Greg Duff

391 Flips | 8 Magazines | 1 Like | 2 Following | 12 Followers | @gduffnz | Currently Senior Engagement Manager @ N4L. Interests include: eLearning, Leadership, FTVMS & Basketball

A Spreadsheet Can Do That?

Think a spreadsheet can only be used to analyze data and create charts and graphs? Think again. Explore different ways a spreadsheet can be used for …

N4L goes to #SparkshopWHG | N4L. Future Ready, World Ready

Last week (Thursday, 20th July) I had the pleasure of attending Google Educator Group New Zealand’s ‘Sparkshop’ which took place at Manaia View …

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by Jorge Ignacio Pintor Raya<p>Very interesting course. I have built on my previous knowledge and I think that now I can do better as a teacher within …

Google Forms becomes more powerful w/ new Intelligent response validation, ‘Checkbox grid’ questions, more

When creating a survey, users need a tool or service that provides the ability to collect specific types of data. An update coming to Google Forms will soon make the web applet even more compelling for those looking to create their own online surveys…<p>Amazon Kindle Paperwhite<p>Announced on the …

YouTube: The Power is Yours!

I use YouTube. A lot. I’m guessing you do as well. If not, who are you? And what are you doing online?<p>Seriously, I’ve just completed an unofficial …

HELP! I Need Somebody

<b>Disclaimer: <br>The Helpdesk crew are a modest bunch and won’t like this post – they’re the type of people that just get on and get the job done and</b> …

How Google Took Over the Classroom

CHICAGO — The sixth graders at Newton Bateman, a public elementary school here with a classic red brick facade, know the Google drill.<p>In a social-science class last year, the students each grabbed a Google-powered laptop. They opened Google Classroom, an app where teachers make assignments. Then …

Tech Trends

7 Unique eLearning Sites to Learn Something Different

Dear Mr. Google, how can you find me something newThe post 7 Unique eLearning Sites to Learn Something Different appeared first on iamwire.

New research on Digital Technology in Schools released - 20/20 Trust

2016/17 Digital Technologies in Schools Survey released<p>Eight-in-ten principals report that digital technologies are having a positive impact on …

Warning: May contain traces of nuts.

Facts:<p>Web extensions save lives (I use the term ‘facts’ very loosely).<br>• Recently a web extension installed by a school user was hijacked to redirect …

The Disruption of Digital Learning: Ten Things We Have Learned

Over the last few months I’ve had a series of meetings with Chief Learning Officers, talent management leaders, and vendors of next generation …

General

Anything that can be done in a Chrome browser can be done on a Chromebook.<p><b>Chromecast</b><p>Using a <b>Chromecast you can project your screen</b> using an HDMI port …

Why It Is Important to Understand Mobile Infographic

<b>Why It Is Important to Understand Mobile Infographic</b>Mobile Learning is the eLearning trend that is revolutionizing traditional eLearning. The mobile …

What Research Tells Us about Online Discussion

Student discussion differentiates online education from the old correspondence courses. But there are still many questions to answer in order to …

For Online Class Discussions, Instructors Move From Text to Video

Postsecondary Learning<p>For Online Class Discussions, Instructors Move From Text to Video<p>By Jeffrey R. Young     Mar 17, 2017<p>hanss / Shutterstock<p>For …

Education Technology

Three Key Differences Between In-Person and Virtual Teaching

Instructional designers or eLearning instructors might believe that moving their face-to-face teaching online is a simple matter of choosing a …

New G Suite Apps to Boost Your Effectiveness

G Suite has recently released two features that allow teachers to meet these criteria and maximize their instructional time: Google Cast for …

Type Your Text Into “SlideBot” & It Automatically Chooses Layout & Images For Your Slideshow

SlideBot lets you type the text you want to appear in each slide and then uses its software to design your slideshow in seconds.<p>It’s pretty neat, and …

60 Non-Threatening Formative Assessment Techniques

<b>60 Non-Threatening Formative Assessment Techniques</b><p>by <b>TeachThought Staff</b><p>As frequently as a chef needs to check a sauce for taste, teachers should <b>check</b> …

Get started with Team Drives

What can you do with Team Drives?<p>Team Drives are shared spaces where teams can easily store, search, and access their files anywhere, from any device.<p>…

How I learned to stop worrying and love eLearning

Earlier this month I wrote a blog post for Safer Internet Day (SID), it was<p>a good article the best blog. Honestly, it was very good …

Safer Internet Day 2017

<b>SID Theme:</b> <i>Be the change: unite for a better internet.</i><p>‘Safer Internet Day’ (SID ‘17) is an opportunity for schools, and the organisations that support …

The Key To Security

My first job out of school was an administrator role at a local hospital (bear with me, I do have a point). I was excited about my new job because …

MindMup Adds New Options to Their Mind Mapping Tool for Google Drive

MindMup is one of my favorite online mind mapping tools. MindMup works in your browser and it can be integrated into your Google Drive account where …

Follow the 70-20-10 Model to Train Your Employees

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Today’s rapidly evolving workplace requires employees to constantly upgrade their skills. They must be equipped to find knowledge quickly, be proficient with technology and be able to interact and collaborate using a variety of …

Why Leaders Should Attend Teacher Trainings

By onJanuary 17, 2016 8:15 AM<p><i>We find the time to commit to the things we want to and make excuses not to commit to the things we don't.</i><p>Have you ever …

Newton’s New Law of Teaching: When Quality Instruction and Technology Intersect

Opinion | Learning Strategies<p>Newton’s New Law of Teaching: When Quality Instruction and Technology Intersect<p>By Gary Waddell     Jan 4, …