Dedoose Video Guides Dr.Eli Lieber, of UCLA’s Center for Culture and Health, provides a quick overview of qualitative and mixed methods research and shows how these approaches are enhanced when implementing [...]...
Talking avatars for PowerPoint presentations can help to make more dynamic and familiar presentations. There are many different places where we can download free avatars and characters for presentations.
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Although we believe that students need to develop the skills necessary to prepare a thoughtful, well-written, inquiry-driven research paper, our students have many other engaging product options. They can acquire subject knowledge and develop transferable information literacy and technology skills through a variety of creative activities. The following is a list of some alternative assessments for your class. For any research product or response to literature, consider how we might offer video, digital storytelling and publishing, art, drama, or presentation as an option for students to creatively communicate/share/publish/broadcast the knowledge they have gained.
Google Docs is a powerful word processing tool that many schools have adopted. As it’s similar to Microsoft Word and other word processing tools, most of its features are intuitive to use. However, in addition to completing many of the functions of a traditional word processor, Google Docs provides even more capabilities that can be …
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 Type: In the News Lauren Jensen, who attended summer institutes at the Long Island and Northern Virginia Writing Projects, was named this year's Milken Educator Award recipient for New York.
"Did you ever click the bright red "New" button inside your Google Drive?
"Google Drawings isn't at the forefront of tools. The limelight is reserved for Docs, Sheets, and Slides. But let's do a reawakening of sorts and click on More to go to the "neglected" siblings. We have seen the usefulness of Google Forms. It's time to appreciate the versatility of Google Drawings.
"Google Drawings is the freshest among all Google Drive tools. It is not a full-blownimage editor like MS Paint. But the graphic editor is more powerful for one simple fact – it is a real-time collaborative application."
Jim Lerman's insight:
EXCELLENT suggestions and tips for how to use Google Drawings. Well worth the time to investigate.
Do you have a great idea for you classroom but you need to find a grant to make it happen? If so, check out GetEdFunding, a new site sponsored by CDWG. This post states that "currently, there are more than 750 grants and rewards on the site."
The site does require registration but it is free and certainly worth checking out. To go directly to the site: http://www.getedfunding.com/.
“ Continuing the list of ways to utilize Google Classroom here are 10 more ways to use Google Classroom. Link to "20 Things You Can Do With Google Classroom" Link to "15 More Things You Can Do With G...”
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Twitter is an incredible tool for any classroom,if you know how to use it. Teachers like Karen Lirenman and Kathy Cassidy show us how even very young children benefit greatly from the safe online connections through their teachers. If you’re still not convinced read the 100 Ways to Use Twitter in the Classroom right here …
Long ago, productivity enthusiasts were relegated to using desktop software for writing documents or organizing with spreadsheets. Thanks to the advance of the Internet and cloud computing, there are now wonderful products like Google Drive to enhance daily productivity. What makes services like Google Drive so great? Mostly it's just the sheer number of purposes…
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