GEG WA Show #7: Meet Karen Foley

  1. Meet a Community Member:  We interviewed Karen Foley, a kindergarten teacher in Ellensburg. You can find her on Twitter @kinderkfoley. She also uses Twitter with her class under the handle @msfoleysfriends. Karen is an ardent user of technology and teachers some technology integration classes for the Ellensburg School District.
  2. Google Classroom Updates: New features in January include the ability to post assignments and announcements to individual students in the class. Also, Teachers are now able to receive email and app notifications on mobile for late work and resubmits. Lastly, Google Classroom can now allow third-party applications to make changes to coursework, such as adding materials.
  3. Teaching Empathy Course: Jeff's company, Eduro Learning is offering a 3 module course around empathy and fake news. More information at https://www.edurolearning.com/teaching-empathy-to-unite-a-divided-world-series/ 
  4. #EduWin: Eduwin's are descriptions of success stories in education to counteract the negative way that education and educators are sometimes viewed. Justin described how he uses Google Forms and Add-Ons to create a registration system for the counseling department at the high school where he works.

 

 

GEG WA Show #6: What's All the Hype about HyperDocs?

In this episode, Justin and Jeff chat with Hyperdocs teaching method co-founder Lisa Highfill (@lhighfill). Be sure to check out the links below for more information and don't forget to register for her session at the Education on Air event on December 2nd.

Links to share:

https://educationonair.withgoogle.com/live/2016-dec/sessions-am/highfilllandishilton?tab=americas

What’s new with G Suite?

Minecraft in Education

  • Mindcraft used in 4th grade social studies from Reid Wilson

Wearables in Education

GEG WA Show #5: Classroom Management in the Digital Age

Welcome to GEG WA Show episode number 5 on Oct. 24, 2016. The show where we talk about what is happening around the GEG WA community, education and technology. You can join us live on YouTube or after the show in iTunes or Google Music, tell us what you think on Twitter at the hashtag #gegwa.

Stories from the Month: Hosts and Guest share stories of ed tech they are seeing in the classroom or a moment they want to share.

  • Upload Files in Google Forms!

https://blog.google/topics/education/new-time-saving-features-g-suite-education/

  • Zaption Replacements

https://www.playposit.com/

https://vizia.co

  • Edcamp Seattle

Nov. 5, 2016 held at Seattle Pacific University from 9-3. It’s a great way to connect with others in the area. It’s totally free. For more information check out http://www.edcampseattle.org/

  • A conversation with Heather Dowd. Co-Author of the book: Classroom Management in the Digital Age. Links to book on Amazon: 

bit.ly/CMDigitalAge

https://www.facebook.com/CMDigitalAge

Social media hashtag

#CMDigitalAge

  • Tech Tastings Workshop

Oct. 28-29 in Walla Walla. www.edurolearning.com

  • Northwest TOSA Chat

Wednesday Nights #nwtosachat at 8pm PST. Join in if you can or go check out the hashtag later for all you missed.

  • Parenting in a Digital World Certificate

Eduro Learning is launching Parenting Courses to help parents raising kids in the digital age.