Brett Hoffman

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My Google Classroom Feedback Workflow - Teacher Tech

Using Google Classroom to provide students feedback and grade has significantly improved my efficiency. Here is my workflow.<p>Locate the Assignment in …

Internet Safety: Hover Before you Click - Teacher Tech

Example<p>This email has a strange subject line of Re: [4]. Normal friends do not address emails like this. Notice this is an email from someone I know. …

What Your Students Really Need to Know About Digital Citizenship

<b>3. Personal information:</b> While this information (like the number of brothers and sisters you have or your favorite food) can’t be used to identify …

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11 Essentials for Excellent Digital Portfolios

According to Dr. Helen Barrett (PDF), portfolios fall into two categories: the positivist approach (using portfolios for learning), and the …

A SAMR deep dive: Deconstructing SAMR with examples

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You’re Being Watched Online<p>Youre Being Watched Online -Yes, everything you do online is being tracked. Your searches, the videos you watch, …

5 Things You May Not Know About Google Classroom - Teacher Tech

Google Classroom solves so many challenges when using digital tools with students. Here are 5 things you may not know about using Google Classroom.<p>1. …

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Teacher Tech

I have been publishing several blog posts on Chrome extensions for teachers. I thought it might be helpful to link to them all in one place.

5 Ways Students Can Use Google Docs in Math - Teacher Tech

I taught high school math for 14 years. My last years I went paperless. There are many digital tools that support teaching math and Google Docs is …

PlayMessenger: Supervising Children on the Digital Playground

<i>This is a guest post from Sabba Quidwai (@AskMsQ) of EdTechTeacher - an advertiser on this site.</i><p>How many of the above tools did you recognize? Do you …

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Using Google Forms Instead of Worksheets - Teacher Tech

As a follow up to my post on not posting PDF’s of worksheets for students to annotate, here are directions for providing students feedback via a …

Teach Digital Citizenship with … Minecraft

Setting up one’s own Minecraft server can be a project in itself. Since Minecraft runs on Java, anyone desiring to set up their own server must at …

6 new free Google tools to upgrade your classroom

Google Classroom: Provide Feedback Faster - Teacher Tech

The faster you provide feedback for students the more motivated the students are and it increases learning opportunities. When using Google Docs I …

7 favorite random, creative #Chromebook friendly sites for kids to use when they finish work or need a break! #GAFE #edtech

Sometimes you have students who finish work early or perhaps need a brain break. These sites are kid (and teacher!) approved AND chromebook friendly. …

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Redefining Vocab Quizzes using Technology

As technology continues to be integrated into the classroom, we continually battle what role the technology should play and in what ways we can …

Stop Uploading PDF's and Digital Worksheets - Teacher Tech

I have received several tweets about how cumbersome it is to have students work with PDF’s in a digital format. I am going to be blunt, uploading …

10 of the Best Google Chrome Experiments You Need to Try

Advertisement<p>Whether you love or hate Google Chrome The Easy Guide to Google Chrome The Easy Guide to Google Chrome This Chrome user guide shows …

Getting Started with Google Classroom

When we first heard about the new LMS that Google was developing there was a widespread state of excitement – hoping that those who use Google Apps …

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Add Images to Google Docs from the iPad

It was recently brought to my attention that you are unable to add images to Google docs directly from the iPad app – which I feel is a major …

Chrome Extension - Gradebook Split - Teacher Tech

The Chrome Extension Gradebook Split automatically places your students digital work on the left of your screen and opens up your gradebook on the …

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Comment on Chromebooks and Chrome OS – A Definitive Guide by Charles Yuan

Hi Dinsan,<br>Thanks for your great work. just want to let you know that the clean version link is not available.

10 Good Google Docs, Sheets, and Forms Add-ons for Teachers

This afternoon I was asked if I could put together a list of my favorite Google Docs, Sheets, and Forms Add-ons. In the past I had put together lists …

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04 – Google Classroom in Your Classroom

Subscribe: Android | RSS<p>Episode 4 – Google Classroom in Your Classroom<p>[etysk]<p>This episode of ETYSK focuses on Google’s new Google Classroom LMS …

Shake Up Learning Website and Blog

Shake Up Learning is the destination for technology in the classroom resources! The Digital Learning and Tech Tips website for Teachers, including …

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13 – The Google Classroom App: Released for iOS and Android

Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSS<p><b>EdTech You Should Know – Episode 13 – The Google Classroom App</b><p>[etysk]<p><b>Sponsors:</b><p>Audible.com – Click the link …

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Social Media in the Classroom: 16 Resources for 2015

Social media is a powerful tool for keeping in touch with friends, getting coupons and deals from your favorite businesses, and seeing what your …