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

NeverEndingSearch

You may remember Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) for its groundbreaking and utterly depressing report, Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Online Civic Reasoning. The free assessments include Google Docs assessments to copy and digital rubrics to download.

EdTechTeam Impact Report-Custom Professional Development

EdTechTeam

In addition to these Google and Apple-themed events, the Custom Professional Development team worked with schools to provide 207 additional learning experiences for educators, ranging in size from small workshops to district-wide training days, drawing from a broad catalog including a variety of topics from specific tools to pedagogical approaches such as project-based learning. The post EdTechTeam Impact Report-Custom Professional Development appeared first on EdTechTeam.

Just released: Horizon Report K12 (and how we’re leading these changes!)

NeverEndingSearch

As school leaders, you’ll want to dig into the NMC/CoSN Horizon Report: 2017 K-12 Edition. The annual K12 Horizon Report regularly identifies and profiles six key trends, six significant challenges, and six developments in educational technology likely to impact teaching and learning.

Library 2.0

Learning with 'e's

What does the future hold for our university libraries? The library has long been seen by many as a very traditional, conservative institution, and is often portrayed as a place where rows upon rows of antiquated book shelves slowly gather dust. 2009) Library 2.0:

Transforming Library Services for and with Teens Through Continuing Education: What We Learned

Educator Innovator

It’s been a year since YALSA and the Chief Officers of State Library Agencies (COSLA) started work on the Transforming Library Services for and with Teens Through Continuing Education (CE) Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) project. YALSA library out-of-school

Libraries without walls

Learning with 'e's

I recently wrote about how libraries are adapting to the digital age. The traditional library is viewed by many as a place for stacks of books to gather dust, and where stern librarians in tweed jackets tell you to keep quiet. In Library 2.0

I dare you NOT to share! (So many AASL School Library Month goodies!)

NeverEndingSearch

It’s just the beginning of School Library Month. AASL has been doing some seriously creative thinking about how we might use the month of April to celebrate the 2016 theme: the essential role that strong school library programs play in transforming learning. Think annual report.

STUDENT VOICE: How a public library saved me from the depressing isolation of cyber school

The Hechinger Report

Nsai Temko pictured in the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh in Squirrel Hill. He told me about an awesome teen space at the Carnegie Library in Pittsburgh’s Oakland section. Using the transportation funds from my sister, I convinced my mother to allow me to go to the library. “If

Classroom Organizer - free app to organize your classroom library and book room

Educational Technology Guy

Classroom Organizer is a free web based and mobile app that allows you to organize and manage your classroom library and school book room. The app allows you to Inventory print and eBooks, Import titles directly from your Booksource order, Add your existing books, Import your student roster, Enable students to check out and return books, Run assessment reports on student activity, Organize bookrooms and share eBooks with the Classroom Organizer School portal.

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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.

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Four #GR8Finds #ThisWeek -- GAFE Guide, School Libraries, Social Media Usage Update, and Canva Design School

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Google releases new guide for educators, based on feedback it received from schools across the world. One of the coolest things about Google is that it listens to its users. School libraries shelve tradition to create new learning spaces , from The Guardian.

Learning Revolution Free PD - GlobalEdCon News - Awaken Young Inventors - Library Horizon Report "Deep Dive"

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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. NMC Virtual Symposium on the Future of Libraries.

Use Google Scholar to Support Research – From Jennifer Carey

EdTechTeacher

If you have asked your students to engage in research, then undoubtedly they have returned with a fresh list of results from a Google search. Google Scholar is a great way to introduce them to this work while simultaneously working in a mode that is more familiar to them.

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The Highlight Tool – Google Doc Add-On for Writing and Feedback

EdTechTeacher

The Highlight Tool is a simple but powerful Google Docs Add-On that teachers can use to provide feedback on student written work. To get started, the Highlight Tool is available via the “Add-On” menu in in a Google Doc.

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Which Stories Do the Nations' Education Technology Reporters Want You To Follow?

Edsurge

From Apple, Google and Microsoft battling to take over the classroom, to random acts in both K-12 and higher education compromising the private information of millions of vulnerable students, 2017 has been no short of edtech news. But when it comes to the biggest stories of the year thus far, what are the writers themselves—education reporters—reading and thinking about?

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Google: On knowing where to start

NeverEndingSearch

We all search Google. But I am not sure if we’re always sure of the most effective place to begin our Google searches. Among the Google options are Books, Images, News, Newspapers and Scholar. Google Books is often my first place to begin a search.

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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

Learning Revolution Free PD - Conference Volunteering - Libraries! - Google Excitement - Common Core Film

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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 - October 8th + 9th. Is your library mobile friendly?

On capturing evidence in a few new containers

NeverEndingSearch

If we’re truly reflective practitioners, we think a lot about what happens in our libraries. But there are richer measures and more clearer lenses through which we can share and through which we can learn answers to such questions as” What does learning look like in the library?

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

EdTechTeacher

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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Let’s get it started in here!

NeverEndingSearch

Andy Plemmons shared a bounty of ideas for setting the right message in his Expect the Miraculous post, The Power of First Lines: Another New Library Orientation. School is back in session in Georgia, and I’m once again reorganizing what happens in the first visit to the library.

9 Web Tools for Creating Digital Magazines

Teacher Reboot Camp

With web tools, students can layout their writings, pick from hundreds of cool fonts, and add their own images or choose from a library of stock images. Students can add stock images from their library. To publish on the Google Play Store or iBooks isn’t free. .

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Learning Revolution Free PD - Two Great Library Events - GlobalEdCon Deadline - UNC's Amazing World View

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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. NMC Virtual Symposium on the Future of Libraries.

Events + News - This Month in School Libraries - Future Ready Schools Online Summit - Student Coding

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This is a LIVE show presented in news show format featuring a Wrap up of “This Month in School Libraries” and deeper discussion of topical school library issues with special guest experts.

Communications and Collaborations: A Back to School Guide for Teachers

techlearning

If your school uses Google classroom, the communication mechanism is pretty simple. Google Classroom did some up updating this summer, so familiarize yourself with these updates, if you use it. If you need to enter Gmail accounts for your Google Classroom, this works too.

?Learning Equality Scores $5M From Google To Bring Edtech Offline

Edsurge

With a financial boost from Google.org, which has donated more than $110 million in the last five years to education initiatives, Learning Equality aims to increase its content library by adding to what the platform has already accomplished with KA Lite. Kolibri also offers teachers the ability to better understand student progress with access to performance data via “coach reports.”

Events Newsletter - Maker Ed - Games for Change - Elementary Homeschooling - Library 2.0 - SeaTrust

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

What are my state’s requirements for homeschooling and how do I meet and report them? Library 2.015 Worldwide Virtual Conference: Tools, Skills & Competencies , October 20th The fifth annual global conversation about the future of libraries is scheduled for Tuesday, October 20th, 2015.

Events + News - Future Ready June 24 - Global Ed Day at ISTE - Library 2.015 Proposals - NMC This Week

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Sunday, June 14th at 7pm TechEducator Podcast: Google Maps with Josh and Friends , Bring the power of custom maps to your students using Google MyMaps. Future Ready Schools: 2015 School Leadership Summit will be held online using Google Hangouts on Air.

Events + News - K12 Online Call for Proposals - Library 2.0 Spring Summit Recordings - Starting to Homeschool Webinar Today

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Library 2.015 Spring Summit Recap On April 30th we held the first ever Library 2.015 Spring Summit - The Emerging Future: Technology and Learning , a half-day conversation about technology issues and trends in the future of library and information services.

Events + News - Chrome Extensions for Education - Library 2.015 Call for Proposals - Daily Education Quotes and Commentary

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

Two Week Calendar Saturday, May 9th at 12pm CR20 LIVE Weekly Show: Chris Giles on Google Chrome Extensions , Classroom 2.0 The Maker Issue - School Library Journal How can we fix U.S.

Toontastic 3D: New and free from Google Education

NeverEndingSearch

Check out Toontastic 3D , a wonderful, free, open-ended digital storytelling app just launched by Google Education for tablet, phone and Chromebook. Now, with the help of Google, the platform is impressively redesigned for Android , iPad and iPhone.

Learning Revolution - Week's Free Events - RSCON5 - The Wonderment - ISTE Reports - Genius Hour for Teachers

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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. Sunday, July 6th at 9pm I Have a Question EdTechWeekly , Weekly attempt to crowdsource answers to education questions from our community of communities, Tag your questions #eduquestion or post them on our Facebook page or Google+ community. Is your library mobile friendly?

Learning Revolution Free PD - GlobalEdCon Details! - What Is Success? - Library 2.014 Submission Deadline Approaches

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

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. We''re having a great response to our call for volunteers for the Library 2.014 Conference , but there''s still plenty of time for you to get involved with this exciting event! They also use wikis or google docs to collect information that will help their learning.

Events + News - Library 2.0 Spring Summit - Free-Range Kids - Testing "Chaos" and Opting Out - Student Debt - Will College Survive?

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

This is a LIVE show presented in news show format featuring a Wrap up of “This Month in School Libraries” and deeper discussion of topical school library issues with special guest experts. The Call for Proposals will open May 1st , immediately following the Library 2.015 Spring Summit.

20 Formative Assessment Tools for Your Classroom

Shake Up Learning

Google Classroom Question Tool. Inside Google Classroom, you have the option to create a questions and share that with students. FREE and integrates with Google Classroom!). Google Forms. Google forms is a survey and quiz tool that is very easy to use.