5 ideas for using Google Classroom’s new differentiation and grouping feature
Ditch That Textbook
JANUARY 12, 2017
Deliver assignments to small groups? Google announced a few changes to Google Classroom, and this one was the bombshell: assign activities to small groups [.]. Ed Tech differentiation edtech educational technology g suite for education gafe google apps for education google classroom grouping gsuiteeduOne huge drawback of using Google Classroom has beenthe inflexibility of creating assignments. Everything you assigned had to go to every student.
Google Classroom: Create Group Documents
NOVEMBER 10, 2015
One request I am often asked about Google Classroom is how to create documents for small groups. If you create a copy of a document for each student then each group member receives a copy, which can be confusing.
Google Classroom: Updated Group Docs Maker
MARCH 12, 2017
If you are having students do work in small groups the activity may require a collaborative document for the students to work on. Manually creating documents for each group can be challenging. The post Google Classroom: Updated Group Docs Maker appeared first on Teacher Tech.
10 Dos & Don’ts For Group Work & Student Grouping
TeachThought - Learn better.
JULY 20, 2015
10 Dos And Don’ts For Group Work & Student Grouping. However, the challenge facing many educators is not in wanting their students to work together, but in figuring out how to group students together in the most effective ways. 2) Do group students according to ability.
Gamify Your Writing Group
AUGUST 24, 2016
What do you get when you ask members of a Games Research Group to each commit to 30 minutes of scholarly writing a day? The ideas of daily writing goals and writing groups are not new. Productivity gamification summer writing writing writing groups
Google announces Google Educator Groups - great resource for educators
Educational Technology Guy
JUNE 11, 2014
Yesterday Google announced the launch of Google Educators Groups. See below for more information and to sign up for a group or even create your own (I signed up for the NYC one as there isn''t one in Connecticut, YET).
Google Classroom: Assigning to Small Groups
OCTOBER 13, 2015
When assigning work to small groups of students instead of the whole class the trick is to include the audience in the description or document title. When creating small groups I will create […].
Google Classroom: Creating Collaboration Groups
JUNE 28, 2015
Using Google Classroom for a collaboration group helps to keep files neatly organized in Google Drive. If you are working with a group on creating and curating, where group members are […].
Get Students Working Effectively in Groups
MARCH 13, 2016
Effective group work sparks student engagement and builds communication skills for the future. Articles Group Work Options Barbara Blackburn behavior circle of writers cooperative learning group work jigsaw roles rules selection structure
Google Forms & Group Discussion
JANUARY 27, 2017
to make a digital version and not fuss with a pile of paper and a clipboard as I walked around the room, or took notes during a Reading or Math group.
How To Take the "Guess Work" Out of "Group Work" to Encourage Project Based Learning
AUGUST 25, 2015
As my small groups rotate in stations during math, each group can work on problems together. I love this idea because even though I may not be with that group, I can still have insight into what they're working on and how they're processing the skill or concept.
JULY 21, 2015
ClassDojo the world famous behavior/positive reinforcement manage system for schools has just released their new "group" feature. This highly requested feature will allow teachers to award points to not only an individual but a group as well. This is ideal for educators who like to put their class into groups or teams to spark collaborative learning. Devices ClassDojo Groups will work and sync across any iOS/Android device and any computer.
Top Tips for Running an Awesome Group!
APRIL 8, 2016
So here are a few tips to help speed up the process of putting together a Group that rocks! Getting users to interact with one another and feel comfortable doing so is an important part of creating a Group that other users will want to join. Explore Groups Now!
What Kind of Group Work Encourages the Most Original Thinking?
MARCH 14, 2016
And he says, “Maybe we could get kids to listen to each other and respect each other if we gave them group projects where they had to put together pieces, just like a jigsaw puzzle.” That gets me thinking about group work in general.
5 Tips for Making Group Work Manageable
DECEMBER 17, 2015
Doubet & Jessica Hockett Classroom Management Encourage small-group effectiveness by clarifying the task, focusing on production, modeling successful behavior, monitoring progress, time, and noise, and building community Photo credit: VirginMoney via flickr (CC BY 2.0) Kristina J.
Collaborative Group Sessions with Hangouts
Teacher Reboot Camp
MAY 13, 2016
Some ideas for peer collaboration projects, include peer editing, designing a group presentation, brainstorming about a topic or project, hosting a debate, or creating a collaborative story.
Book Study Group: #InnovatorsMindset
JULY 31, 2016
InnovatorsMindset book study group. Join us! New book each month for school yr https://t.co/P0uJsqFgnc P0uJsqFgnc #makered #growthmindset #edchat. Wanda Terral (@wterral) July 31, 2016. Mindset
Group Work That Doesn't Always End in Disappointment
FEBRUARY 13, 2017
My most recent trip showed the beginnings of an Interest Group Research Project. Students chose their groups (with 2–4 members), chose their interest group, and then discussed how they would present their project (live action vs. animated).
Universities cut services for a big group of their students: those over 25
The Hechinger Report
DECEMBER 1, 2016
But when we look outside that group (of traditional students), they’re not driving up the mountain.”. The post Universities cut services for a big group of their students: those over 25 appeared first on The Hechinger Report.
Amazon Joins With Purchasing Group to Give Schools Access to Online Marketplace
FEBRUARY 14, 2017
The post Amazon Joins With Purchasing Group to Give Schools Access to Online Marketplace appeared first on Market Brief. Officials at the online retailer and U.S. Communities predict the arrangement will allow many schools and districts to avoid having to issue formal RFPs to purchase supplies, including some forms of technology. Marketplace K-12 Amazon Educational Technology/Ed-Tech procurement RFP
Google Groups - connect, share, communicate, discuss - great for education
Educational Technology Guy
MAY 15, 2012
Google Groups has been around for a while, but sometimes gets overshadowed by things like Twitter, Facebook , Edmodo , and other social/learning networks. Google Groups is free, very easy to use and a great way to connect with people, access information and communicate.
Morganize - free organizational tool for groups
Educational Technology Guy
MAY 21, 2012
Morganize is a free organizational tool that has features for groups to work together. You can find the best date and time for a meeting, take polls and surveys, and even work with a shared To-Do list. It''s free, no registration is required, and it''s easy to use.
Google Classroom: Turn in Group Work with a Google Form
MARCH 13, 2017
Weirdly, Google Classroom is not designed for group work. The post Google Classroom: Turn in Group Work with a Google Form appeared first on Teacher Tech. Yes, students should be collaborating. G Suite is designed around collaboration so this makes students working together a lot easier. So we have to hack it. Students can not turn in work they do not own. Also, I don’t want the same thing submitted four times, […].
App of the Week: A small group math experience
DECEMBER 25, 2016
note : App of the Week picks are now being curated by the editors of Common Sense Education , which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly.
Join the Shake Up Learning Facebook Group!
Shake Up Learning
JANUARY 2, 2017
The post Join the Shake Up Learning Facebook Group! Join our Facebook Group! I created this group to fulfill a request from the Shake Up Learning readers, and to connect better with teachers and educators. I just joined the Shake Up Learning Facebook Group!
Going Beyond Group Assessments for Learning
JANUARY 20, 2016
John McCarthy Assessment Student teamwork is integral to developing 21st-century skills, but group assessments can also serve as individual assessments by building checkpoints into collaborative activities Photo credit: U.S. Army RDECOM via flickr (CC BY 2.0)
Can Peer Accountability Groups Help Students Achieve Their Goals?
JULY 2, 2015
At Life Academy , students are in the same advisory group of peers throughout high school. Each group has about 20 students, ranging from ninth to 12th grade. Students play a big role in mentoring one another within these advisory groups.
BoomWriter Free Group-Writing Platform Promotes Collaboration
Class Tech Tips
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
BoomWriter is a free website for teachers that provides a platform for student group-writing. It offers three group-writing tools that let teachers conduct engaging activities focused on developing and enhancing their students’ skills in writing and vocabulary across all curriculum areas.
Group Photos from Hack Education - 10th Anniversary Unconference
The Learning Revolution Has Begun
JULY 12, 2016
Group Work that Doesn’t Suck
MARCH 16, 2016
Deep collaboration and group work can generate products and ideas that are at the height of our capabilities as a species, but highly functioning groups are rare. Social Emotional Learning
Google Released A New Interesting Group Sharing App
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
MAY 16, 2016
This is basically a group sharing app that allows members to share, discuss and comment on topic-specific content.read more. May 17, 2016 Google announced today the release of a new service called ‘Spaces’. Google Spaces
Digital rights group alleges Google invades student privacy
DECEMBER 16, 2015
The Electronic Frontier Foundation, a digital rights group, depicts Google as a two-faced opportunist in a complaint filed in early December with the Federal Trade Commission. Complaint alleges Google collected students’ internet search requests through Chromebooks.
New Open Ed. Group Vows to Battle Commercial Publishers for K-12 Contracts
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
Jay Diskey, the executive director of the PreK-12 learning group for the Association of American Publishers, said he couldn’t say whether the Open Up Resources effort will take off or stall. Group Vows to Battle Commercial Publishers for K-12 Contracts appeared first on Market Brief.
This school groups students by ability, not grade level
APRIL 8, 2015
Students cluster around teachers in one of three small-group “seminars,” then scatter to work independently in the large room, which was once the library. Children here are grouped by ability rather than grade level.
Good Collaborative Tools to Help Students with Group Projects
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
JULY 4, 2015
Working on a group project? Or organizing your students for group projects? July 4, 2015. Here are some tools that can manage the collaboration process for everyone. 1- GroupMap. Create.read more. collaborative tools Edshelf tools
Why Group Work Could Be the Key to English Learner Success
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
English learners are often portrayed as a struggling group, but at San Francisco International High School educators see the language diversity in their classrooms as an asset. [[ This is a content summary only.
“Know Thy Selfie”: A Selfie Group Discussion Assignment
MARCH 16, 2015
Their popularity has even spurred the formation of an academic group, The Selfies Research Network. In this post, I detail my riff off Mark’s assignment, where I integrate Know Thy Selfie , an essay-based assignment, into one for a group discussion. Read your group’s reflections.