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Google For Education Training Center

Digital Citizenship and Safety Course<p>IntroductionWhy Teach Digital Citizenship and Safety?10 min, 2 lessons<p>Unit #1Teach Students About Internet …

Digital Citizenship

We Need to Talk About Leslie Jones - Julie Smith

<b>Why we Need to Talk About Leslie Jones in Class</b><p>By now you’ve probably heard about SNL’s Leslie Jones, who’s been the victim of some horribly racist …

Get Rid of Grade Levels: A Personalized Learning Recipe for Public School Districts

Learning Strategies<p>Get Rid of Grade Levels: A Personalized Learning Recipe for Public School Districts<p>By Travis Lape     Apr 28, 2016<p>Harrisburg …

Teachers speak out against standards based grading at Osseo Schools

3 Peaks and 3 Pits of Standards-Based Grading

Although I've observed many great aspects of standards-based grading, I've also had many great discussions with other educators on how we can improve …

Are You the next MakerStar?!

Students showcase their Sphero Mobile MakerSpace.<p>Our school is looking for somebody to design the next Mobile MakerSpace cart at Greenwood. We’ll …

How To Weave Growth Mindset Into School Culture

Adilene Rodriguez admits she has always struggled with academics. Especially in middle school she hated getting up early, found her classes boring …

Pedagogy

Establishing A Growth Mindset As A Teacher: 9 Affirming Statements

<b>Establishing A Growth Mindset As A Teacher: 9 Statements Of Affirmation</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>The ability to change is among the least-appreciated professional …

Teaching

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Google Classroom - Using RubricTab to Assess Students - Teacher Tech

Previously I created a rubric template that allows you to create a rubric, paste your class roster, and then create a copy of the rubric for each …

Education Technology

Google Drive templates – because sharing is caring

Another great feature of Google Drive is the template gallery. In a Google Apps for Education (#gafe) or Google Apps for Business environment, you …

Google Drive

Merge Cells in Google Docs Tables - BetterCloud Monitor

Working with tables in Google Docs has always been a little frustrating, with not much flexibility in the settings. I normally prefer to copy and …

10 Chrome Extensions That Make Your Life Easier

The Chrome browser is a blank canvas and Chrome Extensions are the paint that can make it into a work of art. Much like shades of paint, there are …

Chrome Browser

5 Tips To Create Strong Learning Environments With iPads

EdTechTeacher’s first iPad Summit was held in Boston in November 2012, and one of the first magazine articles that came out about our the event was: …

Education Technology

EXCITING NEWS

<b>EXCITING NEWS</b><p>I'm pleased to announce that my new Google Sheets Add-on: Essay Metrics is now live! https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/essay-metrics/ocfkjkekmadhpceihbcndokchkdmjagj?utm_source=permalink<p>Essay metrics allows users to get detailed file metrics from Google Docs in their Drive. The information can be from single files, whole folders or from assignments set in Google Classroom.<p>At a glance, on one spreadsheet, you can see reading age, connective counts, sentences that start …

How to Convert Images of Text Into Editable Google Docs

Google continues to blur the line between physical and digital. What used to only live on ink and paper can be edited right in your Drive. The OCR …

Google Docs

How to Create a Moderated Classroom Backchannel

Earlier this week I shared some news about updates to 81Dash. 81Dash is a free service for creating moderated classroom backchannels as well as …

ISTE 2015

Google Classroom What can Presented by: Michael Fricano II a Google for Education Certified Trainer & Kendra Spira Do For You? bit.ly/gclassiste

They’re Not Paperweights: An iPad Program that Works

By Michael Nagler, Ed.D     Jun 4, 2015<p>Simply buying iPads will not transform a classroom, as most educators know. But by understanding the devices’ …

Why Ed Tech Is Not Transforming How Teachers Teach

—Charles Mostoller for Education Week<p>Student-centered, technology-driven instruction remains elusive for most<p>Public schools now provide at least one …

Education Technology

Clearing the Confusion between Technology Rich and Innovative Poor: Six Questions

<b>** We are seeking global opinions, please consider commenting with your thoughts and ideas of the definition of innovation**</b><p>In a recent webinar, more …

Pedagogy

Model digital citizenship

<b>ISTE Standards for Teachers 4: Promote and model digital citizenship and responsibility.</b><p>Standard 4 of the ISTE Standards for Teachers focuses on the …

Bloom's Digital Taxonomy Verbs

Google Classroom Best Practices

<b>Google Classroom Best Practices</b><i><br>Best Practice #3</i><p><i>We had a lot of snow in the North East of the United States this school year and it seemed that we were missing 2 or 3 days of school every week! I used Google Classroom to continue lessons and assignments just as if they were in the physical classroom. They posted questions and I was able to respond to them or attach supplemental aids to assist students in the task. I made sure I emailed the parents to let them know there was an assignment, and</i> …

Ten Things You Can Do This Summer To Prepare For Teaching In A 1:1 Classroom With Chromebooks

Has your district told you your students will bring Chromebooks with them to class in the fall? Are you eager to integrate this technology into …

Education Technology

3 Things to Wrap Up Google Classroom for the Summer - Teacher Tech

Now that it is the end of the school year, what do you do with your Google Classroom?<p>1) Clean Up Google Drive<p>Google Classroom creates a “Classroom” …

Education Technology