Google Apps has created programs that allow teachers to integrate into their classrooms to help students experience technology. These apps can help me be more efficient as an educator by allowing my students to integrate technology into their learning and experience it for themselves. Gmail allows students to have the responsibility of checking their own mailbox (it is always fun receiving mail when you are young!) but has a component for teachers to have an administration… Continue
Added by Rebecca J-L on August 16, 2013 at 3:48pm —
Today is Digital Learning Day! To mark the occasion, let me take you through a quick walkthrough of the halls of Wamogo Regional Middle/High School and give you a snapshot on how digital learning… Continue
Added by Colette M Bennett on February 6, 2013 at 4:29pm —
I know everyone is ready for that first bright day when our students return to socialize and learn. But here are a few ideas for using Google Apps, including an activity for Veterans Day: a short 150 word essay on the simple topic "Honor All Veterans." This was sponsored by our local VFW last year, but two of my students carried it further, and if you use Google Apps, you might want to try this, or adapt it to another project.
Google Docs is our tool to… Continue
Added by Sheri on August 16, 2012 at 9:31am —
We are a School District of about 73,000 students. We have about 90 schools! We are in the process of moving to Google Apps. We realize NY Schools have already made this move. Can anyone provide some best practices for the roll out of a system this large?
IE: How did you prepare the students for this new responsibility, What training? New Policies? Did you roll it out with a lot of features all at once or are you phasing it in?Are you delegating admin to each school or… Continue
Added by George Grachis on January 25, 2011 at 12:08pm —
From Search to Maps to Docs, Google offers tons of free tools that have had a great impact on technology in the classroom. The best thing about Google, though, is that it is continually innovating. Here are some of my favorite educational applications from Google Labs, Google's test bed for new Internet technology.
Find out what my favorite Google Labs tools are here:… Continue
Added by Derrick Waddell on January 13, 2011 at 6:38pm —
Jeremy Marks, a… Continue
Added by Michael Dunn on December 28, 2010 at 5:48pm —
As I've said before, cloud-based applications play a big role in my everyday computing and my classroom tech integration. Here's an annotated list of my seven favorite cloud tools.…
Added by Derrick Waddell on July 25, 2010 at 8:30pm —
Web searches are changing. Since Google's inception in the late 90s, the amount of information on the web has grown exponentially. With websites, blogs, images, music, videos and social networking from all over the globe, the amount of information online is simply astonishing. Sometimes, finding that information can be tricky. A recent trend is to crowd… Continue
Added by Derrick Waddell on July 24, 2010 at 10:28pm —
Pew recently conducted a survey
of 895 technology “stakeholders,” comprised of both technology experts and individuals who represent the Internet savvy public. The survey presented “potential-future scenarios to which respondents [reacted] with their expectations based on current knowledge and attitudes.” MORE...… Continue
Added by Shawn Roner on April 2, 2010 at 10:30am —
If schools are going to use technology to improve organizational processes, it’s important their leaders consider moving many of the school’s daily operations onto a cloud-based network. MORE...
Added by Shawn Roner on January 28, 2010 at 6:17pm —
Staying organized during a hectic school year is certainly a difficult task. With hundreds of e-mails, phone messages, parent conferences, and meetings, staying organized can seem impossible. To help, I’ve put together a short list of helpful apps I use to stay on top of things. MORE...
Added by Shawn Roner on January 21, 2010 at 10:03pm —
What do planet Earth, Madonna and Google all have in common? They are constantly evolving. Unlike the Earth and Madonna however, Google’s technology can really facilitate success. These services will allow you to streamline your productivity and be on the forefront of technology—all the while putting you ahead of the curve in professional and personal spheres. Here are 25 of the best, most obscure Google programs that you’ve never heard of…
Universal Search… Continue
Added by Allie Freeland on November 18, 2009 at 5:30pm —
For teachers, grading quiz results for paper test manually is definitely a hard job. Google Docs provides a good way for teachers to create online quizzes or surveys for teaching and learning, you can view the posts about creating quizzes
and sharing… Continue
Added by SunnyY on October 27, 2009 at 1:48am —
At the last post about creating online quizzes with Google Docs
, I showed you the steps to create online quizzes with Google Docs
. In this post, I will guide you to share the quizzes you created and then invite others to take quizzes.
You can share the quiz spreadsheet with others or publish it. About sharing quiz spreadsheet online… Continue
Added by SunnyY on October 21, 2009 at 3:30am —
Transforming Teaching and Learning Survey
At the end of October, I will have the privilege of attending an education summit at Google entitled, "Breakthrough Learning in a Digital Age ". Before this event, I will be blogging on the topic of transforming teachers' practices with digital technologies.
I have some pretty specific ideas in mind that I'd like to include in my blog posting. I also would like… Continue
Added by Lucy Gray on September 18, 2009 at 5:15pm —
Reposted from Meg's Notebook
Google Apps Education Edition
is a free suite of hosted communication & collaboration applications specifically geared at schools (universities and K-12).
If a school board does not want to, or is unwilling to, invest in Google apps for education, a teacher can… Continue
Added by Meg H on July 2, 2009 at 10:00pm —
[This is part 2 of a short series on Collaboration & Brainstorming Tools on www.EmergingEdTech.com, where I blog every week about the use of emerging internet technologies in education. Please stop by and check out a topic of interest today!]
This week in our investigation of collaboration and brainstorming tools, we’re checking out collaborative document editing tools. Last week we took a brief look at some mind mapping/idea… Continue
Added by Kelly Walsh on May 4, 2009 at 10:00am —
Make plans to attend,"Searching Google in a Snap" by our own Lisa Thumann at the DEN in SL at 5pmSLT(8pmEDT) at http://snurl.com/gzmuw Sign up for a google account prior to the workshop. Lisa is a Senior Specialist in Technology Education in New Jersey. She is a Google Certified Teacher who will be talking about
* Search Features
* Web Search
* Insights for Search
* Language Tools
* Book Search
* Scholar Search
* News Search
* Blog Search
Added by Durff on April 29, 2009 at 5:23pm —
Added by Alfajri Alwis on March 30, 2009 at 7:01am —
Please join our K-12 Google online Postcard exchange project. This
project was started this month by my school in Beaverton, Oregon. We
invite you to participate in our collaborative Google Map project (see URL below).
It is open to classrooms of ALL ages and any location. The main goal
of this project is to share famous landmarks, locations, or unique
aspects of your home state or region.
Go to my website to learn more about the… Continue
Added by Colette Cassinelli on October 7, 2008 at 9:42pm —