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11 Ways to Teach Math with Google Drawings

<b>Google Drawings</b> is one of my favorite parts of the Google Drive suite, even though it seems to often get overlooked. Perhaps that is because Google …

5 Apps to Use with Google Cardboard

Have you tried Google Cardboard in your classroom? This super inexpensive (under $10!) tool lets students explore virtual reality straight from your …

Intro to Google Classroom Resources - Teacher Tech

This week I was the keynote for the pre-conference event at ISTE 2016. Here are the resource slides for my presentation on Google Classroom.

Updated: Epic Rubric on Google Sheets - Teacher Tech

Use Spreadsheets for Rubrics<p>When it comes to calculating things, don’t do it by hand. I was standing in 110˚ heat yesterday as the ladies at the …

Practical Ed Tech Tip of the Week – How to Create Bookmarks & Reminders in Google Keep

Last week Evernote announced that the free plan they have offered for years is going to be changed later this month. Part of that change includes …

VR Field Trips For Your Students With Google Expeditions

Google Expeditions is one of the incredible virtual teaching tools that allow users to join or lead immersive virtual trips from all over the world. …

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6 Tips For Getting Started With Google Classroom

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6 Easy Steps for Setting Up Google Portfolios

By Christine JonesDigital portfolios are a cinch to create using templates from Google Sites.

Google is teaching its self-driving cars to share the road with cyclists

The autonomous vehicle can even recognize cyclists' hand signals. Could this change driving culture in general?<p>Google’s self-driving car may be able …

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One of the founders of Android is starting an education company inside Google

Rich Miner, Android's cofounder and a general partner at Alphabet's venture capital arm GV, now has plans to step down and start an education company within Google. Miner told <i>Fortune</i>that the project is being built at Google because of the company's pre-existing education assets, rather than it …

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Viewable Answers Online Don’t Keep Students From Trying

(Photo: Pixabay, Creative Commons)A recent study presented at Technology-Related Educational Research has looked at modern online learning materials …

Minecraft in Education

<b>Using Minecraft in Education: 30 ideas for using Minecraft in the classroom</b><p>It is well documented how using games in a classroom context can …

ESA Academy helps summer students make light work of a heavy subject

Choosing your future job can be pretty heavy stuff. So, ESA decided to lighten the load for 22 European university students with a summer school.

Technology for Teachers

Join in our list of great technology resources for teachers. What is important is to add links that encourage use of the five Activated Classroom …

10 Ways to Use Google Slides Like a Pro

The first time I heard the name PowerPoint was during my sophomore-level archaeology class in 2000. Fast forward to 2009, when I did my student …

Amazon Inspires Teacher Collaboration With Free Lesson Plan Bank

The education market has long been focused on learning resources for students — and rightfully so. The goal of education is to provide students with …