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Word clouds. Everything Teachers Need to Know about Google Classroom. January 21, 2015 Google Classroom is definitely one of the best platforms out there for enhancing teachers workflow. It provides a set of powerful features that make it an ideal tool to use with students. ‘Classroom helps teachers save time, keep classes organized, and improve communication with students. It is available to anyone with Google Apps for Education, a free suite of productivity tools including Gmail, Drive and Docs.’ For those of you new to Google Classroom, the video tutorials below will provide you with a very good introduction to what this platform is all about. You will also get to learn how to use some of its features and how to seamlessly integrate it in your teaching.1- Getting Started with Google Classroom by Amy Mayer 2- Here is a series of video tutorials from Currie hillman on : How to sign up for Google ClassroomHow to create a classAnnouncements and assignments on Google ClassroomStudent view in Google classroomGrading , feedback and view from Google Drive.

3 Minute Teaching With Tech Tutorial - EduCanon. How to Start a Wiki: 17 Steps. Steps Part 1 Planning Your Wiki <img alt="Image titled Start a Wiki Step 1" src=" width="728" height="546" class="whcdn" onload="WH.performance.clearMarks('image1_rendered'); WH.performance.mark('image1_rendered');">1Determine what your wiki is for.

Knowing the purpose of your wiki will help decide the software and hosting options to choose from. Wikis can be personal pages, sprawling communities, or anything in between. You can use a wiki to track your life goals, create a product manual for your business, collaborate with coworkers on a project, create a neighborhood newsletter, create a discussion place for a hobby, and much more. <img alt="Image titled Start a Wiki Step 3" src=" width="728" height="546" class="whcdn">5Choose a software package. Part 2 Starting a Wiki Farm Wiki. 3 Minute Teaching TOOL-torials. Be sure to share these great resources with your friends and colleagues!

Access all of these videos in this YouTube Playlist How to Add “Time Tags” to Youtube Vids (so Viewers can Jump to Tagged Sections)It’s Super Easy to Create These Simple ‘Bookmarks’ so Viewers Can Pop to Different Section of Your EdPuzzle 3 Minute TOOL-torial Add Questions to Videos, Monitor Progress, etc. Create Top Notch Graphics With Ease, for Little or no Cost with Canva (fun for Students too!)

Share Videos With no Distractions or Inappropriate Content, Fast & Easy with SafeShareA quick overview of the SafeShare.TV application that makes it easy to safely share YouTube and Vimeo videos without the distractions of ads and other extraneous content, or inappropriate content! ThingLink: Creating fun interactive learning content with ThingLink is a blast. Movenote: Using Movenote to Deliver Digital Content That Includes YOU (on Webcam)!

10 Great Video Tutorials on Using Twitter in Education. 1- Tweet or not to Tweet 2- Twitter Search in Plain English 3- Twitter for Teachers in 15 Minutes 4- Twitter Hashtag Basics 5- Using Twitter to build a PLN 6- Using Twitter in The Classroom 7- Academic Excellence in 140 Characters. 7 Steps on How to Use the New Edmodo. Edmodo recently released a new look for their website. Many times when a website changes there’s a ton of confusion about old features, new features, and where everything is now located. Not with Edmodo! The simple and clear design makes it easy to navigate between all of the tools. So there shouldn’t be too much confusion for existing users, and teachers who want to learn how to use Edmodo for the first time are met with a sleek and simple interface.

Here are a few videos on how to navigate the new Edmodo site, and how to use the basic features for anyone interested in learning to use Edmodo in the classroom. 1. Creating an Edmodo Account: Teacher and Student The first and most simple skill with Edmodo is creating an account. 2. After creating an account, the next step is to create a group. 3. Posting notes to the group feed inside Edmodo is the easiest way to get the discussion going within your virtual classroom. 4.

Let Edmodo be your virtual library! 5. 6. 7. How to Make a Website - Step-by-Step Guide for Beginners. [PUBLIC] 30 Ways to use Chromebooks in the Classroom - Google Slides. 15 Unique and Creative Ways to Use iPads in the Classroom – Here are some great new ideas to use your iPad in your classroom, K-12 and beyond!

The iPad, as we all know, is a great tool for education. We are hoping that you can use at least a few of these new and creative ideas. This post is a collaborative piece that was created with the help of two respected educators: Jonathan Wylie, a Google Apps Certified Instructor and Instructional Technology Consultant from Iowa, USA. Meg Wilson, an Apple Distinguished Educator, special education teacher and technology specialist from, Connecticut, USA. 1. With this app, and the help of a dedicated, or DIY, mount you can use your iPad as a document camera, annotate over anything you set under the camera, and even record what you show. 2. You can create 3D models of anything in your classroom simply by taking pictures of it using this innovative app. 3. Quizlet is a completely free resource that allows you to create flashcards for your students. 4. 5.

Have lots of interesting photos to share? 6. 7. A. B. Back to School Prep Guide: Create a Blog. Creating Podcasts with Your Students. Preproduction Before students even think of stepping up to the microphone, much planning must be done. In fact, I've found in creating Radio WillowWeb that preproduction takes over three-quarters of the time to produce a podcast. Students need to keep their audience in mind. Who will listen to the podcast? The podcast will need a name. In preproduction, you must also decide upon the format for the podcast. Sample ideas and uses for a podcast: Weekly classroom news broadcast Document a field trip Record a class discussion Share book reviews Conduct interviews Review curricular content Segment Planning Booklet: Download the planning sheets used for Radio WillowWeb.

When planning, consider the length of your podcast. If your podcast is involving an entire classroom of students, the teacher should find ways to involve everyone in preproduction. It's really helpful for students to practice what they are going to say out loud to others. Apple has lesson plans for using iPods in classrooms. How can I make an Infographic in Five Steps? – Piktochart. How can I make an Infographic in just 5 steps? With Piktochart's comprehensive interface, tools and features, you'll be an infographic-making genius in no time. When you log into Piktochart, you will first land on the Pikto Templates page. Step 1: Pick a template Here are all the templates to help you get started. We have made the selection process as easy as possible for you: You can scroll through the hundreds of templates according to their respective formats - Infographic, Report, Poster and Presentation.

Step 2: Preview or Create You can first “preview” the template to make sure of your choice, and if so, click “create” to load the selected template. Step 3: Insert graphics Just click or drag-and-drop the graphics you need from the menu to your canvas. Step 4 : Visualize your data Use the tools available in the left sidebar to visualize your data. Step 5: Share Your Infographic And you're done!