Tag Archives: K-12

Page 1 of 3123

Introducing Teach for Google

Introducing Teach for Google

Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com Over the last year I’ve spent quite a bit of time looking into what type of training is available to help educators get the most out of Google Apps for Education. On one end of the spectrum, I found plenty of “how-to” videos and articles that explain how to share a file, create …

Read more... Leave a comment

3 Ways to Increase Collaboration in Google Docs, Sheets and Drive

3 Ways to Increase Collaboration in Google Docs, Sheets and Drive

Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com If you are an educator (or student), chances are that you have to collaborate on tons of projects. Everything from serving on committees to working with co-teachers to modify assignments requires collaboration. While meeting in person is great, time rarely allows for this. And using desktop-based office suites to collaborate usually looks something …

Read more... Leave a comment

A Dynamic Duo who will inspire ALL teachers to engage ALL students at your International School!

A Dynamic Duo who will inspire ALL teachers to engage ALL students at your International School!

Re-engage your disengaged students. Motivate and inspire your teachers! Want Kevin and Greg to work their magic at your school?   Book NOW!   Book Kevin and Greg as Consultants and Change Agents for your school! Kevin Honeycutt from the USA and Greg O’Connor from Australia, both with many years of classroom teaching behind them, make an awesome international team on stage …

Read more... Leave a comment

Get More Out of Google Searches – Infographic

Get More Out of Google Searches – Infographic

Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com A while back I did a post on 7 Google Search Tips Worth Learning. While those 7 tips are still well worth taking advantage of, there are always new and additional ways to take Google searches to the next level. A great example of this can be found in the infographic below from …

Read more... Leave a comment

LearningGrids and new science curriculum requirements

LearningGrids and new science curriculum requirements

Reposted with permission from Crick Software UK Blog Looking for great resources to support your primary science curriculum (including the new 2014 National Curriculum requirements for science in England)? Make sure you check out the LearningGrids website for a host of brand new science resources to help support the teaching and learning in your classroom. Topics covered include …

Read more... Leave a comment

Give Customised Feedback Using Google Forms

Give Customised Feedback Using Google Forms

Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com Last week I spent some time with a colleague showing teachers how to provide customise feedback to students using Google Forms. Typically Google Forms are used to create simple surveys or quizzes. The form results are then dumped into a spreadsheet that can be reviewed anytime. However, with just a few additional tweaks …

Read more... Leave a comment

3 Tips for Using Google Drive More Effectively

3 Tips for Using Google Drive More Effectively

Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com If you are a teacher or student using Google Apps for Education, you are likely spending a significant amount of time in Google Drive. The new Google Drive was launched over the Summer of 2014 and has slowly been rolled out to users (including Google Apps for Education users) over the last few …

Read more... Leave a comment

Free “Intro to Google Apps for Education” Webinars Now Available

Free “Intro to Google Apps for Education” Webinars Now Available

Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com I continue to be amazed by the number of schools throughout North America that have “Gone Google.” This past week at the Annual Conference for Middle Level Education in Nashville, TN was no exception. Teachers from across the US stopped by to talk about their Google experience and to learn more about what …

Read more... Leave a comment

5 Tools to Help Create a Distraction Free Environment

5 Tools to Help Create a Distraction Free Environment

Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com The ability for students (and teachers) to be productive in the classroom, at home, or anywhere in between is no easy task. At any given time phones ring, emails chime, people interrupt you, or other disruptions occur. Unfortunately, aside from locking yourself in a soundproof technology free room, there isn’t a simple solution …

Read more... Leave a comment

New TeacherCast Episode Featuring Texthelp Now Available

New TeacherCast Episode Featuring Texthelp Now Available

Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com A few weeks ago we listed a great educator resource called TeacherCast. TeacherCast is an Educational Media Network that hosts several podcasts, app reviews, training opportunities and more for educators. You can learn more about TeacherCast and Jeff Bradbury in our previous post. Earlier this week Martin Mckay, Texthelp’s CTO and founder, and …

Read more... Leave a comment

Page 1 of 3123