Mobile Learning with Google (GTT032)

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The mobile devices so many students are equipped with have plenty of processing power — and plenty of potential to amplify learning. Google Teacher Tribe cell phones edtech educational technology g suite Google Apps google teacher tribe googleedu gsuiteedu gttribe mobile learnin

10+ QR Code Activities to Inspire Curiosity and Engage Learners

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Recently I presented a webinar for Simple K12, 10+ QR Code Activities to Inspire Curiosity and Active Learning. There are so many more activities and ideas I share in the slides to help you ignite curiosity and get your students moving and learning! Scan and Learn!

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Mobile Learning in Georgetown ISD

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Over the past year, the school district I work for has made tremendous strides in the realm of mobile learning. High school Latin teacher Mark Warren and his students were featured, as was our EdTech Coordinator Kim Garcia (my boss).

EdTech Acronyms Explained

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The amount of new acronyms in the educational technology world is staggering… and often overwhelming for educators. BLearning – Blended Learning (using a range of multimedia and strategies). BYOL – Bring Your Own Learning. BYOT – Bring Your Own Technology.

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Effective Uses of EdTech: Practicing Spaced Repetition for Improved Memory

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The best uses of education technology are not about the technology – they're about teaching and learning. Technology can be a powerful tool, but it's all about how its used.

Selfie Activities to Inspire Reflection on Digital Identity

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“The most exciting breakthroughs of the 21st century will not occur because of technology but because of an expanding concept of what it means to be human.” This is why one of the missions in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions in Your Classroom , is for learners to go on a selfie adventure. We need our learners to reflect on selfie culture and the impact of technology in their lives.

8 Cool Resources for Students to Use to Conduct Interviews

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Part of this critical eye is learning how to gather knowledge from reputable sources. We can help our students learn this important process by getting them to conduct interviews with peers or experts. Conducting interviews and piecing together a newscast is one of the missions in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions. Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go.

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

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Teachers are using these technologies to send learners on virtual field trips or getting students to keep track of their steps, cardio, and health with fitness bands. 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. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers and Learning to Go.

Offline Activities with Mobile Devices

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“You can see an evident shift from formal curriculum-based learning to informal just-in-time learning, and this is just the beginning!” ~ Pooja Jaisingh. Integrating technology in the classroom does not mean you need an Internet connection. Even without an Internet connection students learn a lot with mobile devices, laptops, and other technologies. Students carry these powerful learning tools in their pockets and can capture the learning all around them.

Teaching through the camera lens: 10 activities with photos and video

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Ed Tech cameras cell phones edtech educational technology mobile learning photosOnce, it was so handy to carry one of those disposable film cameras around in our pockets.

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Annotation with Digital Devices Motivates Learners to Dive Deeper

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Getting students to care about seeking and spreading the truth is one of the key topics in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions. My students annotate every reading in our class so that their brains learn the process.

The 7 C’s of Meaningful Learning Begin with Citizenship

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Literacy has always been defined by the technology. These are ideas I shared in my recent keynote for ICEIndiana, Byte-sized Potential and Learning with the 8 C’s (Compassion, Communication, Creativity, Courage, Critical Thinking, Curiosity, Collaboration, and Citizenship ).

10 Web Tools and Apps for Creating Screencast Videos

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“We need technology in every classroom and in every student and teacher’s hand, because it is the pen and paper of our time, and it is the lens through which we experience much of our world.” Get your copy of Hacking Digital Learning , The 30 Goals Challenge , or Learning to Go.

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4 Ways to Integrate Today’s Education Technology

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4 Ways to Integrate Today’s Education Technology by Roy Rasmussen Over the past few years, the U.S. Secretary of Education has been pushing for American schools to emulate the model of South Korea, ramp up education technology and abandon printed textbooks for mobile devices in classrooms, states eSchool News. The post 4 Ways to Integrate Today’s Education Technology appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Mobile Learning Social Media Technology edtech

Fun Video Project! Produce a TV Commercial for an Invention

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Find out more about mission minded learning in my book, Hacking Digital Learning with EdTech Missions. In a previous post I outlined my 6 step process for implementing digital projects (1. Evaluate an example, 2. Assign the mission, 3. Students carryout the mission, 4.

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10 engaging ways to use mobile devices in the classroom

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Mobile devices are everywhere. More people interact with digital media through mobile now than through desktop computers, and that number continues to grow. Seventy five percent of kids under eight have their own mobile device. [.].

52 Tools to Inspire Summer Learning with Photo and Video Challenges

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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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EduGems: Edtech Updates, Google Tools, & More

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You may not know that I regularly share my education discoveries, resources, education technology updates, free apps, web tools, and tips on Twitter (@ShellTerrell). 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. Vol 1:1, click here to read the other EduGems issues !

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12 ways to use Google Cardboard in your class

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Now, it’s inexpensive, works with the technology we carry in our pockets, and can transform us to real and imaginary places. Ed Tech edtech educational technology gafe google cardboard mobile learning virtual reality vr

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EduGems: Edtech Updates, Google Tools, & More

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You may not know that I regularly share my education discoveries, resources, education technology updates, free apps, web tools, and tips on Twitter (@ShellTerrell). 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. Vol 1:1, click here to read the other EduGems issues !

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Back to the Basics: 4 Effective Technologies For Teaching and Learning

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While Flashy New Technology can be fun to Consider, Proven Solutions Should not be Overlooked The world of EdTech is often focused on flashy gadgets too expensive for school budgets.

3 Ways Teachers Are Using Social Media to Engage Students

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Digital Poets! Web Tools, Apps, & Lesson Ideas

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Imagine students learning about the food chain by hearing a reading of “ Damselfly, Trout, Heron ” by John Engels. In the slide presentation and bookmarks below, I share ideas and resources for getting students to learn through poetry.

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Fun Video Project! Produce a TV Commercial for an Invention

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Find out more about mission minded learning in my book, Hacking Digital Learning with EdTech Missions. In a previous post I outlined my 6 step process for implementing digital projects (1. Evaluate an example, 2. Assign the mission, 3. Students carryout the mission, 4.

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Celebrating Adult Literacy and Technology

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We believe technology can play an important role in adult education and family literacy by providing, at a minimum, anytime, anywhere access. It also has potential to help personalize learning for adult learners. In our work over the last two years, we’ve been heartened by the efforts we see around technology and adult education. In addition, many other traditionally K-12 edtech companies, like Achieve3000 , have begun to look into ways their products might serve adults.

The 7 C’s of Meaningful Learning Begin with Citizenship

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Literacy has always been defined by the technology. These are ideas I shared in my recent keynote for ICEIndiana, Byte-sized Potential and Learning with the 8 C’s (Compassion, Communication, Creativity, Courage, Critical Thinking, Curiosity, Collaboration, and Citizenship ).

20 Web Tools and Apps for Learners to Create Fun Videos

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In my digital book, Learning to Go , I provide tips, resources, rubrics, and handouts to help your students storyboard their productions and create short commercials, films, trailers, broadcasts, digital stories, and public service announcements. Check out the bookmarks for several more web apps, tools, and resources to get your students learning by producing their own short videos. Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers and Learning to Go.

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Power Up Your Spaces

A Principal's Reflections

The USDOE’s Office of Educational Technology places emphasis on students and educators having access to a robust and comprehensive infrastructure when and where they need it for learning. Powerful learning devices. High-quality digital learning content.

5 Tech Tools to Improve Collaboration

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The benefits of collaborative learning with tech tools are many. Mobile Learning Technology collaboration edtech Brilliant or Insane.

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Comics for Engaging Students! 22+ Resources & Ideas

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Comics can be powerful learning tools. Creating comics engages students and encourages them to explore vocabulary, summarize information, and contextualize what they learn in a creative way. Don’t forget to join me for a free online technology learning day with other experts. Get your copy of Learning to Go and The 30 Goals for Teachers. Learn with Comics. Word Origins – Learn about different phrases and idioms with this comic.

7 Social Media Strategies Every Teacher Needs to Learn Today and Teach Tomorrow

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The post 7 Social Media Strategies Every Teacher Needs to Learn Today and Teach Tomorrow appeared first on Brilliant or Insane. Featured Mobile Learning Social Media Technology edchat edtechBrilliant or Insane.

7 Ways to AutoRap: The App That Turns Speech into a Fresh New Beat

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Featured Technology edtech mobile learningBrilliant or Insane. This week, my husband stumbled upon an app that turns audio recorded speech into rap music.

6 Ways to Make Edtech Affordable on Any Budget

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Most educators have thought about integrating a robust technology program if they haven’t rolled devices out to students already. You can sell these unused devices in large numbers to device manufacturers for money or credits for schools to purchase new district-wide technology.

Digital Activities & Icebreakers for Gen Y

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“The number one benefit of educational technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do. 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. Get Them Learning with Digital Icebreakers from Shelly Sanchez Terrell.

DIY Video Lesson to Illustrate Process Analysis

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My students learn nine different types of essay forms in one semester. Creating video tutorials is the first mission in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: 10 Ways to Launch EdTech Missions.