Geddit - web based student response system

Educational Technology Guy

Geddit is a free, web based student response system, available on any device, that allows teachers to quickly gauge student understanding. They can use their Google account, which makes it easy for GAFE schools. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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Coda - free online doc system that you can build apps with

Educational Technology Guy

It's kinda like Google docs meets Excel except you can build apps with it. You can sign in with a Google account and save all of your projects to Google Drive. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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Canvas - learning management system - great for e-portfolios

Educational Technology Guy

Canvas is a learning management system that is also a great way to have students create e-portfolios. Related: Some ideas for Course Management Systems and Apps Using Evernote for ePortfolios - great idea More Resources on E-Portfolios More Resources on Learning Management Systems -.

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Mimio Teach Interactive System - great IWB system with great features

Educational Technology Guy

There are a variety of brands and devices out there, and one that I like is the Mimio Teach system. The Mimio system includes the MimioTeach (make any white board interactive), MimioVote (classroom response system) and MimioPad (wireless tablet) and MimioView document camera.

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New Analytics Tool From CDW, Lightspeed Systems Helps Schools Optimize Tech Use

Educational Technology Guy

We’re pleased to partner with Lightspeed Systems to help schools harness their device data – rather than be burdened by it – so they can make better decisions about their technology investments, optimize technology use and protect their students’ safety.” Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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Why Bloomz is the Best Parent-Teacher Communication System for Me (and Probably You)

The CoolCatTeacher

Bloomz is my parent-teacher communication system. I’ve linked the photo below to the Google Doc where Jessica has this chart. Jessica Meacham has a comparison of all of the parent-teacher communication systems. At my school, we have a school-wide Bloomz system.

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Scratch - free, easy to use "programming" system from MIT

Educational Technology Guy

Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Scratch is a free, easy to use, web app from MIT that allows students to create basic programs using a visual interface. Students can program animations, games and videos by dragging blocks together.

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Chalkable - educational apps and classroom management system

Educational Technology Guy

It could be a nice way to have classroom management system and apps all in one place. Related: EDU 2.0 - free course management system for schools 5 Great course management resources for educators it''s learning Course Management System OpenClass - Pearson and Google combine to make free LMS Learnboost online planner/gradebook announces new admin features. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. apps apps for education free resources learning management system

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Six Sigma in Education - applying quality control systems in education

Educational Technology Guy

The intent of using some of these systems in education is to streamline processes and remove errors and issues. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. Six Sigma was first introduced in 1986 by an engineer at Motorola named Bill Smith.

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Some ideas for Course Management Systems and Apps

Educational Technology Guy

Google Classroom - web based, integrated with Google Apps, easy to use. Schoology -Schoology is a free course management system for educators that allows them to manage their lessons, post resources and assignments, create quizzes, link to additional resources, conduct online courses, provide one-on-one help sessions and host discussions. You can create groups and blogs and use the messaging system. What course management system do you use?

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Chromebook: System App

Teacher Tech

To easily find out the specs on your Chromebook, install the System app. Beginner Chrome Apps Chromebook Google Chrome chromebook

rosterSync for Admins and Teachers - sync your SIS to Google Classroom

Educational Technology Guy

rosterSync: Super Admin Edition The Super Admin edition allows GAFE super admin's to create and update Google Classroom, including populating classes, using CSV exports from Student Information Systems. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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Google for Education Best Practices Resources and Tips

Educational Technology Guy

Google Apps for Education and Chromebooks are very popular with education for many reasons, one of which is the ease of management and deployment. Look at some of the resources from Google, and find a good PD partner to assist. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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Mobile Learning and Indian Education System


Keeping up with this ideology, Indian education system has also spread its periphery, in order to accommodate widespread technology. The reach and economical access to mobile learning, has the potential to take the Indian education system, several levels ahead. Change is constant.

New Systems, Old Thinking

The Principal of Change

Super-sub folder people have what they believe the greatest system of folders in the world. Although I use both methods to some extent, I would no longer fit into either category exclusively (although I had a pretty awesome folder system back in my XP days).

TabPilot Is Now TechPilot, Names MDM System SchoolMDM


TabPilot Learning Systems has changed its company name to TechPilot Labs. The company also launches ChromeTools as a companion to the Google Admin console providing teachers with classroom tools to view and control Chromebooks. Classroom Management System Devices Ed Tech Ticker News

Formative & Google Classroom


It’s no secret that many schools know and love Google for Education. The popular learning management system, Formative (previously Go Formative) has partnered with Google for Education to create a new and […]. Learn assessment Blended Learning CUE Spark Google Classroom

Learn Why Chalkup Is The Perfect Learning Management System For Your School Today | @ChalkupEDU


Jeff sits down with Justin Chando to discuss why Chalkup is head and shoulders above all other Learning Management Systems. Chalkup is a learning management system that integrates seamlessly with Google Drive and prides itself on being easier to use than any similar tool on the market.

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Google Dynamic Learning Project Strategy Menu - thought-starters for instructional strategies, explore tech tools and start tackling your challenges as an educator.

Educational Technology Guy

The Google Dynamic Learning Project is a great resource for educators and educational leaders. It helps schools create sustained, system change with support, resources, consulting and coaching and more. Related: Google for Education Resources -. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

Microsoft Unveils K-12 Operating System, Tools to Challenge Google

Marketplace K-12

The tech provider has lost traction in the market for K-12 operating systems to Google, which also produces the popular G Suite classroom platform. The post Microsoft Unveils K-12 Operating System, Tools to Challenge Google appeared first on Market Brief. Marketplace K-12

A Timeline of Google Classroom’s March to Replace Learning Management Systems


Over the last two years, Google has taken its popular applications and outfitted it for the classroom. While many schools and districts continue to use existing learning management systems, such as Blackboard, Canvas , Moodle and Schoology , Google’s Classroom platform is increasingly catching teachers’ eyes. Many schools already use Google’s suite of productivity tools — Docs, Sheets and Slides.

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What is a Self-Driving Enrollment Marketing System?


Should I focus on Google ads instead? But fortunately, the only question you really need to answer yourself is this: What’s a self-driving enrollment marketing system and how can I use it to increase my school’s enrollment rate? Paying for Google ads.

How to Use Google Drawings

Ask a Tech Teacher

Google Drawings is a free, web-based drawing tool that allows users to collaborate and work together in real time to create flowcharts, organizational charts, website wireframes, mind maps, concept maps, drawings, and more. Except, of course, Google Drawings. Reviews google apps

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How to Remove Your Digital Files From Your School District Using Google Takeout, Google Transfer and Microsoft OneDrive


In this episode, we take a look at the differences between Google Takeout and Google Transfer and discuss the brand new ways that Office365 schools can help students prepare for graduation with their new digital file transfer system.

Dear Otto: How do I create a classroom library checkout system?

Ask a Tech Teacher

Another interesting approach that one friend uses is through Google Forms and an add-on called Checkitout : You enter all the books yourself (rather than scan a barcode and have the information populate) into a Google spreadsheet tied to a Google Checkout Form.

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22 classroom systems that make my teaching easier

The Cornerstone Blog

Students are free to borrow one book at a time on the honor system. Deanna implemented these systems after joining the 40 Hour Teacher Workweek Club. This can be the year YOU get your systems in place, too.

Google Classroom Update Gives Teachers New SRS Tool

EdTech Magazine

Frank Smith Google is once again broadening what teachers can do with its Classroom management platform. . Classroom Digital Content Online Learning Student Response Systems

10 Things Google Classroom Makes Easier

The CoolCatTeacher

Google Classroom makes sharing Google Docs, Presentations, and Spreadsheets easier. While it is not a learning management system, it is a handy tool for any teacher using GAFE (Google Apps for Education.) What is Google Classroom? What does Google classroom NOT do?

What’s a Startup to Do When a Giant Like Google Invades the Market Space?

Ed Tech from the Ground Up

The post What’s a Startup to Do When a Giant Like Google Invades the Market Space? The Startup Blog learning management system lmsWhen an ed-tech titan starts giving away valuable tools for free, startups might think about the adage, "If you can't beat them, join them.". appeared first on Market Brief.

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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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3 Tips For Keeping Class Content Current (Even If You Use Multiple Learning Management Systems)


Adjunct at a tier 1 research university in the mid-Atlantic Even a little bit of effort toward streamlining content that could be moved to multiple learning management systems (LMSs) can have a big payoff. Google Docs and Dropbox Paper are two examples of these types of tools.

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ClassDojo - free classroom behavior system - announces iOS apps.

Educational Technology Guy

ClassDojo is a free online system that helps teachers promote positive behavior in their classroom by letting them track and share student progress and positive behaviors and areas of concern. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. It''s easy to use and many teachers who use it have seen positive outcomes from using it with their students. The only issue was that it was online, so teachers had to go to their computers to update things.

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Digital Surveillance Systems Help Keep K–12 Students, Staff Safe from Harm

EdTech Magazine

Digital Surveillance Systems Help Keep K–12 Students, Staff Safe from Harm. The district’s surveillance system not only allows school resource officers and administrators to monitor school grounds in real time, it also allows them to identify those involved in incidents after the fact, says Technology Director Timothy Grant. “We A few years ago, the district began moving to a unified video capture system for all of its buildings. The old system relied on DVRs,” he says.

Adobe Creative Cloud launches today - CS6 apps, sync, storage system

Educational Technology Guy

Follow me on Twitter and Google+. On Monday, April 23rd, Adobe announced Adobe Creative Cloud Student and Teacher Edition, and Creative Suite 6 Student and Teacher Edition for institutions, educators and students worldwide.

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Google Keep note taking service launched

Educational Technology Guy

Google has just launched Keep , a note taking service, that is free. It is a cool note taking system, that allows you to quickly jot down notes, checklists, transcribe a voice memo, search your notes, and more. Your notes are saved in Google Drive and synced to all of your devices.

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Google's Own "Learn Google Apps" Site - great resource for Google Apps users

Educational Technology Guy

There are a whole lot about Google Apps. But, Google has their own site to help you learn how to use Google Apps, Learn Google Apps. The site has tips on switching from other systems, tutorials, articles, tips and tricks, videos, examples of using Google Apps and much more, You can also learn by each app individually. If you use Google Apps, this is a great place to start. Related: Google Apps for Education Resources --.

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Three Little Known Features about Google Scholar


Though most students knows about Google, few realize the power of Google Scholar. Unlike a regular Google search, Google Scholar limits its results to sources considered to be scholarly : books, journals, abstracts, theses, and even court cases.

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Two Beautiful Visuals on Traditional Education System

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

April 9, 2015 Today we are sharing with you these two beautiful visuals we came across on Google Plus. They both capture and represent the traditional education system that is premised on more. 21st century education

How To Use The JoomlaLMS Learning Management System

TeachThought - Learn better.

Twitter | Facebook | Google+ |. The post How To Use The JoomlaLMS Learning Management System appeared first on TeachThought. Author information. Terry Heick. Director at TeachThought.

Google Spreadsheets adds Discussions for easier collaboration

Educational Technology Guy

Google Spreadsheets, Google''s online, collaborative spreadsheet system in Google Drive has just added an awesome feature - discussions. Follow me on Twitter and Google+. google Google Docs google drive

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