iPad Magic: 6 Ideas Every iPad Teacher Needs to Know

The CoolCatTeacher

Want to show your cursor on the iPad screen? There’s a trick for these things and more on the iPad. Today, Tony Vincent shares six ideas every iPad teacher needs to know. iPad Magic: 6 Ideas Every iPad Teacher Needs to Know. He is one of my Go To people for iPads.

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How Librarians Continue Their Work Digitally Even as Coronavirus Closes Libraries


Libraries are temporarily closing their doors due to coronavirus—like so many other institutions in the wake of a growing pandemic. But what does it mean for librarians to serve patrons without a library ? And for a lot of libraries, that's not something you can do on a dime.

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Beyond Google Expeditions: Creating Customized VR Experiences with iPad & Book Creator


Moving Beyond Google Expeditions: For classroom teachers interested in integrating virtual reality into their classroom, one outstanding platform for pre-created content is Google Expeditions. To learn more about Google Expeditions, watch this short EdTechTeacher video introduction.

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A true gift from SHEG: DIY digital literacy assessments and tools for historical thinking


SHEG currently offers three impressive curricula that may be put to immediate use in secondary classrooms and libraries. The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download.

Fascinating library project has students award peace prize

eSchool News

[ Editor’s note: This piece is the first in our new monthly series focusing on Innovative School Libraries and Librarians. Be sure to keep checking back during the month of August for new library-focused articles!].

4 Great Alternatives to Google Classroom

Ask a Tech Teacher

The first ‘lite’ option that most educators think of is Google Classroom. You will find yourself most comfortable in the Google Classroom environment if the tools you use are aligned with Google Drive, your browser of choice is Chrome, and your digital device is a Chromebook.

100+ Great Google Classroom Resources for Educators

The CoolCatTeacher

Google Classroom allows teachers to easily manage student work and teaching with Google Docs, Google Forms, Google Spreadsheets and anything Google. Google Classroom Resources. Just use the GAFE tag on their blog and see all the latest Google Classroom news.

Making the Most of Google Keep – from Avra Robinson


Google Keep is a program that allows users to quickly and easily create, access and organize information such as notes and lists. I was thrilled to discover the sharing capabilities in Google Keep. There is an Android app for Google Keep. Google & Chromebooks.

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Create a digital classroom with Google Classroom and BookWidgets


Furthermore, students love to have access to iPads and fun apps. In this post, I’ll show you how you can create a digital classroom, using Google Classroom and BookWidgets. First… a quick explanation… Google Classroom is kind of a classroom manager on your computer.

Owl Eyes: The Must-Get Web-App for Classical Literature Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

Students can log in with their Google ID or set up an account. Browse or search the Owl Eyes library to see if your upcoming book is included. If you’re in a 1-to-1 classroom with iPads, Chromebooks, or any other device, this free tool is a MUST-USE.

Why I Use Edpuzzle: An Edpuzzle Review

The CoolCatTeacher

If you use my link to sign up for Edpuzzle , you’ll gain access to a curated library of 50,000 free videos to use with your school. And because it links with Google Classroom, just creating an embed code for a video can enroll someone in your class easily.

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?An Augmented Reality Library Comes to Life for Aspiring Teachers at UT San Antonio


The University of Texas at San Antonio has more than 2 million titles in its library system, and lately it’s been building a collection that most students—and future teachers—might not even know exists yet. A small but growing library of augmented reality books, consisting of 25 children’s titles, is part of a research partnership between UTSA Libraries and the College of Education and Human Development (COEHD).

Free Resources from EdTechTeacher Instructors & iPad Summit Speakers at MassCue 2015


Many of our Featured Speakers and Presenters for next month’s EdTechTeacher iPad Summit Boston also attended the event including: Reshan Richards , co-founder, of the popular Explain Everything screencasting app. To get a taste of what you might experience at the iPad Summit, we have posted some of their materials below. Jonathan Werner: Library to Librar-E. What to Expect at iPad Summit Boston. Learn more about our iPad Summits at ettipad.org.

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5 Free Tech Tools to Try in Your Social Studies Lessons

The CoolCatTeacher

Tool #1: Make Bookshelves in Google Books. Richard: So this is one that’s right under everyone’s nose when ever they go to Google, but whenever I share it, people are like, “Oh! It’s Google Books. Now, there’s two versions of Google Books. Tool #4: Google Expeditions.

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3DBear Review: The Augmented Reality Classroom Pro

The CoolCatTeacher

To get started, a student will just scan the room using his or her digital device (like an iPad, iPhone, or Droid) before starting. 3DBear includes other 3D libraries that let students add, arrange, and create digital items in your classroom. But you’re not limited by these libraries.

Diigo iChromy for iPad + Angry Birds = Happy!

The Daring Librarian

Of course the iPad only came with Safari so when I heard that Google Diigo came out with a FREE new browser app called iChromy which offers an identical browsing experience on your iPad with a smooth user interface, free apps, and some rather nice features - I was excited!

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Google Apps and Chromebooks Web App Recommendations - a whole lot!

Educational Technology Guy

Google Apps and Chromebooks App Recommendations and Substitutions Here is a list of Google Apps and Web Apps to use. Suggestions for extensions/apps to be preloaded on Chromebooks Edmodo Google Keep - notes and lists Evernote Web Adblock Plus Evernote Web Clipper WeVideo - Video Editor and Maker GeoGebra math app Read&Write - reading support EasyBib Desmos Graphing Calculator A to Z of Google Services https://docs.google.com/viewer?srcid=0B6dF7rWxc-5aMGMyanRsMW5DbzQ&pid=explorer&efh=false&a=v&chrome=false&embedded=true

iPads Did Not Revolutionize Campus Teaching (But a Few Colleges Give Every Student One)


When Apple released its first iPad seven years ago, the company thought one area it would revolutionize was education. So when Hiram College announced last month that it would provide every student and professor an iPad starting this fall, it made us wonder what the state of Apple’s sector-creating tablet on campuses is these days. (It One of the first to try it was Lynn University , in Boca Raton, Florida, which launched its own iPad initiative in 2013.

Google Teacher Tribe Podcast | Episode 3 The New Google Sites

Shake Up Learning

The post Google Teacher Tribe Podcast | Episode 3 The New Google Sites appeared first on Shake Up Learning. All About the New Google Sites in Episode 3 of The Google Teacher Tribe Podcast. I just subscribed to the Google Teacher Tribe Podcast, and YOU should too!

Read Across America Day

Ask a Tech Teacher

Open Library. Stories to read—International Library. Try these 25 apps for iPads: Action Words– learn action words with amazing pictures. Ansel & Clair: Paul Revere’s Ride –a History lesson that fully leverages the interactive capabilities of the iPad.

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My Administrator’s Complete iPad Apps List

The 21st Century Principal

I have posted before about individual iPad apps, but have yet to offer my complete iPad apps list. Perhaps this list would be most useful for the new iPad user who just wants to explore some apps. News and Events Apps ABC News: This is a recent addition to my iPad app list. It is one of my sources for news on the iPad. The iPad app gives me another source of news. This app gives me the ability to access my work documents from the iPad.

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52 Resources for Read Across America Day

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are seven online libraries with a wide variety of free/fee books: Bookopolis. International Library. Open Library. And finally, try these 25 apps for iPads: Action Words– learn action words with amazing pictures. 1st 2nd 3rd Grade Holidays Reading Websites apps ipad

Announcing the Google Teacher Tribe Podcast!

Shake Up Learning

The post Announcing the Google Teacher Tribe Podcast! The Google Teacher Tribe Podcast with Matt Miller and Kasey Bell. Today I am making an official announcement about my new podcast with Matt Miller from DitchThatTextbook.com , The Google Teacher Tribe Podcast!

App of the Week: PBL management for the iPad classroom

eSchool News

With this social-learning platform created by the makers of eduClipper [Adam Bellow], teachers can create project-based assignments complete with rubrics and attachments that can be pulled from DropBox, Google Drive, the device’s camera or camera roll, or the Internet.

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Book Creator for Chrome: Product Review, Tips and Tricks for Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

Book Creator has long been a favorite app on the iPad, and now it’s available for Google Chrome. Students who use Chromebooks, PCs, Macs, iPads, or any other device can now create books with this versatile, easy-to-use app.

HELP!!! How do I get my students work off of their iPAD?


I don''t think Apple had a clue how the iPads in the Classroom initiative would take off. Originally designed as a single user device, the iPad has become one of the most innovative tools educators can find. You will see a flash on your screen signaling the iPad''s screen was captured.

Winter Around the World and in Athens, GA: Original Songs and Personal Narratives

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

Our work is all coming together with classrooms from around the world on a collaborative Google slide presentation. She saved their class beat in beatlab and pulled it up on the library projector. Each group came to the library with their finished work.

Gadget of the Day: my Ipad 4 Ed App List

My Paperless Classroom

Since I act like I know what I am doing and I carry an Ipad, a number of parents, teachers and friends have asked me which apps I recommend. This list is really just an inventory of what is currently on my Ipad, for each app I will discuss why I have decided to keep it.

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4 Benefits of iPad Use for Administrators and Educators

The 21st Century Principal

I recently received a message from an administrator colleague who wanted to know how I use the iPad as an administrator. I am continuing to explore ways to use the iPad in my role as an administrator. So if administrators are thinking about purchasing iPads to replace laptops or desktop computers, I think they will miss the iPad’s true potential. In an earlier blog post , I indicated that the iPad has provided me as an administrator with three main benefits.

2018-19 Student Book Budget First Steps

Barrow Media Center: Expect the Miraculous

Our student book budget group is a group of 3rd-5th grade students who volunteer their time to decide on new books for the library. This project has been a part of our library for several years. I created a Google form application that was emailed to all 3rd-5th grade students.

Three Free iPad Apps Students Can User Over and Over

Learning in Hand

There are already a lot of apps in Apple''s App Store for iPad and iPhone (over 1.5 Shadow Puppet Edu , Adobe Voice , and TeleStory ’s final productions can export to iPad’s Camera Roll. You can use images from your Photo Library or use Adobe Voice’s built in symbol search.

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New on iTunesU: Google in the Classroom

The Electric Educator

Google has developed a suite of tools that can easily be integrated into K-12 classrooms to encourage collaboration and creativity. This course will provide educators with a basic understanding of various Google products and suggest ways to integrate those products into the classroom.

Learning Revolution Free PD - 100+ Library Sessions This Week - GlobalEdCon Deadline - Membership Milestones

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update October 7, 2014 A university is just a group of buildings gathered around a library. 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. Today kicks off Connected Librarian Day , our special Library 2.014 preconference event for K-12 teacher librarians (and their fans).

Google+ Hangout with QR Codes!

The Daring Librarian

We had an exciting day a few Friday''s ago when we used Google+ to hang out with the 2nd grade gifted inclusion kids at Ms. I taught a brief lesson on QR Codes in the Classroom (and Library!) and iPad 2''s! (we

Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - Reinventing the Classroom - Library 2.014 - The Real 1:1 - Reclaim Learning

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

The Learning Revolution Weekly Update April 1st A library outranks any other one thing a community can do to benefit its people. 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. Library 2.014 Call for Proposals Now Open. The call for proposals for the fourth annual Library 2.0

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