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SAMR Model Simply Explained for Teachers

For those of you who haven't seen it yet, here is one of our popular visuals on SAMR model we shared a few weeks ago. As we have stated elsewhere, …

Education Technology

Screencasting . . . with iPad!

I can't believe that it took me this long to try screen recording on iPad, especially since it is my device of choice. Today I made my first screen …

Watch: Top 10 features of the new iPad you should learn to use

The 2018 iPad is a massive leap forward for the tablet line, making it an attractive purchase for new users who may not know all the things that can …

Apps

Useful Video From YouTube About Legally Using Music In Your…Videos

Here’s a new and useful video from YouTube that lets you:<p><i>Learn how to find music you can use in your videos. We’ll explain some of the copyright</i> …

Flipgrid vs. Recap: What's the Best Video-Response Tool for Your Classroom?

<b>Price: Free, Paid<br>Platform: Website<br>Recommended grades: 6–12</b><p><b>Price: Free<br>Platform: Website, Android, iOS, Chrome; full teacher access on laptop or</b> …

Education Technology

21 Best Education Apps for Your iPad

Whether you're a parent, teacher or student, there's a lot you can learn with your iPad. However, with more than 200,000 educational programs in …

The 30 Best Science Websites for Grades K-12

What are the best science websites for your K–12 lessons? Here are the ones I turn to again and again.<p>Interdisciplinary Resources<p>Perfect for middle …

25 Ways to use Google Forms in the Classroom (with examples!)

Google Forms is one of my favorite classroom tools. But here's the deal - most teachers aren't taking full advantage of what Google Forms has to …

17 Little-Known Tips, Tricks and Hacks for Using Google in the Classroom

Here’s a slightly Orwellian way to check whether your students may have plagiarized part of their essays: the Chrome extension Draftback, which plays …

Google

50 Great iPad STEAM Apps for Teachers and Students

After we have covered STEAM websites to use with your students in class, we are sharing with you this visual we have been working on for the last few …

Education Technology

“Timelinely” Lets You Easily Create Annotated & Interactive Videos

Timelinely is a new free tool that easily lets you create an interactive experience for any YouTube video.<p>You just copy-and-paste the url of the …

14 Hacks to Improve Your Google Searches

In the 20 years since Google was founded, it’s grown into one of the biggest companies on earth—but its original purpose, search, is still as …

3 Excellent Google Drive Screen Recorders for Teachers

Here are 3 excellent tools you can use to record your screen and share your screencasts with others. The great thing about these tools is that they …

Education Technology

Google Document URL Tricks

G Suite apps include Google <b>Documents</b>, <b>Sheets</b>, <b>Slides</b>, and <b>Drawings</b>. These apps can provide shareable links. Shareable links can be used for publishing a …

Google

Create And/Or Translate Online Books For An Authentic Audience With StoryWeaver

StoryWeaver looks like an amazing site that is designed to create and translate children’s books into a ton of different languages and make them …

9 Awesome Add-ons to Supercharge Google Slides

<b>Google Slides</b> is already a powerful tool for student creation and collaboration. You can see a wide range of educational uses on my Google Slides …

These Innovative Startups Take Education to the Next Level

Gamified learning, apps that let you study on your phone, blockchain-based edtech companies, personalized learning, teaching robots… the list goes on.<p>…

Education Technology

10 Free Tech Tools & Websites Every Teacher Should Know About

Photograph courtesy MaxPixel. Public domain<p>Confession: I was a late tech adopter.<p>I didn’t own a computer until I was in college. I couldn’t record on …

Education Technology

3 Steps to Embed Your Twitter Feed in New Google Sites!

Embedding in Google Sites has evolved within the past few months to allow full websites displays as well as embedding media feeds such as your …

G Suite adds search within folders along with accessibility upgrades

Google has once again updated its G Suite office applications with some welcome new features, this time for search and accessibility.<p>In Google Drive, …

How to re-enable quick access to Google Photos in Google Drive

If you've noticed the Google Photos link missing from Drive, Jack Wallen shows you how easy it is to get it back.<p>Head over to your Google Drive …

Google

How to Force a Docs Copy WITH Pre-Loaded Comments to Help your Students

We are always looking for new and improved ways to provide additional assistance to our students when they are doing digital work. Recently Google …

6 Ed Tech Tools to Try in 2017

<b>Listen to this post as a podcast (sponsored by Kiddom):</b><p>It’s that time again!!<p>To celebrate the launch of my brand-new, fully redesigned <b>Teacher’s Guide</b> …

50 popular hashtags to help develop your professional learning

What is a hashtag? Hashtags for the uninitiated are those words you see sometimes with the # symbol in front of them. Many of my UK readers will have …

Education

Enter CheckMark

One of my favorite things to do at an EdTechTeam Summit is listening to teachers. I’ve found that the more I listen the more I hear about certain …

Expanded page hierarchy in the new Google Sites

We know that many of your sites require a deep page hierarchy. That’s why we’re making it possible to nest five levels of pages in the new Google …

The New Digital Citizenship: Empower Proactive Digital Learners [Classroom poster]

The new digital citizenship takes students beyond the protective to the proactive. Respect, education and protection are still important foundations …

Education Technology

YouTube "Read Aloud" Book Videos for Kids

Over the years I have read my four children many, many books, most often at bedtime, and with as many funny voices for the characters as I could …

30 Exciting New iOS 11 Features You Didn't Know About

If you think that you’ve mastered all the new features of iOS 11, then you’re in for a surprise because iOS 11 contains many hidden features that …

10 Essential Hidden Tips and Tricks for iOS 11

If you’ve already updated to iOS 11, Apple’s new operating software for iPhones and iPads, you’ve probably noticed a handful of changes.<p>Like: the App …