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Google Drive templates – because sharing is caring. Another great feature of Google Drive is the template gallery.

Google Drive templates – because sharing is caring

In a Google Apps for Education (#gafe) or Google Apps for Business environment, you can choose to share any of your Drive creations (from the core apps) as templates within your own domain only or share them with the whole world. That also means you have free templates available for use from around the world! Some are great and some are…well, it’s nice for people to share, anyway! Here I’m sharing some of my own templates and some templates that I have found useful. Social media image templates These are templates I created to the correct image sizes (at the time of creation) to fit the respective social media platform requirements. Twitter image template: Pinterest image template: The Teacher's Prep: Digital Interactive Notebooks in the Social Studies Classroom.

Texting in the Classroom - The Brown Bag Teacher. Our students are saturated in a world of technology.

Texting in the Classroom - The Brown Bag Teacher

As educators there is immediate buy-in when we connections between our students’ real worlds and our classrooms. One of my favorite (free) resources to do this is called ifaketext. It allows users to create faux iPhone text conversations. The website lets you fit between 35 and 50 words on one screen (a conversation between 2 different people).

Then, you can take a screen shot of the conversation or right-click to save the picture as a Jpeg. . (1) Morning Message – I plan on greeting my students at the door every morning and after the first few weeks they will be well trained in the morning routine. Google Quizzes - Surfing to Success. Why grade quizzes when Google Quizzes will do it for you?

Google Quizzes - Surfing to Success

Google Forms recently upgraded features to make creating quizzes, exit tickets, and more. Whether you’ve been using Google Forms to make quizzes for a while, or you are just starting out, your life just got easier. Chromebooks in the Classrooms–Friend or Foe? AATT contributor, Krista Albrecht, has a balanced evaluation of Chromebooks in the classroom I think you’ll find useful.

Chromebooks in the Classrooms–Friend or Foe?

Krista is a NY State certified Instructional Technology Specialist working in public education on Long Island, NY. 1:1 chromebook teaching- Symbaloo Gallery. The Best Resources For Using Chromebooks In The Classroom – Help Me Find More. I’ve become increasingly disappointed with our District’s decision to not purchase Chromebooks and, instead, purchase far more expensive and far fewer MacBooks.

The Best Resources For Using Chromebooks In The Classroom – Help Me Find More

I did think, though, that readers might find a Chromebooks “Best” list useful and, perhaps, someday, so will I. Using Chromebooks in the Classroom. 9 Chromebook apps every teacher needs. If you’ve got a Chromebook for the first time it can be difficult to know what apps are available and even how you install them.

9 Chromebook apps every teacher needs

Luckily there’s a well curated Web Store that you can install many free apps. On this page I’ve gathered together a selection of Chromebook apps that are perfect to get your started with your new Chromebook. How to install apps on your Chromebook or Chrome browser You can browse and install apps onto your Chromebook from the Chrome Web Store.

Just like the iPad App Store there is a huge range of free and paid for apps, including many designed specifically for education. Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides are three core productivity apps that are essential in the classroom. Everything Teachers Need to Know about Chromebooks (9 Tutorials) August, 2014 Chromebooks are making gigantic inroads in the education sector.

Everything Teachers Need to Know about Chromebooks (9 Tutorials)

Several school districts here in Canada and the States are adopting them as teaching tools within classrooms. Their growing popularity among the education community is attributable not only to their reasonably cheap price but also to a host of excellent features that you can not find in other devices. Chromebooks are easier to handle, faster and more secure. Chromebook Tips Every Teacher Should Know. Cards on the table, we love Chromebooks.

Chromebook Tips Every Teacher Should Know

They’re a fast, relatively low-cost portal to powerful learning opportunities. And that’s what we want out of classroom technology: something to push learning beyond current limitations. The beginner’s guide to Chromebooks in the classroom - from Jennifer Carey. This post first appeared on Daily Genius.

The beginner’s guide to Chromebooks in the classroom - from Jennifer Carey

In 2014, Chromebooks surpassed iPads in the world of education. There are a variety of reasons for this: economic needs, more “laptop like” feel, and the ubiquity of Google Apps for Education in schools. If you find yourself the owner of a new Chromebook, you’ve probably noticed that it’s not quite a laptop, but it also isn’t a tablet. Chromebooks are actually their own unique tool outside of these categories. They are just different enough that they can require a little time to get used to. Chromebook 101: Getting Started. Doggy Dans Online Dog Trainer Review - My Honest Review With This Program Collaborate via Drive on captured images.

Chromebook 101: Getting Started

Creates a techsmith folder in Drive to hold images. Works with the Snagit Easy Access to your edmodo account Highlight text and leave audio feedback within Quickly create collaborative walls where images, text, video, documents and web sources can be curated. Take collaborative notes while watching a video. Add voice and personality to any document or presentation. Chrome MenuAccess typical browser menu. Print to drive. Enable Cloud Printing through Chrome Manage appearance, date &time, system defaults and accessibility features Each bar represents a new page of apps! Google search! Status AreaBetween users, sign out. How to Work When Your Chromebook is Offline. Chromebooks are designed for a connected world.

But what happens when you are offline? Is your Chromebook still useful? Can I work from a Chromebook when it is offline? Chrome Web Apps and Extensions Flipped Edu - Google Slides. Accessibility Features on a Chromebook - Chromebook Classroom. By mistake, one of my teachers found out about the Chromebook Accessibility features. Here is the information on how to Enable Spoken Feedback. Thanks to Scott Johnson for this information! Enable spoken feedback If you're on the main sign-in screen, press Ctrl+Alt+Z to enable or disable spoken feedback. Listen to iTunes Audio Podcasts on Your Chromebook. If you'd like to start having your students listen to iTunes audio podcasts on their Chromebooks, there is a solution.

Just have your students install the iTunes Audio Preview/Podcast Downloader extension from the Chrome web store and then direct them to the appropriate podcast page. The extension will add a Preview link next to each audio file that the students can click on and listen to. Edit Google Drive documents offline - Chromebook Help. Using Google Drive, you can read and edit your saved Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Drawings documents when you're offline. Turn on Google Drive offline To save your Google Drive documents for offline use: If you haven't already, sign in to your Chromebook. Make sure that your Chromebook is connected to the web. Open Chrome . Learn How to Use Piktochart! - Piktochart Infographics. Become an expert Piktocharter by watching our videos, and you’ll be making infographics in no time! 27 Tips for Effective Classroom Management Infographic. Teacher Infographics. Classroom Management and Discipline 1:1.

One-to-One Computing and Classroom Management. From Educators' eZine If you spend some time observing the best, most-respected, teachers you will discover that one of their essential skills is good classroom management. Classroom management is essential if you want the students to learn. There is much literature and many theories on the topic. Classroom Management in a BYOD or 1:1 Environment. Nocking The Arrow: Classroom Management In A 1:1 Learning Environment. The 1:1 Classroom. 10 Rules for a Successful One-to-One Classroom. What Is Successful Technology Integration?

Technology integration is the use of technology resources -- computers, mobile devices like smartphones and tablets, digital cameras, social media platforms and networks, software applications, the Internet, etc. -- in daily classroom practices, and in the management of a school. Successful technology integration is achieved when the use of technology is: Routine and transparentAccessible and readily available for the task at handSupporting the curricular goals, and helping the students to effectively reach their goals. 'chromebook' in iGeneration - 21st Century Education (Pedagogy & Digital Innovation), Page 2. 1:1 With Chromebooks - Pedagogy - Community. Chromebook Tips Every Teacher Should Know. Getting Started with your Chromebook. The holidays are now over and many of you may have received a Chromebook for Christmas. Welcome to the world of Google’s desktop operating system.

Getting Started with your Chromebook. 5 Reasons Chromebooks Make Sense for Schools. Introducing the Chromebook. For Education Essential Resources Guide [PUBLIC] CodeOfConductChromebooksL.Aradj. ChromebookRulesL.Aradj. EdTech Chic: How #GAFE and #Chrome are helping @BrenhamISD stay CIPA compliant by educating students domain-wide with just a few clicks! First of all, if you are not familiar with CIPA (Children's Internet Protection Act), you can read more about it here. According to the FCC: The Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA) was enacted by Congress in 2000 to address concerns about children's access to obscene or harmful content over the Internet. CIPA imposes certain requirements on schools or libraries that receive discounts for Internet access or internal connections through the E-rate program – a program that makes certain communications services and products more affordable for eligible schools and libraries.

Infographic of chrome book use in my classroom; rules & regs: easy to follow! Made on Chromebook Introduction for Students. ChromebookStudentSignatureSheet. ChromebookStudentSignatureSheet. StudentCreatedRules. Chromebook Rules and Contract. Chromebookcontractforstudents. Chromebooks.