Student Engagement Strategies for Pandemic Teaching (Closing Keynote by Jen Giffen) – SULS0130

Shake Up Learning

The post Student Engagement Strategies for Pandemic Teaching (Closing Keynote by Jen Giffen) – SULS0130 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Jen shares some AH-mazing student engagement strategies that work in this crazy, COVID world! Amplify Student Voice.

Increase Student Engagement with Pear Deck

Teacher Tech

Getting Started with Pear Deck A Guest Post by Stacey Roshan Pear Deck is one of the easiest ways to ensure all students in the classroom are actively engaged and participating in classroom presentations created in Google Slides. The post Increase Student Engagement with Pear Deck appeared first on Teacher Tech. EdTech Tool Slides google slides Pear Deck

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How a Network Breach Led to This Robust Solution for Security and Student Engagement

Edsurge

Daugherty has spent 21 years working with education technology and currently oversees the management of 1,800 student and 300 staff devices. We realized then that we needed a more robust system for protecting the network and the teachers and students who were using it.

Engagement & Edtech in Social Studies

The CoolCatTeacher

Dustin Harnish inspires social studies teachers From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter You can blend old fashioned relationships with modern edtech if you know how. But he uses far more than technology to engage students.

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9 reasons why HyperDocs can transform your class

Ditch That Textbook

Ed Tech creative teaching edtech educational technology g suite google apps for education HyperDoc HyperDocs student engagement teachingI have been enjoying creating, sharing, and using HyperDocs in my classroom for the past three years now after learning about them during the very first night of the inaugural #DitchBook book study Twitter chat. Ever since then, I have been a diehard shouting “HYPERDOCS!”

Increase Student Engagement with @PearDeck, Guest Post on @alicekeeler’s Teacher Tech #edtech

techieMusings

In my guest post: Increase Student Engagement with Pear Deck , I share: an overview of what it looks like to run a Pear Deck session (from the teacher end and the student view). how to get started using the Pear Deck Add-On for Google Slides. Click here for the full post: Increase Student Engagement with Pear Deck A huge thank you to Alice Keeler for another opportunity to write a guest post on her very amazing blog – Teacher Tech with Alice Keeler.

5 tips for getting over your #edtech fears to engage and empower students

eSchool News

This is probably like today’s student playing Fortnight until the sun comes up. Today’s students have the opportunity to collaborate and make global connections within the classroom; they can try to solve problems and share BIG ideas. I used to be hesitant about using tools that I thought were a better pedagogical choice because I thought I needed to know and understand how to use the tool before teaching students how to use it. I have been lucky.

Must-Have Google Skills for Teachers (Part 4 – Google Docs & Slides) – SULS0106

Shake Up Learning

The post Must-Have Google Skills for Teachers (Part 4 – Google Docs & Slides) – SULS0106 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In this episode, I am sharing some must-have Google skills for two of the most used Google applications, Google Docs and Google Slides!

Google Earth in Every Grade: Create and Explore! – SULS0113

Shake Up Learning

The post Google Earth in Every Grade: Create and Explore! In this episode, Kasey talks with Shake Up Learning trainer, Tammy Lind, on the hidden treasure of Google Earth as a classroom tool. Have you explored Google Earth?! Google Earth in Every Grade: Create and Explore!

Thankful For EdTech

CUE

Tis the season to be thankful, so I took to Twitter to ask educators what they were thankful for when it came to EdTech. I’m writing a Giving EdTech Thanks article for @cueinc blog. Please send me a tweet with what in edtech you’re thankful for. I’m thankful for the opportunities edtech has given me with my PLN and access to experts all over the world. Google Classroom. I am thankful for google earth and blogs.

ISTE20 Live: Useful Google Classroom Tips and Tricks

EdTech Magazine

As one of the most popular classroom management platforms, Google Classroom offers an assortment of assignment management functionality and digital student engagement tools. Join EdTech as we provide written and video coverage of ISTE20.

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Where to Find Incredible Student Templates for Google Docs, Slides, Sheets and Drawings!

Teacher Reboot Camp

If you have ever used Google Docs, Slides, Sheets, Drawings, and Forms , then you know how easy it is to collaborate and share work with peers and students. Thousands of educators just like me create several student templates as part of their lesson plans, activities, and projects. Using templates saves you and your students a lot of time and stress! In my presentation, Teach with Google! Teach with Google!

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Google Workspace for Education (and other updates you need to know!) – SULS099

Shake Up Learning

The post Google Workspace for Education (and other updates you need to know!) – SULS099 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. I’m breaking it all down so you understand what’s coming, and how it affects you and your students. Quick Tip (Mute ALL in Google Meet).

Leading EdTech Learning Platform Launches Major Upgrades for Back-to-School

eSchool News

Red Bank, NJ, July 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Achieve3000 , the leader in differentiated instruction and learning acceleration for students in grades PreK-12, has made several significant upgrades to its digital solutions for the 2021-22 school year.

4 EdTech Ways to Differentiate in a Student-Centered Classroom

The Web20Classroom

Co-Written with my friend and business partner Shaelynn Farnsworth In all the work that Shaelynn and I do with teachers across the US and beyond we see educators creating amazing learning environments for students. From the use of 1:1 technology to enabling students to learn authentically, these really are incredible times to teach and learn. On the one hand, they have the traditional methods of accessing content and assessing what students have learned.

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What Are Your EdTech Resolutions?

TeacherCast

What are your EdTech Resolutions for 2016? EdSurge Post/List of 2016 EdTech Conferences. Google Educator Certification. Google+. Share lessons, images of students engaged in activities to social media. Introduce something New to your students. What are your EdTech Resolutions for 2016? Download. Listen in a New Window. iTunes. Stitcher. SoundCloud. Leave a Review. Clammr It. Subscribe via RSS Subscribe on Android Follow @TeacherCast.

Stop Asking How to Put a Worksheet in Google Classroom – SULS018

Shake Up Learning

The post Stop Asking How to Put a Worksheet in Google Classroom – SULS018 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Yes, I know you REALLY want to know how to put your worksheet into Google Classroom! . Get ready to stop asking how to put a worksheet in Google Classroom, because “worksheet” is about to be removed from your vocabulary. Usually, this question REALLY means, how do I put a PDF inside Google Classroom so my students can write on top of it.

Educators Are Using Edtech to Facilitate SEL. Here’s How They Gauge Student Success.

Edsurge

Ling Lam, an edtech and innovation teacher at a K-8 independent school in northern California sets specific social-emotional goals for every edtech tool she uses. They often observe students and look for the absence of struggle as a barometer of success.

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It's Elementary When it Comes to #EdTech

A Principal's Reflections

In my position as K-12 Director of Technology Integration and Innovation in the Spotswood School District, I am assisting with the district’s transition to Google Apps for Education (GAFE) as well as working with teachers on the effective integration of technology. We not only want students engaged, but also want to see evidence of learning aligned to high standards as well as the development and application of essential skill sets.

Transform Distance Learning Homework With These 5 Smart Ideas

Edthena

After returning to schools, teachers wonder if distance learning homework assignments offer student benefits. Homework tasks may need to be lightened or modified to be more meaningful for distance learning students. It is essential to avoid putting students at a disadvantage.

Beyond the Basics — How Edtech Can Provide Students with Essential 21st-Century Skills

Edsurge

I have long believed that edtech has the power to open up opportunities for students and change how educators teach. That being said, when COVID-19 hit, edtech went from being a learning supplement to the center of the classroom, almost overnight.

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Four Ways to Redefine Parent Teacher Conferences—With a Little Help from Ironman

Edsurge

In contrast, my own parent-teacher conferences were student-centered—creating space for meaningful discussion about things other than grades. I provided students with a superhero’s historical financials and challenged them to figure out a way to redirect more cash towards their characters’ “superhero needs.” Mom, this is the project I want to show you,” said one student. In my first year teaching math, I built and maintained a complex grade book using Google Sheets.

4 Ways for K–12 Administrators to Master Google Classroom

EdTech Magazine

4 Ways for K–12 Administrators to Master Google Classroom. I’ve found that digital tools schools used to keep students on track work just as effectively for the adults in the school building. . Here are four ways to put Google Classroom to work for you. MORE FROM EDTECH: See how blended learning platforms such as Google Classroom and Microsoft Teams can improve student engagement. Organize Student and Faculty Resources.

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EdTech: It’s Easier Than They Think

EdTechTeam

EdTech is a popular buzzword, and I’m a big fan. But I’m not sure EdTech means what many people think it means. EdTech often conjures up a limiting and inaccurate vision: computers, SmartBoards, and little kids with huge VR goggles on their melons. This causes many teachers to believe they don’t have time to learn “EdTech”. If you’re reading this, you probably already consider yourself an EdTech geek of sorts. They’re engaging and flexible.

Engage Students AND Meet Standards with Student Podcasting! – SULS0134

Shake Up Learning

The post Engage Students AND Meet Standards with Student Podcasting! Jen shares how podcasting can help students meet content standards, explore their interests, learn new skills, tap into the 4 c’s, and engage in authentic learning.

How to Choose the Right EdTech Tools for Your Classroom

Fractus Learning

The right tools can elevate a student’s learning experience to levels unfathomable to teachers who were in the field even a short ten years ago. Would you like to take your students on a field trip to, perhaps, the Palace of Versailles, the Taj Mahal, or the Great Pyramids? Thanks to wonderful tools such as Google Earth and Google Cultural Institute , your students can experience these amazing wonders of the world without leaving your classroom.

Adventures in Hyperdocs – SULS0118

Shake Up Learning

She is passionate about using technology to allow for choice, enhance student engagement, and provide opportunities for creation and collaboration. A learning experience completely centered around students that will revolutionize your lesson plans. . .

Google Classroom and Microsoft Teams for Education: Find the Blended Learning Tool that Works Best

EdTech Magazine

Google Classroom and Microsoft Teams for Education: Find the Blended Learning Tool that Works Best. However, none are more widely adopted than Google Classroom and Microsoft Teams. . MORE FROM EDTECH: See how K–12 schools can get started with using blended learning platforms. Blended learning combines technology and face-to-face interaction to improve student engagement, streamline assessments and open the lines of communication between teachers and students. .

25 Ways to use Google Forms in the Classroom (with examples!)

techlearning

Google Forms is one of my favorite classroom tools. But here's the deal - most teachers aren't taking full advantage of what Google Forms has to offer! Here are 25 different ways you can use Google Forms in your Classroom - with an example for each! Reading Quiz - Hold students responsible for reading assignments by giving a simple quiz. It is set up so that the student immediately receives their score and can see which questions they got wrong.

4 Important Lessons from 15 Years in EdTech

Gaggle Speaks

When I started Gaggle back in 1999, we were free email for students. Today, Gaggle provides our Safe Classroom Learning Management System and Safety Management products for Google Apps for Education or Office 365 to millions of students who are creating, collaborating and sharing in a safe environment. Collaborative Learning, 21st Century Skills; Blending Learning, Student Engagement, MOOC; Flipped Classroom; Gamification; Big Data.

6 Ways to Make Edtech Affordable on Any Budget

Gaggle Speaks

Most educators have thought about integrating a robust technology program if they haven’t rolled devices out to students already. Although the benefits of technology in the classroom and the need to equip today’s students for the modern workforce are well-documented, schools often cite cost and budget constraints as the reason more technology isn’t yet available to their students and teachers. 6 Ways to Make Edtech Affordable on Any Budget Click To Tweet.

Getting Started with Read&Write and #EquatIO — Tutorials and Thoughts @texthelp #edtech

techieMusings

These past couple months, I have been playing with both Read&Write and EquatIO , by TextHelp , to brainstorm ways we can be using these tools to help all students learn. Currently, we are using Read&Write mainly for students with learning accommodations. But I feel that we are missing out on an opportunity to help all students engage with their reading and writing using the toolbar. Video: Walkthrough of Some EquatIO Features in Google Docs.

Top Google News, Tips, and Resources from #ISTE19

Teacher Reboot Camp

This year’s conference highlighted so many ways to use Google to engage learners and make grading, assessment, feedback, pbl, gamification, student engagement, collaboration, student choice, and student voice easy to do! Currently, I am the Computer and Technology teacher of over 400 elementary students. I have shared a list of Google Gurus in this post. Summary of Top Google Tips and Updates. Top Google Tips and Resources.

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4 Important Lessons from 15 Years in EdTech

Gaggle Speaks

When I started Gaggle back in 1999, we were free email for students. Today, Gaggle provides our Safe Classroom Learning Management System and Safety Management products for Google Apps for Education or Office 365 to millions of students who are creating, collaborating and sharing in a safe environment. Collaborative Learning, 21st Century Skills; Blending Learning, Student Engagement, MOOC; Flipped Classroom; Gamification; Big Data.

Online Teaching Best Practices, Tips, and Tools ? SULS065

Shake Up Learning

In this episode, Kasey shares her best tips for teaching students online. We have to think differently about online learning experiences for our students. Have you ever wanted to add a file to multiple folders in Google Drive? What did you learn about your students?

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