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Google Tips and Tricks - "I didn't know I could do that in Google!"

Google tips and tricks presentation to educators on Nov. 6, 2014 at BIT14 (ECOO) in Niagara Falls Ontario Canada.

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Some great information here! Fun Google Trivia as well. 

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Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, November 14, 1:52 PM

So many amazing ideas. I challenge you to find one you can use! 

María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, November 15, 7:10 AM

Google Tips and Tricks - "I didn't know I could do that in Google!" | @scoopit via @TDOttawa http://sco.lt/...

Sally Cornan 's curator insight, November 16, 4:16 AM

Nous sommes toujours en train d'ameliorer nos methodes pour apprendre l'anglais aux etudiants lors des séjours en immersion anglaise dans des familles anglophones en France .... nous ne restons pas sur nos acquises, nous cherchons proposer à vos enfants des cours tous les matins qui sont engageants, interessants , interactives et qui correspondent au Monde du 21 siecle et aux futurs besoins de vos enfants , pensez vous que  vos enfants vont apprendre l'anglais avec un bled  ? un annabac ? des worksheets ? pendant leurs vacances scolaires ? ou est ce qu'il faut chercher les methodes mieux adaptés , qui les stimulent et qui les excitent ?

Daily English, pour apprendre l'anglais dans des familles anglophones avec enfants , trouve toujours des methodes pour faire progresser vos enfants en anglais et pour reussir leur avenir

A bientot

Sally Cornan

www.dailyenglish.fr

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Google Classroom: Office Hours or Video Tutoring - TeacherTech

Google Classroom: Office Hours or Video Tutoring - TeacherTech | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it

"If you are using Google Classroom you may want to consider adding a permalink to a Google Hangout (GHO) onto the “About” section of Google Classroom. This creates a permanent video call that you can use for office hours, to schedule informal meetings with students or for having tutoring hours."


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Andrew 's curator insight, November 10, 9:35 AM

I could see this being used for students that may have to go home to take care of younger siblings and may not be able to stay after school for extra help.

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Top 5 ways to use autoCrat in education [How-To]

Top 5 ways to use autoCrat in education [How-To] | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it

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A veteran teacher turned coach shadows 2 students for 2 days - a sobering lesson learned - Granted, and ...

A veteran teacher turned coach shadows 2 students for 2 days - a sobering lesson learned - Granted, and ... | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it

"The following account comes from a veteran HS teacher who just became a Coach in her building. Because her experience is so vivid and sobering I have kept her identity anonymous. But nothing she describes is any different than my own experience in sitting in HS classes for long periods of time. And this report of course accords fully with the results of our student surveys. 

 

I have made a terrible mistake.

 

I waited fourteen years to do something that I should have done my first year of teaching: shadow a student for a day. It was so eye-opening that I wish I could go back to every class of students I ever had right now and change a minimum of ten things – the layout, the lesson plan, the checks for understanding. Most of it!"


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Lon Woodbury's curator insight, October 12, 7:02 PM

What common sense!  Years ago when I was teaching government, I found that some kind of experiential approach, and getting the students to follow their own interests when possible in a classroom, was much more effective. -Lon

Marianne's curator insight, October 12, 9:09 PM

What a powerful thing to do!

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Imagistory | Wordless Picture Book App

Imagistory | Wordless Picture Book App | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it

A wordless picturebook app for iPad that inspires your child to become the storyteller.


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natasha dcosta's curator insight, October 3, 11:41 PM

story telling for kids 

Maria Margariti's curator insight, October 5, 4:43 AM

Fun!

Al Post's curator insight, October 18, 11:28 AM

This looks cool!! Now imagine hooking this to a projector in your class and using it as a story starter. Would be interesting to see how many different stories emerge.

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Free Technology for Teachers: Frequently Overlooked Google Search Tools and Strategies

Free Technology for Teachers: Frequently Overlooked Google Search Tools and Strategies | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it

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Stacey Campo's curator insight, September 24, 3:25 PM

We can always use a refresher

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Assistive Technology Blog: New in iOS 8: Greyscale Mode

Assistive Technology Blog: New in iOS 8: Greyscale Mode | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it

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Mathew Singh's curator insight, September 22, 1:23 AM

Apple looking to cater to a wider range of consumers by providing  grayscale view to their consumers who have visual impairments. Apple is continuously looking to cater for all consumer needs.

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ScratchJr

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An iPad and junior version of the well know programming platform Scratch. The app has been designed for 5+ year olds and boosts simplified versions features of the more mature version. Children still snap programming blocks together to build amazingly creative things. Download at https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/scratchjr/id895485086?ls=1&mt=8


http://ictmagic.wikispaces.com/ICT+%26+Web+Tools


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Norton Gusky's curator insight, July 30, 7:34 AM

Taking my first look at ScratchJr - think I need a 4 year old to help me. Looks like a simple to use tool for primary school level. 

faezams's curator insight, July 30, 7:56 PM

Technology curriculum- great tool for programming and developing creativity.

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Make eBooks. Really simple.

Make eBooks. Really simple. | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it
Make eBooks. Really simple. Right from your Google Drive. liber.io integrates into your Drive and creates beautiful ePubs.

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A Wonderful Poster on Failure

A Wonderful Poster on Failure | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it

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Sayward Henry's curator insight, July 15, 1:10 PM

Fail Again. Fail Better.

Dean Mantz's curator insight, July 25, 11:52 AM

This is an ideal image for my use when discussing "Failure".  When working with my pre-service students as well as teachers in PD sessions, I explain "FAIL" as First Attempt In Learning.  This image will provide authentic connections for those involved in our discussion.  

Sue Alexander's curator insight, August 23, 8:50 PM

Such an important message for inspiring fearlessness.

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How-To: Add Your Own Voice to a QR Code - Class Tech Tips

How-To: Add Your Own Voice to a QR Code - Class Tech Tips | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it
You may have seen my post on "Talking QR Codes" and here's another tip for adding your own voice to a QR code.  RecordMP3 is a fantastic site that lets users record their voice using the microphone...

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Nacho Vega's curator insight, July 6, 11:22 AM

The power of your #voice... Use it!

Chris Carter's curator insight, July 6, 9:13 PM

Want to leave a clue QR for your kids as they work through an assignment?

Gary Harwell's curator insight, July 16, 12:27 AM

Great idea to make it more interesting for the students.

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Free Beautiful Online Survey & Form Builder | Typeform

Free Beautiful Online Survey & Form Builder | Typeform | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it

Create awesome online forms with Typeform, the FREE online survey tool that makes asking questions easy, human & beautiful. Sign up now and try it out!


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María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, June 17, 3:31 PM

Free Beautiful Online Survey & Form Builder/ Typeform

Kathy Lynch's curator insight, June 22, 10:35 AM

Thx Nik Peachey! Free online survey tool

Dale Borgeson's curator insight, November 16, 10:36 PM

I tried it out, it seems like fun. This might be a great way to get feedback from parents or students. 

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25 Books That Diversify Kids’ Reading Lists This Summer - Mind/Shift

25 Books That Diversify Kids’ Reading Lists This Summer - Mind/Shift | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it

In children's books, it can be easier to find talking pandas than characters of color. Here are 25 books with minority characters and authors to help diversify summer reading.


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The Basics of Blended Learning - TED-ED Lession by Marcia Pitts

The Basics of Blended Learning - TED-ED Lession by Marcia Pitts | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it
How can we incorporate blended learning models into our school settings?

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Infographic: Citizenship in the digital age

Infographic: Citizenship in the digital age | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it
Digital citizenship is not so different from traditional citizenship. We still need to guide students to be kind, respectful and responsible. What’s new is teaching them how to apply these values to the realities of the digital age.

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Nik Peachey's curator insight, November 6, 3:50 AM

Interesting infographic on digital citzenship.

Dinah Galligo's curator insight, November 7, 5:01 AM

La nétiquette ... version augmentée !

Pamela Hills's curator insight, November 18, 5:24 PM

 This is something had not thought about. The digital world has changed many things And this is one we have over looked .

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The Difference Between Technology Use And Technology Integration

The Difference Between Technology Use And Technology Integration | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it
The Difference Between Technology Use And Technology Integration

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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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Weebly releases website-creation app for iPad

Weebly releases website-creation app for iPad | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it
To think they used to say that one couldn’t do real work or create content on the iPad… Enter Weebly for iPad, a native application by the popular web-hosting service which allows users to create websites in minutes by dragging and dropping various elements in its web interface.

Although it’s been available on iOS since May 2012, Weebly was iPhone-only until todays update which has brought out native iPad interface with full editing capabilities, unlike the iPhone and iPod touch version.

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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, October 11, 5:04 PM

The iPad edition of Weebly supports full editing capability

John McDermott Neill's curator insight, October 12, 11:18 PM

For those teachers thinking of setting up a website this might be the app your looking for!

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Free Technology for Teachers: How to Use Classtools.net to Create a Fake Text Message Exchange

Free Technology for Teachers: How to Use Classtools.net to Create a Fake Text Message Exchange | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it

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Pamela Perry King's curator insight, October 1, 4:45 PM

great lesson for digital citizenship!

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Guide to Google Apps for the iPad - Infographic

Guide to Google Apps for the iPad - Infographic | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it

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Sally Tilley's curator insight, September 12, 12:00 AM
Thanks for sharing!
Ness Crouch's curator insight, September 13, 4:02 PM

This infographic is useful because of the ideas for how it should be used and how it can be used.

Sarah Ogden's curator insight, September 15, 10:24 PM

Terrific for getting our new users organized! 

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Handy iPad Posters to Use in The First Week of School ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Handy iPad Posters to Use in The First Week of School ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it

"If you are planning to incorporate iPad in your classroom teaching then you definitely need to work on some preliminary stuff before anything else. These are basically formalities and conventions students need to abide by when using iPad in class. Making students explicitly aware of their responsibilities behind using iPad in class will certainly help you tap into the full educational potential of this versatile gadget. I have gone through my archive and picked out these handy visuals for you to use with your students."


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André Manssen's curator insight, August 15, 9:54 AM

Gebruik je iPads in jouw klas? Dan zijn deze posters wellicht handig om te gebruiken. Je moet ze natuurlijk wel eerst even vertalen in het Nederlands.

Doug's curator insight, August 17, 6:32 AM

Added 17/08/14

Kathy Lynch's curator insight, August 22, 5:03 PM

Thx John Evans

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Google Hangout for Teachers- A Comprehensive Tutorial ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

Google Hangout for Teachers- A Comprehensive Tutorial ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it

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How to Run a Google+ Hangouts Series

How to Run a Google+ Hangouts Series | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it
Many businesses have held Google Hangouts on Air to engage their audience and offer a unique opportunity to hear insights from the business firsthand.

 

Learn more:

 

http://www.scoop.it/t/21st-century-learning-and-teaching/?tag=Hangouts

 


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Design Experts's curator insight, July 26, 2:27 AM

At +DesignExperts we use #GoogleHangouts all day everyday. Just sharing the #ThinkDigital love.

María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, July 26, 7:50 AM

How to Run a Google+Hangouts Series

Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, July 26, 12:23 PM

Here is a method for adding a panel discussion to your online course. 

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Super Quiz on Google Forms - Full Guide - YouTube

Super Quiz Full Guide

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Very nice! 

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Alfonso Gonzalez's curator insight, July 10, 6:00 PM

It's like Flubaroo with a few more features of automaticity.

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How to Make PDFs Editable With Google Docs

How to Make PDFs Editable With Google Docs | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it
Do you have a PDF file that contains text you want to edit? While you can't edit the file itself, you can use Google Drive to extract the text from a PDF file and place it into a normal document, which you can then edit and format it...

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Susan Liner Fisher's curator insight, June 23, 10:37 AM

another great duh moment! Love it!!

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Using SAMR and Bloom's Taxonomy to integrate iPads into the classroom

Using SAMR and Bloom's Taxonomy to integrate iPads into the classroom | Muskegon Public Schools Tech News | Scoop.it

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Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, June 12, 11:07 PM

iPad apps and integrating Bloom's taxonomy.

Dean Mantz's curator insight, June 21, 9:12 PM

This is one of the best tutorial guides I have seen designed for QR code creation and how it is based on the SAMR framework. 

Sang Lee's curator insight, June 24, 1:38 AM

iPad into the classroom