The Crossroads of Design Thinking & 3D Printing

The Crossroads of Design Thinking & 3D Priting

Why Design Thinking? How Might We Create meaningful learning environments for students?  A huge question to tackle and one with countless reasonable answers.  Whether classrooms embrace Project Based Learning, Inquiry Based Instruction, Personalized Learning or another other framework for a classroom experience, the intention tends to be universal.  Educators want to create the most meaningful […]

Google Drive – Priority & Workspaces

Google has launched a new page in Drive called Priority.  The Priority page will show what Google’s Artificial Intelligence  identifies as documents most relevant to the user. Along with Priority comes Workspaces. Workspaces allows the user to organize and quickly access files in one place without searching the entire Drive.  Workspaces is one way to […]

Exploring Learner Profiles: Resources, Examples, and Questions to Consider

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While next-generation assessments and instructional data can help educators gain a deeper understanding of students, the sheer amount of information available can prove challenging.  As I discussed in a prior post, educational technologies can amplify the impact of proven formative assessment strategies. But in doing so, educators must often navigate various platforms and other sources […]

Engineering the Environment for AAC Users

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As an instructor for EdTechTeacher, I have the pleasure of working with teachers from all over the country. Recently while in California,  working with special education teachers, we were exploring how the physical environment impacts student learning. Through our discussion of  the physical environment, we began to consider the environmental impact for students with limited […]

Beyond Google Expeditions: Creating Customized VR Experiences with iPad & Book Creator

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Learn more from Greg by following him on Twitter: @gregkulowiec Moving Beyond Google Expeditions: For classroom teachers interested in integrating virtual reality into their classroom, one outstanding platform for pre-created content is Google Expeditions.  With an extensive library of expeditions, Google Expeditions offers classroom teachers a reliable pre-packaged virtual reality experience designed for the classroom. […]

Hacking G Suite – 4 Creative uses of Google Sheets in the Classroom

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Google’s G Suite is a proven platform that allows schools, teachers and students to maximize the potential of a 1:1 classroom environment.  Sheets, one of the tools on the G Suite platform, is traditionally viewed as a data collection and organization tool.  From teacher-created gradebooks, to data collection in a science classroom, to resource management […]