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.

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.

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]

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 !

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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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.

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.

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

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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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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#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.

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+.

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.

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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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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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.

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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Can EdTech enable Social Emotional Learning (SEL)?

Neo LMS

Teaching soft skills, commonly referred to as Social Emotional Learning (SEL), is increasingly important in an educational environment, determined that students are graduated from both K12 as well as higher education primed and ready for a dynamic and changing future job market.

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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.

3DBear Review: The Augmented Reality Classroom Pro

The CoolCatTeacher

Explore 3D Bear Now So, for example, if a student goes into Sketchup (formerly Google Sketchup) and you’ve added Sketchup’s STL extension, they can create or import items and then export them. Or you can use Tinkercad or any other 3D modeling software.

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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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.

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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With $2 Million in Backing, Climb Hire Tackles the Social Ladder

Edsurge

To move beyond her current customer-service job, she’d teach herself how to use customer-management software popular with the type of higher-paid sales position she coveted. Taylor Hill devised a plan to better her life.

The Effectiveness of Online Learning Depends on Design

Catlin Tucker

For teachers without access to virtual reality equipment and software, there are virtual online tours like the ones offered by the Smithsonian National of Natural History Museum or the MoMA (Museum of Modern Art) interactive destination tour for kids. References.

Engaging Kindergartners with Technology: Augmented Reality, Ipads, QR Codes and More

The CoolCatTeacher

Screencastify is the screencasting tool I recommend for Google Chrome and Chromebooks. Built for Chromebooks, it saves all of your recordings directly to Google Drive. So when the kids are interacting with the software, the images are coming alive in 3D on the screen for the kids.

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