How Can K-12 Schools Improve Learning Outcomes with Technology?

Kitaboo on EdTech

This builds the case for educators to harness technology and improve learning outcomes for K-12 school students. They need to redesign their courses to suit the learning needs of the new tech-savvy generation and improve learning outcomes. Here’s how K-12 schools can improve learning outcomes with technology: 1. This is why more and more K-12 schools are taking to gamification to make education more interesting and entertaining and achieve learning outcomes.

Google Search Results to Include Student Outcomes Data from College Scorecard


Next time users search for a college or university in Google, they’ll get more than a map and logo for the institution in the right-hand side of their browser. Alongside the address and brief Wikipedia synopsis they’ll find information related to student outcomes, such as the graduation rate and the average salary of the university’s graduates. Department of Education, Google has incorporated data from the College Scorecard directly into its search results.

itslearning and Google for Education Strike New Education Partnership, Deliver Major New Integrations to Improve Learning Outcomes


15, 2018 , Boston, MA and Bergen, Norway– itslearning today announced its collaboration with Google for Education, delivering the first phase of a comprehensive technology roadmap.

Google Tips for Instructional Coaches and Tech Coaches

Shake Up Learning

The post Google Tips for Instructional Coaches and Tech Coaches appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Google tools help support teachers and students in many different ways. Google Tips for Instructional Coaches and Tech Coaches. We can still use Google Keep for this.

25 Ways to Use Audio in Google Slides Projects

Shake Up Learning

The post 25 Ways to Use Audio in Google Slides Projects appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Are you ready to use audio in Google Slides? One of the most common questions that I get is how to insert audio in Google Slides, a feature that many have missed after leaving PowerPoint.

How Parents and Teachers Can Work Together For Powerful Learning Outcomes


This includes talking through choices and potential outcomes and then allowing the teen to make his own informed decisions.

Google Suite Alternative:


I love Google Docs. I’m composing this blog post in a google doc. But, given the economics of google and questions of privacy, as well as Slack’s new Terms of Service , more and more institutions are turning to alternatives. And I love Slack (I wrote about it here first! ).

How to Use Facebook Live for Learning: 5 Outcomes, 4 Things to Remember, 4 Mistakes to Avoid, 1 Great Video

The Innovative Educator

A Google Hangout on Air requires " 7 Not So Simple Steps." It's no secret that livestreaming video that can be viewed later, is an incredibly powerful learning tool.

What life before edtech can teach us about personalized learning

The Christensen Institute

Before building, trying, or buying new technology tools, we should start by asking, “In an analog world, how would we personalize learning to drive student outcomes?”. In many circles, edtech and the future of learning have become synonymous.

Rethinking Teaching with Available Canvas Tools

Tech Helpful

I hear business owners, marketing directors, and whole industries trying to figure out what is next in the circles I am in regarding the increased saturation of voice speakers such as Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant. Outcomes. What are Outcomes ?

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What the demise of Google Helpouts means for education

The Christensen Institute

A few months ago, Google Helpouts —a barely two-year-old effort to connect users to on-demand experts via video chat—folded. The end of Google Helpouts, however, is not altogether surprising. From the sound of it, Google faced something of a classic innovator’s dilemma.

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8 Ways to Support Digital Citizenship Skills with Google

Shake Up Learning

The post 8 Ways to Support Digital Citizenship Skills with Google appeared first on Shake Up Learning. It’s NOT About Google, It’s About the LEARNING! Google to rescue! 8 Ways to Support #DigCit Skills with Google! Citing Sources in Google Docs.

Edulastic Joins Google for Education Partner Program

EdNews Daily

Edulastic, the next-generation online assessment platform for K-12 teachers and administrators, announced that they have become a Google for Education Partner. The Google for Education Partner Program recognizes Partner technologies that complement and extend Google for Education products.

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5 Google Search Tools and Strategies to Cut Through the Clutter


Google’s search T ools, allow the user to manipulate a search within Google’s main search engine. In this post, we will focus on search commands that tell Google you don’t want to search through the entire internet but are interested in something more specific and more refined. .

What does it mean to be a teacher in higher education for the next decade

Linways Technologies

But with Google and wiki at their side, your students are better equipped with instant information at their fingertips. But that won’t matter because with so much metrics and data about student information, curriculum, assessment outcomes etc.

The new Google Sites – Features and Limitations

Tomorrow's Learners

Recently Google released the new version of Google Sites. I have used the older Google sites extensively over the last couple of years, so I was intrigued to see what the new platform had to offer. The old Google Sites took me a while to figure out how to use it effectively.

COETAIL and Google for Education Join Forces!

The Thinking Stick

It would be like the best of both worlds – COETAIL’s pedagogy and Google App for Education Suite make a formidable force to have in your teaching toolbox! We have worked with the Google for Education Team to bring an exciting new collaboration to COETAILers.

4 NEW Google Certifications! Plus a NEW Google Training Center!

Shake Up Learning

4 NEW Google Certifications! Plus a NEW Google Training Center! New and Updated Google Educator Certifications! I spend a lot of time helping other educators prepare for Google Certifications, and I am happy to share some new information today.

Ex Google Play Marketing Chief Hired to Help Students Enter "Workplace of the Future"

Educational Technology Guy

Course Hero, now led by a new CMO - former Google Play Marketing chief, Patrick Mork - wants to also bet on students, by democratizing access to study materials: its 12.5M 3 COLLABORATION: Collaboration is the absolute norm in the modern workplace, with tools like Slack, Google Docs, Box, and Asana. users. ########################## Course Hero Graduates: Unveils a Brand refresh and Makes Key Hires to Accelerate White Hot Growth Hires Google, Yahoo!

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Google Classroom and Microsoft Teams for Education: Find the Blended Learning Tool that Works Best

EdTech Magazine

Google Classroom and Microsoft Teams for Education: Find the Blended Learning Tool that Works Best. However, none are more widely adopted than Google Classroom and Microsoft Teams. . Both Microsoft Teams and Google Classroom offer a core package of tools that cover classroom essentials.

“Resources are not the problem. Our ability to work with, around and without the resource to achieve the student learning outcome is what matters.” – Abdikadir Ismail, Kenya

Daily Edventures

Abdikadir Ismail leads an under-resourced school so remote that it “can’t even be found on Google Maps.” Abdikadir Ismail. Principal. Mwangaza Muslim Mixed Day Secondary School. Maralal, Kenya. Abdiism.

Meet the Edtech Grantees of Google’s $25 Million AI Impact Challenge


Seven years ago, Google’s artificial intelligence technology was barely able to identify cat videos with passable precision. Lim will lean on Google’s experts to refine that system.

Choose Your Own Story with Google Forms


We’ve all heard about Choose Your Own Adventure activities - either the wildly popular books from the 80s and 90s or using Google Forms with logic branching or Google Slides with hyperlinks among slides. In the Slides version I made, there were 8 possible outcomes.

Google Trends: A Captivating Way to Explore Data with your Students

Fractus Learning

Did you know that Google receives and processes over 4 million search queries per minute? It is also a giant shed load of data that Google collects and makes openly available to us with Google Trends. Name : Google Trends. Bitesize Google google trends

I Learned Nothing, I Just Googled The Parts of the Cell

Teacher Tech

I Learned Nothing, I Just Googled The Parts of the Cell Can we get real? The kid spends a lot of time (and money on supplies) with the outcome that […]. The post I Learned Nothing, I Just Googled The Parts of the Cell appeared first on Teacher Tech. There are a lot of well-intentioned assignments and projects that frankly have very little LEARNING that goes with them. Create a poster of the solar system.

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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Top 10 Google Classroom Updates for Back to School!


Cross-posted from Google for Education Blog We’ve seen educators do incredible things with G Suite for Education tools : creatively teach classroom material, collaborate with students, and design innovative assignments to achieve meaningful outcomes.

Google Certified Innovators Academy Reflection- Sydney


Cross-posted from Brian's Blog It is has been just a few weeks since the Google Certified Innovators Sydney 2017 cohort graduated. For me this is the opportunity the Google Certified Innovators program offered.

Sown to Grow: Nurturing a Growth Mindset Through Reflection

The CoolCatTeacher

As a result, students get better at learning, build a growth mindset, and achieve stronger academic outcomes. Integrates with Google Classroom. Positively impacts student mindset and academic outcomes. Evidence of Positive Impact on Academic Outcomes.

?Chromageddon Come Down: Educators are Wary After Thousands of Google Devices Fail


Dumont, who is the elementary edtech team lead in his Utah district, believes that all 20,000 of the devices in CSD were affected by the issue, which was resolved by Google later that day. On a support page setup to assist educators in re-connecting their decies, Google attributes the error to an “invalid network policy” that was pushed out to devices. Google Apps for Education is our baseline for 1:1.

All the Upgrades and Updates From Apple, Google and More at ISTE 2018


Software Updates Google is reorganizing its Classroom platform to make it easier to sort materials by topic. Illuminate Education , which provides data dashboards and products for analyzing student information, now integrates with Google Classroom. The report seeks to identify edtech “capabilities” that, when built up in students, may lead to better learning outcomes. Look what the wind blew into the Windy City.

Change Needed Today to Prepare for Tomorrow

A Principal's Reflections

Connections will then be made to how we can begin to transform spaces in our schools to improve student-learning outcomes. Change Future Ready Schools Google Cardboard ICLE LEGO Makerspace Model Schools ConferenceThere is always a great deal of talk about what schools need to do now.

Google Maps for Degrees? How One College Plans to Chart Out Student Pathways


Currently underway at the Oregon college are efforts to build interactive degree maps—which are expected to officially launch in December—that will act somewhat like a Google Maps to help students visualize and chart out their four-year plan. Big Changes PSU’s new mapping tool is part of a larger campus-wide presidential initiative, called reTHINK PSU , that touches nearly every corner of the campus, from outcomes to curriculum to advising.

Design Empowers Learning

A Principal's Reflections

I have always been enamored with what Google and Pixar have done to improve working conditions for their employees. As expectations related to producing better outcomes change, businesses have capitalized on a design trend that has led to improved results.

10 ways Google is making Classroom and Forms easier for teachers this school year

eSchool News

Today, Google is excited to announce 10 updates to Google Classroom and Google Forms designed to make teachers’ lives easier this school year. Today, we’re announcing 10 updates to Google Classroom and Google Forms to help teachers save time and stay organized.

PBLWorks (formally Buck Institute) Introduces Project Idea Cards for Teachers

Educational Technology Guy

Each project card lists a driving question, a project description, the standards the project addresses, the anticipated outcomes, and reflection questions to help teachers bring the project to life in their own contexts. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

360 View of You: A Global Collaboration Project


The outcomes were both hilarious and scary (see image below and full Buzzfeed article here. – A 2017 Google Innovator Project. By utilizing Google Street View (a free smartphone app), participants will create 360-degree photospheres of their classrooms, cafeterias, playgrounds, and unique learning spaces to be placed on a shared project map. This 15-minute exercise can be completed using the FREE Google Street View app on any cell phone.

Events Newsletter - ISTE Unplugged News - Come to AERO - Online Google Summit - Reinventing Education AVL

The Learning Revolution Has Begun

More on that below, as well as information on our newly announced second Online Summit featuring Google for Education , AERO''s must-attend May conference on Long Island, and the speakers for the Asheville, NC, Reinventing Education event at the end of this month.

HyperDocs and the teacher librarian


According to the HyperDocs site , HyperDocs, a transformative, interactive Google Doc replacing the worksheet method of delivering instruction, is the ultimate change agent in the blended learning classroom. Desired outcome (explore, apply, assess)? #2:

Who Should Facilitate Professional Learning?

A Principal's Reflections

In a perfect world this would be great as well as ideal, but just like it is unrealistic for current players to coach, the same can be said for practicing educators, especially when the research has shown that on-going, job-embedded professional learning is what leads to improved learning outcomes.