Here's just a handful of posts for you to check out this week!
(Technology Integration Coach, Rookie Blogger, Podcast Enthusiast)
The only difference between a tech savvy person and a non tech savvy person is their willingness to click on stuff to see what it does. You can't break technology, you just play with it until it makes sense or sparks ideas for successful integration.
“Heather explained that in our position, we're not always the experts on everything, sometimes we're a sounding board or just someone to have a conversation with to feel better,” Coons said. She has learned coaching is much more than…
Paul West 💻Teachers may gloss over this post thinking it's only for coaches but I think teachers could learn a lot about how they would like to be coached when it comes to tech integration. I know I strive to be and do what is described as a coach in the post.
On this page you'll find a collection of subject- and age-specific integration docs from the Flipgrid Educator Innovation Leads - Jornea, Jess, and Ann! Each doc is packed with resources and ideas for amplifying your students. For more inspiration…
Paul West 💻Flipgrid has so many possibilities for bringing relevant and engaging activities to any subject. Here are some great integration ideas for multiple grade levels and subject areas.
Blogging can be a lot of things. It can be reflecting, it can be sharing, it can be planning, it can be a how-to, it can be a call to action, it can be a story, and it can be an experiment. But, blogging will always be a way to take what's going on…
Paul West 💻I started blogging over the summer and have definitely let it fall by the wayside. This post was an encouragement to me to set some more attainable and accountable goals for blogging in 2019. If you are on the fence I encourage you to join the challenge.
User Generated Education
Jackie Gerstein, Ed.D.
– Jan 16, 2015, 12:08 PM
The Other 21st Century Skills: https://usergeneratededucation.wordpress.com/2013/05/22/the-other-21st-century-skills/ Tony Wagner's Seven Survival Skills: http://www.tonywagner.com/7-survival-skills Teaching and Facilitating Entrepreneurship in the…
Paul West 💻This post contains some quick but very useful and reflective graphics to see which skills you've been able to teach your students.
Google Teacher Tribe Podcast
– Dec 19, 2018, 7:44 PM
The Year in Search 2018 Inside Brazil's National Museum on Google Arts & Culture View Google Calendar attachments in Hangouts Meet Save time with Smart Reply in Hangouts Chat Managing a Digital Classroom John Baglio (New York) submitted the…
Paul West 💻If you're not listening to the Google Teacher Tribe, here is a perfect episode to start with as it is packed with some great food for thought and practical tips on managing tech in the classroom.
Google Teacher Tribe Podcast
– Dec 30, 2018, 10:30 PM
DOCS *** Laura Steinbrink (Missouri) — Naming diff versions of Google Docs. Like “Save as” in MS Word. Go to File – Version history. Name the current version or see the version history. Why? Easier to search for a…
Paul West 💻If you like that last episode then you should definitely check out this one as it is full of awesome tips from other listeners of the podcast. A lot of which are top tech gurus and bloggers in the field of EdTech. Everyone can walk away with something.
A new calendar year brings an opportunity for a fresh start. One resolution we often hear instructors make is that they hope to keep their classrooms (both physical and virtual!) organized and clean. While we can't help with those lockers and…
Paul West 💻Here’s a quick update on what’s coming to Google Classroom.