Use Digital Notebooks to Facilitate Book Clubs and Literature Circles at the Secondary Level

Catlin Tucker

Unfortunately, most secondary curriculum relies on a one-size-fits-all approach to reading. While coaching a teacher in Palm Springs, I developed a digital notebook using Google Slides that teachers can use to facilitate a book club or literature circle unit.

Creating Digital Notebooks with Google Slides

Catlin Tucker

A simple alternative to creating a digital notebook using a website creator is to use Google Slides to create digital notebooks for each unit. Below are tips for setting up a digital notebook with Google Slides. Create a new Google Slide deck in your Google Drive.

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It’s NOT About Google (Part 2) – SULS045

Shake Up Learning

The post It’s NOT About Google (Part 2) – SULS045 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. It’s NOT about Google, y’all! Let’s take a deep-dive into meaningful technology integration supported by our favorite Google tools. Dynamic Learning with Google.

Learn Smarter, Not Harder: 5 Essential Google Classroom Apps

Ask a Tech Teacher

A few weeks ago, I got an email from Nancy with a great suggestion for an article topic: Google Classroom. In Google Classroom many educators like me found a great additional functionality and apps, which allowed managing the workflow efficiently, leaving more time for the teaching.

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You’re Doing it Wrong! How to Manage Multiple Google Accounts

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How to Manage Multiple Google Accounts appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Chances are that you are doing it wrong, and I’m going to show you a better way to manage and toggle between multiple Google accounts. How to Manage Multiple Google Accounts.

SAS Writing Reviser: Google Doc Tool for Writing & Feedback


SAS Writing Reviser is a terrific free Google Doc tool for helping students identify writing issues and improve their written work. Once installed, SAS Writing Reviser is available for use in any Google Doc. Simply open the Add-On in Google Docs and it appears to the side of a Doc.

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How to Create Powerful Student ePortfolios with Google Sites

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The post How to Create Powerful Student ePortfolios with Google Sites appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Let’s Talk About How to Create Powerful Student ePortfolios with Google Sites! Google Sites is the perfect tools for you and your students to create ePortfolios.

Google Education On Air FAQ

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Google Education On Air May 8 & 9 & Here’s Your FAQ. Google Education on Air, an online conference for teacher, administrator, and IT professional development. Your questions will be answered by the Google for Education team and the speakers.

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Use Google Slides to Create Video Reflection Journal


Using a Google Chrome extension like Screencastify , students can quickly and easily record their screens as they discuss their work. Screencastify provides two choices, YouTube and Google Drive. In Google Slides, students should navigate to the appropriate slide.

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Bibliographies and Citations made easy with EasyBib Add-on in Google Docs.

Inquire and Inspire

I''ve gone through years of post-secondary education and tons of classes and professors who grilled me top to bottom about my citations and not doing them correctly. I wonder if the days of teaching our students about proper MLA or APA citations for bibliographies are gone?

Google launches Applied Digital Skills


Google just launched Applied Digital Skills , designed to help your students succeed online and prepare for their careers. If yours is a Google using or Google Classroom school, this is going to be a perfect match.

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. Urkund only partners with secondary districts and post-secondary education institutions.

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15 Google Classroom Tips for Teachers

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The post 15 Google Classroom Tips for Teachers appeared first on Shake Up Learning. 15 Google Classroom Tips for Teachers! Google Classroom is one of the most popular digital tools for the K-12 classroom. Here are 15 Google Classroom Tips for Teachers by Teachers!

How to Create Your First Google Classroom


Fortunately, Google for EDU listened intently to teacher needs and designed Google Classroom to do just that. Google Classroom makes teaching more efficient and meaningful by giving educators a hub for student assignments, boosting student collaboration, and fostering communication.

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What is G Suite for Education? | What You Need to Know! (FREE Download)

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Whether you are brand new to Google or a seasoned user, there are probably a few things you don’t know about G Suite for Education. If you want to become a Google Certified Educator or Trainer, you need to learn the basics of G Suite for Education. (It

Math Modeling: Why are We Missing it in High School?

EdNews Daily

One study by the University of Toronto 1 suggests that students who have laboratory exposure typically dominate high school science fairs, such as Intel, Google, and Siemens. Advocate Education News Featured Math Science Secondary Education Social Good STEM

Google World Wonders Project - bring the wonders of the world to life

Educational Technology Guy

Google, one of my favorite resources for education with tons of great apps and resources , has another great resource for education. The Education page has teacher guides (free PDF download) for primary and secondary school, along with historic sites organized by class and topic.

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Create Multiple Chrome Profiles to Use Multiple Google Accounts – from Ben Sondgeroth


As more schools adopt Google Apps For Education (GAFE), increasingly teachers and students are dealing with multiple Google Accounts – one for work/school and one for personal use. Google has a way to make this possible that is built into Chrome.

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Digital Credibility: 13 Lessons For the Google Generation

TeachThought - Learn better.

Digital Credibility: 13 Lessons For the Google Generation. The Google Generation has a universe of information, right there on a little pinch-and-zoom screen. In fact, if users can Google answers to the questions they’re given, they’re likely terrible questions.”

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Student-Created Vision Boards with Google Slides

Shake Up Learning

The post Student-Created Vision Boards with Google Slides appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Goal Setting with Student-Created Vision Boards in Google Slides! Student-Created Vision Boards with Google Slides! Google Slides or Google Drawings stand out as obvious choices when it comes to G Suite. I created an example using Google Slides and the Unsplash photos add-on to show how easy this activity can be. – Track goals in Google Keep.

Teach Like the Tonight Show: Internet Pop Quiz with Google Slides (Teacher Edition)

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The post Teach Like the Tonight Show: Internet Pop Quiz with Google Slides (Teacher Edition) appeared first on Shake Up Learning. This is a game probably best for the secondary classroom and adults, although I’m sure it could be adapted for the younger grades as well.

3 Ways to Organize Your Google Drive or OneDrive for the Tech Coach in Multiple Buildings.


It is at this point where you will quickly realize that your Google and OneDrives start to get a bit unorganized. One of the most underused features of Google Drive is the ability to have a digital file be organized in more than one location.

The Great Learning Management System Debate: Featuring Canvas, Schoology and Google Classroom


For secondary students, the enhanced platform feels a lot like a social media application like Facebook, while offering a plethora of options to make it more than just a homework/classwork organizer. Google Classroom. Why consider Google Classroom?

Now a Google Certified Educator


I learned that it is possible to become a Certified Google Educator and thought, “I love to use Google tools for Education. My ego was quickly deflated when I learned that the Google Certification test was 3 hours long and notoriously challenging.

Photomath: Scan math problems for immediate step-by-step instructions

iLearn Technology

What it is: Photomath is an app available on the App Store and Google Play. With Photomath , students can scan a math problem and learn how to solve it with step by step instructions and an answer.

8 of the Best Research Tools for Inquiry

iLearn Technology

Kiddle – This is a kid-friendly, Google Safe powered search engine. Boolify – The best thing about this Google Safe powered search engine is the way it teaches learners how to correctly use a search engine and how to refine their searches.

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GeoGuessr- Build critical thinking skills with this map-based game

iLearn Technology

What it is: GeoGuessr is a fun map-based game where students get virtually “dropped” somewhere in the world, and must explore the landscape around them through Google Street View to determine where in the world they are.

10 Time-Saving Tips and Tools for Teachers

Shake Up Learning

Google Chrome is the browser of choice, and there are many keyboard shortcuts to help you and your students navigate the web. You can find a complete list of Google Chrome keyboard shortcuts here for Windows, Mac, and Chromebooks. Tip #4: Use Google Keep.

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Be Internet Awesome: Tools to teach online safety

iLearn Technology

How to integrate Be Internet Awesome into the classroom: With Be Internet Awesome , Google gives you a complete set of tools to empower you to encourage digital citizenship and safety online.

Turning ‘Google Maps for Education’ From Metaphor to Reality


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. This is similar to how up-to-the-minute traffic data helps Google Maps find the fastest routes.

International Travel: A Good Reason to Have Two Google Accounts


So I experimented, and here’s what I found out: setting up a second Google account solves the problem. That makes it possible to factory reset a device, then install only the bare minimum of applications on it and sign in with that second Google account.

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.

25+ Ways to Use Google Keep for Teachers and Students – SULS041

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The post 25+ Ways to Use Google Keep for Teachers and Students – SULS041 appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Google Keep is a fantastic and robust tool for teachers and students. In this blog post and podcast episode, I will share 25+ awesome ways to use Google Keep!

This is what Google Expeditions can do in a classroom

eSchool News

During a virtual reality session at TCEA 2017, three educators shared their experience using Google Expeditions with students. Most students at the secondary level will have their own devices, and those who don’t can share or borrow school-owned devices.

Starting with Soil: Organic Exploration App

iLearn Technology

Tips: Starting with Soil is available on the App Store and Google Play.