The Google Infused Classroom (GTT041)

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These questions are at the core of the book, The Google-Infused Classroom, by Holly Clark and Tanya Avrith. In this episode of the Google Teacher Tribe podcast, we talk about infusing lessons with […]. How can we hear from every student in the classroom?

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Supersize learning with Google Sites (GTT035)

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Google Teacher Tribe edtech educational technology g suite edu google edu google sites google teacher tribe gttribe portfoliosIn the not-too-distant past, if we wanted to get information out to the masses, it was expensive. Website development was costly and slow.

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10 ways to make good Google Classroom assignments better

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If you’ve used Google Classroom for long (or even if you’re just beginning to use it), you’re likely to see that there’s not a lot to it. Google Classroom was created to help teachers teach and learners learn so that tech stays out of their way to do it. And Google […]. Ed Tech g suite Google Apps google apps for education google classroom googleedu

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Student collaboration in shared Google Slides

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Google Slides makes this possible. Ed Tech collaborative slide presentations shared google slides shared presentation activity student collaboration digital ideasPart of the reason social media has taken off so much are the connections.

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Google Slides Essay

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Google Slides Essay Template A little tongue in cheek I like to say “Don’t use Google Docs.” Oftentimes what we might use a Google Doc for we would really want a Google Form or to use something like […]. The post Google Slides Essay appeared first on Teacher Tech. Advanced Apps Script Google Slides templates google slides template

Introducing: The Google Teacher Tribe Podcast

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Ed Tech Google Teacher Tribe edtech educational technology g suite edu gafe google apps for education google teacher tribe podcastsI love listening to podcasts. They’re kind like personalized radio. I can pick shows that I like and listen to them whenever I want.

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Google Jamboard

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Google Jamboard is a fun interactive app. You just download it on Google Play or iTunes and use it with your touch Chromebook or iPad after listening to Tom Mullaney share how it works. Google Jamboard. Now first of all, I have never heard of Google Jamboard.

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NEW Google Sites: 10 things teachers must know

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I’m heavily invested in Google, being a Google Certified Innovator, using Google tools all the time and suggesting them to teachers. (No, No, that’s not the confession yet …) I’ve had great things to say about so many Google products over the years.

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Deep learning with Google tools: 20 ideas

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It’s so easy (maybe too easy) to do shallow, superficial work with Google tools. Google’s got [.]. Ed Tech creative teaching edtech educational technology gafe Google Apps google classroom google docs google slidesOne one day, we’ll do this activity. The next day, we’ll use a different tool to do a different one. What if we want to investigate a topic thoroughly instead of going “a mile wide and an inch deep”?

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The Google Drawings Manifesto for Teachers

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Google Drawings is the hidden gem in the core G Suite tools for education. Everyone is familiar with Google Docs, Google Slides and Google Sheets. Google Drawings doesn’t fit into a nice, neat box like that. Ed Tech edtech educational technology g suite google apps for education google drawings graphic organizers infographics visual notetakingThey correlate nicely with the Microsoft Office products we used for years and years.

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Using Google Slides to create Instagram Stories in class

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Ed Tech creative google apps ideas instagram google slides instagram in the classroom social media in classroomInstagram is social media behemoth, and it keeps growing. It has eclipsed 1 billion users, and it’s the second most popular social media platform with teenagers behind Snapchat, according to a report. Although one statistic says it has more daily teenage users than Snapchat. It’s just one of a variety of social media and other […].

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45+ Google Tips for Teachers and Students

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The post 45+ Google Tips for Teachers and Students appeared first on Shake Up Learning. 45+ Google Tips for Teachers and Students. This week I asked the group to share one of their favorite Google tips , and you know what, they didn’t disappoint! Google Certified Trainer.

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Creating eye-popping infographics with Google Drawings

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Ed Tech edtech educational technology g suite gafe google apps for education google drawings infographicsInfographics are everywhere. I first started noticing them on the front page of USA Today as a journalism major in college.

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Mobile Learning with Google (GTT032)

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Google Teacher Tribe cell phones edtech educational technology g suite Google Apps google teacher tribe googleedu gsuiteedu gttribe mobile learningStudents carry these high-tech devices to school in their pockets all the time. Cell phones.

Try Out Google Expeditions… WOW!

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” These were the sounds that could be heard in my classroom when we tried Google Expeditions this week! Tagged: edtech , education , GAFE , google expeditions , teaching , tech , technology , virtual reality , VR. “Wow! Amazing! Ohhhhhh! Wooaahhh!”

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Creating moveable digital activities with Google Drawings + Slides

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Ed Tech edtech educational technology ela elements of story g suite for education google drawings google slides gsuiteedu language artsA teacher sent me a link to a video recently.

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Caption This! A fun, deep-thinking Google Drawings activity

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Ed Tech caption this constructivism depth of knowledge edtech educational technology g suite Google Apps google classroom google drawings visual thinkingThis post is co-authored by Ditch That Textbook’s Matt Miller and Laura Steinbrink. Laura is a high school English teacher and tech coach from Plato, Missouri. Check out her blog, Rockin’ the Boat, at rockintheboat.wordpress.com.

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Rock these creative Google Slides templates in class (GTT034)

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It’s nice to have some ideas to help kickstart our creative thinking when it comes to using Google Slides in non-traditional ways. Ryan has created some amazing Google Slides templates that you can […].

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11 tips for creating stop motion in Google Slides

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Creating stop-motion animation with Google Slides is easy! He's a Google for Education Trainer and a self-proclaimed spreadsheet nerd. Ed Tech google slides animation stop motion animation google slides stop motion slidesThese tips will help your animations look phenomenal! This post is written by Jake Miller, a tech integration specialist from Ohio. Find him on Twitter (@JakeMillerTech) and at his blog, jakemiller.net. A note from Matt.I […].

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Mind-blowing Google tricks with Jake Miller (GTT033)

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When Ohio tech integration specialist Jake Miller shares his Google tricks on social media, they’re enough to catch your eye. In this episode of the Google Teacher Tribe podcast, you’ll get plenty of both.

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Google Chrome extensions galore! 50+ for the classroom

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Google Chrome extensions turn your Chrome web browser into a veritable Swiss Army knife of versatile options. DitchBook Twitter chat bitmoji chrome extensions ditchbook g suite google chrome googleedu grammarly gttribe onetab screencastify twitter chatRecord a video of your screen.

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Google Classroom Time-Savers (GTT042)

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Google Classroom has helped tons of teachers around the world manage their classrooms and their assignments digitally — and it’s made our lives much easier in many ways. There are ways, though, that we can make our Google Classroom lives even easier than that!

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CK-12 and Google Classroom - great resources that are better together

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Assign CK-12 Content Direct to Google Classroom Did you know you can assign content from CK-12 directly to Google Classroom ? Related: CK-12 information and resources Google for Education Resources. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Your Inside Google Scoop

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If you are a Google Certified Innovator or Trainer you probably have been bursting at the seams with some serious news! Google is rolling out some amazing updates this coming Fall, and it’s time to share that inside scoop. So what is next for educators who use Google?

10 Google Classroom time savers for teachers

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If you and your students are using Google Apps in the classroom, Google Classroom can save you tons of time and effort. Ed Tech edtech educational technology efficiency gafe Google Apps google classroom time managementIt helps you assign, collect, grade and return work seamlessly. But, like anything else, there are tricks that can help you do the same work in less time. They make you more efficient [.].

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New Google Sites + Google Classroom

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New Google Sites + Google Classroom New Google Sites is finally out! Since New Sites is essentially a new product it does not have all the features of Classic Google Sites, but be assured more features are coming. Advanced Classroom Google Sites classroom google sites

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Quick Google Forms time savers for teachers

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Google Forms is a great tool for surveying others and collecting data from them. Ed Tech edtech educational technology gafe google apps for education google forms gsuiteedu time management time saversBy using Forms in that way, it can save us tons of time. It can save us even more time when we survey ourselves. I can hear your response to that one … Wait, Matt … survey ourselves? Have you gone [.].

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Create a low-cost, printed school yearbook with Google Slides

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By using Google Slides and local printers, some schools are creating low-cost, gorgeous yearbooks instead. She's a Google Certified Innovator and Trainer. Ed Tech cheap school yearbooks google slides yearbooks inexpensive school yearbooks slides yearbookYearbooks that cost $100 or more are out of reach for many students. This post is written by Jennifer Scott, an English teacher and technology leader from California. Find her on Twitter at […].

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NEW! Google Classroom Comment Bank

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Google Classroom Improves Feedback Workflow Yesterday Google Classroom gave a pretty major update to the Google Classroom BETA. Google Classroom Comment Bank appeared first on Teacher Tech. Classroom Google Intermediate classroom G Suite google

A creative art lesson: Enter The Doodle 4 Google Contest!

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Doodle 4 Google is a great idea. It is a contest where your pupils must come up with an inspirational idea or vision and turn it into a ‘Google Doodle’ The theme for this year is the future. education art creativity Google Google doodle learning lesson ideas teaching

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Exploring ‘Explore’: How Google works for you and your students

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I can only imagine the hours of time spent tinkering on Google Apps. Google’s got your back. Ed Tech edtech educational technology explore tool g suite Google Apps google docs google sheets google slidesSlide design. Looking up citation information. Fumbling with creating charts from data. If we can eliminate some of the mindless procedural stuff, we can spend quality time on learning. Within the last year, they created the Explore tool. [.].

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How To Document A Science Investigation Using Google Keep.

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We used a brilliant app called Google Keep. Watch my video tutorial on how to use Google Keep: My class combined notes, pictures and doodles to write-up the experiment. Have you used Google Keep? Recently, my class did a science experiment, where we explored how rain falls.

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Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides

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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 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides.

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Crash! Bang! Boom! How to add Google Drawings comic strips to your class

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Ed Tech comic strips Google Apps google drawings google slides googleedu gsuiteedu metacognition student-centered classroom visual thinkingWe (Cori and Matt) are betting that comics are a memorable part of your childhood, whether they were the color comic strips in the Sunday newspaper or comic books. If not, then it was probably animated comics — cartoons! They’re visual. They’re colorful.

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Google Greatness: 9 Google tricks I had never seen

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When you make it tech PD that’s Google-focused, I’m going to look forward to it for weeks. If you’ve never been to a Google Apps for Education Summit and you have any interest in Google in [.]. I’m kind of a geek.

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7 big Google changes and how they help educators

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Tens of millions of students and teachers worldwide use Google tools in the classroom. When new features or changes happen with Google products that affect education, it’s a big deal. Students are creating and collaborating, researching and sharing.

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Customized email newsletters for every kid with Google Forms

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Ed Tech g suite edu google apps for education google docs google forms google sheets parent communication parent engagement personalizationClassroom newsletters are kind of hit and miss. If you’re sending photocopies of them home in students’ backpacks, I’ll bet your success rate is less than 50 percent. And that’s being generous.)

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A great lesson idea: Go on a Google Hunt!

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Recently, as part of our maths unit on shape, my class went on a Google hunt! My class were studying quadrilaterals and after teaching them the definition of each one, they had to find real life examples on Google.

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Google Classroom: Quickly Add Video Directions

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Use Webcam Record to Add Directions to Google Classroom The most influential element in a classroom: the teacher. When creating an assignment in Google Classroom […]. The post Google Classroom: Quickly Add Video Directions appeared first on Teacher Tech.

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Google announces Google Educator Groups - great resource for educators

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Yesterday Google announced the launch of Google Educators Groups. GEG takes place both online and offline, and provides a space for educators to build relationships, collaborate, and learn through Google+ communities and hangouts or in-person events and workshops.

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