Microsoft Teams Education: How to manage video meetings like a pro

Ditch That Textbook

Microsoft Teams Education is your classroom management hub if your students use Microsoft tools. The post Microsoft Teams Education: How to manage video meetings like a pro appeared first on Ditch That Textbook.

Increasing Student Participation During Zoom Synchronous Teaching Meetings

User Generated Education

Due to Coronavirus, many schools are moving online, and teaching through Zoom meetings. The value of Zoom meetings is that the educator can create synchronous interactive conversations and activities. My goal is to have all my students actively engaged throughout the meeting.

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The Important Morning Meeting

Ask a Tech Teacher

When you do this at the beginning of the day , it’s called not a warm-up but a morning meeting. What is a Morning Meeting. Morning meetings are a time when students and teacher gather together, usually in a circle, for an organized start-of-day activity.

Some great add-ons for Hangouts Meet to help teachers

Educational Technology Guy

With schools closed, teachers are using a variety of tools to work remotely with their students. Google Hangouts Meet is one of them. Google recently announced a variety of updates to it to enhance the experience for schools and to provide more controls.

Google Meet Premium Is Now Free for All Users

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A few days ago we published an article on how Google Meet can be used to enhance distance learning, and just in time, Google has recently announced that its video conferencing platform is more. 2020 Distance learning Google Meet Video conferencing tools

Meet NEO at ISTE 2019!


This year’s edition will have: Over 1700 sessions in a variety of formats, packed full with information about innovative learning environments, communication and collaboration tools, online resources and more. Meet NEO at ISTE 2019. The post Meet NEO at ISTE 2019!

Personalize with Purpose: Meeting Learners Where They Are

Digital Promise

The rapid development of more sophisticated and available technology that teachers can use as tools to help meet various learning needs. The post Personalize with Purpose: Meeting Learners Where They Are appeared first on Digital Promise.

Supercharge Google Meet for your Classroom

Tomorrow's Learners

Google Meet is a powerful tool that is being used widely for distance learning. To get even more functionality out of Google Meet, you can supercharge your Meet sessions for your classroom by using some of the following tips.

Meeting Organization with Evernote

Educational Technology Guy

Meetings, meetings, meetings. I use Evernote as my main work (and personal) tool. For meetings, it is indispensable. Here''s how: I clip the meeting/appointment slot from Outlook into Evernote. This way, everything related to the meeting is in one place. I use a template for meeting notes (see below) and copy it into this note. I will add questions I have before the meeting and then use it for the meeting itself.

Remote Meeting Tips

The Innovative Educator

Here are some tips Video While some people may question the use of video, it is an important tool to help people who are apart feel connected. Roles Assigning roles will help your remote meetings run more smoothly.

Meet The Newest Liberal Art: Coding


When coding shows up in the curriculum of a liberal arts program, its primary purpose is usually pretty obvious: help students get hired.

Today’s Meet is Closed. What are your Alternatives?

Ask a Tech Teacher

As of June 16, 2018, Today’s Meet closed (read the full details here ). It turns out, there are good options, depending upon whether you primarily use Today’s Meet for: backchannel and student response. Reviews Web Tools closed webtools lists website review

Measuring Up–the Key to Meeting State/National Standards

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Each lesson includes independent practice with items that meet NGSS assessments, hands-on activities, experiments, and investigations. Last year, only 61 percent of high school students who took the ACT English achievement test were deemed college-ready. In math, it was 41 percent.

Otus–Exciting Free LMS You Want to Meet

Ask a Tech Teacher

Tools include all those I was looking for, as well as: an abbreviated Student Information System to go along with the class set-up. To make this a tool my students and I could use in every class, every day, I asked the Otus folks I met with about system downtime.

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Meeting the Educational Challenges of COVID-19 Together

MIND Research Institute

ST Math meets WWC quasi-experiment and ESSA Tier 2 requirements, and the program's unique, patented approach delivers robust results on a national scale. The recent school closures due to COVID-19 mean that most students will not be returning to the classroom for several months.

5 Ways to Add Morning Meetings to Special Ed Classrooms

The CoolCatTeacher

Dr. Felicia Durden shares methods behind having a powerful morning meeting in special education classrooms. 5 Ways to Add Morning Meetings to Special Ed Classrooms. So Felicia, give us our first idea for adding Morning Meetings to the Special Ed Classroom.

Meet Synth, a classroom audio tool to amplify student voice

Ditch That Textbook

As our world becomes increasingly tech-dependent, a fundamental question will be at the heart of everything we do … How do we preserve our humanity? Artificial intelligence is automating tasks in our lives. Messaging can be so easily misunderstood. And the amount of time we spend staring at a screen every day is a serious […]. Ed Tech Screencasts record audio in class student voice student voice recordings synth

Meet the Inspiring Teacher Scholarship Recipient, Jesus Sosa

Teacher Reboot Camp

I´m here, I´m trying to make a difference, and these courses will give me the tools to keep trying. We recently began the summer session of my new online courses.

STEM Project: When Minecraft Meets Google Streetview.


Minecraft is a tool that can be used to build and create things. How can I use these tech tools in a STEM project? Google Street View is amazing. It allows you to walk the streets of the world and view amazing artefacts and monuments.

Tools for Changing/Improving PD and Meetings

Educational Technology Guy

Professional Development and Faculty Meetings are typically held face-to-face and many times are longer than they need to be, or too much time is spent on things that only affect a small percentage of those present. There are some tools and resources that can be used to change how and when PD and Meetings are held. Google Docs/Google Drive - use Google Docs for meeting and PD agendas and shared resources. What ideas and resources do you use for meetings and PD?

Looking Back on the League Meeting with Loudoun County Public Schools

Digital Promise

and Loudoun County Virginia last week for the biannual #DPLIS meeting, co-hosted with Loudoun County Public Schools (LCPS). Fall 2019 League Meeting Intro from Digital Promise on Vimeo. The League of Innovative Schools (League) convened in Washington, D.C.

Better Meetings Through Pedagogy


It’s basically summer, and the only sort of meeting people are interested in, probably, is the sort pictured above. The meeting leader coordinates this activity and guides us through the agenda items starting with the most pressing, immediate, popular needs first. I know, I know.

Google Meet Guide for Teachers- Enhance Your Remote Learning/Teaching via Video Conferencing

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

To help in the efforts to facilitate remote learning during school closure, Google Meet is providing free access to its premium features such as larger meetings, live streaming and more. 2020 Distance learning Video conferencing tools

DigiWriMo, meet the Make Bank

K12 Open Ed

For those who aren’t familiar, the Make Bank was a tool we set up as a part of CLMOOC to archive a variety of “makes” or activities, as well as to provide a place for people to post their own work as “examples” and tutorials.

Spice It Up! 6 Tech Tools to Transform Your Staff Meeting

Fractus Learning

I am sure every educator looks forward to staff meetings, right? Many times, staff meetings become housekeeping lists, presentations on topics, and there is little interaction among teachers. After intense reflection, I have decided it is time to change the outlook of staff meetings.

Which Edtech Tool Should I Choose?

Digital Promise

How can educators feel confident that an edtech tool supports learning? As an educator, I struggled to find reliable information about edtech tools as nearly every product I looked at claimed that it was based on research. The post Which Edtech Tool Should I Choose?

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Google Meet is here to host your video meetings, for free

eSchool News

Google Cloud announced it’s making Google Meet, Google’s premium video-conferencing solution, free for everyone with availability rolling out over the coming weeks. People want familiar, secure tools that they can use across all facets of their lives.”.

Meet Your Stakeholders Where They Are

A Principal's Reflections

With that being said it is important for school leaders to meet their stakeholders where they are at and engage them in two-way communications. An added bonus is that there are so many free tools such as Twitter, Google+, blogs, Facebook, and Remind that are free for all to use.

How to Lead: Meet Our Five DILA Administrator Winners

Digital Promise

When visiting all 173 schools, programs and centers each school year, he is rarely seen without at least one device, pushing the importance of technology as a useful communication tool. This blog post was originally published by EdSurge.

Meet the Inspiring Teacher Scholarship Recipient, Jesus Sosa

Teacher Reboot Camp

I´m here, I´m trying to make a difference, and these courses will give me the tools to keep trying. We recently began the summer session of my new online courses.

Six iOS 11 Features to Meet Student Needs


Here are some practical tips for teachers to meet the needs of all student learners. #1. This is a great tool when working with young learners and to provid e quick access to differentiated content for students. From Instructor Rosey McQuillian. Follow Rosey on Twitter @romcquill .

Formative Assessment Tools and Tips from Monica Burns #FormativeTech

The CoolCatTeacher

Monica Burns, author of #FormativeTech , shares essential tools and tips for effective formative assessment. Pick some tools. What are some of Monica’s favorite tools for formative assessment. How should teachers select their formative assessment tool belt.

9 Must-have Tools for Ed Conferences

Ask a Tech Teacher

These days, you might be asked to scan a QR code and visit a website, access meeting documents online, interact digitally, or use a backchannel device to share your real-time thoughts with the presenter. Here are five tools that will make you look and act like the Diva of Digital: Google Maps.

Meet Your Students On Neutral Ground With Virtual Office Hours

EdNews Daily

Many teachers use appointment management software to make meetings with students more accessible. One of the most significant benefits of using traditional office hours is that you have the benefit of meeting students face-to-face.

13 Edtech Tools Every Teacher and Student Should Know About


Teachers must also learn to fully integrate technology in their pedagogy and use it not just as visual aids but also as tools to engage learners. Now the IWB has found its way in many modern classrooms as a powerful tool for enriching lessons and engaging learners.

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