Let's Hang! Collaborative Learning with Hangouts!

“Videos provide greater engagement than text or images for the simple reason that it combines audio, video and text.”- Amit Garg With Hangouts and Hangouts on Air (known as YouTube Live) you and your  students can collaborate through live video learning sessions and chat. Currently, Hangouts allows up to 150 people in a group chat and 25 can video chat! With […]

Get Your Google On! 17 Google Gurus and Hashtags to Follow!

“Learn with great passion. Learn with great enthusiasm.” – Lailah Gifty Akita Google apps have so many features to help your students collaborate, brainstorm, research and create effectively with technology.  Google also makes collecting and assessing digital activities much easier and quicker for teachers. In this blog and in my new book, Hacking Digital Learning Strategies: […]

Google Theatre & Search Secrets #ISTE2016

Don’t miss the drama at ISTE? If you are looking for some shorter, dynamic presentations, then you may want to attend the Google Theatre at 12noon today (Wednesday) at room 103. Each presenter has 15 minutes to share their top Google tips. Google has saved me so much time and I highly recommend teachers learn the […]

Goal: Enjoy a Zen Moment

Welcome to Cycle 6 of The 30 Goals Challenge: Inspire Forward!  “We cannot hold a torch to light another’s path without brightening our own.” – Ben Sweetland Goal: Enjoy a zen moment. Accomplish this goal: Spend 15 minutes to an hour less on a stressful task, such as grading, doing paperwork, etc. Use that time you saved to relax […]

EduGems: STEM, Google Guide, Coding & More

Vol 1:2, click here to read the other EduGem issues! These are today’s finds! Discover a Google Hangouts for Teachers guide, Chrome extensions, STEM resources, infographics, creativity activities, web tools to teach history, coding resources, and more in this second edition. I also regularly share these incredible resources on Twitter, @ShellTerrell. Scroll for the sections- […]

31 Days of Digital Goodies

Included in the Digital Ideas Advent Calendar One way to engage students is to create interactive digital calendars. December is the month for advent calendars, so I’ve created the Digital Ideas 2014 Advent Calendar to give you a hands-on example of how this works. Throughout December, you will discover free web tools, apps, and resources by […]