Julie Jacobs

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3 Things Teachers Can Do to Get More Out of Twitter

You’ve started to hang out on Twitter a little bit and want to start using it to connect with other teachers on Twitter (here are a bunch of great …

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – Formatting Tables in Google Docs & Slides

The table tool is one of the Google Docs tools that tends to get overlooked. It’s a useful tool for quickly creating charts within a document. I have …

DIY – Breakout #Education

There are crazy people in Auckland who pay to be locked in a room and forced to escape. Why? Because it’s fun! The people at EscapeMasters provide …

Supercharge Google Calendar: 30 Tips, Tricks, Hacks and Add-Ons

Google Calendar was likely the second Google app you tried, right after Gmail, when you got your first Google account. With a history dating back to …

6 Ways to Use Twitter To Enhance In-School Professional Learning

Here is a tweet I received from Jamie Sweeney on using Twitter to “enhance professional development”:Thinking about ways I might use Twitter to …

4 Important Google Drive Updates Teachers Should Know about

June 3, 2016<br>Over the last few weeks, Google added a number of interesting features geared towards improving the overall functionality of Google Drive …

140 Twitter Tips for Educators

<b>Vicki Davis @coolcatteacher Mashable "Rockstar" Teacher on Twitter, author: The Cool Cat Teacher Blog and Reinventing Writing, host: Every Classroom</b> …

20 Tips to Transform Your Class with Google Apps - Teacher Tech

20 Tips for Transforming Your Class with GAfE and Classroom<p>I presented in the Google booth at the BETT conference in London this week. Here are my …

Are You Part of the 44%

<i>During the #JulyiPadChallenge, Fridays are devoted to growing the PLN! Check it out here.</i><p>According to research cited here, nearly half of Twitter …

13 ways to create unforgettable multimedia with Adobe Spark

Multimedia is one way that technology is impacting what we do in the classroom. Just look back 10 years. To create impressive video, audio and images …

Google Apps “GAFE Smashing” activities — Part 4: To the next level

Using Google Apps like Docs, Slides, Sheets, Drawings and MyMaps give you access to features that can take your activities to the next level. …

For Whom Do Your Students Create?

First of all, if your response to that question is “Create? Create what?” then find me on Twitter…we need to talk.If your gut reaction to this …

10 Creation Tools for Web Browsers & Chromebooks

Students need to have opportunities to apply what they’ve learned and connect it to the real world. Providing students with ways to demonstrate their …

Education Technology

Why Educators Should Join Twitter

<b>Peter will resume writing the Finding Common Ground blog in mid-June. We will be posting some of his most popular blog posts from the last few years.</b> …

Day 14, Educreations and Other WhiteBoard Apps

<i>During the #JulyiPadChallenge, Tuesdays are devoted to digital tools that help teachers flip or blend course content. That means most of the tools</i> …

Five Ways to Use Padlet in Class

Five Ways to Use Padlet in the Classroom<p>Padlet is a free, online "virtual wall" tool where users can express thoughts on topics of their choice. It's …

Adobe rebrands ‘storytelling’ apps for iOS, launches new web-based version

Adobe is grouping its three “storytelling apps” for iOS – Post, Slate, and Voice – under a new umbrella, called Adobe Spark. The apps will remain as …

Apps

Adobe Spark Visual Content Creation Platform Launches on Web, Mobile

Adobe officially launched its Adobe Spark platform, which is comprised of a web application and three previously released iOS companion apps. The …

EdTech Quick Take: Book Creator vs. Shadow Puppet EDU

4 compelling ideas for using Book Creator in the classroom - Book Creator app

Printables in PicCollage!

Quozio for Quote Pictures

Poetics App Tutorial

Seesaw Tips, Tricks, and Ideas

Get The Most Out of Classroom Quizzes With Quizalize

An educator’s foremost mission is to provide profound knowledge to every single student in the classroom. To accomplish this task, we must …

Quizizz: Learning Through Multiplayer Classroom Activities

At first glance, Quizizz reminded me a lot of one of my favorite tools, Kahoot. After trying it out, it is quite similar with a few unique …

Popular study app Quizlet creates a game for groups in the classroom, Quizlet Live

Education tech venture Quizlet has finally created a product specifically for use by teachers in their classrooms, dubbed Quizlet Live. It’s an online, question-and-answer matching game for small teams to play face-to-face in the same room.<p>Previously, Quizlet gained popularity as a Web and mobile …

Create a Public Padlet through the App

Hey @poppletny check out this patriotic themed popplet one of my kiddos made #MemorialDay2016 https://t.co/iMF1MDfztI

Popplet