Managing references with Paperpile

ProfHacker

As we write, we need a convenient way to insert citations and manage reference lists. We’ve spilled a lot of digital ink over the years writing about reference managers , such as Zotero and Mendeley , that can help us accomplish those tasks. Ah, research.

Project Pals: The Perfect PBL Software for Project Based Learning

The CoolCatTeacher

PBL Software Review From the Cool Cat Teacher Blog by Vicki Davis Follow @coolcatteacher on Twitter. I just clicked on the Google button and signed in with my Google account. Project Pals is a powerful new tool that lets students organize projects.

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Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides

The CoolCatTeacher

Kasey Bell teaches us eight great ways to use Google Slides. From stop motion to video controls and cool add-ins for formative assessment and graphics, learn about this Swiss Army Knife of Google tools – Google Slides. Kasey Bell’s 8 Great Ways to Use Google Slides.

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Girls and STEM: The Google 20% Project That Encourages Girls to go Into STEM

The CoolCatTeacher

Today’s show is a team of people at Google who have done just that. Komal Singh is a Google Engineer and recruited other Google employees to participate in a powerful 20% time project that encourages girls to go into STEM. She currently works at Google as an Eng.

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Stop Asking How to Put a Worksheet in Google Classroom – SULS018

Shake Up Learning

The post Stop Asking How to Put a Worksheet in Google Classroom – SULS018 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Yes, I know you REALLY want to know how to put your worksheet into Google Classroom! . How to Put a Worksheet in Google Classroom. [07:18]

50 Of The Best Google Chrome Extensions For Teachers

TeachThought - Learn better.

50 Of The Best Google Chrome Extensions For Teachers. Google Chrome is, increasingly, where it’s at. But for the here and now, as far as browsers are concerned, Google Chrome is king, and part of what makes it great are Google Chrome Extensions. Look up a reference.

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Everything Schools Should Know About Windows 10 Education Edition

Ask a Tech Teacher

Add pages, subpages, add images and diagrams for easier understanding, edit your notes, scribble something on top of your notes, create reference guides, reminders, and books. Classroom management Guest post Teacher resources computer hardware software young

5 Reasons Why Google Vault is Not a True Archive

Gaggle Speaks

If you’re a G Suite for Education user who thinks that Google Vault will fulfill all of your eDiscovery and compliance needs, you might want to reconsider. Here are five reasons why Google Vault is not an archive. You can’t set a retention policy for files in Google Drive.

Check for Understanding: What Are You Learning About Your Students During the Lesson?

Catlin Tucker

Other technology tools can capture and store information for teachers to reference after the lesson. That way all of the pictures are in one place for quick reference. Quick Check with Google Forms or Schoology. Teachers can use Google Forms and run the quick check like a quiz.

Turning ‘Google Maps for Education’ From Metaphor to Reality

Edsurge

In his latest EdSurge column , Michael Horn laid out how Google Maps offers an aspirational metaphor for what the future of educational tools could look like. Today, Google Maps is an open ecosystem for accurate, real-time geospatial and navigation data. Something is usually lost in translation when content publishers and software developers try to put state standards into their own databases.

Sown to Grow: Nurturing a Growth Mindset Through Reflection

The CoolCatTeacher

As students reflect and track their own progress, they also receive feedback from teachers and insights from the software. How Do Teachers Use the Software? Integrates with Google Classroom.

How to Edit Images in Google Docs and Slides

Shake Up Learning

The post How to Edit Images in Google Docs and Slides appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Did you know you can edit images inside Google Docs and Slides? In just a few clicks, you and your students can add some pizazz to your images in Google Docs and Google Slides !

October is Dyslexia Awareness Month

Ask a Tech Teacher

“Dyslexia refers to a cluster of symptoms, that result in people having difficulties with specific language skills, particularly reading. Software. Software. Web-based tool or software. Software.

4 Reasons Google Docs Is a Good Idea for Educators

The 21st Century Principal

In an earlier post , I suggest Google Docs as an alternative to purchasing Microsoft Office as an office suite. Google Docs does provide users many useful features that extend far beyond what can be obtained from a locally installed office suite like Open Office or Microsoft Office.

My Top 8 Google Apps for Administrators

The 21st Century Principal

applications, but once I started examining my list of Google Apps, I knew I could devote one entire post to those apps alone. Google offers so many useful applications to school administrators, I would find it hard to live without those apps now. Here is my most useful Google Apps list.

How to Select a Complete Digital Education Solution Provider

ViewSonic Education

Is the hardware & software compatible? Keep your software up-to-date. Is the hardware & software compatible? Building on this, it is also really important to make sure your software and hardware are compatible and work in harmony to make teaching as easy as possible.

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Great Tips, Resources and Ideas for Going Paperless in the New Year

Educational Technology Guy

Google is one of the sponsors of the Paperless pledge and has some tips, resources and ideas for going paperless and I have collected a variety of resources and tips. all files distributed as PDF''s when possible - readable on any system - Train your employees on going paperless From Google: 7 best ways to go paperless. 1) Use cloud storage: One place to create, share and keep all your files Google Drive: Get started with 5GB free. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Secrets for Fun, Engaging Computer Science that Changes Kids Lives

The CoolCatTeacher

If you don’t have Google Docs, just use this PDF. Prior to teaching Alfred worked in the software industry for many years. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

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#ETTchat: The Chromebook Creation Studio – an Interview with Greg Kulowiec & James Daley

EdTechTeacher

Greg Kulowiec of EdTechTeacher is a Google Education Trainer who has spent years helping teachers across the country find ways to incorporate Chromebooks and Google Apps into their daily teaching practices.

Classroom Design Trends: Update Classroom Layout to Boost Engagement

ViewSonic Education

Collaborative software. This category refers to the vibrancy of the classroom. These spaces offer convenient seating plus tech like audio, display, and sharing software. Google Classroom integration makes it even easier to educate tomorrow’s citizens.

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10 Back-To-School Tips For Teachers Using Google Docs

TeachThought - Learn better.

10 Back-To-School Tips For Teachers Using Google Docs. by Brooks Hocog , The Google Docs Team. Take meeting notes in a Google Doc and share the notes with your fellow staff. Access Google Translate right from Docs and make translating a breeze.

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Mathematical Modeling on Trial and the Maths Fix

The CoolCatTeacher

If you don’t have Google Docs, just use this PDF. Wolfram pioneers new approaches to data science and computation-based development, with technology and consulting solutions that drive innovation in analytics, software development and modelling.

PDFs - lots of tools and resources for working with them

Educational Technology Guy

The format is a great way to share files since every operating system, including mobile devices, has free software available to read the files. Google Apps and Google Chrome can also display PDF files and you can download Docs, Sheets, and Slides files as PDF.

11 Bits of Wisdom I Learned From a Computer

Ask a Tech Teacher

“ Bandwidth “ refers to your computer’s capacity for handling the volume of activity thrown at it. Many refer to this as “Plan B” (or C or D). I spent about fifteen minutes trying to Google a layperson definition of this term and failed.

20+ Ideas to Supercharge Classroom Creativity

The CoolCatTeacher

If you don’t have Google Docs, just use this PDF. The company who sponsored it compensated me via cash payment, gift, or something else of value to include a reference to their product.

Technology I use on a Daily Basis - 2016 Version

Educational Technology Guy

I'm a huge user of Google Apps and Evernote. I can do anything on it - email, web browsing, Google Apps, Evernote, messaging, photos, musics, etc. I like it, but I like LG's software and screen size better. Google Apps - for both work and home.

My Favorite and Most Used Tech, Apps and Extensions

Educational Technology Guy

I have lesson plans, lesson notes, lesson resources, research, travel info, recipes, lesson schedule, meeting notes, attached files, clippings from web sites, to do lists, personal references, tech resources and instructions and so much more. The rest of the files I need to use that are not in Evernote or Google Drive are setup in my Dropbox so that they are synced on my home and school computers and my smartphone. Here''s more on Why I use Google Products as an Educator.

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Boosting Digital Literacies for a Purpose

Digital Promise

Finally, members learn to use software such as Faithlife Proclaim and SlingStudio to broadcast services and events. Re-design, or remix, literacy refers to the ability to construct new meanings, texts, or multimedia products with existing texts, images, and other artifacts.

Humorous Look at What I Learned from my Computer

Ask a Tech Teacher

“ Bandwidth “ refers to your computer’s capacity for handling the volume of activity thrown at it. Many refer to this as “Plan B” (or C or D). I spent about fifteen minutes trying to Google a layperson definition of this term and failed.

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PASCO Motion Sensor–A Must for Science Classes

Ask a Tech Teacher

Their products are wireless, Bluetooth- and/or USB-connectable, and their SPARKvue software runs on Mac and Windows platforms, Chromebooks, iPads, iPhones, and Android. software. free software is an intuitive way to graph motion, rate of change, and slope. In fact, it took me less than five minutes to unbox, setup, find the power button, and sync to the free app/software on my laptop and my iPhone. to investigate frames of reference.

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EdTech definitions every teacher should know: Part 1

Neo LMS

I had erred by not at any point in the blog referring to Augmented Reality, but only AR. Sometimes referred to as Hybrid Reality, the term refers in essence to the next iteration of Augmented Reality. Examples include automated stock trading software and automated cars.

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Three Things Teachers Need to Spot—and Stop—Plagiarism

Edsurge

Teachers’ options include checking for plagiarism manually or using time-saving software designed for this very purpose. Plagiarism-detection software can address the most pressing needs of classroom educators faced with assessing students’ written work. Doing this manually involves selecting pieces of text and using Google search to identify possible matches. Some educators prefer this approach, as it doesn’t require purchasing or using any software.

The Case for PDFs in Class

Ask a Tech Teacher

In particular, in the area of files and documents, there’s a rebirth in the popularity of Portable Document Formatted books and resources, commonly referred to as PDFs. You own the software. Because it’s software, no website is required to open a PDF.

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Employers Pay for Job Referrals. Now Job Seekers Can, Too.

Edsurge

Traditionally, job seekers have asked friends, family and former classmates and colleagues to refer them for open positions. Now, you can pay strangers on the internet to refer you for jobs. If you do want to work at Google, you do need an edge, because the odds are so small.”

Six Ways to Protect Student Data and Prevent Cyberattacks

Edsurge

K-12 schools can often be at high risk, because they tend to rely on a broad range of apps and software and are big users of web-based learning and testing. K-12 schools can often be at high risk, because they tend to rely on a broad range of apps and software and are big users of web-based learning and testing. The aim is to interact with the user and influence and manipulate their actions to gain access to systems and install harmful software.

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