The war on cheating: Real talk about the copy/paste battle

Cheating. It happens, a lot. A quick glance at another student’s test. Copying an entire page of math homework right before class. An internet search on the same topic assigned results in a copy and paste of a few paragraphs. Many students do it and it’s a HUGE problem in education. What can we do […]

Create a low-cost, printed school yearbook with Google Slides

Yearbooks that cost $100 or more are out of reach for many students. By using Google Slides and local printers, some schools are creating low-cost, gorgeous yearbooks instead. This post is written by Jennifer Scott, an English teacher and technology leader from California. She’s a Google Certified Innovator and Trainer. Find her on Twitter at […]

Student connections WORLDWIDE: Practical ideas to get started

Genny Kahlweiss, a teacher in southern California, wanted more for her students … more than she could provide for them. She started digging into resources at SkypeInTheClassroom.com to get her students connected to experts and new places with video calls. She had no idea how far it would take her students — or their work. […]

Creating a healthy school culture: 12 small shifts that make a BIG difference

When we talk about school culture we are referring to the attitudes of the school community, the relationships between staff members and beliefs they share. A healthy school culture is collaborative, supportive, encouraging and has a positive impact on staff, students and families. An unhealthy school culture has the opposite effect. A healthy school culture […]

11 tips for creating stop motion in Google Slides

Creating stop-motion animation with Google Slides is easy! These tips will help your animations look phenomenal! This post is written by Jake Miller, a tech integration specialist from Ohio. He’s a Google for Education Trainer and a self-proclaimed spreadsheet nerd. Find him on Twitter (@JakeMillerTech) and at his blog, jakemiller.net. A note from Matt …I […]

Conversations from CUE: basketball, math, branding and more

The CUE Conference in Palm Springs, California, was phenomenal. More than 10,000 educators from the West Coast and beyond converged to talk about teaching, technology, and making change. The best part of a conference, of course, are the people that are there. I took advantage of that and captured some fantastic conversations for YOU on […]