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Education, Technology, Learning, Google,
Education, Technology, Learning, Google,

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Password-Protected Student Self-Assessments with Google Forms
I was having a conversation with a colleague a few days ago about how we can use Google Forms for self-assessments. I mentioned that I've seen teachers use them for self-assessment in lots of different subjects (eg. Literacy, Physical Education, Science, Dr...

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Keep Formatting In Google Form Response Sheets
Have you ever been annoyed trying to wrap the text in a Form's Response Sheet each time a new row of data appears? Do you wish the sheet would remember the formatting? The copyDown Add-on solves this problem. CopyDown only works if there if a formula in the...

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Design Thinking: Going Beyond Taking Risks
Often, in our attempts to modernize the learning experience, we talk about fostering a culture of risk taking. We have this conversation with the best of intentions in hopes of creating an environment accepting of and responsive to failure and the invaluabl...

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Automatic Email Notifications for Google Sites Announcement Posts with postBlaster
This year, I’ve been supporting some schools as they build staff sites (or a staff hub as my colleague @TrevorKrikst calls them) using Google Sites. They work really well except that teachers must visit the site to see the announcements. You have the option...

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The Heart of Modern Learning
Recently, I attended a three day conference focused on Deep Learning in a Digital World . Much of the discussion, by keynote speakers and attendees alike, was about Modern Learning. And much of what was shared carried a sense of urgency. This was a call to ...

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Permanent Clipboard Chrome Extension
The Permanent Clipboard Chrome extension will save you time! There are countless times when I’m giving students descriptive feedback using the Comment feature in a Google Doc and writing the same phrase over and over again. Also, when filling out a Google F...

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The "preview" Trick With View Only Google Docs
Are you suffering from Google Docs menu overload? Do the options at the top of a view only Google Doc frustrate you? Do you wish you could share your view only Google Docs with less distractions? Do we have the solution for you! For documents that you share...

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Say that again!: Mathematics, Assessment and our most vulnerable students
"Wait, can you say that again?" is I would say often to students as I walk past them during a classroom conversation. I felt like I heard something substantial, meaningful and impactful to my learning but also to my understanding of that particular student'...

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The Teacher as a Researcher.
The temperature starts to dip just a bit. Anxiety increases a tad and our hours of sleep start get reduced ever so slightly. We think about grabbing that light sweater but we don't because we want to hold onto the last straw of summer. And we scoff at the i...
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