Tag Archives: Google

Google Drive & the Paperless Research Essay!

Even though I am “techy,” I always espouse that it’s never technology all the time. In fact, my classroom is always a hybrid environment. As such, my students write traditional, robust research essays every year. This assignment requires that they engage in … Continue reading

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Google Tools Launches Thematic National Geographic Maps

Google in conjunction with National Geographic has launched its thematic maps, available online and for free. They have integrated the new maps galleries into the google search engine. You can learn more about the launch at National Geographic’s blog here. … Continue reading

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Voice Comments on Google Drive With Kaizena

Google Drive is one of my favorite tools (in case you cannot tell). I love that it limits the paper use in my classroom, encourages collaboration, and allows me to give more meaningful and substantive feedback. One of my favorite … Continue reading

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Google Drive & Research Essays: Monitoring the Writing Process

Even though I am “techy,” I always espouse that it’s never technology all the time. In fact, my classroom is always a hybrid environment. As such, my students write traditional research essays. As we recently implemented Google Apps for Education … Continue reading

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Student Digital Portfolios: Redefining Assessment with iPads & Google Apps

The first session of day two that I am attending is “Student Digital Portfolios: Redefining Assessment with iPads and Google Apps” by Holly Clark. You can view the slides from her presentation here. Holly highlights the fact that we have … Continue reading

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The Growth of Google Apps for Education Infographic

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Plagiarism vs. Collaboration on Education’s Digital Frontier

This has been reblogged from my post at PLP Voices. by Jennifer Carey It’s an open secret in the education community. As we go about integrating technology into our schools, we are increasing the risk and potential for plagiarism in … Continue reading

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PBS News Hour Launches 2013 Zeitgeist Competition

PBS Newshour Extra launches its annual Zeitgeist competition for 2013. Looking back at the major events of the 2013 year, students are challenged to create an multimedia experience highlighting the ups and downs of the past year. This year, they partnered … Continue reading

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Google Search Tips Infographic

This is an excellent infograhpic showing you how to make the most out of your Google Searches. It was created and posted by Anson Alexander on his blog (a great resource for tutorials).

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Subtext – Engage Readers and Deepen Understanding

The next session I am attending is about Subtext, a tool I have been wanting to learn and explore. Check out their presentation materials here. “Subtext is a free iPad app that allows classroom groups to exchange ideas in the … Continue reading

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