- Attend the 4th Annual Tomorrow’s Classrooms Today Conference being held at Rider University on May 18 and 19. Salome Thomas-EL and Eric Sheninger are the keynote speakers. Over 80 innovative presentations that touch on learning, teaching, and leading in the educational world.
- Become one with the E V O L V E as an Educator construct. Understand what it means to engage, value, orient, launch, validate, and embody.
- Browse through the #HackGoogleEDU and #140EduTips hashtags to learn about new ways that Google and Twitter can be used in educational spaces.
- Participate in #Satchat, a Saturday Twitter conversation for educators from all walks of life that takes place from 7:30-8:30 AM EST.
- Read one or all of our books that are currently available on a bookshelf or a device near you. All Hands on Deck: Tools for Connecting Educators, Parents, and Communities; Personalized PD: Flipping Your Professional Development; Connecting Your Students with the World; Using Technology to Engage Students with Learning Disabilities; 140 Twitter Tips for Educators; and Hacking Google for Education.
- Subscribe to and read the monthly Evolving 8 Best Practices Email Blast.
- Stay current with all things G Suite for Education by watching the 3 Minute Google Tip.
- Bring the Evolving Educators to your school, district, or educational event. We offer Google Apps and Microsoft for Education training. The Evolving Educators also keynote events throughout the country.
- Take the Getting Started with Twitter online course from our friends at Participate.
- Read the Evolving Educators Blog to stay current with innovations in the field of education.
Believe it or not the 2017-2018 school year is upon us and with this comes an opportunity to leverage the power of some Google tools to enhance your effectiveness and promote the success of students. Here a four things you can do with Google Tools this upcoming school year...
Amplify Student and Teacher Voice
Sign up for a Flipgrid account and post the video discussion community on your Google Classroom feed. Students can share their insight about a particular through virtual discussion. Faculty members could conduct an online book talk during the school year.
Brand Your Educational Environment
Sign up for Google Alerts to stay current with mentions of yourself, school, or district. Then, post online content to a Pinterest Page. Social media provides educators and stakeholders with an opportunity to archive digital content.
Sign up for Screencastify and create screencasts to inform students, parents, or community members of important information. Students can also use screencasts as a way to show what they know about the topic at hand.
Organize and Display Information
Enable the Mindmeister Google Doc Add-on to turn any bullet-point item into a visually appealing graphic organizer. This is a great way for students to make sense of information or notes they are taking in class.
Get your copy of Hacking Google for Education: 99 Ways to Leverage Google Tools in Classrooms, Schools, and Districts by Brad Currie, Billy Krakower, and Scott Rocco.
Brad Currie, Billy Krakower, and Scott Rocco.