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16 Fantastic Podcasts for Teachers!

Ready for some FREE PD on the go?

Check out these 16 Fantastic Podcasts for Teachers!

#edtech #gttribe #shakeuplearning

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How to Plan a Dynamic Learning Experience

Dynamic learning doesn’t happen by accident, you have to purposefully plan experiences for students that are aligned with your learning goals, integrate strategies that push beyond the bounds of traditional learning, and integrate the four c’s. This post is designed to give you everything you need to plan a Dynamic Learning Experience for your students.

“Begin with the end in mind.” —Stephen Covey

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Unleash Your “Incredibles” Superpowers!

Trainers and Tech/Instructional Coaches, this post is for you!

This guest post was written by Debbie Perkins and Brooke Higgins based on their ISTE 2018 session “Trainers and Coaches Suit Up: Unleash Your “Incredibles” Superpowers!”

If you want to be an “Incredible” tech trainer or instructional coach, your mission must include honing the superhero skills of Collaborating and Networking, Facilitating High-Quality Professional Development, Coaching, and Mentoring, and Powering it ALL with Technology.

Thwart the “villains” that make traditional meetings monotonous and mundane. Yes! You can make “Incredibles” superpowers your PD sidekicks.

Traditional professional development does not model the best instructional practices that teachers need to experience in order to understand their value and transfer to classroom practice. So how can you provide what they do need?

Take a look at some of the Incredibles essential superpowers. Are you ready to become an “Incredibles” Superhero?

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What You Need to Know to Pass the Google Certified Educator Level 2 Exam!

It's finally here! Many of you of asked for the Level 2 Capacity Matrix and it has finally been released!

I have put together this handy capacity matrix to help teachers better understand the skills that are required to become a Level 2 Google Certified Educator.

Looking for Level 1? It can be found here:

I am also announcing that the Level 2 Academy is coming soon! Enrollment will open in May. Join the waitlist here:

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I recently posted about some strategies for building a Social Presence in an online course. This is important because a social aspect is not something that comes naturally in online learning. Making the effort to foster a social presence can improve…

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The VIP Google Certified Educator Course is OPEN!

I'm rolling out the red carpet!!! The VIP Google Certified Educator course is officially open for enrollment!

Are you a VIP? I think you are!!!

Do you want to get started on Google Certification over the holiday break? Now is the perfect time to sit back with a hot cup of cocoa and get some learning on-- IN YOUR PJ's!

If the idea of learning everything on your own is daunting, this course can help!

This course is completely self-paced. You learn at the pace that works for you, and it's video-based You get over 11 hours with me teaching you everything, including my special tips, resources, lesson checks, downloads, and a private Google+ community where you can connect and learn with others who are in the same boat!

But wait...There's more!
I have FIVE VIP bonuses that you can only get twice a year!!!

1. The Google Certified Educator Challenges - These challenges will help replicate the scenarios and performance tasks you will see on the exam. The BEST way to prepare!

2. The Teacher's Guide to Google Classroom eBook - Yep! I'm giving you a copy of my Google Classroom eBook with step-by-step directions for using Google Classroom.

3. The Student's Guide to Google Classroom eBook - This one is written for the students! It's a 15-page, printable guide with screenshots from the students point of view.

4. The Google Cheat Sheets eBook - Get all my cheat sheets in ONE downloadable PDF ebook.

5. Curated Resources from Shake Up Learning and The Google Teacher Tribe Podcast - Throughout the VIP course you will have direct links to additional resources from the Shake Up Learning blog and related episodes of the GTT Podcast. EVERYTHING IN ONCE PLACE!


So, are you in? Are you a VIP?

There’s a catch! The VIP version of this course is only open for a limited time, and it will close at 11:59 PM CST on Jan. 1, 2018.

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Part-time Internship Opportunity for a University of Memphis graduate student! ReTrans is looking for a graduate intern to assist in developing learning materials and content. Follow the link to the Google doc for more information, including who to contact if interested!

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What are the essential features to look for in a Single Sign-On software? #sso #InfoSec

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Here's why one of the largest Universities - New Mexico State University replaced Ellucian Ethos for Single Sign-On

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