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Collaborating via Google Drive step-by-step

Here at TFLA, as I do at many workshops and sessions, I’ll be asking participants to share their ideas, creativity, and lessons learned with those …

A Great Google Tool for Multilingual People

March 26, 2015<br>Google Input Tools is a very good Chrome extension that allows you to type using any language you want.This is especially helpful for …

Education Technology

How To Use Google Voice Commands In Google Drive

Editor’s note: This is a revised version of an article we originally ran on March 22nd, 2014, updated to reflect the latest Google innovations. Since …

Google Drive

Twisted Wave - Create Audio Recordings Online to Save in Google Drive

In my previous post I highlighted five apps for creating audio recordings on iPads and Android devices. If you're looking for web-based audio …

Google Sheets: Rubric Template - Teacher Tech

Most teachers need to use a rubric at some point. This template is a 4 point rubric that will help you to score student work against the rubric. Make …

10 Tips & Ideas for Using Google Tools with Learners

Member Rating<p>Overview<p>Perhaps you've heard the buzz about Google tools, but weren't sure if they were suitable for your classroom. In this webinar, …

7 Ways to Hack Your Classroom to Include Student Choice

For a long time, when educators discussed differentiating instruction and meeting students’ individual needs, they did so through the framework of …

Teaching

Four reasons to seriously worry about ‘personalized learning’

Personalized learning sounds good, right? Who could be against it? Well, here’s a post about why you should worry about what we call “personalized learning” today. It was written by Alfie Kohn (www.alfiekohn.org), who is the author of 13 books, the most recent titled “The Myth of the Spoiled Child: …

This Google Docs Add-on Makes It Easy to Type Accents

Knowing the right keyboard shortcuts to type the accents and characters is one of the challenges that students face when learning and trying to type …

Professional Development For Teachers

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers Who Use Educational Technology Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Posted on February 28, 2014<p>The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teachers Who Use <i>Educational Technology</i> Infographic clarifies some of the habits …

Education Technology

Adobe Voice Now Offers Theme Customizations

Back in May Adobe launched a free iPad app called Adobe Voice. Adobe Voice allows you to record your voice, import pictures, and write text to create …

Over 50 iPad Apps for Dyslexic Learners

October8 , 2014<br>As a language-based disorder, dyslexia is often associated with speech problems, word recognition and spelling difficulties. Dyslexic …

3 Apps Teachers Should Definitely Use on Google Forms

October 24, 2014<br>The big event in the EdTech world today is the release of add-ons for Google Forms. A feature which will enable Form creators to add …

Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming

It’s important for people to tell you what side they are on and why, and whether they might be biased. A declaration of members’ interests, of a sort. So, I am going to be talking to you about reading. I’m going to tell you that libraries are important. I’m going to suggest that reading fiction, …

Unleash the Power of Post-Its

The students would always show up with them; stacks and stack of yellow post-its. My pile in the cabinet would grow year after year with graduated …

“Fliperentiated” Instruction: How to Create the Customizable Classroom

The stubborn part about differentiation, of course, is trying to synchronize the learning of an entire class in which not every student learns or …

Pedagogy

Nothing Found For 2014 10 Education Social Media Icons Launch Edchat Interactive

Sorry, I've looked everywhere but I can't find the page you're looking for.<p>If you follow the link from another website, I may have removed or renamed …

5 Time-Saving Ways Teachers Use Google Forms

One of my favorite features of Google Drive is Google Forms. If you’re unfamiliar with this, think of it as a way to create quick surveys that can be …

Lifehacker Pack for Chrome: Our List of the Essential Extensions

Google’s Chrome browser is packed full of an incredible amount of extensions that add all sorts of functionality. It’s tough to sift through the …

Introduction to Google Classroom

With the recent announcement of Google Classroom, school districts and educators across the country that are currently integrating Google Apps for …

Education Technology