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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Fostering Meaningful Peer Collaboration with Digital Tools

Enjoyed these resources? Get your copy of The 30 Goals for Teachers or Learning to Go! It is literally true that you can succeed best and quickest by helping others to succeed. —Napoleon Hill We believe in students learning from and with each other, but effective collaboration rarely takes place in most schools. Students rarely […]

5 Cool Sites

Every week, I share my favorite finds in this weekly series! Test these tools out. If you want instant access to these fantastic websites connect with me on Google reader! Cutting Edge Technology Wiki David Kapuler has created an amazing wiki dedicated to various Web 2.0 technologies. The wiki provides information on various tools, such […]

Cool Sites: DoInk, Whistle, Rhyme…

Keeping track of my favorite tools has been a little hectic, but I have managed to find a few tools this week that are definite gems! Check out the rest of this weekly series to find more great educational technology links and how I discovered these websites. All these links and more come from my […]