How to Make a Yearbook with Google Slides

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Jennifer Scott saves her school tens of thousands as they make their yearbook with Google Slides. She’ll also announce a giveaway of her new course that teaches you how to do it. Let’s dig into making yearbooks with Google Slides! Listen to the show!

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Google Classroom Bootcamp Duo Demo: Student and Teacher Views

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” She played the role of the teacher and I played the role of the student as we shared what various actions look like on both sides of the dynamic relationship between students and teachers in Google Classroom.

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How to create a PDF ebook with Google Slides

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They’re read-only, so publishing a PDF is a good way to distribute information to be consumed by reading. It may not be the first thing you think of when you use Google Slides but it really is […]. G Suite Google Slides Templates ebooks with google slides google slides google slides ebook gsuite how to create ebooks with google slidesPDF files are about as universal as it gets.

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Hyperdocs: How To’s and Tips for Teachers

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Urkund: Today’s Sponsor Urkund is great as a plagiarism prevention tool and connects with most common Learning Management Systems like Google Classroom, Moodle, and Canvas or as a stand-alone web tool or by email. If a teacher is using Google Classroom, they need to use hyperdocs.

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How to Help Kids Who Hate Math Learn It

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Dan Meyer on episode 513 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Today Dan Meyer @ddmeyer gives us tips and advice for helping kids who hate math learn to love it. Listen Now Listen to the show on Apple Podcasts or Stitcher Stream by clicking here.

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How to Add Google Drive to Microsoft Word

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You can use Google AND Microsoft Together You can add Google Drive to Microsoft Office now. It can save you time, particularly if you’re saving files in Office formats inside Google Drive. Here’s a screencast to get started. It is in Google Drive.

How to Build Great Teachers

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Dan Brown talks about practical things we can do to help build great teachers. From best practices to policy, Dan shares what works (and some of what doesn’t.) It also incorporates rubrics so teachers can provide meaningful, qualitative feedback to encourage the writing journey.

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How to Teach Bravery

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Michelle Cottrell-Williams on episode 603 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Bravery, vulnerability, acceptance of others, acceptance of yourself — these can be difficult things to teach. Go to www.advancementcourses.com/coolcat.

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How to Program (and Use) Google App Scripts with Alice Keeler

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From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter If you’re using the Google Suite for Education, Google App Scripts can save you time. Go to coolcatteacher.com/getcontrol to learn more and sign up for this free webinar on classroom management.

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How to Teach Students Effective Learning in an Online Classroom

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From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter How I teach students to be effective learners in an online classroom. This episode is an audio version of my presentation to students about how to be effective learners in an online classroom.

How to create classroom templates in Google Docs and Slides

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When I find a good template online, it makes me want to jump for joy. Ed Tech Google Slides Lesson planning Templates create google templates google templates for teachers graphic organizer templates how to make student templates how to make templates infographic templates interactive google slides templates interactive notebook templatesTemplates save us time. They give us ideas and get us started.

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3 easy strategies to organize your Google Classroom

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Your Google Classroom is a hot mess. If it’s not a hot mess, kudos to you. Thankfully, Google Classroom has a feature that helps you keep your classwork page neat and tidy and orderly — topics! Ed Tech G Suite Google Classroom google classroom google classroom organization google classroom topics how to use google classroomLet’s be honest. If it is, you’re like many, many other teachers. (If

How to use Google Meet for elearning, online learning

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When students are learning from home, Google Meet can be the connection you need with them. Here are ideas for using it.When students and teachers can't physically meet face to face, that doesn't mean they can't do it through video. The post How to use Google Meet for elearning, online learning appeared first on Ditch That Textbook.

How to Reach Bilingual Students

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Dania Santana on episode 599 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Dania Santana, author of the bilingual children’s book, Sebastian’s Game Day Surprise , and multicultural parenting expert, shares how we can reach bilingual students.

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How to Pick the Perfect Color and Use it Anywhere

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Practical Graphic Design Tips Anyone Can Use Graphic designers need to understand color. But there are some basics we all need to know. We should remember: a little bit of color theory, how to pick colors, and how to use them. Free Resources How to Guides.

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How To Use Locked Mode In Google Chromebook

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How To Use Locked Mode In Google Chromebook by TeachThought Staff We’ve talked about ways to use Google Classroom. Using a Google Chromebook. That has to […]. Technology Google Education Tools For The Classroom How-To

How to Teach Thinking Routines in the Classroom

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Today Karen Voglesang @NBCTchr teaches children to use thinking routines in her classroom. Learn some thinking routines and how to apply these valuable techniques in your classroom. They’re doing awesome things to drive inquiry based learning. Resources to Learn More.

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How to Teach Coding in the Elementary Grades with Sam Patterson

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Teachers don’t have to be experts or “geeks” to use coding to improve literacy, use higher order thinking skills, and excite students in their classrooms. Elementary and primary students can learn to code. Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher.

Choice stories in Google Slides: How to + ideas for class

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You come to the foot of a mountain and notice a cave. If you want to enter the cave, turn to page 56. If you want to continue up the mountain, turn to page 84. Creativity Ed Tech Google Slides Templates Visual thinking choose your adventure google slides chromebook history activities chromebook literature activities chromebook social studies activities creative chromebook activities creative google slides activities google slides literature

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How to Make Programming Easier

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Michael Backus on episode 567 From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter Programming doesn’t have to be so hard. Computer Science teacher, Michael Backus, gives us advice to help make programming easier. Subscribe to the Show Get Credit!

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How To Google Search By Date

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How To Google Search By Date by Terry Heick The internet has a big problem. But high on the list of issues is search, from how poorly it actually […]. The post How To Google Search By Date appeared first on TeachThought.

How to Design Learning Spaces in Libraries

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Carolyn Foote takes us to the center of this trend to take us inside how she redesigned her learning space and the thought process behind it. As you plan your school’s strategy, you’ll want to have conversations about this show.

16 Free Resources for Schools Who are Closing Due to Coronavirus

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From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter As we struggle with the coronavirus COVID-19 health crisis, many of us educators are figuring out how to prepare to teach online. Whether you want to or not, go ahead and set up now.

How To Add Materials To An Assignment In Google Classroom

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How To Add Materials To An Assignment In Google Classroom by TeachThought Staff Adding materials to assignments in Google Classroom is simple–basically navigating to the Assignments page, clicking the paperclip icon, then choosing the source of the file from the dropdown menu.

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How to Use Diigo’s New Outlining Tool: Social Bookmarking Made Easy

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But how? Before students write, have them turn in their outlines to you. I teach how to get a private link for the outline. If you still want it in Microsoft Word or Google Docs, I even show you how to export your outline! But how?

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How to create classroom templates in Google Docs and Slides

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When I find a good template online, it makes me want to jump for joy. The post How to create classroom templates in Google Docs and Slides appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Ed Tech Google Slides Lesson planning Templates create google templates google templates for teachers graphic organizer templates how to make student templates how to make templates infographic templates interactive google slides templates interactive notebook templates

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How to Help Children Recover from the Trauma of a Storm

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I reached out to him last week and ask if he’d take the time to help all of you out there helping children cope with the aftermath of Harvey. Kip and I met last week to determine what we could do to help. Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher.

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How to Use Google Apps

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Here’s a collection of Ask a Tech Teacher articles addressing individual Google Apps: Google Docs. Google Drawings. Google Forms. Google Hangouts. Google Keep. Google Voice. This isn’t meant to be comprehensive. If your favorite Google App isn’t listed and you’d like me to review it, fill out the form below: Loading… More articles on Google Apps: How do I teach Google Drive to K/1?

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Researching a Topic with Google Keep

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However, with some recent integration of Google Keep with Google Docs, for this project I have students using Google keep and tagging. If you watch Edpuzzle, you can see how I’ve inserted pauses, etc. in it for students to do the work.

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How to Eteach in a Covid-19 Pandemic

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If your teaching has been moved online in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, learn which webtools make online learning exciting for kids and easy for you in this class–starts March 23rd! Click to sign up. To enroll, click the link above and sign up. Click to view slideshow.

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Choice stories in Google Slides: How to + ideas for class

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You come to the foot of a mountain and notice a cave. If you want to enter the cave, turn to page 56. If you want to continue up the mountain, turn to page 84. The post Choice stories in Google Slides: How to + ideas for class appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. I was in LOVE with Choose Your Own Adventure stories like this as a kid. In these books, the reader […].

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How to Talk to Kids About Poverty

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Jaime Casap on Episode 494 Jaime Casap, Google’s Education Evangelist, grew up in poverty. Today, he shares his story and encouragement to help teachers reach children from a variety of backgrounds. You’ll want to listen to this encouraging show!

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Podcasting How To’s and Tips with Jeff Bradbury and Vicki Davis

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Jeff Bradbury, IT Coach and Podcaster at the Teachercast Network and I talk about education podcasting and how it all works. They are practical courses that have teachers developing tangible resources to use in their classrooms immediately. Listen to the show on iTunes or Stitcher.

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How To Add Feedback To Student Writing On Google Docs

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How To Add Feedback To Student Writing On Google Docs by TeachThought Staff Feedback is crucial for learning but there is an art and a science to its use. In 20 Ways To Provide Effective Feedback For Learning, we offered different strategies for learning feedback including the ideas of a ‘feedback sandwich.’ The post How To Add Feedback To Student Writing On Google Docs appeared first on TeachThought.

Google Classroom: How to differentiate like a ninja

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Teacher confession: I have bored kids to tears in my class because they were not challenged. Fast forward eleven years to […]. Guest Blog Teaching differentiate with google classroom differentiation educational technology google classroom small groups with google classroomIn fact, who needs Ambien when you have drill and kill homework assignments on material you have already mastered?!

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