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Cool Tool | OOHLALA

Cool Tool | OOHLALA | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Here’s a mobile platform for student engagement that was created for students, by a team of recent grads that consists of student leaders, education researchers and engineers. Its highly engaging a...
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The best Google Drive cheat sheets - Daily Genius

The best Google Drive cheat sheets - Daily Genius | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it
ShareTweet Do you use Google Drive to manage your digital life? Most of us do. In fact, many online students use it to submit homework and projects to their online school. So, when it comes to online learning, Google Drive and it’s myriad of features are a must-try suite of tools for you. It’s not …
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A Wonderful Interactive Whiteboard App Is Now Free Grab It ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A Wonderful Interactive Whiteboard App Is Now Free Grab It ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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5 Reasons To Use YouTube In The Classroom | Edudemic

5 Reasons To Use YouTube In The Classroom | Edudemic | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it
If you like to bring multimedia into your lessons (and who doesn't?) then you probably use YouTube in the classroom from time to time.
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Show, Don’t Tell! 3 Best Free Screencasting Tools for Windows

Show, Don’t Tell! 3 Best Free Screencasting Tools for Windows | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it
They say a picture is worth a thousand words, so a video must be priceless - and there are times when a video is more convenient and effective than simple words. Ever find yourself in that kind of position? Maybe you want to guide someone through fixing a problem or you want to share your…
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The Difference Between Technology Use And Technology Integration

The Difference Between Technology Use And Technology Integration | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it
The Difference Between Technology Use And Technology Integration

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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Tony Guzman's curator insight, October 24, 10:06 AM
Many think of technology integration as the same thing as using technology but this infographic shows so much more. Does this resonate with any of you?
Michail Darley's curator insight, October 26, 5:52 PM

The only thing I would add to this handy summary is that we sometimes need to use technology to gain the confidence and skills to integrate technology successfully.

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50 resources for using tech in the modern classroom

50 resources for using tech in the modern classroom | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A roundup of educational articles, apps and tutorials for educators looking to integrate technology into the classroom, updated for 2014.

Via Ana Cristina Pratas
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10 apps that make Chromebooks feel like a real desktop

10 apps that make Chromebooks feel like a real desktop | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Google Chromebooks are growing in popularity, but the experience can feel foreign to some. Here are some apps to make it feel like home for desktop users.

Via Dr Peter Carey, Suvi Salo, Mika Auramo
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Excellent Timeline Printables and Graphic Organizers for Your Class ~ EdTechnology & MLearning

Excellent Timeline Printables and Graphic Organizers for Your Class ~ EdTechnology & MLearning | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it
A few days ago, I shared with you here in EdTech and Mlearning a great source of graphic organizers where teachers can access and download printables to use in their class. Today, I am sharing with you these excellent free Timeline graphic organizers and sequence charts to help you teach your kids sequencing and organizing ideas and events  chronologically.

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Official Gmail Blog: An inbox that works for you

Official Gmail Blog: An inbox that works for you | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it

Cross-posted on the Official Google Blog

Today, we’re introducing something new. It’s called Inbox. Years in the making, Inbox is by the same people who brought you Gmail, but it’s not Gmail: it’s a completely different type of inbox, designed to focus on what really matters. 

Email started simply as a way to send digital notes around the office. But fast-forward 30 years and with just the phone in your pocket, you can use email to contact virtually anyone in the world…from your best friend to the owner of that bagel shop you discovered last week. 

With this evolution comes new challenges: we get more email now than ever, important information is buried inside messages, and our most important tasks can slip through the cracks—especially when we’re working on our phones. For many of us, dealing with email has become a daily chore that distracts from what we really need to do—rather than helping us get those things done.

If this all sounds familiar, then Inbox is for you. Or more accurately, Inbox works for you. Here are some of the ways Inbox is at your service:

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WeVideo

Video Editing using Chromebooks with WE VIDEO

 

While iPads offer better stop-motion apps and PCs/Macs offer free stop-motion software downloads, this tutorial will focus on using a Chromebook and WeVideo to create stop-motion video (animation). A laptop will work just as well, and you can follow most of the same steps in the tutorial. I have not found a Google App for stop-motion video, so this method is somewhat of a work-around for those who only have access to Chromebooks, or who have laptops that are “locked down” by your school so that software cannot be installed. 

WeVideo is a free online video editor. It requires no downloads or installations. While paid plans are available, the free plan will suffice for creating stop-motion video.

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A New Excellent Google Drive Guide for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

A New Excellent Google Drive Guide for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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38 Ideas to Use Google Drive in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

38 Ideas to Use Google Drive in Class ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it

This is the third post in a series of posts aimed at helping teachers and educators make the best out of Google Drive in classrooms. This series comes in a time when teachers are getting ready to start a new school year and hopefully will provide them with the necessary know-how to help them better integrate Google Drive in their teaching pedagogy. The two previous posts featured in this series were entitled consecutively "New Google Drive Cheat Sheet" and "Teachers Visual Guide to Google Drive Sharing". Today's post covers some interesting ideas and tips on how to go about using Google Drive in your classroom. This work is created by Sean Junkins from SeansDesk.

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6 Powerful Course Management Tools for Teachers and Educators ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

6 Powerful Course Management Tools for Teachers and Educators ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it
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'Capture' Some Learning on YouTube

'Capture' Some Learning on YouTube | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it
Reflection is a powerful tool and process in learning to move toward mastery. What if we could offer students more than one way to do it, in a format that may be more native to them?
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Audioboo for Education

Audioboom for EducationSchools and universities around the world are embracing Audioboom as the easiest, most effective way to give teachers and students a voice. Audio enriches the curriculum, engages the learner, and creates conversations that build community. Take a look at some amazing ways that Audioboom is reinventing the classroom experience.Give Your Students A Voice

Your students have a lot to say! Capture their thoughts by giving them access to Audioboom - the easiest, simplest way to let your students express themselves and share their voices with you, their peers and their families. Download our free app today and sign up today for free accounts - and let your students speak!

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Ultimate Guide to the Paperless Classroom | Edudemic

Ultimate Guide to the Paperless Classroom | Edudemic | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it

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Add custom features to Google Forms with Add-ons | Google Gooru

Add custom features to Google Forms with Add-ons | Google Gooru | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it

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The guru that is google

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First Look At 3D Camera App 3DAround | TechCrunch

What if you could shoot those cool 360-degree, swivel-around photos you see on ecommerce sites or in The Matrix with just your smartphone? Then you'd be using..

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Mika Auramo's curator insight, October 25, 12:12 AM

Cool, now you can take 3D pictures with iPhone.

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Great Tools and Apps for Teacher-Parent Communication

Great Tools and Apps for Teacher-Parent Communication | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it

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Redefining Vocab Quizzes using Technology - Instructional Tech Talk

Redefining Vocab Quizzes using Technology - Instructional Tech Talk | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it
As technology continues to be integrated into the classroom, we continually battle what role the technology should play and in what ways we can harness the power of the technology to redefine practices that existed before the devices were readily available. When looking at the SAMR model, it is common for the devices to take […
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Student Portfolios in the Cloud

Student Portfolios in the Cloud | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it
After the intermediate division in my school decided to use Google Drive to host student portfolios, I began to piece together the steps necessary for this to be successful for all stakeholders: st...
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100 Important Google Drive Tips for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

100 Important Google Drive Tips for Teachers and Students ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it

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.

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Excellent Google Drive Resources for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Excellent Google Drive Resources for Teachers ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | BHS Ed Tech | Scoop.it

August 18, 2014
On the occasion of the first back-to-school week, I compiled this list of excellent resources to help teachers make the best of Google Drive in their classrooms. I firmly believe that Google Drive is one of the elemental web tools with huge educational potential that every teacher should be able to tap into. However, the thing with so many of Google's services is that their power and usefulness lies in their hidden features. The resources below cover some of these features.

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