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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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My aims for next year (2019-20) – Mr. Hill’s Musings – Education Article

Every year, at the beginning of the summer break, I like to take the opportunity to reflect and outline my goals for the next academic year. I can’t say that I achieve all of them every year, but the goal-setting, accountability and intentionality have led to some of my proudest achievements. I have just finished my favourite year of my career so far, and many of the highlights are a result of last year’s targets. I’m committed to these goals…

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Moving at the Speed of Creativity – Education Article

In November 2017, I shocked my family and many friends by switching from an iPhone to an Android smartphone. Ten of the reasons why I switched are detailed in this post, but the main four were: Travel Security Lower Cost Extended Battery Life Google AI Technology in the Google Assistant It’s been a good experiment, but I’ve been missing iOS and an iPhone for multiple reasons. Later today I’m throwing in the towel and purchasing a used iPhone 6+ for…

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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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Moving at the Speed of Creativity – Education Article

The last couple days I’ve been listening to the latest TWiT podcast, hosted by Leo LaPorte (@leolaporte) and featuring guests Amy Webb (@amywebb) and Greg Ferro (@etherealmind). Wow have I ever loved their conversation and the insights they shared on a variety of topics including AI, the ascendency of China, Amazon, EU anti-trust law, and more! I highly recommend this show to you. In this post, I’ll share a few of those insights to (hopefully) clarify my own thinking and…

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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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Moving at the Speed of Creativity – Education Article

What are we going to do about email overload? It’s been a problem, it continues to be a problem, and it doesn’t look like it’s going to systemically improve anytime soon. As much as adults today like to comment about younger students, “They don’t check their email,” graduates of our schools continue to enter a workforce highly dependent on email because it’s a “common denominator” for internal as well as external communication. As educational leaders, what are we going to…

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Google Certification LIVE Q&A with Kasey Bell – Education Article

Google Certification LIVE Q&A with Kasey Bell… AND a chance to WIN a seat in one of my certification courses! I’m going LIVE on Facebook on June 4 at 4:00 PM CST! I’ll be talking all about Google Certifications, what they are, how you get certified, AND giving away three seats in my certification courses. Join me LIVE on my Facebook page to participate and ask your questions. Ask me anything! I will help you get started with your Google Certification…

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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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Moving at the Speed of Creativity – Education Article

This past week at school, I accidentally clicked a bad link while setting up a fresh installation of Windows10. This dramatically highlighted how easy it is for someone today to accidentally install malware or adware on a computer, and why friends shouldn’t let friends use the Edge Web Browser or the Bing search engine by Microsoft. By comparison, the Chrome web browser and Google’s search engine are MUCH more secure and safe. In this post, I’ll share more details from last…

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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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I did it! Google Certified Innovator #SYD19 – Mr. Hill’s Musings – Education Article

On Tuesday afternoon, I received an email from the Certified Innovator Program with ‘congratulations’ in the subject. I couldn’t believe it. I read the whole email twice just to make sure I hadn’t misinterpreted. Without thinking, I then slammed my hand on the desk in celebration (to the shock of the colleagues around me). I don’t recall any other email or piece of news ever making me feel that overjoyed! Five days later, I’m still pinching myself! I’m going to…

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The Google Certified Trainer Ultimate Planner & Checklist – Education Article

HERE’S WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THE PLANNER: This planner is designed to help you plan all of your tasks, study time, materials, video, and application to become a Google Certified Trainer. FREE Google Certification Resources – I’ve included links to all of my Google Certification resources for Level 1, Level 2, and Trainer.   How to Use This Planner – This is an introduction to the planner and a guide to get you going!   6 Steps to Google Certified Trainer…

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How to Get Google Certified! (Level 1, Level 2, Trainer, and Innovator) – SULS013 – Education Article

How to Get Google Certified! (Level 1, Level 2, Trainer, and Innovator) – SULS013 | 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 Jodey Smith Read Full Article

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7 Ways To Get Your Google Drive Organized As Tech Coaches – Education Article

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | In this episode of “Ask the Tech Coach,” Jeff and welcomes JP Prezzavento and Susan Vincentz onto the podcast to discuss 7 ways to get your Google Drive organized as Tech Coaches. For many Tech Coaches, digital organization is a daily habit, but at the end of the year, it can be difficult to keep everything where you need it to be.…

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