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Teaching with Google+

Teaching with Google+
Stream This is like Facebook's News Feed, where the sharing happens. Updates, links and other media from the people you follow will show up here. Posts aren't "hidden," but are "muted."Circles This was a defining feature for Google+ when it was released -- a selling point that allows users to add people to different "circles" as a way of separating content, updates and the general mixing of different areas of your life. Whereas Facebook lumps everyone together in a single feed, Google+ streams allow you far more flexibility. Users are currently split regarding how well this works in application. Most of the differences between Google+ and Facebook are a matter of branding: one company's "follow" is another company's "Add to Circles." Beginning Classroom Integration Of course, it is far more than a Facebook clone. 1) Basic: Communication The most basic way Google+ can function in your classroom is as an avenue of communication. 2) Intermediate: Project Management Tips Closing Tips

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Google Plus vs. Facebook Video Chat: Why teachers and the education market will (or should) lean towards Google Plus - Tech-Savvy Teacher It is a big summer so far in social networking. Google Plus was released last week, and a lot of tech geeks agree that its circles and “handout” features are both useful and a potential game-changer for work groups and web workers, and in my opinion, online schools and distance learning programs. Facebook also upped the ante today announcing Facebook Video Chat, backed by Skype technology (now a subsidiary of Microsoft).

Atomic Learning: Connecting with Others Using Google+ Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to login Beginning of dialog content User Settings End of dialog content New iPad app Projectbook merges note-taker with task manager Give him enough time, and Peter Tamte will tell you exactly what’s wrong with note-taking apps for the iPad: They’re walled off from other apps, making it hard to turn your notes into tasks and to-dos. They’re overly reliant on cloud storage and syncing, so if you’re offline, your data is often inaccessible. Many of these apps just seem to replace paper clutter with digital clutter, preventing Tamte and users like him from putting notes to any real use. “We take notes because we want to save information that helps us get things done,” Tamte says. Revolutionizing E-Learning: Innovation Through Social Networking Tools by Paul Signorelli Social media online offer another channel for blended learning designs, through collaboration and cooperation. In addition to research findings, many designers are looking for practical examples of applications that result in valid learning. Here is a selection of some of the best uses to date of social networking, along with new tools, lessons learned, and a look at what's next. Trainers, teachers, and learners are beginning to use social networking tools in ways that promise to revolutionize the way e-Learning is produced and consumed.

Google Plus: Is This the Social Tool Schools Have Been Waiting For? There seem to be three forces at play when it comes to education and social media. The first is a lack of force, quite frankly - the inertia that makes many educators unwilling and uninterested in integrating the technology into their classrooms. The second is the force of fear - the pressures on the part of administrators, district officials, and politicians to curtail and ban teacher and students' interactions online. (See Rhode Island's recently passed legislation that outlaws all social media on school grounds as a case in point.) And finally, the third force is that of more and more educators who are embracing social media and advocating its use on- and off-campus - for student learning and for teacher professional development alike. I spent this past week with many of those teachers at the International Society for Technology in Education conference in Philadelphia, and when Google unveiled Google+ on Tuesday, most of us were otherwise preoccupied.

10 Benefits & 10 Concerns About the Shift to Digital Learning Providence Rhode Island is fortunate to have Deborah Gist as commissioner, she’s a real chief for change. Gist and her team held a digital learning summit in Providence today. I had the good fortune to spend the day talking to teachers and principals about the shift to personal digital learning. They told me what excites them about the shift and the stuff we need to worry about. How Higher Education Uses Social Media [INFOGRAPHIC] Schools are on a short list of organizations that have been notoriously slow to adopt emerging tech. But within the last few years, as social media becomes more integral to students' lives, educational institutions are finally catching on, and catching up. When it comes to higher ed, there are not only opportunities for digital learning, but digital marketing too. Some schools have taken the reigns on both sides, with mixed results. SEE ALSO: 5 Free Homework Management Tools for the Digital Student

InteractiveDesign Interactive Design Interactivity Defined David Fortin (1997) has offered a definition of Interactivity that is appropriate across the differing contexts of information access, instruction, and performance support: From a perspective focused on User Interface design and new media, Ray Kristof and Amy Satran (Interactivity by Design, 1995) offer the following description of interactivity: "Computers and software are tools, and their purpose is to help people interact with words, numbers, and pictures. Diipo.net - Connect With Your Students The concept of social networking as a way to connect teachers and students becomes more and more relevant each day. Diipo is a case in point. This new platform is meant to be used both by educators and by students that want to take their learning one step above and beyond. Diipo favors an interface that is a sort of a hybrid from what we are accustomed to seeing when using Facebook and Twitter, and all operations are executed by using a series of dashboards and apps that make for communicating to the full.

Khan Academy Enters Next Era With iPad App Khan Academy, the wildly popular YouTube lecture series, has launched its free, new iPad app in Apple's store. The enhanced version of Khan Academy includes time-syncing between devices--no Internet connection required--an interactive transcript of the lectures for easy searching, and a handy scrubber for moving between parts of the lectures. Perhaps more importantly, now that more schools have begun adopting Khan's lectures for their own classrooms, the iPad app could possibly replace or supplement textbooks, saving cash-strapped schools and students a lot of money.

Subscribe to calendars in Google Calendar - Google Calendar Help Ask to see a calendar On a computer, open Google Calendar. You can only edit Google Calendar sharing settings from a computer, not the mobile app. On the left side, find Other calendars. In the Add a friend's calendar or Add a coworker's calendar box, enter the other person's email address.

10Q: Helen Keegan We are fortunate to have many innovators in education. In the primary (elementary) and secondary (high) school sectors some can be conspicuous, because through various Teachmeets around the world, and also online during Twitter #edchats, they make their work known to the wider community. In the post-compulsory sectors of education too, there is a lot of innovation and creativity, but sometimes this can go relatively unnoticed.

Google calendar on iOs devices This article is for G Suite, Education, and Government users. Other users should see the Calendar sync article for instructions for their iOS device. Learn more. Google Sync can sync up to 25 Google Calendars with the Calendar app on your iOS device (your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch).

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