Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides

The CoolCatTeacher

Kasey Bell teaches us eight great ways to use Google Slides. From stop motion to video controls and cool add-ins for formative assessment and graphics, learn about this Swiss Army Knife of Google tools – Google Slides. Kasey Bell’s Google Certification courses are open for enrollment from May 28 until June 10, 2018. Just go to coolcatteacher.com/shake to learn more. Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides. We can keep learning more.

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#iste17 trends: Google, Touch Screen Chromebooks and More

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Kasey Bell @shakeuplearning sits down to talk about the hot trends at ISTE 2017 including lots of Google stuff, new AR news, Google Keep, touch Screen Chromebooks, and more news. Google classroom. Google Keep. Whether it is learning from home through online courses, professional development, conference workshops or as a keynote speaker Kasey is a relentless innovator of ideas and a devoted transformer of classrooms and teaching. Google Certified Innovator.

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Virtual Reality (VR) as a New Educational Paradigm

The CoolCatTeacher

We were trying out Google Expedition with a full classroom kit. Within the virtual environment, you get you learning, you get your assessment, you get your experience. So I think what we’re waiting on, to really have the area explode, VR in education, are the mobile headsets that are running web VR — which we haven’t seen a lot of yet. Vicki: Help me understand the differences between web VR experiences and like, Google Expedition. I mean, this is not a game.

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Computer Science Teaching Tips

The CoolCatTeacher

What happens when a school has every student learn Computer Science. Today’s Sponsor: WriQ from Texthelp is a new FREE Add-on for Google Docs that helps teachers easily assess student writing and track progress over time by automatically scoring students’ spelling, punctuation, and grammar errors. This handy free Google Docs add-on tracks things like: time spent writing, spelling-grammar-and punctuation error rates and pulls it into a clear graphical view in your teacher dashboard.

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How Tablet Games Can Teach Skills to Students with Visual Impairments

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Marty Schultz has added a twist to hangman, the classic word-guessing game. His tablet-run version of the game has the same goal: pick letters to figure out a mystery word. We’ve now taken the boring task of learning Braille and turned it into a game,” says Schultz, co-founder of Boston-based educational games maker ObjectiveEd. “We’re We’re changing the dynamic so that a kid is looking forward to learning.”

The 5-Year, $15 Million Global Learning XPRIZE Competition Is Over. Here’s Who Won.

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But such was the length of time for finalists of the Global Learning XPRIZE competition before learning the winner of $10 million. and London-based nonprofit Onebillion. Kitkit offers a game-based learning program on tablets to help children learn independently. The app offers a library of books and videos and 2,400 learning activities across 22 sessions covering math and reading.

G Suite for Special Education | Google Teacher Tribe Podcast Episode 4 with Carrie Baughcum

Shake Up Learning

The post G Suite for Special Education | Google Teacher Tribe Podcast Episode 4 with Carrie Baughcum appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Using G Suite in Special Education (Episode 4 of the Google Teacher Tribe Podcast). In this episode, Matt and I interview Carrie Baughcum, a special education teacher from Illinois, who share her favorite Google tips, how she gamifies her class–Star Wars style, and a fabulous lesson plan! Tour Petra in Google Cardboard.

Math Attax

Technology Tidbits

Math Attax is a super-fun free mobile (iOS/Google Play) Math game that helps students w/ their basic Math skills (i.e. This is a 2 player game where students move their player up/down a grid while trying to shoot the correct answer to a equation. game based learning math

50 Of The Best Video Games For Learning

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50 Of The Best Video Games For Learning in 2015. We’ve discussed the merits and utility of video games in the classroom before, so we won’t beleaguer the point. If you’re interested in the possibility of video games for learning–that is, teaching and learning with video games to master both academic and non-academic content–than the following collection may be of interest to you. BEST OF WORLD-BUILDING GAMES (iTunes).

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50 Sites/Apps for Educational Games

Technology Tidbits

Game Based Learning is a great way to integrate technology into the classroom as well generate excitement for students. 50 Sites/Apps for Educational Games ABCya - A great site for games and mobile apps for elementary students.

Math Attax

Technology Tidbits

Math Attax is a super-fun free mobile (iOS/Google Play) Math game that helps students w/ their basic Math skills (i.e. This is a 2 player game where students move their player up/down a grid while trying to shoot the correct answer to a equation.

Math Attax

Technology Tidbits

Math Attax is a super-fun free mobile (iOS/Google Play) Math game that helps students w/ their basic Math skills (i.e. This is a 2 player game where students move their player up/down a grid while trying to shoot the correct answer to a equation.

Wooclap

Technology Tidbits

Wooclap is an excellent learning tool that I just found out about from Larry Ferlazzo's blog that is ideal for Distance Learning. Wooclap is a tool that reminds me a lot of Kahoot, where a teacher can create a poll/quiz and students can respond in real-time from their mobile device.

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Mobile Learning and Indian Education System

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They adopt and relate better to new technologies and screen based designs. Students often show more interest in learning from mobile phones, palmtops, tablets and personal digital assistants. Blurring the lines between indoor and outdoor learning environment, mobile devices have become a prominent learning tool. Such platforms encourage new methods of learning, depending on the individual profiles of students, while keeping their interest levels intact.

Math Attax

Technology Tidbits

Math Attax is a super-fun free mobile (iOS/Google Play) Math game that helps students w/ their basic Math skills (i.e. This is a 2 player game where students move their player up/down a grid while trying to shoot the correct answer to a equation. Also, there is a tournament mode w/ three different games. game based learning math

Math Attax

Technology Tidbits

Math Attax is a super-fun free mobile (iOS/Google Play) Math game that helps students w/ their basic Math skills (i.e. This is a 2 player game where students move their player up/down a grid while trying to shoot the correct answer to a equation. Also, there is a tournament mode w/ three different games. game based learning math

Metaverse for Augmented Reality: Program and Breakout in Augmented Reality

The CoolCatTeacher

When Google Docs came out, I stopped everything and let all of my classes experience it. Also, I learned about Twitter, I did the same thing. When you download Metaverse onto your mobile device, click the “scan” button to launch the experience. Others made fun games and activities to teach about topics from pet care to comedy. Like a regular video game or program, it can ask you to input a name that it will call you throughout the experience.

Top 100 Sites/Apps of 2014

Technology Tidbits

As w/ the previous year''s list, more and more mobile apps are making the list as mobile learning continues to be the rising trend in education. However, that''s not to say that there isn''t a good amount of websites and Learning Management Systems showing up as well. Otus - A fantastic and easy to use 1:1 learning solution for mobile classrooms (i.e Rosetta Stone for Kids - A wonderful free iPad app for kids ages 3-7 learning how to read.

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King of Math Defense

Technology Tidbits

King of Math Defense is a super fun mobile app (iOS/Google Play) for grades K-8th. King of Math Defense is a great way to practice basic Math skills such as: addition, multiplication, sequence, etc etc, by using Game Based Learning. educational apps game based learning mathThe plot is simple as a student tries to defend their castle against zombies and enemies by answering equations correctly.

Oodlu

Technology Tidbits

Oodlu is a excellent new (beta) site/app for creating games that I just found out about from Larry Ferlazzo's blog. The way this works is that an educator signs up for a free account on Oodlu and then add questions to already created games. Then students play the games online or in a free mobile (Google/iOS) app. These games come in a wide variety of styles such as: shooters, breakout, archery, etc. game based learning

DataCamp

Technology Tidbits

DataCamp is a free mobile (iOS/Google Play) to learn coding for: SQL, Python, and more. This is done through a game based learning interface through 5 min courses. This is a great way to integrate STEM into the classroom and learn more advanced programming/coding languages. I highly recommend checking out DataCamp by clicking here !!! For a more detailed review click here. coding educational apps programming STEM

Google continues its classroom climb

eSchool News

Google’s Chrome OS is spreading throughout U.S. classrooms and is becoming an increasingly popular choice for computers, while Apple’s iOS platform holds the lead on mobile devices, according to a new survey from game-based learning provider Kahoot! K-12 education in the first quarter of 2017, and iOS claimed 73 percent of the mobile market–up from 70 percent in 2016. Digital Learning and Tools IT Newsletter News

Sites/Apps Every Teacher should try for Back to School

Technology Tidbits

Regardless of if you're making a New Year's resolution to integrate new, more or better technology into your teaching in 2019, here are a few outstanding tools that almost every teacher should consider with school right around the corner: *In alphabetical order 30hands Learning - An excellent Learning Management System as well as digital storytelling app for 21st Century Learner. flipped classroom, project based learning, digital storytelling, etc.)

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update August 19th, 2014 Perhaps the greatest joy is learning how to motivate yourself. Floyd Maxwell The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own "conference 2.0" virtual and physical events and those of our over 200 partners in the learning professions. To subscribe to this newsletter, please sign up at the Learning Revolution. We’re taking Google education summits online! Gaming in Ed: September 15th - 19th.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update September 10th, 2014 The greatest good you can do for another is not just to share your riches, but to reveal to him his own. Benjamin Disraeli Support LearningRevolution.com''s Free PD --> 3 Clicks = 1 Dollar [link] The Learning Revolution Project holds online and physical learning events, and highlights professional development opportunities from a network of 200 partners in the learning professions.

Top 25 Sites/Apps of 2018

Technology Tidbits

Book Creator - A fantastic mobile (iOS/Chrome) app for creating stunning eBooks/presentations, that can be used for digital storytelling, project based learning, and more. Think Fluency - A wonderful iOS/Google Play app for assessing a student's reading fluency. Dystopia 2153 - An innovative new site that teaches programming/coding through the use of game based learning and graphic novels.

15 Tools for Self Paced Learning

Technology Tidbits

"Self-paced instruction or learning is any kind of instruction that proceeds based on learner response. Self-paced learning is an excellent way for students or educators to learn material at their own pace. 15 Tools for Self-Paced Learning Brain Pop & Brain Pop Jr. -

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update August 13th, 2014 A teacher who is attempting to teach without inspiring the pupil with a desire to learn is hammering on cold iron. Horace Mann The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own "conference 2.0" virtual and physical events and those of our over 200 partners in the learning professions. To subscribe to this newsletter, please sign up at the Learning Revolution. We’re taking Google education summits online!

Learning Revolution Week's Events - Evernote in the Classroom - Yong Zhao - Google+ vs. Ning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update June 10th, 2014 Children want the same things we want. Dr. Seuss The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own "conference 2.0" virtual and physical events and those of our over 200 partners in the learning professions. We also highlight good conversations about learning taking place between educators, learners, leaders, and others from the school, library, museum, work, adult, online, non-traditional and home learning worlds.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update May 6th, 2014 Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Fred Rogers The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own "conference 2.0" virtual and physical events and those of our over 200 partners in the learning professions. To subscribe to this newsletter, please sign up at the Learning Revolution. Learn more here.

15 Sites & Apps for Creating Flashcards

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Flashcards are used by students and educators everyday and are one of the most popular ways to learn a subject/topic. The internet makes this learning tool even easier through the use of dedicated websites that allow for flashcard creation, collaboration, and more. 25 Social Networks/Media Sites for Education ] 15 Sites & Apps for Creating Flashcards Braineos - A fun site for students to create flashcards to play educational games on a wide variety of subjects.

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The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update August 26th, 2014 If a child can''t learn the way we teach, maybe we should teach the way they learn. Ignacio Estrada The Learning Revolution Project highlights our own "conference 2.0" virtual and physical events and those of our over 200 partners in the learning professions. To subscribe to this newsletter, please sign up at the Learning Revolution. Sign up to volunteer at Gaming in Ed!

5 Favorite Activities to End the School Year

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For many, this means, during the last few weeks of school, learning limps to a grinding halt but increasingly, teachers use this time productively to introduce curricular- and standards-aligned activities that “color outside the lines” — step away from the textbook to blend learning with dynamic activities that remind students why they want to be life-long learners. Many students need help to learn the right way to keyboard and how to type with speed and accuracy.

Top Learning Tools when School is Closed

Technology Tidbits

As with almost everything technology-based, remote teaching and learning has been on a steady increase in recent years. Answer Pad - Is a free visual and student based response system that educators use to blend learning and flip classrooms in real-time on browser based devices.

Cybersecurity is Still Paramount for Schools

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Beyond just the ability to pivot and be prepared for any type of learning, the pandemic has brought new concerns with “Zoom bombing” and increased outside access to school networks. However, the bigger liability issue is with teaching and learning. By Stacey Pusey.

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