Gearing Up for Hour of Code (GTT030)

Ditch That Textbook

Think of the most important languages students could learn to prepare them for the future. Google Teacher Tribe coding cs first edtech educational technology future ready g suite g suite for education google teacher tribe hour of code scratch

Future Ready update adds new resources and PD for leaders

eSchool News

Future Ready overhaul coincides with the new national ed-tech plan. Last Thursday, The United States Department of Education held an event at the White House unveiling the 2016 National Education Technology Plan and celebrating the one-year anniversary of the Future Ready initiative. The videos highlight ideal, peer-based stories and practices from a wide range of Future Ready districts across the nation.

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2020 Vision (revisited)

Dangerously Irrelevant

Google buys Logitech and a whole host of media companies and university lectures. Google buys Ford, Apple, and AMD, allowing it to make breakthroughs in solar energy, battery technology, and quantum computing. ‘Google Panels’ replace 2/3 of worldwide energy production.

Future Ready update adds new resources and PD for leaders

eSchool News

Future Ready overhaul coincides with the new national ed-tech plan. Last Thursday, The United States Department of Education held an event at the White House unveiling the 2016 National Education Technology Plan and celebrating the one-year anniversary of the Future Ready initiative. The videos highlight ideal, peer-based stories and practices from a wide range of Future Ready districts across the nation.

Change Needed Today to Prepare for Tomorrow

A Principal's Reflections

On the other side is the need to innovate in order to successfully cultivate the next generation of thinkers, doers, inventors, and creators who will be able to solve some pretty serious global problems in the not so distant future. There will even be a special Future Ready Schools strand.

Getting Animated With Google Slides and Screencastify

CUE

I’m going to go into some detail about the process my class used to animate our Google Slides, but I got all my information from Sam Patterson’s blog here. I’d heard tell of a way to make animated movies using Google Slides. To the Googles I went.

Fueling Future-Ready Students with 20time

District Administration

Inspired by author Daniel Pink and Google’s “20 percent time”—a practice that allows employees to take time out of their “day job” to work on a side passion project—Brookhouser created his own version and applied it to the classroom Providing time for brainstorming enables student innovation and creativity. District Administration Custom Publishing Group.

Events + News - Future Ready Online Summit Today - ISTE Unplugged - Unawards - Homeschooling the Teenage Years

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Two Week Calendar Wednesday, June 24th from 11am - 7:15pm EDT Future Ready Virtual Summit: 2015 School Leadership Summit , Future Ready Schools: 2015 School Leadership Summit will be held online using Google Hangouts on Air. Are you ready to learn more?

Save the Date: June 24th - Future Ready Schools | 2015 School Leadership Summit

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Department of Education's Future Ready Pledge. The Pledge is a commitment by district leaders to work with educators, families, and community members to make all schools in their districts Future Ready. Each year TICAL ( [link] ) holds an annual School Leadership Summit.

Events + News - This Month in School Libraries - Future Ready Schools Online Summit - Student Coding

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Sunday, May 31st at 7pm TechEducator Podcast: Google Classroom with Alice Keeler Part 2 , The TechEducators welcome Alice Keeler back on to discuss all things Google Classroom! Department of Education's Future Ready Pledge.

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.

Why Is This In My Room?- Starting the Year With EdTech

CUE

Will you need to show a slideshow of a student’s service learning trip (yes), play an audio clip of Michelle Obama’s speech (most likely), have students collaborate using Google Documents on their iPads (yup)? Hey, how’s your year starting?

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Events + News - This Month in School Libraries - ISTE Unplugged - Future Ready Virtual Event - Global Ed Day

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Wednesday, June 24th from 11am - 7:15pm EDT Future Ready Virtual Summit: 2015 School Leadership Summit , Future Ready Schools: 2015 School Leadership Summit will be held online using Google Hangouts on Air. Are you ready to learn more?

A 1:1 Journey Pt 2- Sliding Into Routines

CUE

Then one kid is stationed at the cart, s/he is learning to be dexterous and deft with the plugs, and everyone else is back in their seats and ready to keep learning, quick like bunnies. My entire school runs on Google, and every kid has a Google account.

What’s Your Resolution? Plus the CUE Shortlist

CUE

What have you seen here or on Twitter or Google+ or in another classroom that’s made you think, “I want to try that!” 2017 sounds like the future to me so it’s time to get Future Ready.

Events + News - Future Ready June 24 - Global Ed Day at ISTE - Library 2.015 Proposals - NMC This Week

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Sunday, June 14th at 7pm TechEducator Podcast: Google Maps with Josh and Friends , Bring the power of custom maps to your students using Google MyMaps. Department of Education's Future Ready Pledge.

8 Podcast Episodes You Should Check Out

CUE

One titled “ #CreateWithChromebooks ” and another more about just Google Slides titled “ I Didn’t Know Google Slides Could Do That? ”. Connected Educator Education Technology Future Ready Information Literacy Professional Development

Creative Communicator: Unpacking ISTE Standard for Students #6

Tech Helpful

That being said, to say we should strive to equip our students to be creative communicators is a vital skill for their future. Create a website using Google Sites templates and add poetry, photos, or well-written work.

Computational Thinker: Unpacking ISTE Student Standard #5

Tech Helpful

Even if your classroom doesn't have ready access to technology or you don't know the first thing about coding a computer. I personally am greatly intrigued by the idea of enhancing the classroom setting by using voice speakers such as Echo Dots and Google Assistants.

Beautiful Learning Spaces – Not Just for the Aesthetically Attuned

Question Tank

This weekend landed me at the EdTechTeam (I love camel case) Summit Featuring Google Apps for Education at Palo Alto’s Gunn High School. The summit, filled with presentations about ways to increase student agency and the authenticity of student work in school, was a nice counter to the other reason that Palo Alto’s schools have… learning spaces collaboration future ready student agency

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! . How to Put a Worksheet in Google Classroom. [07:18]

What Should First Year Teachers Know About Tech Integration?

Tech Helpful

The collaborative value that Twitter, Google plus, CoffeeEDUs and various other educational online communities bring is invaluable. Technology in the classroom is not going away, in fact companies like Google and Apple are creating opportunities directly for education.

9 New Teacher Survival Tips

The Daring Librarian

Fierce & Future Ready 7. Before you write up a whole new lesson plan or unit - Google to see if it hasn't been done yet. Be Fierce & Future Ready The latest buzzword and bandwagon to join, after Makerspae, that is -- is Future Ready.

Take the LEAP – Don’t Sit and Stick

The CoolCatTeacher

If you don’t have Google Docs, just use this PDF. With her passion for creating a long-lasting, positive impact on education, Elisabeth inspires others to identify how we can cultivate systemic change and develop essential success skills to ensure learners are future-ready.

Smart Risk Taking in Education

The CoolCatTeacher

If you don’t have Google Docs, just use this PDF. With keeping a future-ready mindset at the forefront for every child, she has been recognized as an award-winning educator for innovative practices.

6 Tips for Getting Started with Google Classroom (and a FREE Mini Course)

Shake Up Learning

The post 6 Tips for Getting Started with Google Classroom (and a FREE Mini Course) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Ready to Join Google Classroom? Join the Google Classroom revolution! 6 Tips for Getting Started with Google Classroom.

Digital Differentiation with G Suite Tools – SULS016

Shake Up Learning

Let’s discover ways to use our favorite Google tools to level the playing field and make differentiation a reality in your classroom. Develop Future-Ready Skills. Ready to take differentiation digital? Differentiating Assignments in Google Classroom. [10:13]

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5 #FETC Presentations You Might Have Missed!

Shake Up Learning

I just finished presenting, connecting, and learning at the Future of Educational Technology Conference , or FETC, in Orlando, Florida. Stranger Google! Join me in the Upside Down for some fantastic Google tools like AI Experiments, Made with Code, Google Easter Eggs, and many more!

ISTE Launches ISTE U to Help Teachers, Leaders Build Digital Competencies

techlearning

Introduction to Computational Thinking for Every Educator, developed with support from Google. ? Exploring Future Ready Librarianship: Practices for the Emerging Leader, developed in collaboration with Future Ready Librarians™ and with support from Follett. ?

What To Do With Wonky Wednesday

Catlin Tucker

Whether teachers model their passion projects after Google’s 20% time or Genius Hour, the goal of a passion project should be to dedicate class time to encourage students to pursue topics and inquiry that fascinates them.

Not “Just” a Teacher: Finding Your Voice as a Teacher

The CoolCatTeacher

And if you click www.coolcatteacher.com/edpuzzle , Edpuzzle will give your school access to the 50,000 best lessons from Edpuzzle, organized in folders and ready to be used by teachers. I’m just not ready.

Why a 21st Century Teacher Isn’t Just a “Guide on the Side”

EdNews Daily

The great fiction that a teacher today has become a “guide on the side” is now hardwired into nearly every conversation about the future of teaching and learning. No matter how much Google or AI invades the classroom, teachers will still deliver knowledge. By Thom Markham.

Effective Digital Citizenship Education

The CoolCatTeacher

We use Google Classroom a lot. We use Google Hangouts. They’re using tools like Google Classroom and different things that I curate for the teacher and for the class.

Game On: Teachers Should Continue to Gamify Classrooms

EdTech Magazine

Teachers can create digital breakouts using several Google functions , including Sites, Forms, Drawing and Slides. Speaking of Google : Do you remember the Google Art project where students — and everyone else — could discover and view art online?

Rockstar Educators Wanted!

There is no box

We’re a Google Apps District, MacBooks and iPads for all teachers, 70″ LED TVs, AppleTVs and Chromecasts are being installed in every classroom this summer. We have 3 Google Certified Teachers on staff and just had 5 Teachers accepted into the 2015 MERIT Cohort at the Krause Center for Innovation. My District is looking for amazing educators to fill two brand new Instructional Tech ToSA positions for next year.