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Using Voice Comments with Google Docs for End of the Year Projects I had a “just in time” professional development moment thanks to Jennifer Roberts and her video titled “Docs Voice Comments.” I wanted to share it with other educators as I know many of us are planning end of the year projects, assignments, and written pieces. These culminating assignments are incredibly time consuming to grade. I also wonder how many of my students carefully read the comments I make on these pieces since they get them back just as the school year ends and summer break begins. Lastly, these end of the year projects are finished products, so covering them with comments or editing directly on them may not be the most effective way to provide feedback. My students are currently working on a Digital Portfolio Project to share the work they have created in our class. I’ve decided to use the voice comments app instead of typing out all of my comments. Follow the steps below to enable the Voice Comments app. Search for “Voice Comments” and connect app to your Drive account.

Chrome Extensions for Educators Infographic: 7 Stages of GAFE 7 Google Chrome Extensions that Help Students with Dyslexia In this day and age, high-quality assistive technology (AT) can be found on almost every computing platform. This widespread availability is making curriculum access easier for students with dyslexia. As many schools are adopting low-cost Chromebook programs, the AT supports associated with Google’s Chrome Web browser are becoming popular accommodations. The first article in this series explored the basics of Chrome and how it can enable dyslexic students to complete their work alongside their non-dyslexic classmates. What Are Chrome Extensions? Extensions are tools that can be added to the Chrome browser. Read&Write for Google One of the best and most full-featured extensions is Read&Write for Google, created by Texthelp, a leading AT developer. For the creation of Google Docs, the toolbar adds functions for dictation and word prediction. Co:Writer Universal Snap&Read Universal Ginger The Ginger extension is a contextual spelling and grammar checker. SpeakIt! Scrible Readability

Trabajos cursos Conectar Igualdad Chrome Extensions for Educators Teacher Tech - Alice Keeler La curación de contenidos | A medida que avanzamos y construimos nuestro PLE pasamos por diferentes etapas, la primera es la infoxicación debido a la cantidad de información que adquirimos y a las muchas herramientas que nos ofrecen para gestionar la información, para aprender y enseñar a gestionar esta información. Para ayudar a soltar esta infoxicación y lograr una gestión apropiada de la información utilizamos la “curación de contenidos” término Content Curator. El curador de contenidos es aquella persona encargada de dar forma a la información sobre un tema elegido y presentarlo de forma coherente en Internet, seleccionando la información de con un pensamiento crítico y un grado de análisis para ayudar a su audiencia a filtrar información con contenidos con cierto valor atemporal. Para facilitar esta tarea al curador de contenidos, existen muchas herramientas que facilitan la colección y el escaparate de contenidos. Me gusta: Me gusta Cargando...

A Tutorial For Google Drive In The Classroom A Tutorial For Google Drive In The Classroom Tutorial by TeachThought Staff The use of cloud-based word processing and storage is among the most underrated examples of education technology. If literacy is the foundation of learning, tools that promote its integration can be considered equally foundational. Through the cloud, students, teachers, parents, and other stakeholders are able to access the same document. Collaboration is simple. So then, Google Drive. An analogy? We’ve shared content around Google Drive in the past (see related links if you scroll down below this post). Either way, this video should be useful for teachers trying to wrap their heads around the idea of using Google Drive in their classroom, no matter the content area. A Tutorial For Google Drive In The Classroom

Google for Education: Save time and stay connected For Education Spark learning with G Suite for Education A suite of free productivity tools to help students and teachers interact seamlessly and securely across devices. Get G Suite for Education What’s included A full suite of educational tools for your school. Manage your classroom with ease Create classes, distribute assignments, give quizzes, send feedback, and see everything in one place. Administer with confidence Add students, manage devices, and configure security and settings so your data stays safe. Communicate your way Connect with email, chat, and video conference. Collaborate anywhere Co-edit documents, spreadsheets, and presentations in real time. Manage all your tasks Build to-do lists, create task reminders, and schedule meetings. Google Classroom Google Classroom streamlines assignments, boosts collaboration, and fosters seamless communication to make teaching more productive and meaningful. Collaborate anytime, anywhere, on any device Benefits for your institution cloud_done Easy build book