Teacher Google, Doctor Google

Pair-a-dimes for Your Thoughts

How many of you have googled instructions to repair or replace something in your home, garden, or vehicle? How many of you have googled an ailment to see what remedies are suggested? Teacher Google (and Teacher YouTube) : This amazing girl mastered dubstep dancing by just using YouTube.

Google Docs CHEAT SHEET! (NEW!)

Shake Up Learning

The post Google Docs CHEAT SHEET! Google Docs Cheat Sheet! I am #superexcited to announce the release of a brand new, updated, Google Docs Cheat Sheet for teachers, students, or anyone! What’s Included in the Google Docs Cheat Sheet? Google Docs keyboard shortcuts.

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Google Classroom: How to differentiate like a ninja

Ditch That Textbook

Guest Blog Teaching differentiate with google classroom differentiation educational technology google classroom small groups with google classroomTeacher confession: I have bored kids to tears in my class because they were not challenged. In fact, who needs Ambien when you have drill and kill homework assignments on material you have already mastered?! I felt my hands were tied with a textbook, overhead projector, and traditional worksheets.

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Google Launches Guide to Activating Technology in Schools

Educational Technology Guy

Google has just launched an excellent site to help teachers, administrators and technology staff get started using technology effectively in school. Here is a short video about it too: Related: Google for Education Resources. Follow me on Twitter and Google+.

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Google Material Design in Online Education Technology

WizIQ Education & Technology

Google’s Material Design made a splash almost four years back and continued to wow us with its widespread applications, and elegant user experience features.

How Powerful Use of Technology Can Increase Student Engagement

Digital Promise

These schools were among 50 underserved middle schools around the country that benefited from an digital learning coach during the pilot year of Digital Promise’s Dynamic Learning Project (DLP), with generous support from Google.

Creating eye-popping infographics with Google Drawings

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Ed Tech edtech educational technology g suite gafe google apps for education google drawings infographicsInfographics are everywhere. I first started noticing them on the front page of USA Today as a journalism major in college.

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Deep learning with Google tools: 20 ideas

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It’s so easy (maybe too easy) to do shallow, superficial work with Google tools. Google’s got [.]. Ed Tech creative teaching edtech educational technology gafe Google Apps google classroom google docs google slidesOne one day, we’ll do this activity. The next day, we’ll use a different tool to do a different one. What if we want to investigate a topic thoroughly instead of going “a mile wide and an inch deep”?

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Try Out Google Expeditions… WOW!

EdTech4Beginners

” These were the sounds that could be heard in my classroom when we tried Google Expeditions this week! Tagged: edtech , education , GAFE , google expeditions , teaching , tech , technology , virtual reality , VR. “Wow! Amazing! Ohhhhhh! Wooaahhh!”

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Supersize learning with Google Sites (GTT035)

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Google Teacher Tribe edtech educational technology g suite edu google edu google sites google teacher tribe gttribe portfoliosIn the not-too-distant past, if we wanted to get information out to the masses, it was expensive. Website development was costly and slow.

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45+ Google Tips for Teachers and Students

Shake Up Learning

The post 45+ Google Tips for Teachers and Students appeared first on Shake Up Learning. 45+ Google Tips for Teachers and Students. This week I asked the group to share one of their favorite Google tips , and you know what, they didn’t disappoint! Google Certified Trainer.

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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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5 Ways to Use the Google Docs Explore Tool

Shake Up Learning

The post 5 Ways to Use the Google Docs Explore Tool appeared first on Shake Up Learning. The Google Docs Explore tool brings you quick access to your Drive files, web search, images, recommendations and more. In this post, you will learn 5 Ways to Use the Google Docs Explore Tool.

Introducing: The Google Teacher Tribe Podcast

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Ed Tech Google Teacher Tribe edtech educational technology g suite edu gafe google apps for education google teacher tribe podcastsI love listening to podcasts. They’re kind like personalized radio. I can pick shows that I like and listen to them whenever I want.

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20 Google Apps activities for classroom innovation

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Google Apps for Education has made new ideas and activities possible in classrooms all over the world. One of the best parts about the entire Google Apps suite is that teachers and students can use these versatile tools to create their [.].

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10 engaging Google Drawings activities for classes

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Using a document in Google Apps or Microsoft Word is perfect for many activities, but sometimes they can be so limiting. Ed Tech creative teaching edtech educational technology gafe Google Apps google drawings

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20 practical ways to use Google Forms in class, school

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Teachers and students have their own data gathering and tracking tool that’s free and easy to learn — Google Forms. Google [.]. Ed Tech assessment creative teaching data collection edtech educational technology gafe google apps for education google forms

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

Shake Up Learning

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.

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NEW Google Sites: 10 things teachers must know

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I’m heavily invested in Google, being a Google Certified Innovator, using Google tools all the time and suggesting them to teachers. (No, No, that’s not the confession yet …) I’ve had great things to say about so many Google products over the years.

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Winter Magnetic Poetry with Google Slides

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The post Winter Magnetic Poetry with Google Slides appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Let’s have some fun with Winter Magnetic Poetry with Google Slides! The first one was Collaborative Magnetic Poetry with Google Drawings. Google Drawings v. Google Slides.

5 Ideas for Technology Stations

The CoolCatTeacher

Leslie Swanson-Anaya @InspiredLeslie elementary teacher of the year for Texas region 15 has ideas for awesome technology stations. Learn how she helps students learn and progress using technology. Five Ideas for Technology Stations. Idea #4: Google Expeditions.

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 !

10 Google Classroom time savers for teachers

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If you and your students are using Google Apps in the classroom, Google Classroom can save you tons of time and effort. Ed Tech edtech educational technology efficiency gafe Google Apps google classroom time managementIt helps you assign, collect, grade and return work seamlessly. But, like anything else, there are tricks that can help you do the same work in less time. They make you more efficient [.].

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The Google Drawings Manifesto for Teachers

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Google Drawings is the hidden gem in the core G Suite tools for education. Everyone is familiar with Google Docs, Google Slides and Google Sheets. Google Drawings doesn’t fit into a nice, neat box like that. Ed Tech edtech educational technology g suite google apps for education google drawings graphic organizers infographics visual notetakingThey correlate nicely with the Microsoft Office products we used for years and years.

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Google announces Google Educator Groups - great resource for educators

Educational Technology Guy

Yesterday Google announced the launch of Google Educators Groups. GEG empowers educators around the world to expand their social and professional networks, and gain skills to deliver the best possible education through open technology. Related: Google for Education Resources.

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Mobile Learning with Google (GTT032)

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Google Teacher Tribe cell phones edtech educational technology g suite Google Apps google teacher tribe googleedu gsuiteedu gttribe mobile learningStudents carry these high-tech devices to school in their pockets all the time. Cell phones.

Caption This! A fun, deep-thinking Google Drawings activity

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Ed Tech caption this constructivism depth of knowledge edtech educational technology g suite Google Apps google classroom google drawings visual thinkingThis post is co-authored by Ditch That Textbook’s Matt Miller and Laura Steinbrink. Laura is a high school English teacher and tech coach from Plato, Missouri. Check out her blog, Rockin’ the Boat, at rockintheboat.wordpress.com.

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How To Document A Science Investigation Using Google Keep.

EdTech4Beginners

We used a brilliant app called Google Keep. Watch my video tutorial on how to use Google Keep: My class combined notes, pictures and doodles to write-up the experiment. Have you used Google Keep? Recently, my class did a science experiment, where we explored how rain falls.

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Creating moveable digital activities with Google Drawings + Slides

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Ed Tech edtech educational technology ela elements of story g suite for education google drawings google slides gsuiteedu language artsA teacher sent me a link to a video recently.

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When Google Slides and Google Draw Collide

EdTechTeam

Google Slides and Google Draw are two powerful publication and graphic design tools, but when combined together the results are absolutely explosive for student creativity and expression. This rat is created entirely in Google Draw using Geometric shapes.

Technology Gives The Quietest Student A Voice.

EdTech4Beginners

Technology Gives The Quietest Student A Voice.” – Jerry Blumengarten. It is such a powerful reason to use technology in the classroom. Technology was the answer. I also used Google Classroom. I absolutely love this quote.

My article for Edutopia: Engaging Students Through Google Maps.

EdTech4Beginners

It was about ways Google Maps can be used to inspire students in lessons. Have you used Google Maps in lessons? Tagged: edtech , educational technology , edutopia , GAFE , Google , Google Maps , lessons , teaching , tech , technology.

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6 new free Google tools to upgrade your classroom

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When my students and I work with Google Apps, there are two common struggles that we face: 1. Options for slide templates are scarce (and the ones in Google’s directory aren’t very good).

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Google Makes a Rare Education Technology Acquisition: Workbench

Edsurge

Getting acquired by the likes of Apple, Google and other “Big Tech” firms is often the dream of entrepreneurs (and their investors). But this week, Google acquired Workbench , a Baltimore-based company that provides an online library of lessons and projects, organized by subject and grade level, that educators can use in their classrooms. This marks just the second “edtech” acquisition by Google in its history. Education Technology Mergers and Acquisitions Edtech Business

A great lesson idea: Go on a Google Hunt!

EdTech4Beginners

Recently, as part of our maths unit on shape, my class went on a Google hunt! My class were studying quadrilaterals and after teaching them the definition of each one, they had to find real life examples on Google.

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Google Aquires Baltimore-Based Educational Technology Firm Workbench

Wisewire

Workbench, a Baltimore-based education technology firm, has been acquired by Google , the companies announced. As part of Google, we will be better positioned to achieve this mission.”. in Google’s announcement. Original Article Source: [link].

7 big Google changes and how they help educators

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Tens of millions of students and teachers worldwide use Google tools in the classroom. When new features or changes happen with Google products that affect education, it’s a big deal. Students are creating and collaborating, researching and sharing.

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8 interactive Google Slides activities for classroom excitement

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But these slide apps (like Google Slides and PowerPoint in Office 365) really are powerful tools for delivering interactive user experiences. Ed Tech creative teaching edtech educational technology gafe google apps for education google slides

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Google Jamboard

The CoolCatTeacher

Google Jamboard is a fun interactive app. You just download it on Google Play or iTunes and use it with your touch Chromebook or iPad after listening to Tom Mullaney share how it works. Google Jamboard. Now first of all, I have never heard of Google Jamboard.

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Google Success Story: Jacinta Keenan, Google Certified Trainer

Shake Up Learning

The post Google Success Story: Jacinta Keenan, Google Certified Trainer appeared first on Shake Up Learning. Becoming a Google Certified Trainer is no small feat, and everyone’s journey is a little different. Then she joined my Level 2 Google Certified Educator Academy.