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Free Tech Curriculum for All Subjects with Google's Applied Digital Skills

Free Tech Curriculum for All Subjects with Google's Applied Digital Skills | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

What skills do our students need to be successful in their future? What skills do adults need to be competitive in the job market?

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Google is providing eighteen free units covering various digital skills using Google Tools (Slides, Sheets, Docs) with  MS/HS and adult versions of some units. 

 

Teachers can create classes, monitor progress, and within the course area, are provided lesson plans and grading rubrics.

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We tried Google's new fact-check filter on the Internet's favorite hoaxes

We tried Google's new fact-check filter on the Internet's favorite hoaxes | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
The tags allow fact check notes about frequently disputed topics, such as kidney theft or the number of illegal immigrants in the United States, to pop up first in Google searches.
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Even snopes.com discussed the new Google fact-checker..which returns results based on your search terms in Google Search..and in the US uses the data of various groups as "fact-checkers":  Snopes.com,  PolitiFact.org, FactCheck.org,  the Washington Post, the New York Times and GossipCop.com.

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Google to Host Free Online Conference for Educators: May 8-9, 2015

Google to Host Free Online Conference for Educators: May 8-9, 2015 | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
ARE YOU A GOOGLE FAN? If so, check out Education on Air, a free online conference for educators on May 8-9, 2015. The conference will feature sessions from 100+ educators, students, researchers, Googlers and leaders.
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Free, online, and with Google educators sounds like a win-win.

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How to use Google tools in Project-Based Learning

How to use Google tools in Project-Based Learning | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
When you think about some of the key features of Project-Based Learning (PBL), what do you think of? PBL should be student-driven, with a real-world connection.
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Be sure to check out the great infographic on Google tools to use for PBL, specifically which Google tools you could try out for inquiry, connecting & collaborating, student voice, sharing/presenting/feedback and assessment.   

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margot roi's curator insight, December 10, 2014 4:04 PM

Great teacher tool box for maker/ project/inquiry based learning.

Bev Jones's curator insight, December 10, 2014 9:24 PM

Interesting article for staff in Career Colleges looking to develop digital literacy and entrepreneurial skills through use of project based learning. 

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Google for Education: A solution built for teachers and students

Google for Education: A solution built for teachers and students | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
It doesn't matter how big your school or your budget is. Google provides easy tools to engage students anytime, anywhere, on any device.

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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3 way battle: Google Hangouts Vs Skype Vs Facetime

3 way battle: Google Hangouts Vs Skype Vs Facetime | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
The optimum video conferencing software is highly dependent on the type of service you are looking for

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Kim Lindskog's curator insight, July 25, 2014 10:26 PM

Trying to figure out which software is best for your needs...check this out.

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Google Launches Virtual Field Trip Program For Teachers

Google Launches Virtual Field Trip Program For Teachers | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Teachers and students aren't limited to what's in the classroom as Google offers new tools to bridge them to people and resources elsewhere.

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Report Card: iOS Vs. Android Educational Apps

Report Card:   iOS Vs. Android Educational Apps | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Nov 21, 2013) - The appoLearning.com website has added expert-curated educational apps for the iPhone, Android phone and Android tablets to its existing iPad section.

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