Google Extends Digital Literacy Training to Teachers

EdTech Magazine

Classroom Digital Citizenship Game-based Learning Gamification Internet Management Software TrainingBy Meghan Bogardus Cortez The tech giant’s Be Internet Awesome campaign now includes a free course for teachers.

Pros and Cons of Using eLearning Software in Your Classroom

Educational Technology Guy

Although some academic institutions and educational professionals still doubt the high value of eLearning software, technology-based education is no longer a myth. Lockdown aside, why are more teachers turning to online educational software? Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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Powerful training LMS at no charge

eSchool News

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Edified is offering it’s powerful training LMS at no charge to any educational institution through the end of the school year. We have added training courses to help teachers record their lessons to be delivered remotely. These include Zoom, Google Hangouts, Snag-it, SMART and more. Relevant courses covering the educational hardware and software of leading manufacturers.

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Free computer training resources and courses

Educational Technology Guy

As technology changes and schools upgrade software, add new apps, change hardware or operating systems, and more, faculty, staff and students need training and support. link] Related: Collection of free training resources for Windows, Office, Google Apps, and more.

Autodesk offers free software to all students and schools

Educational Technology Guy

Autodesk , make of AutoCAD and other CAD and design software titles, is now offering AutoCAD and Fusion 360 free for education use. The education page, [link] , has the download links, as well as resources, training tips, help and support, and more. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Getting Started With Google Apps for Education Training

Gaggle Speaks

Training on Google Apps for Education is extremely important from day one and should continue throughout the adoption year and beyond. Some users will likely already be familiar with some Google Apps. Is Your School Using Google Apps for Education?

A Bootcamp Down Under: Trilogy Education Extends University Tech Training Globally

Edsurge

As technology companies from Google to Salesforce plant roots in Australia, government and business leaders down under are trying to figure out ways to train students and workers to keep up with a changing workforce. Trilogy Education Services announced today that it is expanding its services to help Monash University in Melbourne, Australia launch a bootcamp-style tech training program. Education Technology Workforce Training Future of Work Higher Education

First EduJedi Training Orientation Video is Now Available to Every Educator

EdNews Daily

This might seem subtle, but it is driving great wealth into the biggest companies who deliver on it like Uber, Microsoft, Apple, Amazon, Google and Disney. In 2013, she was getting twenty or more requests from new curriculum software companies a month as a member of the media.

Hoping to Spur 'Learning Engineering,' Carnegie Mellon Will Open-Source Its Digital-Learning Software

Edsurge

In an unusual move intended to shake up how college teaching is done around the world, Carnegie Mellon University today announced that it will give away dozens of the digital-learning software tools it has built over more than a decade—and make their underlying code available for anyone to see and modify. Officials estimate that developing the software has cost more than $100 million in foundation grants and university dollars.

Texthelp Announces Teach for Google - free PD to help educators use Google Edu

Educational Technology Guy

Texthelp, a language and literacy support software company, has just announced Teach for Google , a new, online, professional development resource for educators. It is designed to help educators use Google Apps for Education to increase student achievement.

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3 lessons from data on how students are actually using educational apps and software at school

The Hechinger Report

classrooms but a study finds that students aren’t using much of the pricey software that schools buy (Photo by Jackie Mader). Higher test scores could be caused by things other than the online software like great teaching. Most software is drastically underused by schools.

Google and Digital Promise Reimagine Teacher Tech Training with New National Program

Edsurge

While the government might be pulling funding from teacher training programs, private organizations are stepping up to fill the gap. This week, Google, in concert with Digital Promise and EdTechTeam , announced the start of the Dynamic Learning Project (DLP), a national program to help educators in low-income communities build advanced classroom technology skills. Liz Anderson Google is giving Digital Promise a $6.5

Fake Phishing Emails Expose Need for Cybersecurity Training

EdTech Magazine

It’s something IT leaders generally know — you can buy all kinds of hardware and software to try to ward off cyberattacks, but one of the most important cybersecurity vulnerabilities to address involves people, not technology. The email also included a link to a survey requiring a Google login. That link connected to a Google splash page designed to look like a real Google login page but with obvious differences.

Fake Phishing Emails Expose Need for Cybersecurity Training

EdTech Magazine

It’s something IT leaders generally know — you can buy all kinds of hardware and software to try to ward off cyberattacks, but one of the most important cybersecurity vulnerabilities to address involves people, not technology. The email also included a link to a survey requiring a Google login. That link connected to a Google splash page designed to look like a real Google login page but with obvious differences.

IBM Foundation launches free online software to help K-5 teachers prepare math lessons and help students learn.

Educational Technology Guy

The IBM Foundation has launched a free, online software to transform the way K-5 teachers prepare math lessons and help students learn. The software, called Teacher Advisor with Watson , uses Watson artificial intelligence technology to help teachers instantly find math resources.

Fake Phishing Emails Expose Need for Cybersecurity Training

EdTech Magazine

It’s something IT leaders generally know — you can buy all kinds of hardware and software to try to ward off cyberattacks, but one of the most important cybersecurity vulnerabilities to address involves people, not technology. The email also included a link to a survey requiring a Google login. That link connected to a Google splash page designed to look like a real Google login page but with obvious differences.

Fake Phishing Emails Expose Need for Cybersecurity Training

EdTech Magazine

It’s something IT leaders generally know — you can buy all kinds of hardware and software to try to ward off cyberattacks, but one of the most important cybersecurity vulnerabilities to address involves people, not technology. The email also included a link to a survey requiring a Google login. That link connected to a Google splash page designed to look like a real Google login page but with obvious differences.

Fake Phishing Emails Expose Need for Cybersecurity Training

EdTech Magazine

It’s something IT leaders generally know — you can buy all kinds of hardware and software to try to ward off cyberattacks, but one of the most important cybersecurity vulnerabilities to address involves people, not technology. The email also included a link to a survey requiring a Google login. That link connected to a Google splash page designed to look like a real Google login page but with obvious differences.

Fake Phishing Emails Expose Need for Cybersecurity Training

EdTech Magazine

It’s something IT leaders generally know — you can buy all kinds of hardware and software to try to ward off cyberattacks, but one of the most important cybersecurity vulnerabilities to address involves people, not technology. The email also included a link to a survey requiring a Google login. That link connected to a Google splash page designed to look like a real Google login page but with obvious differences.

Fake Phishing Emails Expose Need for Cybersecurity Training

EdTech Magazine

It’s something IT leaders generally know — you can buy all kinds of hardware and software to try to ward off cyberattacks, but one of the most important cybersecurity vulnerabilities to address involves people, not technology. The email also included a link to a survey requiring a Google login. That link connected to a Google splash page designed to look like a real Google login page but with obvious differences.

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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Moodle: The Unsung Hero of LMS Options

Ask a Tech Teacher

With a reminder that Moodle is Open Source, which means the basic framework can be augmented with just about any addition conceivable (as you’ll see in the section, “ 23 Ways to use Moodle” ), here’s how to start: Download the Moodle software to your school server.

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Forget ‘Jobs of the Future.’ Let’s Prepare People for Ones That Already Exist.

Edsurge

Middle skills” jobs are estimated to comprise 53 percent of the economy , and the ones that have been hard to fill involve the use of digital tools like Jira, Google Analytics, or Power BI. Education Technology Workforce Training Jobs & Careers Adult Learning

Google Apps and Chromebooks Web App Recommendations - a whole lot!

Educational Technology Guy

Google Apps and Chromebooks App Recommendations and Substitutions Here is a list of Google Apps and Web Apps to use. Suggestions for extensions/apps to be preloaded on Chromebooks Edmodo Google Keep - notes and lists Evernote Web Adblock Plus Evernote Web Clipper WeVideo - Video Editor and Maker GeoGebra math app Read&Write - reading support EasyBib Desmos Graphing Calculator A to Z of Google Services https://docs.google.com/viewer?srcid=0B6dF7rWxc-5aMGMyanRsMW5DbzQ&pid=explorer&efh=false&a=v&chrome=false&embedded=true

Benefits of Google Apps and Chromebooks for Schools

Educational Technology Guy

Benefits of Google Apps and Chromebooks https://www.google.com/edu/ How does Google Apps and Chromebooks compare to Apple or Microsoft inside the classroom? Google Apps and Chromebooks are extremely easy to use. Google Classroom i s a game-changer…it allows teachers to share resources and communicate with students, distribute, collect and grade assignments, and so much more. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Tech Training at Southfield Christian

The Electric Educator

The Google Teacher Academy gave me lots of ideas that I''m excited to share with others. I''m also doing to do some training on the old standbys: Outlook and PowerPoint. It lists the various software/programs/services that I will be helping the staff with.

5 Must-have tools for Ed Conferences

Ask a Tech Teacher

Here are five tools that will make you look and act like the Diva of Digital: Google Maps. Bring the latest version of the Google Maps app on your smartphone or iPad, complete with audio directions. Note Taker HD –the iPad app for professionals in need of note-taking software.

How This Everyman Bootcamp Tackles the Impacts of Automation

Edsurge

Kenzie Academy is a unique bootcamp, where students with little to no coding experience learn highly sought after UX Engineering or Software engineering skills in just one year. By having a mix of online and in-person instruction, we’re actually training our students for the future of work.

Google Apps Are Used Widely in K-12. A New Tool Will Show Just How Useful They Are.

Edsurge

One doesn’t need to search long to see how deep Google has seeped into schools. Forty million use Google Classroom, its learning management system. Kevin Kells, global director at Google for Education It’s hardly an exact science.

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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. The program promises 100 hours of online training and 100 hours of in-person training for 16 weeks.

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

Edsurge

Seven years ago, Google’s artificial intelligence technology was barely able to identify cat videos with passable precision. along with a handful of nonprofit organizations building education software for teachers, students and parents.

When Google Expeditions AR Pioneer Program Visits Your School

Tech Helpful

This letter went out to our families this week: Yesterday CCS had the incredible opportunity to participate in the Google Expeditions Pioneer Program. Google created a safe, non-threatening, fully supported culture for our teachers to be trained to use this technology.

Google, Major Teacher Network Partner to Share Digital Resources, Lessons

Marketplace K-12

A major online marketplace for free and fee-based teaching resources, which also serves as a network for millions of educators globally, has announced a partnership that will bring Google’s educational resources aboard its website. For its part, Google also announced that it would open up access to Google Expeditions, the app that houses a series of virtual reality “field trips” designed for K-12 classrooms. Q&A: Google ‘s ‘Senior Education Evangelist’ Talks About K-12.

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. The existing standards for this kind of data were like a Babylon of different languages, understood only in their own domain (such as medical training, human resources, K-12 or postsecondary).

Woopid - free technology tutorial videos

Educational Technology Guy

There are thousands of video tutorials for PCs, Macs, apps and software, hardware, internet, and Ubuntu. This is a great resource for students and educators for their own use, as well as to provide free tech training for them in school. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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