Google Apps for Education

A Peek at the New Google Classroom

Google Classroom Will Be Different For the Fall As always G Suite is adding features and updating interfaces. Some pretty big changes are coming to …

Education Technology

K-12 Artificial Intelligence Market Set to Explode in U.S. and Worldwide by 2024

Teachers and students will have more ed-tech tools that use artificial intelligence in coming years, and the AI market is expected to skyrocket.The …

Artificial Intelligence

9 Chrome Extensions Research Students Should Know about

Chrome browser has a number of interesting educational extensions to enhance your productivity and facilitate your workflow. Over the last few years …

Education Technology

Google Classroom: Short Term Goal Setting - Teacher Tech

Have Students Set Goals<p>One researcher I particularly admire is Carol Dweck from Stanford (and author of the best selling book Mindsets.) One of the …

Education Technology

11 Things to Start with in Google Classroom - Teacher Tech

11 Things to Start With in Google Classroom<p>In a nutshell, Google Classroom is Google Drive Management. It allows you to assign assignments and …

Education Technology

New Google Classroom features make it harder to cheat

Today, Google announced new features aimed at educators using Google Classroom. These include the ability to assign quizzes through Google Forms and "lock" them, so that students cannot navigate away from the page while the quiz is underway (potentially cutting down on cheating), as well as …

Education Technology

3 Powerful Tools to Clip and Save Web Content

In today's post, we are sharing with you 5 excellent Chrome extensions you can use to clip and save web content right into any of the popular cloud …

Education Technology

Google search makes it easier to find your dream college

The college you choose could easily affect the rest of your life, but there aren't many tools to give you a feel for what a school will <i>really</i> be like, including whether or not you can afford it in the first place. Google might just help. It's introducing a college search feature that pops up …

Tech Trends

To Stem Teacher Burnout, Go Digital

Used wisely, technology can help shift teachers' mindsets about how they work—and maybe even save their careers.

Education Technology

10 Exam Review Activities With Google Apps for Education

It’s that time of year, again. Reviews are being edited and reused from previous years, and a variety of activities are on the agenda to re-engage …

Teaching

Infusing #Flipgrid into Your Classroom

Looking for ways to infuse your classroom with meaningful technology? Look no further because I have the tool for you!<p>In this 10 part series on …

Teaching

Going to #ISTE18? Here is My Top 10 List for A FUN INFUSED Chicago Visit!

<b>Watch this short video for my top ten tips!</b><p>For more location information check out this Google Doc and I hope to see you at one of these fun</b> …

Top 10

A Teacher’s Guide to Google Calendar

The Google Calendar is a little used jewel for keeping you organized. This is especially true for a teacher who has a never-ending list of things to …

Eight Reasons Why Teachers Should Start Using Google Drive

As teachers continue to shift their practice to include the use of digital technologies, they increasingly need a reliable place to store and …

Education Technology

What's New in Google - April 2018

Catch up on everything new in G Suite for Education from April 2018, and see great ideas and resources!<br>Below is the recorded video from our <b>April 2018</b> …

Google

Response: Principals Should Realize 'They Are Still Learners Themselves'

<b>(This is the last post in a three-part series. You can see Part One here and Part Two here.)</b><p>The new "question-of-the-week" is:<p><i>How should principals</i> …

Education

Yes, Kinder Can Use Chromebooks!

Pinterest<p>Yes, Kinder CAN Use Chromebooks! Empower our littlest learners!<p>The new book, <i>Google Apps for Littles</i> by the dynamic duo, Christine Pinto, and …

Ten essential Chrome extensions for teachers (second edition)

Last year, I published my first list of ten essential Chrome extensions for teachers. In no particular order, that list includes: AdBlock Plus, Full …

Google

Response: Being a Principal Means 'Spending Time Each Day Building Relationships'

<b>(This is the first post in a three-part series)</b><p>The new "question-of-the-week" is:<p><i>How should principals spend their time?</i><p>Principals have lots of …

Education

EdTech 2015: What’s hot?

"We can already see that a lot of learning is now shifting online; virtual classrooms are here to stay."<p>WizIQ is another tool that I believe is …

Education Technology

Response: How to 'Weave Writing Throughout Science Lessons'

<b>(This is the last post in a two-part series. You can see Part One here.)</b><p>The new question-of-the-week is:<p><i>How do you integrate writing in science</i> …

Google Play

1,000 people sign petition rejecting plans for four-schools amalgamation

More than 1,000 people have signed a petition rejecting plans for a four-schools amalgamation.<p>Proposals to merge three post-primary schools in …

Belfast

Immersed in Learning | 52 Weeks of Guided Inquiry

In my current GID unit, my 5th grade students are exploring the world around them. Over this unit, students will gain knowledge of Earth’s four …

Education Technology

EarthDay

Play Games!<p>Planet Pals has coloring pages, interactive games, online puzzles, articles, journals, crafts, stories, virtual cards and more!<br>• Primary …

Earth Day

Chromebooks in education: Everything you need to know

A student needs a few basic things to get the most an education has to offer and a Chromebook is a great way to fulfill those basics. A big part of …

Android News

Why I cringe every time I hear the term Digital Literacy

<b>It’s true every time I hear the term digital literacy, I want to cringe and here is why.</b><p>First let’s take a step back to define literacy.<p>Literacy is …

A Homeschooling Parent’s Dream: Google Home

While technology directors often object to allowing Google devices designed for home use into public schools and classrooms, there’s no doubt one …

Homeschooling

Online applications for Gauteng schools hit 180 000 in 2 days

The Gauteng department of education on Tuesday said the number of online applications had hit the 180 000 mark on only the second day of registration.<p>…

Google Chrome

Department receives over 140 000 online applications

The Gauteng Department of Education's online applications will close at midnight on 28 May. Despite ...

U.S. Dept. of Education

Michelle Malkin: Drain Silicon Valley/Beltway student data-mining swamp

During last week’s Capitol Hill hearings with Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, not a peep was heard about Silicon Valley, with Beltway help, collecting …

Silicon Valley