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

Catlin Tucker

Quick Check with Google Forms or Schoology. Teachers can use Google Forms and run the quick check like a quiz. If they use a combination of multiple-choice, true/false, and short answer questions, the Google Form will grade itself providing immediate data.

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

Catlin Tucker

Quick Check with Google Forms or Schoology. Teachers can use Google Forms and run the quick check like a quiz. If they use a combination of multiple-choice, true/false, and short answer questions, the Google Form will grade itself providing immediate data.

Learning Management Systems: Who are they for?

Reading By Example

Google Classroom , Schoology and Edmodo fall into this category. Facebook Helps Develop Software That Puts Students in Charge of Their Lesson Plans. Assessment data Learning qualitative data quantitative data Teaching Technology Amit K edmodo Epiphany Learning Google Classroom Ito LMS Project Foundry Schoology Singer

Learning Management Systems: Who are they for?

Reading By Example

Google Classroom , Schoology and Edmodo fall into this category. Facebook Helps Develop Software That Puts Students in Charge of Their Lesson Plans. Assessment data Learning qualitative data quantitative data Teaching Technology Amit K edmodo Epiphany Learning Google Classroom Ito LMS Project Foundry Schoology Singer

Battle of the Classrooms: Apple, Google, Microsoft Vie for K-12 Market

Edsurge

It’s terribly confusing, but perhaps no coincidence, that three of the world’s most prominent consumer technology companies—Apple, Google, Microsoft—each boast a “Classroom” tool aimed at K-12 educators and students. Google Google Classroom. Updates and Upgrades: The first of the “Classrooms,” Google Classroom launched in August 2014. Students and teachers using the platform have access to and work within Google Suite products including Docs, Sheets, Slides and more.

Extensions, Add-Ons and Apps, Oh My! How to Utilize Google in Your Classroom

MSEDTechie

Google Apps for Education has totally transformed the way we teach and communicate inside and outside of the classroom. Through tools like Google Drive , Google Hangouts , Google Earth and Blogger , we can create authentic learning experiences for our students more than ever by promoting collaboration and helping them access their work anywhere and anytime. Curious to learn more about how to better use Google in your classroom?

Adapting to the New Classroom

techlearning

Diagnostic products and software systems that target specific areas of learning for improvement can help students find success, freeing educators to help every learner reach their personal best within one classroom. Google Classroom ? Z-Space lab with AR/VR software ?

Add a Dash of Professional Development to Your Blended-Learning Program

EdTech Magazine

That technology includes HP and Lenovo laptops, tablets, G Suite for Education, NEC projectors , eBeam , Schoology learning management system, LanSchool classroom management software and Kajeet hotspots (for students to use at home).

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? Google Classroom for assignment submission, Twitter for homework notification.

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Evaluating Technology? Here's What To Look For.

The Web20Classroom

However, often, when the hardware is installed and the software has been trained on that is where conversations end and responsibilities shift. Are they always on some type of self-diagnosing software or are they doing something different, using different sites, apps and programs?

Twelve Years Later: How the K-12 Industry and Investment Landscape Has Shifted (Part 2)

Edsurge

Launched in 2000, it developed Study Island, a computer-based test-prep software tied to state standardized tests. The second includes the “platform” players—Schoology, itslearning, Canvas, and other LMS-like platforms. The stuff—software logins, workbooks, kits—continues to pile up.

The Game-Changing Potential of Learning Management Systems

Leadership Lounge

Top-selling LMS vendors include Blackboard, Canvas and Schoology. classrooms: Edmodo and Google Classroom — part of Google’s G Suite for Education.

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Which Apps Are Safe for Kids? Three Tools That Read the Fine Print for You

Edsurge

In the case of ClassDojo, a relatively harmless example, data goes back to the company and to Google Crashlytics. In the case of Quizlet, data is sent to Facebook and Google ad services, according to AppCensus. Exodus publicizes how many trackers—or software that collects data about users and their usage—and permissions are found in each app. Some apps do more harm than good. And “free” apps often come with hidden costs.

From Silos to Sharing: Why Are Open Educational Resources Still So Hard to Find?

Edsurge

Several software companies have their own repositories, such as Microsoft’s Docs.com, Schoology’s public resources, Canvas Commons, and more. There is some progress made on this front: One current project involves Microsoft, OpenEd, Google and others working with the US Department of Education to push metadata on educational resources used back into the Learning Registry.

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How Middle School Obsessions Can Shape Career Paths.

Edsurge

I never thought that what I was doing would be considered “techy” or that this passion project could be setting me up for a future career as a computer scientist, software engineer, learning designer, research associate or UX designer—all jobs that I learned about much later in life by reading Careers with Code magazine. Collaborating on Google Docs, they came up with a handful of gaming- and hobby-related topics, such as how to create video games with Bloxels, Scratch and Code.org.

Setting The Stage For A Great School Year

The Web20Classroom

There are a wide variety of products out there (like Edmodo or Schoology ) to do this so spend some time finding one that suits your needs. Using something like Google Docs or Forms makes collecting and sharing those goals easy.

Scaling Flipped Learning: Part 1

Turning Learning On Its Head

Teachers can use their smartphone, a document camera, or screen capture software. Should a school host their videos on YouTube, TeacherTube, Google Drive, or in their learning management system? A 2014 study indicates that 46% of U.S.

Want Kids to Be Kind on Social Media? Let Them Chat

Graphite Blog

Google Classroom, Edmodo, Schoology: They all have a chat feature. As for me, I use the social media aspects of Destiny, my library management software.

The Makings (and Misgivings) of a Statewide Effort to Personalize Learning in Massachusetts

Edsurge

Among the survey’s findings: Google Classroom is by far the most popular learning management platform, used in more than 80 percent of districts. Moodle, Schoology, Blackboard and Summit round out the top five.) Natick’s Nolin warns districts against rushing headfirst into buying devices and software without understanding what teachers and students need. Public and private sectors both shape how students are prepared for future jobs and career opportunities.

Hack Education Weekly News

Hack Education

Google has updated its pseudo-LMS, Classroom. Google blogs ; tech publications help market the news. More Google PR, this time from The Verge : “ Google is adding ARCore support to the Chromebook Tab 10 with Classroom updates.” ” More Google PR, this time from Edsurge : “What It’s Like to Be a Teacher Vlogger Star on YouTube.” Procare Software has raised an undisclosed amount of money from Warburg Pincus.

Spruce Up Your Centers with Technology

Learning in Hand

You can make your own task cards in PowerPoint, Keynote, Word, Pages, or Google Slides. For inspiration, try searching Google for task card templates. Monica Evon shares iPad choice menus: mrsevonsthirdgrade.blogspot.com ] Try another Google search for PowerPoint borders or frames.

The Business of Education Technology

Hack Education

The pressure to move towards digital assessments has fueled schools’ investments in hardware and software more than any other argument about the importance of ed-tech. “Apple, Microsoft, Amazon and Google Are Fighting a War for the Classroom,” Edutechnica wrote in June , with a look at how many colleges have adopted their competing “pseudo-LMSes.” The learning management system is a piece of “enterprise” software after all.

Google Classroom Tips

Learning in Hand

Google Classroom is a free web service that makes it easy for learners and teachers to connect. Google Classroom may not have as many features as Edmodo or Schoology , but it does work incredibly well with the Google Docs, Slides, Sheets, and Drawings suite of free online software. As I teach classes with Google Classroom , I’m discovering tricks and inventing workarounds to make it work better for my students and me. Learn more about Google Classroom.