Information Sharing at the 2019 Nonprofit Technology Conference

Digital Promise

Google Draw (free). In the past decade, organizations have turned to online learning to create informed trainings and reach more people. The post Information Sharing at the 2019 Nonprofit Technology Conference appeared first on Digital Promise.

Beyond Finding Information

The Principal of Change

This is a short and funny video to help discussion on the type of learning we are seeing in our world today: What I stress about the video is that it is less about finding information and more about what you do with it.


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Colleges provide misleading information about their costs

The Hechinger Report

The federal government is pushing for more information to be made available about college costs and success rates, saying that will help students avoid incurring unmanageable debt. But much of this information comes from the institutions themselves.

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Communicating in the Information Age

A Principal's Reflections

Now don''t get me wrong, this service is great, but like anything in life it is not full-proof or the preferred way to receive the information. To some this might seem a bit redundant, but in reality I am covering all of my bases to ensure that my stakeholders get the information.

Four Core Priorities for Trauma-Informed Distance Learning


Trauma-informed teaching cannot be simplified to cookie-cutter practices. With the second teacher, the signal became “an angry ear tug instead of a trauma-informed ear tug,” said Alex Shevrin Venet , who shared this story during a recent webinar on trauma-informed distance learning.

John Green launches Crash Course: Navigating Digital Information


In the introduction, John discusses the importance of how the quality of the information we meet online shapes our understanding of the universe and our place in that universe. He suggests three questions: Who is behind the information? Why are they sharing the information?

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How User Experience Research Informs Edtech Design

MIND Research Institute

Please leave us a review on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Spreaker or wherever you are listening to the show.

60 ideas for using Google MyMaps in any content area

Ditch That Textbook

Can you imagine tracking the path of an army and adding information about the locations of famous battles in history? DitchBook Twitter chat Ed Tech google Google Apps google for education google maps google my maps google mymaps maps maps in the classroom mymaps teachingMaps are a great way to hook your students. Creating customizable maps that allow you to track places that are relevant to your topic is even more engaging.

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How to create a PDF ebook with Google Slides

Ditch That Textbook

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. You can open them on almost any Internet-ready device.

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Data-Informed Instruction for Literacy

Whether classroom resources are digital or not, educators can collect data every day to inform their instruction. And while the ultimate goal is to improve individual student achievement, Haggen sees a place for data-informed instruction for every level of classroom lessons.

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Personalizing Learning with Branching Google Forms


The article focuses on an often overlooked feature in Google forms that can help teachers do just that. Personalizing Learning with Branching Google Forms. Google Forms is a teacher favorite for collecting information, formative assessment and simple quizzes.

Creating with Google Earth: 10 activities to try

Ditch That Textbook

Google Earth's new creation tools let students demonstrate their learning on a map. Share information. Google Earth calls itself "the world's most detailed globe." The post Creating with Google Earth: 10 activities to try appeared first on Ditch That Textbook. Ed Tech Global connections Google Earth Visual thinking google earth google earth creation toolsTell stories. Then share it with class!Google

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10 Google Classroom Tips for Remote Learning

Shake Up Learning

The post 10 Google Classroom Tips for Remote Learning appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Many teachers are jumping on board with Google Classroom right now, sink or swim! So in this post, I am going to give you 10 Google Classroom tips for remote learning.

Supersize learning with Google Sites (GTT035)

Ditch That Textbook

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

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The newly reimagined Empire State Information Fluency Continuum


The newly reimagined Empire State Information Fluency Continuum (ESIFC) was introduced at the NYLA-SSL Summer Institute this week. A collaborative approach by the librarian and the classroom teacher is by far the most effective way to teach information fluency/inquiry skills and strategies. .

Beyond Test Scores and Retention of Information

The Principal of Change

I could google a definition here and copy and paste it, but that is not the point of the post. There are two terms that I have seen thrown around which mean a lot more than how they are being used; learning and achievement.

The Experience Gap and Informal Learning

MIND Research Institute

In our latest episode, MIND’s Lead Mathematician Brandon Smith joins Brian once again, this time for a discussion on informal learning. Please leave us a review on iTunes, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Spreaker or wherever you are listening to the show.

Creating Digital Notebooks with Google Slides

Catlin Tucker

A simple alternative to creating a digital notebook using a website creator is to use Google Slides to create digital notebooks for each unit. Below are tips for setting up a digital notebook with Google Slides. Create a new Google Slide deck in your Google Drive.

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How Google Docs Improves Writing

Ask a Tech Teacher

Google Docs is a free word processing program that does 99% of everything a student will ever need to do when writing. What isn’t included as part of the Google Docs program tool can be augmented with mostly free third-party add-ons, extensions, and apps. Embed Google Docs.

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Teaching Digital Literacy: Resources to Help Students Validate Online Information

Class Tech Integrate

Also known as Information Literacy, Digital Literacy is an important component of what is known as Digital Citizenship. I often hear teachers say, "kids are so lucky now, they can just search for the information they need on the internet.

A crash course on trauma-informed teaching

The Cornerstone for Teachers

This week on the Truth for Teachers podcast, I’m giving you an overview of and a solid foundation for understanding trauma-informed teaching practices. Trauma-informed teaching is not a curriculum, set of prescribed strategies, or something you need to “add to your plate.”

Bartleby - free books, lit and reference information

Educational Technology Guy

The materials, both books and reference information, are categorized by reference, verse, fiction, and nonfiction. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Bartleby is a site that contains a huge amount of literature and reference books online, for free.

Try Out Google Expeditions… WOW!


” These were the sounds that could be heard in my classroom when we tried Google Expeditions this week! It was amazing – we found out facts, interesting features and information about it’s geography. “Wow! Amazing! Ohhhhhh! Wooaahhh!”

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10 engaging Google Drawings activities for classes

Ditch That Textbook

Using a document in Google Apps or Microsoft Word is perfect for many activities, but sometimes they can be so limiting. They force you to enter information in a fairly linear fashion, and linear just doesn’t cut it sometimes.

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Innovating Pedagogy Report released - some great information included

Educational Technology Guy

It has some interesting information and insight into some technology trends, including Flipped Classrooms, BYOD, storytelling and more. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. The Open University''s annual ''Innovating Pedagogy'' report has just been published.

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Can a New Approach to Information Literacy Reduce Digital Polarization?


Plenty of people are talking about the importance of information literacy these days, and many educational institutions see it as part of their mission. Those situations are hardly equivalent, he says, but can make it easy for information consumers to simply throw up their hands. He stresses that the goal is not to just establish that some experts are always right and others wrong, but to give students the tools to judge information on a case-by-case basis.

Simple Virtual Reality in the Classroom with Google Streetview and Google Cardboard with Donnie Piercey

The CoolCatTeacher

Today Donnie Piercey @mrpiercey , co-author of the Google Cardboard Book , shows how we can add simple augmented reality to our classrooms. For information on the guests and items mentioned in this show, scroll down to the bottom of this post. *. I always like to use Google Maps.

Collaborative Digital Information Projects

Baker's B.Y.O.D.

With our Google integration almost ready for roll out in the coming month, I could have students engage in such activities and have them post the projects to Edmodo for sharing and review.

6 resources to help students with information literacy

eSchool News

Information literacy skills top many lists of must-have abilities, especially in the age of fake news. Not all results in a Google search are legitimate–but how many of today’s students know this? Never have we had so much information at our fingertips.

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Google Introduces Teach From Home


Google has announced Teach From Home, a temporary hub of remote teaching tools and information

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Curation of Information: Harnessing the Beast of Ubiquitous Information

Tech Helpful

Some days I run across quotes that resonate with me, some days I write what is in my head, and some days I make a real effort to Google a theme or "educational quotes" and find something for the day. How do we guide them to best discern what is good information?

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

Ditch That Textbook

I can only imagine the hours of time spent tinkering on Google Apps. Looking up citation information. Google’s got your back. Ed Tech edtech educational technology explore tool g suite Google Apps google docs google sheets google slidesSlide design. 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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Google announces Google Educator Groups - great resource for educators

Educational Technology Guy

Yesterday Google announced the launch of Google Educators Groups. See below for more information and to sign up for a group or even create your own (I signed up for the NYC one as there isn''t one in Connecticut, YET). Related: Google for Education Resources.

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When Google Slides and Google Draw Collide


Google Slides and Google Draw are two powerful publication and graphic design tools, but when combined together the results are absolutely explosive for student creativity and expression. This rat is created entirely in Google Draw using Geometric shapes.

1st Day Student Survey with Google Forms

Catlin Tucker

It is designed to collect basic information and help me get to know my new students. I also hope that taking the time to ask them questions, instead of simply inundating them with information, will communicate my genuine interest in them as individuals.

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