Starter Exercises for Interactive Storytelling

ProfHacker

Here are a few exercises that provide playful starting points to making interactive narratives: Interactive Fiction Party Game: Emily Short recently shared the ruleset for a brilliant Interactive Fiction “party game” she created for a game designer picnic, LudoLunch.

Introducing: The Google Teacher Tribe Podcast

Ditch That Textbook

I’ve listened to hours of them while driving, exercising or cutting the grass. Ed Tech Google Teacher Tribe edtech educational technology g suite edu gafe google apps for education google teacher tribe podcastsI love listening to podcasts.

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How To Use Google Docs For Collaborative Work.

EdTech4Beginners

I use Google Docs a lot with my class. This week I asked my students to work as a team to create an information page in Science for our topic, ‘Healthy Bodies’ First, log in to Google and go to Docs. I made one this week for a grammar exercise.

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How To Use Google Docs For Collaborative Work.

EdTech4Beginners

I use Google Docs a lot with my class. This week I asked my students to work as a team to create an information page in Science for our topic, ‘Healthy Bodies’ First, log in to Google and go to Docs. I made one this week for a grammar exercise.

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Create a digital classroom with Google Classroom and BookWidgets

EdTech4Beginners

In this post, I’ll show you how you can create a digital classroom, using Google Classroom and BookWidgets. First… a quick explanation… Google Classroom is kind of a classroom manager on your computer. Using Google Classroom has some pretty great advantages.

25 Ways to Use Audio in Google Slides Projects

Shake Up Learning

The post 25 Ways to Use Audio in Google Slides Projects appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Are you ready to use audio in Google Slides? One of the most common questions that I get is how to insert audio in Google Slides, a feature that many have missed after leaving PowerPoint.

Lesson Ideas for Google Art Project – From Jennifer Carey

EdTechTeacher

Google Art Project is one of my favorite tools available online. Since its inception in 2011, Google Art Project has grown from its initial collaboration of 17 international museums to more than 151 and is now available in 18 languages. Google & Chromebooks.

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Get Healthy with Google Fit and My Maps

techlearning

And of course, one of the most popular goals each year is to exercise more  With the start of a new year, many of us are thinking about New Year's resolutions.

15 Ways for Students to Use Google Keep [infographic]

Shake Up Learning

The post 15 Ways for Students to Use Google Keep [infographic] appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Help Students Get Organized, Track Progress, Take Notes, and more with Google Keep! Get the Google Keep CHEAT Sheet. Using Google Keep in the Classroom.

8 Ways to Support Digital Citizenship Skills with Google

Shake Up Learning

The post 8 Ways to Support Digital Citizenship Skills with Google appeared first on Shake Up Learning. It’s NOT About Google, It’s About the LEARNING! Google to rescue! 8 Ways to Support #DigCit Skills with Google! Citing Sources in Google Docs.

35 Awesome Apps that Integrate with Google Classroom

Shake Up Learning

The post 35 Awesome Apps that Integrate with Google Classroom appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Google Classroom Apps! Did you know that Google Classroom plays well with others? Are you using Google Classroom? I wish everything connected to Google Classroom!

The 7 Great Things You Can Do in Google Classroom – from Jen Carey

EdTechTeacher

A few weeks ago, Google Classroom issued a new update: posting a question. This reminded me that Google Classroom has come a long way since its original release. While it’s still a great place to assign and collect homework, Google Classroom has become far more robust in the last year.

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Google Makes a Rare Education Technology Acquisition: Workbench

Edsurge

Getting acquired by the likes of Apple, Google and other “Big Tech” firms is often the dream of entrepreneurs (and their investors). But this week, Google acquired Workbench , a Baltimore-based company that provides an online library of lessons and projects, organized by subject and grade level, that educators can use in their classrooms. This marks just the second “edtech” acquisition by Google in its history.

Meet the Edtech Grantees of Google’s $25 Million AI Impact Challenge

Edsurge

Seven years ago, Google’s artificial intelligence technology was barely able to identify cat videos with passable precision. Founded in 2013, the New York City-based organization offers web-based exercises that asks students to fix and improve sentences.

7 Great Things you can do in Google Classroom

Indiana Jen

Recently, Google Classroom issued a new update: posting a question. This reminded me that Google Classroom has come a long way since its original release. While it’s still a great place to assign and collect homework, Google Classroom has become far more robust in the last year.

7 Great Things you can do in Google Classroom

Indiana Jen

Recently, Google Classroom issued a new update: posting a question. This reminded me that Google Classroom has come a long way since its original release. While it’s still a great place to assign and collect homework, Google Classroom has become far more robust in the last year.

Three Simple and Powerful Ways to Provide Feedback in Google Docs – From Tom

EdTechTeacher

Many teachers know that Google Docs serves as a great platform for providing feedback on student writing, but may not have an efficient system that encourages both student critical thinking and ownership of the editing process. Many resources also include exercises to hone writing skills.)

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Suggested Edits – My Favorite Tool in Google Docs

Indiana Jen

This is a great way for multiple users to edit the same document or for students to do a peer editing exercise. Education Educational Resources Educational Technology Google Technology G-Suite GAFE Google Docs writing writing process writing skills

Tell Your Story with Google Tour Builder

Inquire and Inspire

Only a few weeks later, I was thrilled to be one of the selected teachers to attend the California Google Geo Teacher Institute (#CAGTI17 sketchnote drawn by @maotechno ). On Day 2, I sat in on David Saunders' ( @designsaunders ) workshop on using Google Tour Builder to tell stories.

Back to School with G Suite: 6 Activities for the Classroom

Shake Up Learning

Google tools can help you kick off the school year, get organized, and have some fun. So I thought now was a great time to share a few back to school activities with my favorite Google tools. Student Interest Survey with Google Forms. Vision Boards with Google Slides.

Student-Created Vision Boards with Google Slides

Shake Up Learning

The post Student-Created Vision Boards with Google Slides appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Goal Setting with Student-Created Vision Boards in Google Slides! Student-Created Vision Boards with Google Slides! Visualization is one of the most powerful exercises for the mind and for reaching your goals. Google Slides or Google Drawings stand out as obvious choices when it comes to G Suite. STEP 2: Create your vision boards in Google Slides !

Google Certifications for Educators

The Electric Educator

Google has been offering professional development and certifications for educators for quite a few years. It started with the Google Certification Academy and then expanded to include a certification program for Google Apps for Education.

Learning.com Unveils New Integration with Google Classroom

techlearning

April 23, 2018 –Learning.com today announced its digital literacy curriculum and content for grades K-8 will be completely integrated with Google Classroom and other learning platforms. PORTLAND, Ore.

Third Time’s a Charm: Google Innovator #SYD17 Academy Reflection

EdTechTeam

The Sydney Google Innovator Academy cohort wrapped in August and many of us are still adjusting to our post-academy life where a fellow Sydney Innovator, Brian Host, expressed it best: “ The tyranny of the urgent is a frustrating obstacle to creative thinking and innovation.” Getting into the Google Innovator Academy is not about the badge, the Google micro kitchens or swag. Article Google Innovator #GoogleEI #SYD17Cross-posted on Heather’s Blog G’day everyone!

Google Assistant and Edwin Want To Be Your Next English Tutor

Edsurge

Google Assistant can remind users about appointments, turn off TVs, and help drivers manage tasks from behind the wheel. Google is investing in the education startup Edwin , an AI-powered English tutor that was one of eight education technology companies to come out of Y Combinator’s latest demo day. The undisclosed investment is part of a new program Google has set up to bring early-stage startups and their ideas to Google Assistant.

Learning.com Joins Google for Education Technology Partner Program

techlearning

PORTLAND, Oregon – (September 21, 2018) Learning.com, a leader in providing digital literacy solutions for grades K-8, announced today that it joined the Google for Education Technology Partner Program.

Using Google Slides with Little Learners

Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners

I decided to use Google Docs Presentation Slides for this project. Next, I taught them to use the Comments feature in Google Docs to get the questions off of their minds so they could move on and get something accomplished while waiting for help.

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Teach students to learn by doing with Google school coding clubs

eSchool News

Google’s CS First clubs open up new worlds for novice coders. A few months ago, I was searching for resources to support computer science education for middle school students—girls in particular—when I came across Google CS First. The support from Google CS First is tremendous.

100+ Ways to Use a Chromebook in the Classroom – SULS033

Shake Up Learning

By the way, this resource is excellent for any Google for Education school that uses the Chrome browser, not just Chromebooks! I want to introduce you to the Chromebook App Hub from Google. Each Idea Spark includes the name of the author, their location, and their Google Certifications.

Beginner’s Guide to Genius Hour: Developing Students’ Passions

Teacher Tech

I love to play sports, watch sports, coach sports, analyze sports, and learn new sports or exercises! Google Genius HourProviding Opportunities for Students to Explore and Develop Their Passions Through Genius Hour A Guest Blog Post by Marcia Carrillo @marciamentor I am passionate about sports! At what age did I realize this? Probably in 6th grade, when […]. The post Beginner’s Guide to Genius Hour: Developing Students’ Passions appeared first on Teacher Tech.

At Google’s Atlanta Offices, Georgia Educators Strive to Design a Culture of Innovation

Edsurge

Caitlin Dooley smiled approvingly as members of the state's leadership team strolled past the bright-red decor splattered throughout Google’s offices in Atlanta. This was the first time that most of them have stepped foot into the Google offices, or heard the term “design thinking.”. The work we are doing with Google is about trying to help people find a culture of innovation. Google offices in Atlanta. Google staff members involved in. ATLANTA--Dr.

Beginner’s Guide to Genius Hour: Developing Students’ Passions

Teacher Tech

I love to play sports, watch sports, coach sports, analyze sports, and learn new sports or exercises! Google Genius HourProviding Opportunities for Students to Explore and Develop Their Passions Through Genius Hour A Guest Blog Post by Marcia Carrillo @marciamentor I am passionate about sports! At what age did I realize this? Probably in 6th grade, when […]. The post Beginner’s Guide to Genius Hour: Developing Students’ Passions appeared first on Teacher Tech.

Google-Proof Questioning: A New Use for Bloom's Taxonomy

The Electric Educator

Google has made this possible. While I am a great admirer of Google and an avid user of its products, in a way, Google has made my life as a teacher a LOT more difficult. Ban the use of Google by all school-aged children. Learn to write "Google-proof" questions.

Why Google Maps—not Netflix or Amazon—Points to the Future of Education

Edsurge

Then there are factors outside of school that shape how attentive and ready to learn a student is, based on how much she has slept, what she ate, her exercise, and her social and emotional mindset on that particular day. Its founder, Prasad Ram, makes the argument that what education needs is really a Google Maps for education. Google Maps of course has an advantage in that you can locate someone based on two data points—latitude and longitude.

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Harnessing the Power of Google Forms for Just-in-Time Teaching

Fractus Learning

Still, the discussions, exercises, games, homework, and writing that we do in my classes seldom make sense or work well with students who are not prepared by the outside, online readings and viewings. Google Forms. This is where Google Forms comes into play.