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The Google Classroom Cheat Sheets for Teachers and Students! – Education Article

The Google Classroom Cheat Sheets for Teachers and Students! | Shake Up Learning↑ This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We’ll assume you’re ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish.Accept Reject Read More Privacy & Cookies Policy This is only a snippet of a Education Article written by Kasey Bell Read Full Article

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FREE PD for Teachers Stuck at Home – Education Article

Everything is so crazy right now, and we are all faced with a lot of uncertainty. Some teachers are on spring break, some are on an “extended” spring break, while others are making a go of home learning. Life looks different. Teaching looks different. I have created hundreds of free resources, podcasts, videos, webinars, templates, and more during my 6+ years as a blogger. You may be stuck at home with time on your hands. Here are some professional growth…

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Strategies to Ensure Classroom, Professional, and Virtual Learning Success – Education Article

A Principal’s Reflections: Choice Boards 101: Strategies to Ensure Classroom, Professional, and Virtual Learning Success Choice Boards 101: Strategies to Ensure Classroom, Professional, and Virtual Learning Success As of late, I have been working with quite a few districts on personalization through a variety of blended learning strategies.  My experience in this area began over three years ago, thanks to having the opportunity to coach teachers and administrators at Wells Elementary School. As we are now in our third year…

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The Power of Student Entrepreneurship – SULS052 – Education Article

Have you ever struggled with creating engaging activities for your students that provide hands-on learning and real-world knowledge? Chris Aviles joins me to chat about the power of student entrepreneurship and how you can use it in the classroom. His students are creating businesses, raising money, and using that money to help change the world. Ready for some new ideas on how to better engage and prepare your students?  Shoutout Shout out to all of the educators in Orange County…

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13 Tools to Record Audio on Chromebooks and Other Devices – Education Article

Audio is a great learning and reflection tool. So I’ve put together a list of 13 Tools to Record Audio on Chromebooks and Other Devices. Now that we can add audio to our favorite Google Slides projects, we need to make sure we have some options for creating those audio files. Chromebooks have become the most popular classroom device, now in millions of classroom worldwide. Find the best tools for Chromebooks can sometimes be challenging. So I put together this…

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Fake Instagram Template with Google Slides (FREE) – Education Article

Engage your students with this awesome Fake Instagram Template in Google Slides from Carly Black. Back in episode 32 of the Shake Up Learning Show, I interviewed Lisa Johnson. Lisa shared a fake Instagram template she created in Keynote. I knew one of our Google-loving listeners would create one for Google Slides. Carly Black to the rescue!! Carly not only created the template, but she has also implemented it in her classroom and shares her story in the guest post…

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The Why, How, and What – Education Article

A Principal’s Reflections: Personalized Learning: The Why, How, and What Personalized Learning: The Why, How, and What Education is at a crossroads. The Fourth Industrial Revolution is chugging ahead with the 5th on the horizon. New technologies have radically changed the world that all of us live and work in across the globe. In many cases, this has been a good thing, but not always. The fact of the matter is that change isn’t coming; it is banging on the…

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It’s NOT About Google (Part 3) – SULS046 – Education Article

I love Google tools, but it’s NOT about Google! It’s about how we can use these tools to create dynamic learning experiences for our students. In this 4-part podcast series on Dynamic Learning with Google, Kasey shares all her favorite lesson ideas! In part three, Kasey explains how we can go BEYOND our curriculum and help students discover their passions, and how we can use Google tools to support this strategy! BONUS: Get the Dynamic Learning with Google Toolkit to…

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5 Ways To Make Online Compliance Training Engaging – Education Article

5 Ways To Make Online Compliance Training Engaging—Infographic Making compliance training engaging is a challenge for most training managers. Here are 5 ways to make online compliance training engaging. 1. Make Online Compliance Training Realistic Link compliance training to the real world and on-the-job situations to make learners understand that the training being provided will indeed have an impact on their job. this can be done through effective use of scenarios. 2. Keep Online Compliance Training Short And Focused Training…

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6 FREE Google Templates for Creative Productivity  – Education Article

When you ask Lisa Johnson (a.k.a. TechChef4U) to write a guest blog post, she gives you an EPIC blog post with FREE templates! Today you get 6 FREE Google Templates for Creative Productivity! I cannot say enough about how much I admire the work of Lisa Johnson! I’ve already had her on the podcast, and shared her two amazing books on this blog–but in this guest post, she is giving us even more–FOR FREE! Productivity isn’t just for adults, it’s…

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The Top 20 Posts of 2019 – Education Article

Here are the BEST Blog Posts of 2019! I have put together a list of the BEST and most popular Shake Up Learning blog posts from 2019. I can’t believe we are saying goodbye to another decade. To all of my readers, thank you for helping me learn and grow as an educator! I learn so much from all of you! Shake Up Learning turned five in 2019, and now we are headed into our sixth year. I have plans…

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Planning a Station Rotation for Your English Classroom | – Education Article

“What are students doing in the stations that are not the teacher-led station?” I field a lot of questions like this. Teachers want to know what types of activities I incorporate into station rotation lessons. Since my teaching experience is in English, I wanted to share some of my favorite station ideas to inspire teachers who are flirting with the idea of trying the station rotation model. For those teachers who are already using the station rotation model, I hope…

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Flexible Spaces Need to Lead to Flexible Learning – Education Article

A Principal’s Reflections: Flexible Spaces Need to Lead to Flexible Learning Flexible Spaces Need to Lead to Flexible Learning Do you remember the classrooms that you learned in as a child?  I sure do and not for many positive reasons. Each room was a carbon copy of one another, where you would have as many uncomfortable desks lined up in cute little neat rows.  The exception was science classrooms flush with lab tables. However, there still was the issue of…

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What Do Students Think They Learned? | – Education Article

In the last two blogs, I have focused on strategies teachers can use to 1) assess prior knowledge before a lesson and 2) check for understanding during a lesson. I’ve suggested that teachers build mechanisms into their lessons to collect formative assessment data. That way, they can use that data to design learning experiences that better meet the needs of their students. The third piece to this puzzle is a post-lesson reflection. The post-lesson reflection is an opportunity for students…

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Digital Differentiation with G Suite Tools – SULS016 – Education Article

Today, we are chatting about one of my favorite topics: Digital Differentiation with G Suite! Differentiation is a big buzzword in teaching, but it is often easier said than done. Let’s discover ways to use our favorite Google tools to level the playing field and make differentiation a reality in your classroom. This student-centered teaching strategy helps us reach all learners. G Suite tools help teachers and students communicate and manage multiple assignments with ease. Listen closely for step-by-step instructions,…

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Join the Shake Up Learning Book Study! – Education Article

YOU are invited to join the Shake Up Learning Summer Book Study! I am #superexcited to launch the official book study of my book, Shake Up Learning: Practical Ideas to Move Learning From Static to Dynamic. The Shake Up Learning book was designed for book studies! I couldn’t just write a paper book. I had to make it an interactive experience and give you extra resources to go deeper and make reading the book a dynamic learning experience. About the Book…

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