Educational Technology

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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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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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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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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Mitigating #EdTech Issues in the Classroom – Education Article

A Principal’s Reflections: Mitigating #EdTech Issues in the Classroom Mitigating #EdTech Issues in the Classroom With all the promise that educational technology holds, several pitfalls are always on the minds of educators. The top two issues that commonly come up in my talks with educators are the technology (Internet, hardware, devices, apps) not working or off-task behavior on the part of students.  While there are some serious challenges that can derail any lesson, there are some strategic ways to mitigate…

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#PottyPD: How to Make the Most of a Captive Audience (FREE TEMPLATE) – SULS043 – Education Article

#PottyPD: How to Make the Most of a Captive Audience (FREE TEMPLATE) – SULS043 | 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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Google Certification FAQ – All Your Questions Answered! – Education Article

In an effort to help more educators reach their goal of becoming a Google Certified Educator Level 1, Level 2, or Google Certified Trainer, I have put together this Google Certification FAQ to answer your most frequently asked questions. I get so many questions about Google Certification that I decided to put together this dedicated Google Certification FAQ post that answers the most frequently asked questions. Some of the Google Certification FAQ questions below are also answered in a video…

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How to Become a Google Certified Trainer (FREE eBook Download) – Education Article

How to Become a Google Certified Trainer (FREE eBook Download) | 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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How to Make an Impact as a Tech Coach – Education Article

Coaching a coach is an exciting experience, but everyone has struggles that they need to mastermind one in a while. Alison Jalufka is a Learning Coach at an elementary school in her Central Texas school district. She started her teaching career in elementary education as a first-grade teacher and now has the opportunity to make an impact as a tech coach.  Alison now supports technology AND learning on her campus, as well as coaching her teachers on best practices. She…

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Get Google Certified This Winter! – Education Article

Ready to curl up by the fire with a cup of hot cocoa and some AWESOME professional learning? Look no further! The winter break is the PERFECT time to start working toward your goal of becoming a Google Certified Educator Level 1, Google Certified Educator Level 2, or Google Certified Trainer, and I can help you get there! Get Google Certified this winter! Getting Google certified was absolutely one of the best decisions I ever made. It completely changed my…

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What is G Suite for Education? | What You Need to Know! (FREE Download) – Education Article

What is G Suite for Education? | What You Need to Know! (FREE Download) | 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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The Past Meets the Future: How to Bring Confucian Virtues into Higher Ed with Educational Technology – Education Article

On August 6, 1991, the World Wide Web became public to the world and forever changed the way that ideas move. Although in-person dialogues and interactions are historically significant ways for the movement of information, communication technologies have become a central way to learn in higher education and beyond. With increasing technology in our lives, professors should be selective about the usage, aiming to balance technology and personal approaches.  Indeed, digital tools and instructional technologies such as Smartboards are implemented in…

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