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Free Technology for Teachers: 12 Alternatives to Google Image Search - Comparison Chart

Free Technology for Teachers: 12 Alternatives to Google Image Search - Comparison Chart | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it

Richard Byrne: "Unless they're introduced to other options, Google Images tends to be the default image search tool for students and adults. Google Images is convenient, but it's not the best place for students to find images that are in the public domain or to images that have been labeled with a Creative Commons license."

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Richard Byrne comes through again with a detailed chart comparing sources for public domain / creative commons images. Download the pdf! 

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Writing Project Features Mobile Technology, Team-Based Learning

Writing Project Features Mobile Technology, Team-Based Learning | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it

Teaching first-semester freshmen presents some unique challenges. You are teaching them not only your subject, but also how to be college students. One of the best strategies I have found is to begin with a collaborative project that asks them to research their new home: the campus.

 

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This article presents a very clever, tech enabled idea.  Designed for traditional face to face classes, it could easily be adopted as an online course experience.

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jugglerplay's comment, June 21, 2016 1:14 AM
Thats stunning...
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Google: Making Sense of Data - Self-Paced Course

Google: Making Sense of Data - Self-Paced Course | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it

Do you work with surveys, demographic information, evaluation data, test scores or observation data? What questions are you looking to answer, and what story are you trying to tell with your data?

This self-paced, online course is intended for anyone who wants to learn more about how to structure, visualize, and manipulate data. This includes students, educators, researchers, journalists, and small business owners.

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Kudos to Google for supporting Open education.  This free course is published with a cc copyright: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License



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Google Teacher Academy

Google Teacher Academy | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it

Applications now open for Atlanta and Mountain View. Deadline to apply is May 14, 2014 at 11:59 pm PDT.

 

“My biggest takeaway wasn't a new tool or trick, though we learned great ones, but it was the reminder of what's possible with shared energy - that creative spark we hope to capture and recreate for our students.”

- Gretel Patch, Google Certified Teacher, Nepal 2013

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This site also lists international  Google Teacher Academies.


Take a bold step?

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Jennifer Gonzalez: 16 Ideas for Student Projects using Google Docs, Slides, and Forms

Jennifer Gonzalez: 16 Ideas for Student Projects using Google Docs, Slides, and Forms | E-Learning, Instructional Design, and Online Teaching | Scoop.it
Below I have listed 16 great ideas for projects using Google Docs, Slides, and Forms. (If you and your students want to learn more about how to use these apps, check out my Google Drive Basics course; more info at the end of this post!)
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It's the beginning of a new school year. Here's some quality ideas that will power up your thinking about this year's classes. 

 

Jennifer Gonzales is a National Board Certified teacher with a passion for teaching and learning.

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Google for Education: Training Resources

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It's always fun to explore Google's resources.  Finding them is half the fun, the other half is up to you! Take a look at these training guides I found several clicks down into the Google for Education home page. 

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Mirta Liliana Filgueira's curator insight, May 17, 2014 5:54 PM

Google párr La Educación. Recursos de Formación.

Lara N. Madden's curator insight, May 20, 2014 12:28 PM

More on Google!

flea palmer's curator insight, May 21, 2014 7:08 AM

Some of these look quite old but there's still some good tips here.

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Introducing Classroom for Google Apps for Education

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Classroom is a new product in Google Apps for Education that enables teachers to send assignments, make announcements, and conduct question & answer with students. Classroom was designed hand-in-hand with teachers to help them save time, keep their classes organized, and improve communication with students.
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Request an Invite.  Check out Google's next steps into Education.

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marquise's comment, May 13, 2014 3:29 AM
j'ai utilisé google en classe pour les produits de matrice !
http://referencement.chronosite.org/produit_matriciel_064.htm
marquise's comment, May 13, 2014 3:29 AM
je l'ai aussi utilisé pour les équations différentielles
http://www.seo-briques.fr/yoyo.html