when I get an Internet connection. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar with a new idea each day! I am not a teacher, but an awakener. – Robert Frost.

23 Earth Day Activities, Resources, Web Sites, & Apps

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Below discover activities, resources, websites, mobile apps, and more to get your students to play an active role in caring for the Earth. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers and Learning to Go. Primary Games has several online games for students to learn about Earth Day. Find Google Earth Lesson Plans and Projects here. Learn about the environment through virtual field trips! Take a virtual reality field trip with Google Cardboard !

It All Adds Up! 25+ Math Resources, Apps, & Tools

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We can get our students to learn math in engaging ways by making sure each lesson gets to use the math for real-world learning. Instead of having students solve problems in a book, give them learning missions where they use the principles and equations to explore the school grounds, their households, or the world around them. Students can code a game, learn geometry and trigonometry while building structures in Minecraft , or interview math experts virtually.

Digital Notetaking to Stimulate Their Minds

Teacher Reboot Camp

Google Drive for all devices- I can document all events offline and it automatically updates when I get an Internet connection. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar with a new idea each day! I am not a teacher, but an awakener. – Robert Frost.

Let’s Write! 20+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

“Young people are reading and writing more than I ever did at their age, but they are doing it using their computers and mobile phones … The mobile is central, and will become even more so as time goes by.” The problem is we don’t nurture or facilitate digital learning enough in schools. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Help students learn how to give and receive constructive feedback during the peer editing stage.

Sites/Apps Every Teacher should try for Back to School

Technology Tidbits

Answerables - An innovative cross between Learning Management System and Game Based Learning that can be integrated into any curriculum to teach any subject. Book Creator - The world's leading eBook creator for education that can be used in a wide variety of ways.

STEAM It Up with the 8 C’s! 50+ Ideas & Resources

Teacher Reboot Camp

Don’t forget to check out my recent post about my keynote at ICEIndiana, Byte-sized Potential and Learning with the 8 C’s. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Assign students a different part of something needing to be labeled, such as the human skeleton , and create QR codes their peers scan and learn! Play I Spy which is in my book Learning to Go ! Skype or Google Hangout with a guest expert. Learn through cooking!

20 Tools, Apps, & Tips for Engaging Assessment

Teacher Reboot Camp

Instead, assessment should help students celebrate the learning they’ve grasped and reflect on their journey achieving that learning. Formative assessment can help motivate students to continue their learning journeys and strive to learn more! Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go. Get students to use Google Docs to fill out these exit slips digitally and keep a copy!

5 Reasons Students Want Technology in the Classroom

Gaggle Speaks

It’s rare when anyone considers the other—and perhaps more important—angle: Students want to learn with technology. By empowering student learning with more opportunities for them to communicate with classmates, you’ll soon realize how important technology is in the classroom.

Using Google Apps to Support Reading and Writing in the Classroom (Recorded Webinar)

Shake Up Learning

The post Using Google Apps to Support Reading and Writing in the Classroom (Recorded Webinar) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Using Google Apps to Support Reading and Writing in the Classroom. Get The Teacher’s Guide to Google Classroom eBook!

Personalized Learning: A 3-Step Plan

Gaggle Speaks

Many school leaders and education professionals tout personalized learning as the future of learning. If your school already uses a learning management system (LMS) , this is an excellent tool for gathering student-specific information. Step 2: Prepare Your Learning Formats.

Considering Home Learning When Doing Mobile

Education with Technology

Many schools are going mobile or one-to-one. Schools sometimes make decisions without thinking about the full consequences such as mobile and home learning. If schools supply mobile devices to the students, do the students take the mobile devices home? If students do not take the mobile device home, then mobile is only considered an in-school learning tool. Teachers cannot assign at home mobile work. Students can not learn 24/7.

The Fabulous Field Trip Guide: Planning

Teacher Reboot Camp

The internship taught me valuable lessons in organizing engaging field trips, summer camps, and camp-ins with student learning and safety at the forefront. Each field trip included hands-on learning with an expert. In the following posts, I will share activity suggestions, virtual field trip suggestions, how to integrate virtual reality and augmented reality to spice up field trips, and tips for integrating mobile learning, QR codes, and technology.

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Resources from Miami Device

Learning in Hand

Felix Jacomino , the school’s Director of Technology, managed to lead a team that pulled off an incredible learning event. I had a great time encouraging educators to give students as much ownership over their devices and learning as possible. Come play along and learn how.

A Call For Homeschool 2.0

TeachThought - Learn better.

The tech-wielding entrepreneurial dad and the avante garde, life-hacking mom team-up (you have to) to lead the learning of their own three children using a combination of their personalized attention, and the growth of technology. So self-guided inquiry-based and mobile learning.

QR Codes Are NOT All Hype - So There!

The Daring Librarian

Inigma Reader - Mobile-Barcodes.com Don''t know how to make a QR Code? People use them for texting, web browsing, Twitter, facebook, ebooks. The first picture in this posting is from a Google+ Hangout with QR Codes ! my mobile media lessons are buzzing with excitement!

Learning Revolution Free Events - Future of Museums Conference Announcement - #EdTechMonth Events Today and Thursday - The Fallacy of Linearity

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update May 13th Nine tenths of education is encouragement. Anatole France The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own "conference 2.0" virtual and physical events and those of our over 200 partners in the learning professions. We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds.

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