5 Unique Ways to Use Google Classroom – From Mason Mason

5 Unique Ways to Use Google Classroom – From Mason Mason

This post is from EdTechTeacher Instructor Mason Mason follow him on Twitter @EdTechMason When I was a high school English teacher, we were using a proprietary learning management system (LMS) that was not user-friendly. My team and I were searching for something to replace our clunky LMS, and even though Google Classroom is not a full-fledged LMS…
The Nutritional Value of Learning

The Nutritional Value of Learning

The post The Nutritional Value of Learning appeared first on Shake Up Learning. What is the Nutritional Value of Learning in Your Classroom? If someone was to peel back the label on the lessons in your classroom, what would they see listed as the “nutrition facts”? What would be the nutritional value of learning in…
The Basics of Creating a Quiz in Google Forms

The Basics of Creating a Quiz in Google Forms

Years ago I published a slideshow that demonstrated how to create a quiz in Google Forms. Even though that slideshow is now outdated, I still get requests for copies of it. To replace that slideshow I made the following video that demonstrates how to create a quiz in the current version of Google Forms. Take…
Your Most Valuable Brand Ambassadors: Your Employees

Your Most Valuable Brand Ambassadors: Your Employees

This is a guest post by Seth Stephens, Chief Communications Officer for Orange County Schools (NC). After numerous focus groups, surveys and research, you have finally developed a brand for your school district that you believe will have broad support and great success. Now, you are primed to launch an aggressive marketing campaign to promote…
Getting Started with Apple’s Productivity Suite on the iPad – From Mason Mason

Getting Started with Apple’s Productivity Suite on the iPad – From Mason Mason

Leveraging the power of the iPad for teaching and learning means not only tapping into the potential of Apple’s hardware but harnessing the power of Apple’s software as well. Pages, Keynote, and Numbers comprise Apple’s productivity suite of apps that teachers and students can use to not only increase productivity but also foster creativity in…
Google is a Gateway Tool

Google is a Gateway Tool

The post Google is a Gateway Tool appeared first on Shake Up Learning. I said it. Google is a Gateway Tool! For a lot of teachers who are reluctant to try integrating technology or using devices, Google is simply a stepping stone, like a gateway drug if you will. It’s easily addictive and can lead…
How to Create Animations With ABCya Animate

How to Create Animations With ABCya Animate

ABCya Animate is a free tool that students can use to create animations. It can be a great tool for elementary school and middle school students to use to create animations to use to tell a short story. For example, in my demonstration video the animation I started to make could be used as part…
FAST Data Out of the Box: Using analytics to support intensive advising and increase retention rates

FAST Data Out of the Box: Using analytics to support intensive advising and increase...

This is a guest post by Andy Miller, Director of Academic Advising & Retention, Concordia University Wisconsin The rising trend in the use of data analytics for student success is a rather interesting phenomenon, especially as we consider the skillsets necessary for mastering each domain. On one hand, we have the ‘thinkers’ who objectively review…
Differentiation of Instruction with G Suite – From Avra Robinson and Rosey McQuillan

Differentiation of Instruction with G Suite – From Avra Robinson and Rosey McQuillan

Moving from an analog environment to a digital one has never been more important or easier. It can be challenging to design learning experiences which allow students voice and choice while providing opportunities to support diverse learning styles. Digital differentiation using G-Suite allows information to be presented in multiple ways and encourages students to take…
Google is a Gateway Drug

Google is a Gateway Drug

The post Google is a Gateway Drug appeared first on Shake Up Learning. I said it. Google is a Gateway Drug! For a lot of teachers who are reluctant to try integrating technology or using devices, Google is simply a stepping stone, like a gateway drug if you will. It’s easily addictive and can lead…

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