2 Ways to Publish eBooks from G Suite

EdTechTeacher

While most student work within G Suite stays in the original format of a document or slide, there are two methods that take advantage of exporting options from within Google Drive and allow students to publish their creations as eBooks. G Suite Approach 1 : Google Document to ePub.

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Will eBooks Change K-12 Education

Kitaboo on EdTech

This does not only include virtual whiteboards and projectors, but also electronic books or eBooks. Educational institutes and publishers have begun to accept that a digital book (eBook) has more potential to deliver effective education than traditional teaching methods. eBooks help create an efficient and effective learning environment for children. Today, kids have started interacting with eBooks at a very young age. The contents of an eBook are mainly cloud-based.

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Free eBooks – From Jen Carey

EdTechTeacher

With the rise and prominence of eBooks have come a number of resources for educators and students to access free content on virtually any device. Once you have the apps installed on your device, there are many resources you can use to find free eBooks.

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Offline Activities with Mobile Devices

Teacher Reboot Camp

Even without an Internet connection students learn a lot with mobile devices, laptops, and other technologies. Offline activities with mobile devices from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Google Apps and Evernote can be downloaded and used offline. Play I Spy with my Mobile Device , which is in my book Learning to Go ! Challenge: Try one of these activities to get students learning with their mobile devices.

Get Learners Moving With Mobile Devices

Teacher Reboot Camp

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. Check out my slide presentation ( download for free ) and the bookmarks below for pair work activities with mobile devices. Active Learning with Mobile Devices from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Plastic bags protect mobile devices from getting wet and dirty.

The Importance of eBooks in a Flipped Classroom

Kitaboo on EdTech

Many articles have been written on how the idea of a Flipped Classroom has gained currency with the advent of eBooks and digital learning content. eBooks and eBook readers have a powerful role to play in helping instructors and students flip the classroom.

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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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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Map of Life goes mobile

NeverEndingSearch

Today, the Map of Life announced a very cool MOL mobile app available for Android at Google Play and for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch at the App Store. apps crowdsourcing ebooks Map of Life science technology field books

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

I recommend using BookCreator, Issuu, Slipp.It, or Google Docs. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Effective Technology Integration English Language Teaching English Lessons Mobile Learning digital books ebook creation holidays literacy math mobile apps for education reading science STEAM STEM Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar with a new idea each day!

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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 recommend using BookCreator, Issuu, Slipp.It, or Google Docs. You can use tools like Google Docs or iBooks Author. Ebook Creation , by shellyterrell. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Recently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers !

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

NeverEndingSearch

The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download. You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning.

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.

Google Theatre & Search Secrets #ISTE2016

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you are looking for some shorter, dynamic presentations, then you may want to attend the Google Theatre at 12noon today (Wednesday) at room 103. Each presenter has 15 minutes to share their top Google tips. Google has saved me so much time and I highly recommend teachers learn the tricks to make grading, lesson planning, and engaging students easier. One of the participants, Charlotte Thornton (@cthornto) , shares her Google secrets and some assessment tips below.

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

I recommend using BookCreator, Issuu, Slipp.It, or Google Docs. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Effective Technology Integration English Language Teaching English Lessons Mobile Learning digital books ebook creation holidays literacy math mobile apps for education reading science STEAM STEMIncluded in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar with a new idea each day!

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EduGems: STEM, Google Guide, Coding & More

Teacher Reboot Camp

Discover a Google Hangouts for Teachers guide, Chrome extensions, STEM resources, infographics, creativity activities, web tools to teach history, coding resources, and more in this second edition. Scroll for the sections- Google, STEM, and Resources. 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. Vol 1:2, click here to read the other EduGem issues !

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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.

EduGems: STEM, Google Guide, Coding & More

Teacher Reboot Camp

Discover a Google Hangouts for Teachers guide, Chrome extensions, STEM resources, infographics, creativity activities, web tools to teach history, coding resources, and more in this second edition. Scroll for the sections- Google, STEM, and Resources. 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. Vol 1:2, click here to read the other EduGem issues !

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Let’s Hang! 10+ Ways to Spark Collaboration with Google Hangouts

Teacher Reboot Camp

Google has many free incredible apps and tools that work on any device to support and promote collaboration. I have found great success integrating Google Drive with Google Hangouts. My tip is to create a Google class account associated with a class Youtube channel. By having your Google class gmail and plus account you can make sure all those videos go to your channel! Collaborative Learning with Google Hangouts from Shelly Sanchez Terrell.

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#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.

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

Yes, you can afford a few wearables or Google Cardboards in your class. Example- reading station then a map exploration station of the place you read about then the Google Cardboard station where you visit the location in virtual reality. With Google Cardboard you can get students to travel to different countries or sites and introduce them to various cultures using virtual reality. Get resources, help and ideas in the Google Cardboard Teacher Community.

Our favorite mobile apps: Appy Hour on the Future Trends Forum

Bryan Alexander

Instead, we hosted an “Appy Hour”, a session where we invited participants to simply share their favorite mobile app for learning. (The idea came up during the June 7th Forum discussion. Libby – an ereader app for reading ebooks hosted by Overdrive. Normal. false.

2 Collaborative Uses of Google Apps and iPads – from Greg Kulowiec

EdTechTeacher

Combine the creative potential of the iPad with the collaborative capacity of Google Drive and students have access to countless options for engaging in creating meaningful, creative work. Scenario #1: Collaborative Video Creation with TouchCast, Google Drive, & Google Docs.

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Visualize Learning with Photo Challenges and Projects

Teacher Reboot Camp

Recommended apps include Google Slides, Book Creator , Edubuncee , Canva , Biteslide , or EduGlogster. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics. Mobile Learning images literacy mobile learning photo projects photography reading STEAM STEM visual learning visual literacy visual rhetoric“Taking pictures is savoring life intensely, every hundredth of a second.”. – Marc Riboud.

52 Tools to Inspire Summer Learning with Photo and Video Challenges

Teacher Reboot Camp

Learners of all ages love taking pictures and videos, especially with their mobile devices. Photo quizzes for their peers with their photos using TinyTap app and web tool and Google Forms. Recommended apps include Google Slides , Book Creator , Edubuncee , Canva , Biteslide , or EduGlogster. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

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20+ Incredible Digital Research Apps

Teacher Reboot Camp

“Technology is enabling our need to be mobile. 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. Mobile Research: 20+ Mobile Apps from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Google Drive has various features and tools for finding scholarly sources and citing research appropriately. Find more Google resources here !

Two Creative Ways to Use Google Slides – from Greg

EdTechTeacher

One of the staple tools in Google Drive is Google Slides. Typically viewed as a tool to create linear presentations, much like PowerPoint, there are potentially two interesting approaches to using Google Slides in the classroom that move beyond traditional linear presentation slides.

Collaborative Group Sessions with Hangouts

Teacher Reboot Camp

Google Hangouts is a great web tool and mobile app for learners to collaborate. Google Hangouts is for students 13 and older and allows up to 10 videos at once. Students can share their screens, a Google presentation, collaborate on documents in real time, and much more.

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English + Common Core + Mobile = Success in Learning Poster Session at ISTE 2014

Education with Technology

In my ISTE Sunday 8-10 am poster session, I demonstrate many diverse mobile activities to help students achieve the English Language Arts Common Core Anchor Statements through mobile devices. The mobile activities focus on free common tool apps that are available on both the Android and the iPad. Conventions Mobile Online Survey. Teachers can give their students quick conventions formative assessment QR codes that link to an online survey/quiz such as in Google Forms.

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

To discover the resources and bloggers connected to a specific hashtag, search for the hashtag on Google or a social network. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital and mobile activities for any device with handouts.

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Students Learning by Creating Digital Gifts

Teacher Reboot Camp

See my slideshow and infographic below with ideas, mobile apps, and resources. Find storybook creation web tools here, Shellyterrell.com/ebooks. Find a Google Draw template to edit here and a coupon generator here.

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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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. Using Google Apps to Support Reading and Writing in the Classroom #GAFE Click To Tweet.

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.” Ideas for digital writing projects, include comics, scripts for videos and podcasts, ebooks, multimedia posters, eportfolios, infographics, blogs, essays, scrapbooks, ezines (digital magazines), and online newspapers. Find more Google resources here.

20 Tools, Apps, & Tips for Engaging Assessment

Teacher Reboot Camp

Get students to use Google Docs to fill out these exit slips digitally and keep a copy! Find this activity in my book, Learning to Go: Lesson Ideas for Mobile Devices. It is a free app for teachers to use their mobile devices to scan paper markers students hold up to answer a question. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital/mobile activities for any device and editable/printable handouts and rubrics.

Digital Activities & Icebreakers for Gen Y

Teacher Reboot Camp

GET YOUR COPY OF THE 30 GOALS FOR TEACHERS OR LEARNING TO GO , WHICH HAS DIGITAL AND MOBILE ACTIVITIES AND HANDOUTS. Searching a hashtag on Google will often produce better resources than keywords. Mobile Show and Tell - Divide students into small groups (3 to 5 students). Each student spends about 30 seconds sharing a personal photo from a mobile device and the anecdote behind the photo. Mobile Me Pictionary - Give each student 3 notecards.

20+ Incredible Digital Research Apps

Teacher Reboot Camp

“Technology is enabling our need to be mobile. 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. Mobile Research: 20+ Mobile Apps from Shelly Sanchez Terrell. Google Drive has various features and tools for finding scholarly sources and citing research appropriately. Find more Google resources here !

20 Posts To Help You Integrate Technology the Right Way!

Teacher Reboot Camp

10+ Ways to Spark Collaboration with Google Hangouts. Teacher Zen with Google: 50+ Tips, Tools, & Apps. ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital and mobile activities for any device with handouts. Effective Technology Integration edtech education technology mobile apps teaching with technology“Technology is just a tool. In terms of getting the kids working together and motivating them, the teacher is the most important.” ~ Bill Gates.

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

Teacher Reboot Camp

Skype or Google Hangout with a guest expert. Here are many resources for Google HangOuts. Play mobile games that teach math and science like Solve the Outbreak (iOS/Android), Math vs Zombies (iOS/Android), Monster Physics (iOS), and Zombie Physics (iOS). ebook, Learning to Go , which has digital and mobile activities for any device with handouts. Cool Sites Effective Technology Integration edtech mlearning mobile learning research science STEAM STEM