Summer Tech PD - StructuredLearning.net Summer Tech Workshop for Teachers—Online Professional Development–is a three week, eighteen-hour interactive course on the most popular tech ed topics. These are the ones you’ve heard about, seen—want to use in your class if only you knew how to do that. 12 Activities (topics) 29 tech ed videos 16 tech ed Lesson plans 7 tech ed eBooks 41 Hall of Fame tech ed articles Unlimited questions/coaching during virtual face-to-face meetings and other per-arranged times. We stay until everyone leaves. Free Technology for Teachers: Create a Lab / Room Scheduler in Google Sheets Lab Scheduler is a neat Google Sheets Add-on that enables you to easily create and maintain a lab or room reservation system for your school. It is designed for schools that use a labeled block schedule (for example, the high school in my district uses "period 1" through "period 8" even though there are only four periods in a given day). Once you have added Lab Scheduler to your Google Spreadsheet it will walk you through the process of creating blocks of time and lab/room space in your spreadsheet. You can set your Lab Scheduler to maintain a preview of as many dates as you like.
4 Great YouTube Channels That Provide Intelligent Content for Students April 5, 2015 For today’s post, we have curated for you 4 interesting YouTube channels to recommend to your students.These popular educational channels feature educative videos ideal for inclusion in classroom instruction. Students can use them independently to expand their knowledge and push the limits of their intellectual curiosity. The content shared on these channels is adequately challenging for students and will definitely benefit their cognitive growth and raise their critical awareness to a wide range of topical subjects. 1- Crash Course In this channel, teachers John and Hank Green provide some excellent video explanations and tutorials on a variety of topics related to World History, Biology, Literature, Ecology, Chemistry, and US History.
Chromebook Tips Every Teacher Should Know Cards on the table, we love Chromebooks. 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. We collected some next-level tips every Chromebook-using instructor should know:
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Teachers Easy Guide to Creating Quiz Shows on Google Drive ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning January 3, 2015 Flippity is a powerful web tool that you can use with Google Spreadsheets to perform a variety of tasks. In the last post we published here we talked about how to use Flippity to create Flashcards and we visually demonstrated how teachers can go about creating their own flashcards using this tool. Today, we are sharing with you another great functionality provided by Flippity. A Step By Step Guide On How to Create Flashcards Using Google Spreadsheets ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning January 1, 2015Flippity is a very good tool that you can use on Google Spreadsheets to create flashcards and quizzes. The flashcards you create can be either printed or shared online through a generated link. The process to create a flashcard using Google Spreadsheet is pretty easy. Here is how to do it: 1- Click on this template and copy it to your Google Spreadsheet by clicking on "file" and " make a copy"
An Easy and Quick Way to Grade Quizzes on Google Drive Using Super Quiz Tool ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning February 22, 2015 Super Quiz is an excellent Google Sheets add-on that allows teachers to add some amazing functionalities to the quizzes they create through Google Forms. For instance, when you create a quiz, you only need to complete it once with an answer key and all future submissions will be automatically graded according to the answers you provided. Another important feature of Super Quiz is that it enables you to get a break down of class understanding and a list of incorrect students' answers for each question in case you want to stage an intervention. Also, “By filling out a few cells of information, you can also generate personalized differentiated written feedback emailed to students as soon as they submit a response. No need to monitor and ‘re-grade’ - just set-up and go!