Educational Technology

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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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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