On Saturday, November 16th, Simple K12 will be hosting a full day of free webinars on Google Tools for Teachers. I'm excited to be presenting webinars at 2:00 and 3:00 PM EST and I'm looking forward to learning from a talented lineup of SK12 presenters!
I just finished putting the finishing touches on the presentation for a webinar I'm hosting on Tuesday of this week, SAMR: Design a Flexible Toolkit for Successful Tech Integration. This free webinar is sponsored by Infinitec and registration is open to all. Assembling the resources has caused me to dig deep into my toolkit to examine ways the tools I frequently go to can be used effectively to align with each level of the SAMR model. I have been evaluating the usefulness of my favorite tools and reflecting.
If you are a teacher hesitate to use Google Docs, this will take you step by step with templates and ideas. Online webinar recording sponsored by EasyBib. Of course, check out Susan Oxnevad's website Cool Tools for 21st Century Learners - Google Docs
Now you can embed live YouTube video right into a form to create a guided video lesson for students. Consider using this type of activity as a homework assignment to provide students with a common starting point for learning in the classroom.
Google Docs is truly one of my favorite tools for teaching and learning because of the features it offers to support research, writing and collaboration in the 24/7 classroom. Here are some things to try with Google Docs as you make plans to use a little more tech and embrace change.
A truly remarkable teaching tool is one that can collect information to evaluate student performance and provide students and teachers with immediate feedback for modification, reteaching and challenge.
Google’s heavy involvement in the MOOC space is a clear indicator that this vertical is relevant. I assume that Google knows exactly how much interest in online education exists on a global level based on its access to search queries.
Earlier this year I designed a template to introduce teachers to the usefulness of using Google Presentation as a tool for research. The purpose of the template is for use as a starting point to help teachers plan and implement technology driven learning experiences that are fueled by Essential Questions and aligned to Common Core Standards.
For all the time you spend online, you probably spend most of it searching for stuff. So why settle for the most basic Google experience? Here are 10 ways to beef up and speed up your Google searches and find stuff easier.