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Google for Education 101 (in 101 seconds)

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YouTube Video Editor - YouTube Help Customize volume You can set volume levels for each clip in your project. Hover over a clip in your timeline and find the volume slider. Adjust the slider to lower the volume on the clip or music track. A Short Overview of Workflow in Google Classroom This week I wrapped up a series of workshops that I facilitated for a local school district that is transitioning to Google Apps for Education. To synthesize how everything in Google Apps for Education, particularly Google Classroom, can work together I created a short workflow list. The Google Classroom workflow list has three sections covering the workflows for homework/ long-term assignments, polls and quizzes, and posting announcements. Grab the Google Docs version of this workflow and you can print it has a handy reference guide. Workflow for homework/ long-term assignments: 1. Create your assignment descriptor/ template in Google Docs or Slides.

Technology in the Classroom: 10 Ways to Use Thinglink I follow a lot of tech ed forums (like Larry Ferlazzo, Richard Byrne, and Alice Keeler) as a way of keeping up with technology in the classroom trends and what teachers are using in their classrooms. The last few months, it's been Thinglink. I've received more than a handful of questions about this technology in the classroom on my Ask a Tech Teacher Q&A column and it's popped up in many education discussions about inquiry assessments and year-end summatives. I met Thinglink a few years ago and -- like colleagues -- was so excited, it often became a favored part of my technology in the classroom lesson plans to enable students to share their knowledge. Then, I got away from it. Like Typing Club (a few years ago, this was everyone's go-to online keyboarding program and then fizzled away), the tech ed opinion leaders moved on.

Google Tutorials Upload Twitter Richard Byrne Loading... Working... ► Play all Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 100 Important Google Drive Tips for Teachers and Students Google Drive provides a streamlined, collaborative solution to writing papers, organizing presentations and putting together spreadsheets and reports. But besides the basic features, there are lots of little tricks and hacks you can use to make your Google Docs experience even more productive. Here are 100 great tips for using the documents, presentations and spreadsheets in Google Docs.

Ideas for Using Minecraft in the Classroom Minecraft is no longer a new tool in the field of game-based learning. Because Minecraft has such open possibilities and potential, teachers have been experimenting with different ways to use it in the classroom for a while now. Some teachers use it to teach math concepts like ratios and proportions, while others use it to support student creativity and collaboration. (Minecraft Education Edition, which launches on November 1, 2016, has additional features for collaboration.) Here are some great ways to use Minecraft in the classroom:

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: The 7 Popular Google Docs Tools for Teachers June 15, 2015 Below is a list of some popular Google Docs add-ons for teachers and educators. These extensions are geared towards enhancing your Google Docs productivity by enabling you to perform a wide range of functionalities that Docs alone would not be able to afford. Some of the things you can do with these add-ons include: create bibliographies and automatically format citations in different citation styles, integrate various accents into your docs, create and insert mind maps into your documents, add digital signatures to your docs, create math graphs, generate tag clouds, and draw diagrams. 1- EasyBib Bibliography Creator

Google for Education: Resources User-powered coding environments, enrichment materials, and inspiration to empower diverse student populations Programs Annual student competitions, career resources, and programs to engage all students with technology How to Integrate Technology When technology integration in the classroom is seamless and thoughtful, students not only become more engaged, they begin to take more control over their own learning, too. Effective tech integration changes classroom dynamics, encouraging student-centered project-based learning. Think about how you are using technology with your students.

Google Apps and sites Sites and Apps for Education Mappe Concettuali, Aggregatori di lezioni, Repository Thinglink Mindomo Blendspace 4 new tools to help teachers do what they do best Posted by Jonathan Rochelle, Director of Product Management, Google for Education and Cyrus Mistry, Lead Product Manager, Devices and Content, Google for Education Editor's note: This week our Google for Education team will be joining thousands of educators at the annual ISTE conference. Follow along here and on Twitter for the latest news and updates. Teachers are great communicators, collaborators, creators and critical thinkers. It takes a teacher to empower students with these skills and create the leaders of our future. Online classrooms for FREE?! A Review of Free Online Learning Management Systems (LMS) September 2003 — Volume 7, Number 2 Introduction Online courses are moving into the mainstream and, as with all technology-driven teaching tools, the software commonly used to deliver online courses can be prohibitively expensive. Classes take place online through the use of software packages that have special classroom features such as discussion forums [Editor’s note: A TESL-EJ review of free online discussion forums, can be found here], calendars, “chat rooms” where participants can communicate in real time with each other, and quiz and polling capabilities. Files such as word processing documents, sound files, pictures, and videos can be uploaded to the virtual classroom for viewing by students. Thus, the “platform” is essentially a place that looks like a private website and is intended to work like an electronic classroom.

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 3 Powerful Web Tools to Create Whiteboard Animation Videos for Your Class October 23, 2014 Whiteboard animation videos are videos that draw themselves. They involve an animated use of images, shapes, characters, sounds and voice-overs to create a clip. This form of video production has been very popular recently and is widely used by some leading educational YouTube channels such as TED Ed and RSA Animate.

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