Project Pals: The Perfect PBL Software for Project Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

PBL Software Review From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. I just clicked on the Google button and signed in with my Google account. Editor’s Note: Kanban is a method of task management for groups.

Using Edtech for Small Group Reading Instruction

edWeb.net

” Student access to content to demonstrate knowledge should be the baseline when considering educational technology that supports and enhances small group reading instruction. Decoding software can be beneficial with students who struggle with sounding out words.

Hoping to Spur 'Learning Engineering,' Carnegie Mellon Will Open-Source Its Digital-Learning Software

Edsurge

In an unusual move intended to shake up how college teaching is done around the world, Carnegie Mellon University today announced that it will give away dozens of the digital-learning software tools it has built over more than a decade—and make their underlying code available for anyone to see and modify. Officials estimate that developing the software has cost more than $100 million in foundation grants and university dollars.

How educators and teachers can get the most out of online forms software - guest post

Educational Technology Guy

How educators and teachers can get the most out of online forms software Online forms might not be the first thing that comes to mind as a helpful classroom tool. Consider open-ended questions like “how well do you think the group performed?”. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

A Beginner’s Guide to #EdTech Open Source Software

Fractus Learning

Did you ever explore a learning possibility only to realize that the software to make it happen costs a lot of money? Do you want to explore 3-D animation but don’t want to spend a lot of money on software you might not ultimately use? You might want to explore Open Source software!

Dell debuts new collaborative software for Chromebooks

eSchool News

Dell Classroom, a new software solution available for Dell Chromebooks, helping foster student and teacher engagement. Dell also introduced Dell Classroom, a new Chrome-based software solution designed to promote more individualized engagement between students and teachers in the classroom.

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]

Google Announces Android Apps for Chromebooks - Very Nice!!

Educational Technology Guy

Yesterday, Google Announced the first 4 Android Apps that are available for Chromebooks. Offline Google Apps (Gmail and Docs) and now Offline Evernote. And, Google said more and more are coming. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Google Classroom + Apple Classroom = The Complete iPad Classroom – From Ben Sondgeroth

EdTechTeacher

First, Google Classroom allows teachers to organize their class content while integrating Google Drive to support workflow and student organization. Google Classroom. For more information on Google Classroom, visit EdTechTeacher’s Google Classroom page.

Getting Started With Google Apps for Education Training

Gaggle Speaks

Training on Google Apps for Education is extremely important from day one and should continue throughout the adoption year and beyond. It’s a good idea to start by finding a small group of teachers ready to learn and share what they’ve learned.

10 Back-To-School Tips For Teachers Using Google Docs

TeachThought - Learn better.

10 Back-To-School Tips For Teachers Using Google Docs. by Brooks Hocog , The Google Docs Team. Take meeting notes in a Google Doc and share the notes with your fellow staff. Access Google Translate right from Docs and make translating a breeze.

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50 Of The Best Google Chrome Extensions For Teachers

TeachThought - Learn better.

50 Of The Best Google Chrome Extensions For Teachers. Google Chrome is, increasingly, where it’s at. But for the here and now, as far as browsers are concerned, Google Chrome is king, and part of what makes it great are Google Chrome Extensions. Google Similar Pages.

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Check for Understanding: What Are You Learning About Your Students During the Lesson?

Catlin Tucker

Checking for understanding and collecting formative assessment data during a lesson can be tricky if the teacher is engaged with a small group or working one-on-one with students. Quick Check with Google Forms or Schoology. Connect the Dots & Share Work in a Google Slide Deck.

What life before edtech can teach us about personalized learning

The Christensen Institute

The course was designed in line with two textbooks and a supplemental online software program that Fauteux’s colleague, Todd McPeak, had developed. Software vendors shouldn’t ignore the groundwork for edtech. In many circles, edtech and the future of learning have become synonymous.

Eno Click IWB Support Group Series (Post #2)

EdTechnocation.com

This is post #2 of a series of posts that I will be publishing involving a new support group that I''ve started at my school. I call it the " Eno Click IWB Support Group." It involves a group of teachers at my school that have recently received an interactive whiteboard (or IWB for short) as well as a "media cart" (which I will get into a little later). I scoured the web for both software and web-based applications that can be used on an IWB and with students.

Moodle: The Unsung Hero of LMS Options

Ask a Tech Teacher

With a reminder that Moodle is Open Source, which means the basic framework can be augmented with just about any addition conceivable (as you’ll see in the section, “ 23 Ways to use Moodle” ), here’s how to start: Download the Moodle software to your school server.

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Check for Understanding: What Are You Learning About Your Students During the Lesson?

Catlin Tucker

Checking for understanding and collecting formative assessment data during a lesson can be tricky if the teacher is engaged with a small group or working one-on-one with students. Quick Check with Google Forms or Schoology. Connect the Dots & Share Work in a Google Slide Deck.

Google, Expanding on HBCU Pilot, Launches ‘Tech Exchange’ to Boost Diversity in Industry

Edsurge

“Computer science for all” — a favorite catchphrase in edtech — can only be achieved when computer science education is as accessible to traditionally marginalized groups, such as black and Latinx students, as it is for everyone else. That’s the impetus behind Tech Exchange, Google’s latest effort to increase diversity in tech and make its own company look more like its users. We’re focused on building a more diverse Google, one that definitely reflects our users.

When Google Expeditions AR Pioneer Program Visits Your School

Tech Helpful

This letter went out to our families this week: Yesterday CCS had the incredible opportunity to participate in the Google Expeditions Pioneer Program. Google created a safe, non-threatening, fully supported culture for our teachers to be trained to use this technology.

Google’s 12 Education Updates Include Classwork and a (Slight) Classroom Makeover

Edsurge

When Google’s education users return to schools this fall, their classrooms may look different in more ways than one. Google Classroom , the company’s online tool that lets teachers, students and parents manage assignments and discussions, will be getting a small facelift as part of 12 updates that Google is announcing at this week’s ISTE conference, an annual K-12 educational technology expo.

EXO U to launch visual creation, collaboration tool at ISTE

eSchool News

The device-agnostic, Google Classroom-integrated, collaborative tool allows teachers and students to build lessons, activities, and interactive games. a software development company, will launch Ormiboard, a front-of-class visual creation and collaboration tool.

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When the Technology Changes on You

ProfHacker

It was a welcome additional feature, but a lot of misunderstandings happened as people on different devices did not update their apps at the same time, and group DMs went unnoticed by some people for days as they did not show up at all. and all of our shared work was on Google Drive.

Everything Schools Should Know About Windows 10 Education Edition

Ask a Tech Teacher

Group programs together enabling you to switch between applications quickly. A simple Google search should also help but before you do any kind of upgrade, make sure you’ve backed all of your data in case you cannot repair your installation.

Sown to Grow: Nurturing a Growth Mindset Through Reflection

The CoolCatTeacher

As students reflect and track their own progress, they also receive feedback from teachers and insights from the software. How Do Teachers Use the Software? Integrates with Google Classroom.

Woopid - free technology tutorial videos

Educational Technology Guy

There are thousands of video tutorials for PCs, Macs, apps and software, hardware, internet, and Ubuntu. They also have bundles, which are collections of videos that are grouped together by topic. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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Battle of the Classrooms: Apple, Google, Microsoft Vie for K-12 Market

Edsurge

It’s terribly confusing, but perhaps no coincidence, that three of the world’s most prominent consumer technology companies—Apple, Google, Microsoft—each boast a “Classroom” tool aimed at K-12 educators and students. Google Google Classroom. Updates and Upgrades: The first of the “Classrooms,” Google Classroom launched in August 2014. Students and teachers using the platform have access to and work within Google Suite products including Docs, Sheets, Slides and more.

Virtual Techniques for Co-writing

ProfHacker

Here are a few I’ve been using, and their advantages and disadvantages: Google Docs. It seems like every committee and project ends up with its own document or folder in my Google account these days, even though it’s not the primary platform of my university.

Google Offers Free Cloud Access to Colleges, Plays Catch Up to Amazon, Microsoft

Edsurge

Google in June announced an. Amazon and Microsoft’s cloud services both offer education programs, and now Google Cloud wants a part in shaping future computer scientists — and probably whatever they come up with using the tool. “We We want computer science students and faculty to experience Google Cloud Platform and learn what’s possible when you apply cloud computing to tough problems, just like we do at Google,” says Bram Bout, director of Google for Education.

Google Maps for Degrees? How One College Plans to Chart Out Student Pathways

Edsurge

Currently underway at the Oregon college are efforts to build interactive degree maps—which are expected to officially launch in December—that will act somewhat like a Google Maps to help students visualize and chart out their four-year plan. The college is a member of the Gates Foundation’s Frontier Set , a group of 29 colleges, state systems and organizations working to improve student success and remove racial, ethnic and socioeconomic barriers in college access.

How to Select a Complete Digital Education Solution Provider

ViewSonic Education

Is the hardware & software compatible? Keep your software up-to-date. Is the hardware & software compatible? Building on this, it is also really important to make sure your software and hardware are compatible and work in harmony to make teaching as easy as possible.

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10 Things We Learned Producing a Podcast at a University

ProfHacker

We also pay $7 per month to feed our podcasts through Libsyn, which makes them available through Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher and more. At Duke University we have a monthly Audio Working Group. Productivity Profession Software podcasting podcasting 101 podcasts

9 Ways to Use Google Wave

The Electric Educator

It has been great watching the stream of potential uses for Google Wave roll in. Here are what I believe to be the best potential uses of Google Wave. I could see the Google Wave being used for class discussions and assignments on these snow days. Google Wave

What is Digital Pedagogy?

Tech Helpful

first thought was to google what others see as best practice digital pedagogy but I decided that wasn't being true to myself so I am stumbling through this thought via this blog post and really hope for feedback to flesh this out further.

Using Vernier Data Tools on a Chromebook

Educational Technology Guy

For the USB connection for the sensors, you need the USB connector and the Graphical Analysis Software. For the Wireless connection , you need the Labquest device and the software. Wireless Students in a lab group set up an experiment with Vernier sensors and LabQuest 2.

Simplifying Timeline Creation with TimeLineCurator

ProfHacker

The tool does, however, require creating a Google Spreadsheet and entering the timeline information manually. Reviews Software timelineTimelines are a useful visualization tool, and we’ve written about them a lot over the last several years.

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