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Everything Teachers Need to Know about Google Classroom

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

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The Essential 3 App Classroom Solution – Showbie This is the first in a series of blog posts written by Apple Distinguished Educator, Trainer, and Showbie Champion, Joe Moretti. Schools looking for an effective implementation of technology to enhance their teaching and learning often fail to establish a clear base line of operation for the technology. In response to this, I developed a 3 app strategy as a bottom line for minimum effective use of technology in the learning space. The diagram below shows the minimum triangle of effective use of technology. Broadly speaking: concepts need to be introduced or taught, work needs to be set and content produced with a feedback mechanism available throughout the process.

Everything You Need To Know In Google Classroom (Part 3) - BetterCloud Monitor This is part three of a three part guide.View part one. View part two. Google Classroom has gained a lot of depth in the time since it was first released last year. Over the past month I have been releasing a long form guide on how to utilize all of its functionality. If you haven’t had a chance, you should go through part one and part two of this three part guide. Today’s section of the guide delves into creating questions for your students all the way to making use of Google Classroom’s calendar integrations. 10 Innovative Ways to Use ThingLink in the Classroom by Susan Oxnevad It starts with an image. Define the image through multimedia. Present ideas. Pack it full of content. Create links to amazing sites. Explore, share and create with ThingLink in the classroom!

18 Great Google Apps for Education Posters to Use With Students July 3, 2016 As we were browsing Mindshift’s ’15 Tech Tool Favorites from ISTE 2016’ we came across this wonderful resource created and shared by Monica Martinez from EdTechTeam. This is basically a collection of interesting visuals and posters covering different GAFE related apps and tips including: Chrome tips, Google tools, Google Street view, Google Docs tips, iPad tips, top 10 Google Apps, GAFE efficient workflow and many more. These posters are available for free and some of them are also available in other languages like French and Spanish. These resources will definitely help you make the best of GAFE in your instruction and ultimately leverage the potential of technology in education. The posters are available in a Google Drive folder which you can add to your Drive account in which case you will receive automatic updates each time Monica adds a resource. Enjoy

Everything You Need To Know In Google Classroom (Part 2) - BetterCloud Monitor This is part 2 of a three part guide. View part one and part three. Last week I posted part one of this guide, covering logging in to inviting your students. Using Flashcards Flashcards mode lets you study Quizlet sets as flashcards. The basics After you click on the Flashcards mode icon, you'll see the first definition in your set displayed. We show definitions first by default. If you want to change this, click on the Options button, then Start with term. To advance to the next card, use the arrow buttons below the card, or use the right and left arrow keys on your keyboard. How to use Google tools in Project-Based Learning When you think about some of the key features of Project-Based Learning (PBL), what do you think of? PBL should be student-driven, with a real-world connection. It should be core to learning, include structured collaboration, and have a multifaceted assessment. Giving students a real problem to solve, getting them engaged in their work, having them work with others, and assessing their work with more than just a grade sounds a lot like how many things in the ‘real world’ work, doesn’t it? After all, aren’t we trying to prepare students for the world after school? Many of the tech tools used in classrooms are made especially for classrooms.

Everything You Need To Know In Google Classroom (Part 1) - BetterCloud Monitor Luckily, a reader of the site and real-life teacher was kind enough to help me put a lot of these Classroom dilemmas to rest by putting together a massive guide on everything you need to know in Google Classroom. The guide is too long to fit into a single post so I will be releasing sections on a weekly basis. I am excited to present the first part of this guide, which will take you through everything from first log in to creating classes and inviting students to those classes.

12 Easy Ways to Use Technology in the Classroom, Even for Technophobic Teachers Everyone wants teachers to use technology in the classroom. But you're busy -- meeting standards, prepping students for tests -- and maybe you’re not too fond of computers, anyway. Never fear – there are easy ways to bring your classroom up-to-date, technologically. Do you have a iPad in your classroom for your use? How about iPads for students to use? The Ultimate Guide to The Use of Blogs in Teaching Free Blogging platforms for teachers and students :A- Edublogs The world's most popular educational blogging service, Edublogs lets you easily create and manage student and teacher blogs, quickly customize and include videos. B- Blogger This is a free weblog publishing tool from Google, for sharing text, photos and video. This is probably the most user friendly blogging platform out there. You can set up as many blogs as you want and right from your Google account.

It's Easier Than You Think Always wanted to make a WebQuest but not sure where to start? Education World has all the answers and can make the process easy for you. WebQuests are probably the most talked-about and widely used Web-based activities in today's classrooms. What are WebQuests? What accounts for their popularity? The periodic table of education technology We had a crazy idea over the weekend here at Daily Genius. What if we organized all the top education technology tools into a simple graphic? Then we took it a step further by identifying some of the best ways to organize data into a single visual. What better way to do that than by taking a page from the Periodic Table of the Elements?