Educational Technology

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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The Complete Guide to Google Certifications (FREE eBook) – Education Article

HERE’S WHAT’S INCLUDED: I have synthesized the information about all of the Google Certification options into an easy-to-follow guide. This handbook was designed to help you determine which certification(s) are right for you. CONTENTS The Google for Education Teaching Center: information about the free resources from Google. Google Certifications for Educators: information and detailed comparison of the certification options available to educators.  Google Certified Educator Level 1: details about the Level 1 certification, what you have to know, and the…

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So You Want to Be a Google Certified Trainer? – Education Article

So you want to be a Google Certified Trainer? But you aren’t sure what it means or where to start. I got you covered! This blog wouldn’t exist if I hadn’t pushed myself to become a Google Certified Trainer. Becoming a Google Certified Trainer not only increased my skills but gave me the confidence to share my voice and create resources for educators across the globe. It’s important to understand that this certification isn’t for everyone. In this post, I…

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Top 10 Secrets of an Awesome Tech Coach – SULS019 – Education Article

Are you a tech coach, instructional coach, or something in between? Maybe you dream of one day being a coach? Ready to learn the top 10 secrets of being an awesome tech coach? This episode is for YOU! Being a coach is no walk in the park, but I can help make it easier. It takes a strong foundation, experience, organization and lots of patience to be an effective coach. This episode will focus on my best-kept secrets, how to…

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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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Unicheck Plagiarism Prevention Software Moved to Amazon Cloud – Education Article

“Is a plagiarism checker reliable?” This question is a major concern for HigherEd and K-12, and we know why. Reliability includes everything from security and accessibility of the plagiarism prevention software to its ability to scale and to handle peak load. With Amazon cloud hosting, Unicheck maintains effective data security that complies with GDPR and other modern data protection regulations. Serhii Tkachenko, CEO at Unicheck “We have received many inquiries from educational institutions to expand datacenters’ geography, preserving high levels…

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Project Based Learning Tips that Will Transform Your Classroom – SULS015 – Education Article

Project Based Learning Tips that Will Transform Your Classroom – SULS015 | 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 !function(f,b,e,v,n,t,s) {if(f.fbq)return;n=f.fbq=function(){n.callMethod? n.callMethod.apply(n,arguments):n.queue.push(arguments)}; if(!f._fbq)f._fbq=n;n.push=n;n.loaded=!0;n.version=’2.0′; n.queue=[];t=b.createElement(e);t.async=!0; t.src=v;s=b.getElementsByTagName(e)[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(t,s)}(window, document,’script’, … This is only a snippet of a Education Article written by Kasey Bell Read Full Article

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Unicheck now intelligently detects computer code plagiarism – Education Article

With computer-related courses becoming an integral part of modern education, being able to detect the originality of code is growing more important. Unlike common paper plagiarism, source code plagiarism is much easier to commit yet difficult to detect. Most of the existing plagiarism detection tools fail to accurately identify similarities concealed within plagiarized code due to poorly adopted algorithms. These tools are also usually difficult to launch, have bulky interfaces, and provide illegible results. All of these factors make a…

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Podcast PD Choice Board for Teachers (FREE Template!) – Education Article

This post combines two of my favorite things, podcasts and choice boards–a Podcast PD Choice Board for Teachers! Yay! This post was designed to help give the Shake Up Learning readers even more ideas for how to use podcasts for professional learning at your school or on your own. I put together this Podcast PD Choice Board, inspired by Meredith Akers’ Podcast Tasting that was shared in episode 12 of The Shake Up Learning Show. It includes choices from both…

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The Trust Default – The Principal of Change – Education Article

In a recent workshop, I was asked: “Do you think that kids should just be able to bring phones to the classroom whenever they want?” At the end of the answer, I always share that ultimately, the decision should be with the teacher as they know their community the best, but here are some things that I wanted people to consider. If you throw a “device” in the classroom without changing any of the teaching and learning, it will be…

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Unicheck announces their updated Similarity Report – Education Article

We at Unicheck strive to serve our users the best we possibly can. To help further that goal, we just rolled out a brand-new Similarity Report to enhance your productivity, remove educational barriers, and help students be more successful.   In addition to a bunch of new and handy navigation enhancements, Unicheck’s Similarity Report has received a full-on facelift, improved accessibility options, and a new level of security:   Accessibility compliance Unicheck’s full functionality is now available to all students,…

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How to Podcast with Your Students – SULS014 – Education Article

Students of all ages can podcast! In this post and podcast episode, you will learn How to Podcast with Your Students, what tools to use, and how easy it is to get started! Back in 2006, my students created a podcast, “Miss Bell’s Chime Time!” My students named the podcast, they wrote and performed the musical jingle. (I had a lot of talented band and choir students that year.) I had no idea what I was doing, but I knew…

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Google Classroom Cleanup Tips for the End of the Year – Education Article

It’s that time of year again! As many teachers begin to wrap up the end of the school year and prepare for summer, let’s make sure everything is clean and organized! I’ve put together some Google Classroom cleanup tips for the end of the year! Google Classroom and Google Drive can get quite messy throughout the school year, and you want to get everything cleaned up and set up for success in the next school year. Let’s go all Marie…

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Impact of AI in Education for Teachers and Students – EDTECH 4 BEGINNERS – Education Article

  Artificial Intelligence is part of the education, being incorporated in the classrooms as a way of leaching and learning. Now we cannot imagine schools without computers and other AI technology, or teaching and learning without the help of AI online tools. It really makes the education process easier and more convenient. It allows for more freedom in choosing how to teach and learn, thus improving the process in many ways. Artificial Intelligence helps teachers by automatizing administrative tasks. Thanks…

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Get Google Certified! – Education Article

Kasey Bell is part sparkling smile, part witty personality and a whole heap of passion as big as a Texas–go big or go home, y’all! As a former middle school teacher with nearly fifteen years in education, Kasey has made it her mission to be a disruptor of the boring and to push the bounds of traditional teaching and learning.   Through teacher empowering publications and award-winning educational resources at ShakeUpLearning.com, learner-driven workshops and presentations, and co-hosting The Google Teacher…

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