Instructional Technology

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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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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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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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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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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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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The Google Certified Trainer Application – All You Need to Know! – Education Article

The Google Certified Trainer Application – All You Need to Know! | 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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How to Choose a Digital Assessment Strategy – SULS010 – Education Article

These days it’s easy to find fun and engaging activities for your students online. Heck, you may have even found something on this blog that sparked your interest. But just because you like the activity doesn’t mean that it will assess the skills you NEED to assess. Choosing a digital assessment strategy is not easy, but it is critical to success! In this episode, I have another amazing guest who shares a lesson and assessment that didn’t work out as…

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How to Insert Audio in Google Slides (Step-by-Step) – Education Article

The long-awaited Google Slides audio feature has finally arrived! We can now insert audio in Google Slides–this can be voice, music, narration, sound effects, any type of audio you have access to or want to create. For many years, teachers have been asking me how to add audio–usually narration or background music–to Google Slides. Google has heard our request and we now have a new menu option: Insert > Audio! Hooray! There are so many ways that we can use…

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How to Create a Class Brand (and much more!) with Tony Vincent – SULS011 – Education Article

How to Create a Class Brand (and much more!) with Tony Vincent – SULS011 | 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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25 Resources to Help You Get Google Certified – Education Article

I spend a lot of time creating Google Certification resources and helping other educators reach their goal of becoming a Google Certified Educator Level 1, Level 2, and even Google Certified Trainer. These resources have helped thousands reach their goals! I’ve curated my BEST Google Certification resources to help you find what you need. If you aren’t sure where to start, start with #1 and download the Complete Guide to Google Certifications, or #2 and sign up for the FREE…

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The Benefits of Google Certification – Level 1, Level 2, Trainer, and Innovator – Education Article

The Benefits of Google Certification – Level 1, Level 2, Trainer, and Innovator | 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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How to Make a Copy of Google Files – Education Article

See a great Google Doc or Slide deck that you want to use? MAKE A COPY! How to Make a Copy of Google Files IS A MUST-HAVE GOOGLE SKILL! If you are a Google-using educator, you must know how to make a copy of Google files. When you come across a Google file that has been made available for you to view, chances are, you can make your own copy and save it to your own Google Drive. So instead…

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5 Ways to Use the Google Docs Explore Tool – Education Article

The Google Docs Explore tool brings you quick access to your Drive files, web search, images, recommendations and more. Explore is available in Docs, Sheets, and Slides and it uses machine learning to try to predict the things you need as you compose and create. The features vary across applications so this post will focus on how this tool works inside Google Docs. In this post, you will learn 5 Ways to Use the Google Docs Explore Tool. The Explore…

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