Moodle: The Unsung Hero of LMS Options

Ask a Tech Teacher

There are many LMSs to choose from, but none as flexible, scalable, feature-rich, and affordable as the open source ecosystem of Moodle. Moodle got its start years ago as a method to organize blended learning and online classes. Assign at least one person to manage the Moodle ecosystem.

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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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Using Google Classroom with an LMS

Teacher Tech

Tweet Google Classroom is a great companion for classes that are using an LMS. Examples of popular LMS’s: Schoology, Edmodo, Haiku, Canvas, Moodle or Blackboard. Google Classroom and your LMS are not mutually exclusive. Classroom Google classroom google LMS

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Your Google Apps Questions!

The Electric Educator

The title of my workshop was " Succeeding in the Cloud: Using Google Apps with Students." My teachers still prefer ms office suite over google docs. Once you know how they are using these tools you can show them how they can do the same things using Google Apps and then demonstrate the new, cool things they can begin doing as well. As of now Google docs have been a staff to staff interaction only. Here''s my blog post on " collaborative story writing in Google docs. "

Ultimate Resource Guide for the NEW Google Classroom!

The Electric Educator

Google Classroom is an essential tool for any teacher using Chromebooks or Google Drive as a teaching tool. I have scoured the web to compile this ultimate list of Google Classroom resources! What is Google Classroom? How does Google Classroom compare with Schoology?

Plagiarism Prevention: Best Practices with Urkund

The CoolCatTeacher

I tested Urkund inside Google Classroom, however it integrates with most modern Learning Management systems including Blackboard, Moodle, and more. Blended Learning and E-Learning College (aged 18+) Education Gsuite and Google Apps High School Grades 9-12 (Ages 13-18) How to Guides.

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Hyperdocs: How To’s and Tips for Teachers

The CoolCatTeacher

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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Ultimate Resource Guide for the NEW Google Classroom!

techlearning

Google Classroom is an essential tool for any teacher using Chromebooks or Google Drive as a teaching tool. I have scoured the web to compile this ultimate list of Google Classroom resources! What is Google Classroom? How does Google Classroom compare with Schoology?

A Google Classroom Wish List

There is no box

Google Classroom came a few years too late to rescue me from Moodle and Google Docs folder management nuclear winter but it’s out now and teachers are picking it up like wildfire. It would be amazing if our classrooms automatically generated a group with the same name so teachers could assign google play apps, extensions, and books to their classes. Is there any way that google could put the student name before the title of the assignment rather than on the end?

My Experiences Becoming a Google Educator and Certified Teacher

Fractus Learning

“ Most people don’t know the difference between a Google Educator and Google Certified Teacher ” Dan Taylor told me in his presentation in Hanoi last Fall. First though, let me compare and contrast the two: What Is a Google Educator? Google Education Summits.

How to Design the Classroom for Effective Education #notatiste19

The CoolCatTeacher

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.

7 Hot Edtech Topics #iste19 #notatiste19

The CoolCatTeacher

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.

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5 Easy Brain Breaks for Your Classroom

The CoolCatTeacher

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.

5 Ways To Bring SEL Into Edtech Classroom Use

The CoolCatTeacher

Sponsor : Urkund 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.

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Some ideas for Course Management Systems and Apps

Educational Technology Guy

Moodle is free, but you have to pay to host it somewhere, or host it yourself. Google Classroom - web based, integrated with Google Apps, easy to use. My district uses PowerSchool for attendance and gradebook, but I have used classroom blogs, a class website, and Google resources to share resources, post information, and communicate with my students. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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A Timeline of Google Classroom’s March to Replace Learning Management Systems

Edsurge

Over the last two years, Google has taken its popular applications and outfitted it for the classroom. While many schools and districts continue to use existing learning management systems, such as Blackboard, Canvas , Moodle and Schoology , Google’s Classroom platform is increasingly catching teachers’ eyes. Many schools already use Google’s suite of productivity tools — Docs, Sheets and Slides.

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Google Teacher Academy Agenda

The Electric Educator

Late in the day on Friday I received an e-mail from the folks at Google containing the agenda for the 2009 Google teacher academy in Boulder, CO. I''m looking forward to experiencing the Google culture first hand and learning from their creativity! You can find me on Twitter (@jrsowash), Google+, Linkedin (jrsowash), and YouTube (jrsowash). google teacher academy mahara

Wikispaces has closed. What are your alternatives?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Where Wikispaces was fairly intuitive, this one will be challenging for the average Luddite teacher (myself included), maybe on a par with a Moodle account. As with a Moodle setup, the TikiWiki marketplace offers a vast array of themes, widgets, and options to personalize a TikiWiki.

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Google Teacher Academy Reflection

The Electric Educator

I attended the 2009 Google Teacher Academy which was held in Boulder, Colorado this year. Corporate culture at Google is unlike any other company in the world. The familiar Google colors: red, blue, green, and yellow were everywhere. away (Google Policy) was a "micro" kitchen.

New Posted Resources 08/22/2011

The Web20Classroom

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New Posted Resources 06/01/2010

The Web20Classroom

Teaching in a socially networked classroom | Curriculum | eSchoolNews.com tags : social networking , favorite Wrap Up the School Year With a Strong Finish | Scholastic.com tags : endofschoolyear , favorite Introducing Google Docs to the Class | edte.ch

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10 Myths about Teaching with Tech

Ask a Tech Teacher

Long before that happens, a classroom version of Siri or Google Home will be partnering with teachers to more effectively and efficiently perform everyday tasks, freeing teachers up for the greater rigor of teaching students to think. Moodle is a great example of this.

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Here’s the Easiest Way to Check for Plagiarism

Ask a Tech Teacher

It can operate as a stand-alone web-based tool or be integrated into an LMS like Google Classroom or Moodle. The tool can be fully integrated into Google Classroom, Moodle, and Canvas.

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From Tech Newbie to Ninja to Sensei

Teacher Reboot Camp

Here’s my student Google Survey template to get you started. Find more Google tools here ! Try Edmodo , Google Classroom , Schoology , Moodle, Edublogs , Haiku Learning, Wikis , or Google Apps for Education. When the technology doesn’t work try the following: shut it down, unplug it, reboot it, Google the problem, or ask students for help. “Technology is just a tool.

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Teacher Play – 6 Apps to Explore This Summer

Fractus Learning

Google Classroom (web, iOs, Android). You’ll need a Google Apps for Education account to set up your Google Classroom. You can even do your own professional development by taking a Versal course as a student (see Google Tools for 21st Century Learners ).

How to Create a Summer Writing Notebook

The CoolCatTeacher

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.

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Flipping Instruction for Struggling Students

Teacher Reboot Camp

These are a few free options- Edmodo , Schoology , Educlipper , Google Classroom , Edublogs , Weebly , Moodle , Edubuncee , Blendspace , PBWorks , Wikispaces , and Haiku Learning. The notes are saved on their Google Drive accounts. . “The “Flipped Classroom” starts with one question: what is the best use of my face-to-face class time?” ” – Jonathan Bergmann. We can flip the traditional model of instruction to help support all our students!

How to Unleash the Potential of Every Child

The CoolCatTeacher

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.

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How Kids Really Learn

The CoolCatTeacher

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.

Collaborative & Creative Online Learning

Teacher Reboot Camp

Find the Google Doc handout with digital icebreakers, like Digital Bingo, here. Platforms like Moodle require server space. Here’s my student Google Survey template to get you started. Searching a hashtag on Google will often produce better resources than keywords. Recently added to the Survival Tips for Teachers ! “The number one benefit of educational technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do.

Cikumas–an LMS that’s easy to understand

Ask a Tech Teacher

Import your classes from Google Classroom, enter students by hand, or invite students via a class code. Upload lesson plans and assignments with drag-and-drop ease from your local drive or Google Drive. view Google Drive resources from within Cikumas.

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Why It’s Okay To Be A Non-Techy Teacher by @Edsby

TeacherCast

Should individual teachers have to assess the pros and cons for themselves of systems like Edsby , Google Classroom, Edmodo, Schoology or Moodle? Moodle?), Google Classroom for assignment submission, Twitter for homework notification.

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Paperless Please

Hansen's Link to Tech

Embrace the Cloud Embrace cloud computing with Google Drive and/or Google Classroom: most districts support Google Apps for Education, not only because its free and great to manage but it supports collaboration and creation for our 21st Century Learners.

Have you Selected an Anchor Technology?

The Electric Educator

Here are some popular technology anchors: Google Apps for Education (now called G Suite for Education) Office 365 from Microsoft iOS from Apple Moodle This is NOT an exhaustive list; just a few representative tools. Google Apps for Education is my anchor technology.

More Than Just A Tool – Technology As Transformative Opportunity

There is no box

The end of week quiz must have been born from necessity, a form of feedback that was made super simple by the Scantron (thankfully I skipped them in my classes but sadly still managed to mirror the experience with Moodle quizzes). With technology tools like Socrative, Kahoot and heck, even a basic Google Form, the feedback cycle can be cut to ZERO. Google Docs. It’s freakin amazing and still there are folks out there that see Google Docs as just an App to use like Word.

Now Introducing! EdTech Team Mexico

EdTechTeam

She is a Google Certified Trainer, a Google Certified Innovator, Apple Distinguished Educator, and Moodle Course Creator Certified. The Latin America Team supports the Google for Education Certified Innovator Program in December at Google Mexico!

Not Just About Students: The Importance of Personalizing Learning for Teachers

Edsurge

Learning to integrate Google products and software into the classroom with Google Fundamentals I , focused on Technology Integration. Understanding the use of Moodle and Google in a student-led, hybrid/blended class setting. My journey as an educator began thirty years ago and—I’ll admit—references to personalized learning were never mentioned or formally discussed back then.

Inquiry Sessions: Jakarta Bootcamp

EdTechTeam

at an EdTechTeam- organized event intended to prepare attendees to pass the Level 2 Exam as part of the Google Educator Certification program. Some clear takeaways for our teachers: Google Maps has a lot of appeal in multiple subjects as a way to put ideas in context (e.g.

Friday @ MACUL

The Electric Educator

Here are three things that I took away from his presentation: Create a custom search engine through a new Google application. Workshop #1: Google Applications This workshop was more basic than I was hoping, but I did learn that Google will provide a free suite of applications for educators which includes e-mail. Workshop #2: Using Moodle I am getting ready to dive into the world of Moodle next year by teaching a course on C.S.

Part 2… Beyond the Technology Shine… Content Standard Nouns Meet 25 Free OER Education Resources

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

All content is stored in Google docs. Moodle Share – MoodleShare is a community of Moodlers sharing their Moodles, Moodle Sites, and Moodle Lessons. Moodle Exchange – Shares Moodle courses and other content useful for Moodle teachers.

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