Create Google Slides comics to add some elements of fun to your lessons and enhance student engagement

Hapara

Incorporating the use of comics into your classroom activities can be a fun way to help engage students in academic content, develop their technological competency and enhance their understanding of the learning objectives.

Eight challenges keeping students engaged during remote learning (and how to help)

Hapara

Whether students are at home or in the classroom, it’s critical for teachers to create relevant and meaningful learning experiences. It can be challenging, though, keeping students engaged during remote learning. Why it’s important to keep learners engaged.

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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.

How to Select a Complete Digital Education Solution Provider

ViewSonic Education

Finding the correct digital education and EdTech solution provider can be challenging, but choosing the best fit for you will save you time and money, and help you avoid frustration. Aim to keep students engaged. Aim to Keep Students Engaged.

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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

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!”

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.

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.

Try the Connected Kahoot!

Ditch That Textbook

Kahoot is a favorite among students and teachers alike. What if we used Skype or Google Hangouts to connect multiple classes and all played together at the same time? DTT podcast #DitchPod creative teaching edtech kahoot skype student engagementIt’s a fun way to jazz up assessments with gameshow style quizzes. But what if we took our Kahoot beyond the walls of our classroom?

Chromebooks and G Suite for Education Boost Student Engagement and Learning

EdTech Magazine

By Meghan Bogardus Cortez Google surveys examine the impact of their products and apps in K–12 education. Classroom Hardware Notebooks

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4 Questions for 4 Edtech Thought Leaders

eSpark

Named one of the top 16 “Forward Thinking EdTech Leaders in the Country” and one of the “Top 100 Influential Voices in Education.” EdTech & Curriculum Consultant, Blogger, and Apple Distinguished Educator. What’s on the rise in edtech right now? EdTech News

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.

25 digital tools and edtech resources from FETC

eSchool News

As aspects of pre-pandemic life slowly emerge from nearly two years of masking, testing, and social distancing, educators are once again gathering at edtech conferences to experience the latest and greatest solutions, digital tools, and professional learning opportunities.

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How Edtech for Teachers Helps Collaboration and Professional Learning

Edthena

There are plenty of reasons and ways to use edtech with students in the classroom, but what about edtech for teachers? Watch the full interview above or read the highlights below, including how edtech for teachers can help boost collaboration.

4 Questions for 4 Edtech Thought Leaders

eSpark

Named one of the top 16 “Forward Thinking EdTech Leaders in the Country” and one of the “Top 100 Influential Voices in Education.” EdTech & Curriculum Consultant, Blogger, and Apple Distinguished Educator. What’s on the rise in edtech right now? EdTech News

15+ Ways to Use Drop-Down Menus in Google Docs – SULS0161

Shake Up Learning

The post 15+ Ways to Use Drop-Down Menus in Google Docs – SULS0161 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. In this episode, Kasey explores a new feature in Google Docs–the drop-down menu! 15+ Ways to Use Drop-Down Menus in Google Docs.

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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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.

When Education Is Designed for All Learners

ED Surge

There's one fundamental question that I ask myself, and it's always, “How do I create a content lesson so that it is engaging for all learners?” So, when I think about UDL, that's the question I'm looking for: How am I going to engage all learners?

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Learning with Google: Announcements for 2021

Adam Watson Edtech Elixirs

Earlier today, Google held their global online livestream " Learning with Google." Over the course of ninety minutes, they rolled out a roadmap of upcoming changes and upgrades to the Google platform happening between now and the end of the year.

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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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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KITABOO seamlessly integrates with Google Classroom to deliver robust content securely

Kitaboo on EdTech

Google Classroom is finding increased use in delivering online classes and enabling learners to connect with instructors. Google Classroom when integrated with KITABOO, an award-winning content publishing and delivery platform, greatly enhances the teaching and learning experience.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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.

Back to School Lesson Planning Tips – SULS0167

Shake Up Learning

Plus, get a FREE Blended Learning with Google toolkit loaded with strategies and ideas for the classroom. Google Classroom users can start tracking student progress and spotting performance trends in minutes – for free! Did you know it’s free for teachers and students?

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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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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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.

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. .

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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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.