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EdTech News Sunday, February 11

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  • Awesome Android Apps for Chromebooks
    • That’s a great collection.Thanks for sharing it.What is the difference between EverNote and GoogleKeep?It pretty much serves the same function.
    • android apps, free version, excellent Android apps, Android version, best Android
  • 10 Ways to Use Screencasting for Formative Assessment
    • Screencasting is a useful assessment tool. While I use it for my video tutorials, I also have my students make their own screencasts to help me assess their progress. In this blog post, I’ll share how I use screencasting to assess student work. I’ll also give some suggestions for using…
    • students, Google Drive, formative assessment, Google Chrome,
  • The Educational Hashtag and Twitter Chat Database
    • Over the last few months, I’ve been collecting information about educational hashtags and related Twitter chats to create a searchable and filterable database. (See my original post and call for submissions here.)
    • related Twitter chats, Twitter Chat calendar, Google Hashtag Dictionary, Educational Hashtag page, educational hashtags
  • Triple Differentiation in Google Classroom – Beginning, Middle, and End
    • Wow, what a powerful tool. I see how this would certainly benefit students in a classroom. When I was in Special Education there were MANY students who just needed a little help in inclusion. They needed the help because they were expected to learn like all the other students, i.e.,…
    • Google Classroom, students, assignment, ,

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URL: http://www.controlaltachieve.com/2017/11/awesome-android-apps.html
Tweeted At: Sun Feb 11 18:15:29 +0000 2018
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Author: Eric

  • General Apps – – – Google Classroom – Google Play Store link – – Although there is a perfectly good web-based version of Google Classroom, the mobile version does include some powerful additional features not found in the web version including: – – – Ability to digitally handwrite on top…
  • Google Play Books – Google Play Store link – – The Android version of Google Play Books lets you access and read all of your saved books, just like the web-based version, but adds another valuable feature.
  • Art and Creativity Apps – – – SketchBook (by Autodesk) – Google Play Store link – – This drawing app provide you with a wide range of drawing tools and brushes, which can each be customized as needed by the user.
  • Physics Toolbox Sensor Suite – Google Play Store link – – This app is another science tool that lets you use and record data from the sensors in your device, such as light , sound, motion, and more.
  • Video Tutorial – (1 hour recorded webinar) – – VIDEO – – Webinar Resources: – – Slideshow – “Using Android Apps on Chromebooks” – Google Slides link – Slideshow – “Awesome Android Apps for Chromebooks” – Google Slides link – Session Chat: Questions and comments from the session – Google Document Link – Session Evaluation:…

Tags: android apps, free version, excellent Android apps, Android version, best Android

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URL: http://www.coolcatteacher.com/10-ways-use-screencasting-formative-assessment/
Tweeted At: Sun Feb 11 00:03:18 +0000 2018
Publish Date: 2018-02-06T11:03:33+00:00
Author: About

  • Specifically, I’ll mention features of Screencastify, the tool I recommend for students to use for Google Chrome or Chromebooks.
  • Why Screencasting Is a Useful Formative Assessment Tool – For their assessments this week in my class, my students are demonstrating the process they use to code their video games.
  • When students do work on projects, they can make a quick screencast and send the link to their teacher in Google Classroom or their LMS for fast formative assessment.
  • So whatever aspect of literacy you’d like to see the student demonstrate, screencasts are a fantastic way to assess for this A Valuable Addition to a Teacher’s Toolbox – As a teacher, you always need a quick way to create and share a video when you’re using Google apps or…
  • While my students have YouTube channels, I typically don’t want these screencasts posted to YouTube, so I just have them post to their Google Drive.

Tags: students, Google Drive, formative assessment, Google Chrome,

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URL: http://shakeuplearning.com/blog/educational-hashtag-database/
Tweeted At: Sun Feb 11 18:41:25 +0000 2018
Publish Date: 2017-05-08T19:00:07+00:00
Author: Kasey Bell

  • Over the last few months, I’ve been collecting information about educational hashtags and related Twitter chats to create a searchable and filterable database.
  • The lists are very useful, especially Cybraryman’s Educational Hashtag page and Twitter Chat calendar.
  • Version 1.0 of the Educational Hashtag Database is embedded below.
  • 100+ Educational hashtags and chats that you can sort through and search!
  • Please search the database to make sure someone else hasn’t already submitted before you submit a new hashtag or chat.

Tags: related Twitter chats, Twitter Chat calendar, Google Hashtag Dictionary, Educational Hashtag page, educational hashtags

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URL: http://www.controlaltachieve.com/2017/01/google-classroom-differentiation.html
Tweeted At: Fri Feb 09 21:24:24 +0000 2018
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Author: Eric

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