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Teacher inspiration. 12 ways to use Google Classroom’s newest features. Google has released some great new features for Classroom.

12 ways to use Google Classroom’s newest features

But what can we do with them? Here are some ideas. (Sketch by Matt Miller) In fall of 2014, Google released Classroom to anxiously awaiting teachers. In a year’s time, those teachers put Classroom to work, with students turning in more than 70 million assignments. The Future of Education: Sajan George at TEDxUNC. Tips for Creating Wow-Worthy Learning Spaces. Learning Services. Is Your Professional Development a Waste of Time? Essential Habits of an Excellent Educator. You are what you do every day.

Essential Habits of an Excellent Educator

Simply put, the habits of an excellent educator are that they have positive habits, and students are usually the central focus. Edutopia. Schoology Public Resources. File.NHS Schoology Parent Letter.docx This letter was created to be sent home to parent's in order to encourage them to register for a Schoology account, and to explain the advantages or Schoology to their student.

Schoology Public Resources

You should download the roster of parent access codes, and use Mail Merge in Microsoft Word to create individual parent letters with the child's name and unique access code in the fields I have provided. Hand out letters to each student. When parents register, their names will appear below the name of their child's in gray type in the class roster. Go through on the due date and give students whose parents have registered for an account 20 pts extra credit. 11 ratings · Added by Ms. School Culture and Practices. Activity Ideas – Seesaw Help Center. SAMR. Educational Technology. Google Classroom Chrome Extension. Recently Google Classroom came out with the ability for websites to have a share to Google Classroom button.

Google Classroom Chrome Extension

One of my favorite examples is Flat ( which allows for collaborative music composition online. With the click of a button teachers can assign Flat to their music students right to the Google Classroom stream. The “WHY” Guide to #Edchat topics. Although many educational models and pedagogies can seem like a conveyer belt of fads sometimes, many of them at least focus on one or two key educational concerns.

The “WHY” Guide to #Edchat topics

Regardless of whether you think it a passing fad, many of them have an aim that you should know about and be considering as a teacher in the 21st Century. I must admit though, as busy teachers, it is understandable that to fully implement a number of them is unrealistic. So here’s my summary of the key take-aways from each model that you should aim to implement in your teaching. (Click for larger version) The “WHY” Guide to #Edchat topics. #Satchat Live from #ISTE2015. Effective Technology Leadership. After reading this post from ClassFlow Blogger and Promethean Learning Evangelist Steven W.

Effective Technology Leadership

Anderson, be sure to check out his webinar series' Leading Effective Technology Programs and Data: The Whole Story to learn how school leaders can feel empowered to make instructional change in their school or district. As many states and education agencies move towards more complex and comprehensive teacher evaluations, the role technology plays in instruction is becoming a more central pedagogical question that leaders must consider. 180 Days to Happy on Pinterest. Log in.

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Student, Qr Codes and Augmented Reality. The Popular Grading and Collaborative Platform Chalkup is Now Available for iPad. July 26, 2015 The popular tool Chalkup is now available for iOS bringing thus the platform’s assignment, grading, messaging, and notification features to iPad and iPhone.

The Popular Grading and Collaborative Platform Chalkup is Now Available for iPad

For those of you not familiar with Chalkup, this is a a great web tool that allows teachers to create classes and share different study materials on a message board that students can access in real-time. Chalkup lets you post discussion prompts, add comments to discussions, distribute announcements and assignments and view files. 'Chalkup lets you connect your entire class via assignments, discussions, grading, personalized to-do lists, messages, and materials in the palm of your hand. As a class collaboration platform, Chalkup keeps students, teachers, parents, and administrators connected. Communicate, Coach, Care: The Central Purpose: The Hard Truths of Leadership. The following reflections are a compilation of thoughts by Heidi Veal and myself.

Communicate, Coach, Care: The Central Purpose: The Hard Truths of Leadership

When you think about it, teams are actually everywhere. And I’m not necessarily referring to the typical sports teams that dominate the American consciousness when the concept of a team is discussed. A family unit thrives as a team. Service, church, and civic organizations touch thousands of lives as teams. The Scoop on Periscope: Broadcast Live Video to the World. The 4 biggest mistakes that teachers make when integrating technology. In classrooms all around the globe, educators are introducing new and exciting technological tools to engage their students in learning.

The 4 biggest mistakes that teachers make when integrating technology

Many educators are successful when integrating these technologies, but unfortunately many are not for a variety of reasons. Photo credit: Emerging Edtech. Super-Duper SECRET Periscope Template! - - Hi Guys! Firstly, thanks for joining me on #DuckerScope today – it was awesome interacting with you all… And, more importantly… we hit our heart target!!!!!! So, as promised, just right click + ‘save as’ on the button below and you’ll instantly download the FREE template so that you can create sexy looking YouTube videos out of your scopes! Podstock 2015.

15 Tips for New Teachers From a Technology Facilitator. How School Administrators’ Roles Change in the Digital Age. Jane is the associate superintendent for instruction at Lincoln Public Schools, Neb., a member of the Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools. 60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom. 60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom by TeachThought Staff Google Classroom is quietly becoming the most powerful tool in education technology.

Copy a Google Form. Free Images. Edtechcafe.onsugar. 6 Tips for Social Media Newbies - Education Week Teacher. IPad. Educational Technology. The 4 biggest mistakes that teachers make when integrating technology. Tomorrow's Learning Today: 7 Shifts To Create A Classroom Of The Future. Carter's Classroom. Best Practices in Technology Integration. Most instructional technology implementation efforts focus their efforts around a few key areas. National Association of Elementary School Principals. Today's students need educators to re-envision the role of technology in the classroom. by Nancye Blair Principal, January/February 2012 Web Resources.