Trees: All Things Edtech

By Bret Biørnstad | A curation of all things edtech

Organize yourself (and maybe others) via Google Keep

In the last few weeks, I started back to work after summer vacation and began my regular consults at several schools. I am focusing on taking better …

Evernote

32 Educational Websites Organized by Content Area

September 14, 2017<br>Now that you are settled back in your classrooms ready to start a new school year you probably have already made plans on how and …

M-learning

Teacher's Guide On How to Use iPad to Give Digital Feedback to Students

September , 2017<br>In this short interactive guide, Daniel Toms (One Best Thing team ) walks you through the different ways you can use iPads in your …

M-learning

CoSN Horizon Report > 2017 K-12 Edition

The <i>NMC/CoSN Horizon Report > 2017 K-12 Edition</i> is a collaborative effort between the New Media Consortium and the Consortium for School Networking …

How To Add a Drive File into Multiple Folders - Teacher Tech

Multiple Folders in Google Drive<p>You can have a file in Google Drive “live” in multiple folders. The paradigm shift, of course, is there is no such …

Google Drive

Let’s Shingdig! A Pioneering Technology for the School of Tomorrow | Emerging Education Technologies

This Rich, Synchronous Video Meeting Platform Sets the Stage for the Emerging Anywhere, Anytime Classroom<p>The first time I encountered Shindig was …

Education

An eye for images

I had a lesson in practicality from my friend Andy Forgrave last night. Like I do here, I have a pretty liberal Creative Commons license on my …

copyright

Magnify Your Puny Smartphone Screen With This Handy, Portable Accessory

It seems no matter how big screens get on smartphones, they’ll never really be big enough. When Apple debuted the original iPhone in 2007 it only had …

Gear & Gadgets

How to Add a Google Form to Google Classroom - Teacher Tech

Google Forms are in Google Drive<p><b>Step 1: Create a Google Form.</b> <br>Google Forms are automatically saved in Google Drive.<br>Suggestion to click on the …

Google Drive

Common Core Lesson Plans-K-5

<b>Description</b><p>Looking for Common Core lesson plans? Try <b>THE KEY TO ALIGNING YOUR K-5 CLASS WITH COMMON CORE STATE STANDARDS:</b> <b>30 Projects that integrate</b> …

Common Core

Common Core Bundle

<b>Description of Common Core Bundle</b><p>Everything you need to kickstart using technology to achieve Common Core. With this Bundle, you get 20 tech ed …

Common Core

Google Classroom: Reply Notifications for a Question - Teacher Tech

Reply Notifications on Ask a Question<p>I am mostly a fan of the ask a question feature in Google Classroom. I really wish responses were not listed …

Google

10 Ways To Use Buncee In The Library....In The Back-To-School Webinar!

On Thursday, we kicked off the school year with the <i>Back-to-School In Your Library With Buncee</i> webinar. My friend Francesca Arturi, Marketing …

Google launches Applied Digital Skills

Need a little inspiration and seeking to add a little fun to middle, high school, college, PD or independent technology learning as this school year …

School Libraries

OneNote's August update is here with a load of new features to try

The latest monthly update to OneNote is here, and there's plenty of new stuff to check out.If you're a big OneNote fan, the August update for the app …

Microsoft

Go Slow with Google Classroom Workshop - Teacher Tech

Google Classroom Workshop<p>One of the best ways to learn Google Classroom is to experience it as a student. The student experience is different than …

Education

Flipgrid: Ideas for Using Newly Released @Flipgrid Features #edtech

Flipgrid is a wonderful way to spark video discussion in your classroom. One of the best things about Flipgrid is how simple it is to use. There are …

Education

Newsela and Google Classroom, Finally

Newsela. If you have not heard of them, you have been missing out. Google Classroom, yet again, if you’ve missed out on the greatness that is …

Google Docs, Drive Down, Not Working? How To Work Around Issue

On Friday, Google Doc and Drive users were having some serious issues using the web-based application. Nearly 800 reports were filed on Down Detector …

Google

12 Good Word Cloud Generators for Teachers and Students

August , 2017 A word cloud is a visual representation of the frequencies of words in a text. Teachers can use word clouds for a variety of …

M-learning

Meet the All New Flipgrid! #flipgridfever

The all-new Flipgrid is here! We’ve been teased for months with what improvements were on the way to this already phenomenal tool, and at a live …

10 Things You Can Do With Google Sheets

As I mentioned yesterday in my run-down of ten ways to use Google Forms, Google Forms and Google Sheets is the part of G Suite for Education that I …

Nowhere is tech more important than in curriculum-here’s why

Evergreen Public Schools is trying to answer a bold question: Can technology help ensure learning experiences are consistent across all of its …

Education

Google Classroom: Invisible Feedback - Teacher Tech

Waste Your Time with Invisible Feedback<p>Feedback is one of the most effective elements for student learning. The best feedback is feedback that is …

Time Management

Google Drive: Sort Last Opened By Me - Teacher Tech

Google Drive – Sort the Files<p>When looking at student work in Google Drive I have 2 ways I like to sort the student files: Last Modified and Last …

The New 2017 AASL Best Websites Collection! Follow, Share and Use Today!

While working with the amazing teacher librarians in San Diego at the Follett Institute this week, I had so much fun sharing and demonstrating the …