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60 Smarter Ways To Use Google Classroom

by TeachThought Staff Google Classroom is quietly becoming the most powerful tool in education technology. It may lack the visual appeal of iPads, or the student credibility of a BYOD program. It may not be as forward-thinking as we'd like here at TeachThought, but Google Classroom excels in providing solutions for a broad swath of teachers who have a variety of expertise and comfort level with education technology.

Digital Credibility: 13 Lessons For the Google Generation

by TeachThought Staff This post is promoted by Noet, makers of Encyclopedia Britannica Noet Edition and the free research app for the classics, who asked us to talk about the credibility of information research in a digital world. We thought, then, that it might make sense to focus on digital tools and resources that highlight the idea of credibility.

7 Lessons Learned From a Successful 1-to-1 Laptop Program -- THE Journal

Mobile Computing Last year, Savannah-Chatham County Schools (GA) launched a 1-to-1 laptop learning program that has spurred higher test scores among participating students. Along the path to this positive outcome, we learned many valuable lessons about what is critical to the success of such an initiative.

Professional Development Knowledge Delivery Systems (KDS) has partnered with to launch a new course on flipped classrooms for teachers of students in grades 6-12.

The Smart Way to Roll Out 1-to-1 in a Big District -- THE Journal

Innovator Ryan Imbriale, the executive director of innovative learning for Baltimore County Public Schools, shares the secrets of his district's gradual and well-supported implementation of mobile devices. In a K-12 district with 173 schools and 110,000 students, former high school principal Ryan Imbriale is leading Students and Teachers Accessing Tomorrow (STAT), a multiyear transformation into what the district calls a "21st century technology learning environment to prepare globally competitive graduates."

American TESOL Webinar - Google Drive, 10 Mind Blowing Tips For Teachers

Open Presentation - Google Drive, 10 Mind Blowing Tips For Teachers - Google Tools for Teachers

Engaging In Isolation: Student Engagement in a Flipped Classroom

by Tridib Roy Chowdhury, Senior Director, Products, Adobe Systems This is part 2 of the series "Responsive Teaching For A Changing World," a 3-part series is sponsored by Adobe Presenter 9. The Flipped Classroom model allows every student to learn at their own pace, with the rewind button of online content being used frequently as students navigate digital courses.

10 Common Misconceptions About The Flipped Classroom

by Kelly Walsh, What have you heard about the flipped classroom? That it's just the latest education fad? That it only works for certain academic subjects? It's not uncommon to come across references in the web media to poorly informed and misconstrued ideas like these.

Tools and Tips for the Flipped Classroom

The Resource for Education Technology Leaders focusing on K-12 educators. Site contains a Software Reviews Database, articles from Technology & Learning Magazine, articles from Educators in Educators' eZine, Event and Contest listings, Reader suggested Web sites, and weekly news updates on education technology leaders."

How Google Apps For Education Can Be Used In Your Classroom

by TeachThought Staff Like Apple and Microsoft, Google also wants a place in your classroom. Google Apps for Education is a free suite of cloud-based tools created by Google to use in your classroom. You probably knew that part, and likely have a vague awareness of what's available (Google Drive, Google Form, etc.)

10 Resources For A Student-Centered 1:1 Program

by Christi Wilson For school districts striving to move from a teacher-centered learning environment to a learner-centered approach, a 1:1 technology program may just be the answer. A 1:1 technology program is naturally student-centered, placing a computer or tablet in the hands of each student at a school, which in turn gives students access to resources worldwide.