Tag: google

Professional Development, Video Tutorial

Video: Exploring Chrome Apps & Extensions For Education

Chrome Apps & Extensions can greatly extend your ability to utilize apps and tools for the web right within the Chrome Browser. View this video to get an overview of how to find them, add them, and look for new ones to support your teaching. Chrome Apps & Extensions Find Apps: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/category/apps Find Extensions: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/category/extensions …

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Tech Buzz Session: Google For Elementary Students-May 24th 2016

For today’s Google For Elementary Tech Buzz Session we will be working from resources collated on the Digital Learning Pinterest Board “Google For Elementary Students”. We will review these resources and discuss starting points for using Google in the classroom. For more advanced users we will identify more advanced tools, applications tricks to keep your …

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Tech Buzz Resources: Google Tools For Research: Middle/High School Edition

Google Tools For Research: Middle/High School Edition This a list of tools, websites, and resources which assist students with organizing resources for research. Some of these tools can be used in the process of research or used to collect search specific statistics. Many can be used within the Google For Education platform or used within …

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Hornet Card: Sortd Smart Skin For Gmail Organization

This weeks Hornet Tech Tip is the use of the Sortd Gmail skin to help organize your email into manageable to-do lists. This is a great tool because it lets you drag and drop your emails into separate lists. Check out the Sortd.com site and also follow us @digitalhornets ! The current version of Sortd is …

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Why Aren’t You Using Google Keep ?

Google Keep is an amazing little web based note taker!  I can understand now at this point that inviting a new app into your live to keep lists and reminders is a crowded space. But I really want to open your minds to this one. Google Keep has some tremendous benefits for the super busy …

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Instructional Technology & Digital Learning Update Andover High School-Week Of September 2-5 2014

The startup of the Andover Innovation Lab/Help Desk was great as we have 7 students beginning projects. The new format at the help desk will have students creating webcasts. They are also going to be blogging soon about their projects and I look forward to reading about their learning process and projects. Students are ramped …

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Instructional Technology & Digital Learning Update Andover High School Week Of August 25-28 2014

Over the course of the summer I had d the opportunity to teach ,develop new curriculum and view the transformation of a variety of classroom and library spaces for the Andover Public Schools Digital Learning Department. Summer Work I taught a Web Design & Development course at Minuteman High School for 3 weeks which enabled …

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Tis the Season For Google Hangouts….End Of Year Assessment Time

At this time of year as the school year draws to a close both at the High School I work at and the Community College I teach at I like to close with something new for the students. This semester I chose to use the collaborative Google Hangout for sharing of course materials,a good laugh …

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Instructional Technology & Andover Innovation Lab Update March 10-14 2014

This week the language lab continued to do training on using the Sanako software in the language lab. This support and training really benefits teachers who can use the software to create language immersion experiences. I also met with Jorge Allen to refine the plan for the the world language website. The plan is to …

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Using A Great New Website IFTTT.COM (If This Then That)To Push Out Social Media Posts And Manage Your Internet Exerience

 A website that I discovered from a discussion with a student is IFTTT.com. This website has many full features for sharing your Twitter posts, LinkedIn posts or your Blogger or WordPress account. The website allows you to share your content created across a variety of platforms by creating different social media recipes. For example, I …