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NBCUE Marin September 2013

posted Sep 23, 2013, 9:51 PM by Alice Keeler   [ updated Sep 24, 2013, 8:15 PM ]

http://goo.gl/Sia5Ga 



Alice Keeler

Teacher on Special Assignment - ACEL Charter High School
Adjunct Professor - California State University Fresno
Google Certified Teacher
New Media Consortium K12 Ambassador 
mrskeeler@gmail.com
twitter: @alicekeeler

iPad Basics


Get to know your iPad!!

Click here for a list of apps recommended by Mark Hammons


Click Here for Apps for iPad classroom instruction strategies

Reflector App to mirror your iPad to your computer.

Apps List
Save files here. Create and edit Google Text and Spreadsheet docs. 
 

Drawing Tool

Subtext - Account Required
Reading becomes collaborative


Turn your iPad into a document camera, annotate pictures. 

Digital notebook.  Integrates with Explain Everything

Amazing app to do screencasting and have students explain their learning.  Can be used as a presentation tool. 

 Nearpod Free
Push our your presentation to almost any platform: iOS, Android, smartphones, laptops, chromebooks, Mac, PC. Students not only see the presentation on their device, 

Handwriting app, create a notebook


 Sundry Notes Free
Writing pad. Take and share notes. Include images and text from the web. 

 Pages $9.99
Use Pages to create documents, note taking, open Word attachments, write lesson plans.

 
Keynote $9.99
Create presentations. View PowerPoint files on iPad

 Wolfram Alpha $1.99
Look up not only complex math problems, but the answers to almost any question.

 ShowMe App Free
Great for Flip Teaching, record instruction annotating on iPad and export for students to view the video.

  MathCalc $1.99
Solves almost any math problem (be aware that these types of apps are out there). Use to help yourself quickly find the answer to check student work. Take screenshots of outputs and utilize in resource creation.

 Teachers Pick  $0.99
Teachers Pick allows you to "pull Popsicle sticks" to call on students in class. Allows for choosing students randomly and then putting the students back in the mix or to "snooze" the student.

 Stick Pick $2.99
Similar to TeacherT

 Teacher Pal Free
Organize your students, take attendance, gradebook.

Graph various equations on iPad (note - paid version includes complex numbers, implicit functions, inequalities and more)

Wordpress blog allows you to create an FAQ page for students that is easy to edit from the iPad.
Suggestion to create meaningful categories and tags to make your page more useful to students.
Easily insert pictures, images from iPad screenshots, and instructional YouTube videos that you created from iMovie on your iPad.

 Google App Free
Use the Google App to conduct searches, access Google products such as gmail, docs .  Use Google Goggles to scan QR codes.

 Qrafter Free (pro - $2.99)
Scan QR codes

 Air Display $9.99
Extends your desktop onto your iPad.  Push items from your computer onto your iPad and carry around with you for access beyond your desk.

Connect to your computer from your iPad.  Show your computer screen on your iPad.  Fill out your gradebook from iPad, access files on your harddrive, remotely control your computer.

Help keep yourself on track with this timer to let you know how much time you are spending going over a topic. Use with students giving presentations to help keep them to the time limit. 

Fresno State June 2013

posted Jun 12, 2013, 12:39 PM by Alice Keeler




Featured Presenter

12:30 – 2:30pm

Alice Keeler, Google Certified Educator

Join us for lunch at 12:30pm and work with Google Certified Educator, Alice Keeler, to use technology to create a more interactive classroom environment, facilitate group work and projects, and be better equipped to give meaningful feedback to students. Please register for this session by clicking the link below.

http://depot.csuprojects.org/registration?campusid=9


Alice Keeler

Teacher
Secretary CVCUE
Google Certified Teacher
alice@alicekeeler.com
twitter: @alicekeeler



1) Log into your google account.
If you do not have a CSUF Gmail account please create one. 

Collaborating
One of the advantages to Google Docs is collaboration.  
Use Google docs to encourage collaborative note taking, facilitate group work, giving feedback.  Click Here to take notes on the workshop. 

Collaborative Documents.  
  • Always updated
  • Allows for multiple contributions
  • Can access from any web device
  • Can be downloaded to Word or PDF
  • Can be uploaded from Word
  • Allows for inserting comments

2) Click here to open a collaborative document.
Type on the document and use the insert menu to insert comments.  
Respond to comments left by clicking on the comments.
  • Student note taking.
  • Course resources - always updated.
  • Collaborate with other professors.
  • Use for group projects.
  • View Revision History to see who is who is doing the work.
  • What other ways can this be used?

3) Create your own document.  Go to http://drive.google.com
Rename the document.
Click on the blue share button in the upper right hand corner.  Choose sharing options.  
Consider allowing anyone to edit.
Copy the URL to the document, email it to someone. 

4) Create your own presentation.  Go to http://drive.google.com
Rename the presentation
Click on the blue share button in the upper right hand corner.  Choose sharing options.  
Share with someone in the room. 
Get the link to the presentation.
Create some slides collaboratively.
  • Create course lectures, access from any computer.
  • Link or embed the presentations into BlackBoard.
  • Create blank presentations and share with students to make for seamless student presentations.
  • Have students help create the presentations
  • What are other ways this can be used?
5) Try using Google Forms to 
Fill out this sample form
To view the responses click here
  • Use as a quiz.  
  • Gather data.
  • See what the students know to tailor your discussion.
  • Project the spreadsheet of results as they come in.
  • Survey the class.
  • Crowd source finding information. 
  • What are other ways this can be used?
6) Create your own Form.  Go to http://drive.google.com
Click on the Create Button and choose Form
Name the Form
Choose who can respond, by default only CSUF who is signed in can fill out the form. Pros/Cons.
Edit Question 1
Hover over Question 2 and click on pencil icon on the right hand side to edit.
In the upper left is an add item button, add more questions.
Click on the blue link at the bottom to go to the form.
Fill out your form several times.
Copy and paste the form URL to place into BlackBoard.
Review the spreadsheet where the responses come in.

Feedback

7) Insert the Flubaroo Script 

8) Fill out this Check in form.
After you fill out the form view the spreadsheet.

Note: I use valmerge script to email my students individual feedback.
Link to directions for using valmerge
Link to tips on sending with valmerge


9) Allowing students to use cell phones. 
Text me 559-492-6284 
Leave me a voicemail

Sites to help you harness cellphones

10) Twitter - Your best source of Professional Development
http://twitter.com
Create a hashtag for your class.
Dare to project the twitter feed


11) Flipped Teaching.  Do you have to lecture?









Get back to this page: http://alicekeeler.com/csuf2012

Resources:



Google Tools Resources by Alice Keeler


Click Here for resources on using Gmail



Some resources for you for later if you so wish :)
Additional Google Docs Tools:

Apps Training From Google

Great Content from the EdTechTeam

Google Docs Video Tutorials 
(Great for self-grading quizes!)


Iron Chef Examples:
Former adult students' work
Another former student at work, with her kids
Dystopia example

Forms:
Additional Form ideas from Jen Roberts GTAWA '11
Google Form and English Class


Other Classroom Ideas For Google Docs:
Documents
Spreadsheets
Presentations
Forms
Drawings

NBCUE Connect U 2013 - iPad Basics

posted May 11, 2013, 8:23 AM by Alice Keeler   [ updated May 11, 2013, 8:39 AM ]

http://goo.gl/CzbOu


Alice Keeler


Google Certified Teacher
New Media Consortium K12 Ambassador 
Assistant Professional Development Coordinator, CUE
akeeler@cue.org
twitter: @alicekeeler


Get to know your iPad!!

Click here for a list of apps recommended by Mark Hammons


Click Here for Apps for iPad classroom instruction strategies



Apps List
 
Drawing Tool

Turn your iPad into a document camera, annotate pictures. 

Digital notebook.  Integrates with Explain Everything

Amazing app to do screencasting and have students explain their learning.  Can be used as a presentation tool. 



 Sundry Notes Free
Writing pad. Take and share notes. Include images and text from the web. 

 Pages $9.99
Use Pages to create documents, note taking, open Word attachments, write lesson plans.

 
Keynote $9.99
Create presentations. View PowerPoint files on iPad

 Wolfram Alpha $1.99
Look up not only complex math problems, but the answers to almost any question.

 ShowMe App Free
Great for Flip Teaching, record instruction annotating on iPad and export for students to view the video.

  MathCalc $1.99
Solves almost any math problem (be aware that these types of apps are out there). Use to help yourself quickly find the answer to check student work. Take screenshots of outputs and utilize in resource creation.

 Teachers Pick  $0.99
Teachers Pick allows you to "pull Popsicle sticks" to call on students in class. Allows for choosing students randomly and then putting the students back in the mix or to "snooze" the student.

 Stick Pick $2.99
Similar to TeacherT

 Teacher Pal Free
Organize your students, take attendance, gradebook.

Graph various equations on iPad (note - paid version includes complex numbers, implicit functions, inequalities and more)

Wordpress blog allows you to create an FAQ page for students that is easy to edit from the iPad.
Suggestion to create meaningful categories and tags to make your page more useful to students.
Easily insert pictures, images from iPad screenshots, and instructional YouTube videos that you created from iMovie on your iPad.

 Google App Free
Use the Google App to conduct searches, access Google products such as gmail, docs .  Use Google Goggles to scan QR codes.

 Qrafter Free (pro - $2.99)
Scan QR codes

 Air Display $9.99
Extends your desktop onto your iPad.  Push items from your computer onto your iPad and carry around with you for access beyond your desk.

Connect to your computer from your iPad.  Show your computer screen on your iPad.  Fill out your gradebook from iPad, access files on your harddrive, remotely control your computer.

Help keep yourself on track with this timer to let you know how much time you are spending going over a topic. Use with students giving presentations to help keep them to the time limit. 




Google Voice

posted Apr 7, 2013, 5:34 PM by Alice Keeler



Untitled Post

posted Apr 2, 2013, 4:36 PM by Alice Keeler   [ updated Apr 3, 2013, 4:49 PM ]

YouTube Video



Teaching from a Google Site - ETC 2013

posted Feb 23, 2013, 6:20 AM by Alice Keeler   [ updated Feb 23, 2013, 12:52 PM ]

Alice Keeler


Google Certified Teacher
New Media Consortium K12 Ambassador
Assistant Professional Development Coordinator, CUE
akeeler@cue.org
twitter: @alicekeeler
www.alicekeeler.com

Google Presentation



  • Put everything on your Google Site
  • Your Daily Agenda
  • Embed your documents and presentations
  • Be device independent
  • Know your page types
  • Web Page - most of your pages are web pages.
  • Announcements - creates a blog style page, make one for each subject. You would then create a new POST each day.
  • File Cabinet - list your attachment resources
  • List - make lists, particularly of URL resources
  • Start your day on the website, everyone walks in and goes to your site, so do you.
  • All of your resources are on your site, you don't need anything besides a laptop with internet connection and a projector.
  • Students are self directed
  • Learn to create a hyperlink
  • Embed your calendar
http://goo.gl/uUcl4


www.alicekeeler.com/go

http://cue.org/rscamp

http://cue.org/ieasc

ETC February 23, 2013 - iPad Tips for Admin

posted Feb 21, 2013, 5:06 PM by Alice Keeler   [ updated Feb 23, 2013, 7:48 AM ]

Alice Keeler


Google Certified Teacher
New Media Consortium K12 Ambassador
Assistant Professional Development Coordinator, CUE
akeeler@cue.org
twitter: @alicekeeler

Agenda:
1) Click Here to fill out get to know you form: http://goo.gl/iwsSN

 For Alice

1) 10 reasons the iPad is an awesome tool for iPads in Education

2) iPad functionality
Getting to know the iPad itself. Make the most of your experience

3) A little Google
Link to Google Forms for Administrators

Sample Suspension Data

Click Here for Google Form for Suspension

4) Your Digital Office
Be visible, use your office for private meetings otherwise be on the go.

RESOURCES:


Tips from Twitter





http://goo.gl/HkixU

EBCUE Feb 2, 2013: Sexy Spreadsheets and Sassy Scripts

posted Feb 1, 2013, 5:55 PM by Alice Keeler   [ updated Feb 2, 2013, 12:34 PM ]







Session Description
Prepare to be awed and amazed with the magic of Google Forms, Spreadsheets and Scripts. Giving immediate and meaningful feedback is a key to motivation. You will practice advanced spreadsheet techniques and scripts that will enable you to have better, quicker, personalized communication. Both teachers and administrators would benefit from these techniques. http://alicekeeler.com/spreadsheets 




Click Here for the spreadsheet template
http://goo.gl/V4hjd


EBCUE Feb 2, 2013: Gaming Principals for the Classroom

posted Feb 1, 2013, 5:41 PM by Alice Keeler   [ updated Feb 1, 2013, 5:50 PM ]

Alice Keeler


Google Certified Teacher
Assistant Professional Development Coordinator, CUE
akeeler@cue.org
twitter: @alicekeeler

Session Description:
Why is it that students are willing to spend hours and hours playing video games yet do not spend 20 minutes doing their math homework? How can we apply some of the principles of motivation found in games to the classroom? Come for a discussion on gamification in the classroom.

LSM


Click Here to take Collaborative Notes

Some of my gamification notes Click Here
My gamification blog: http://gamerriculum.com
Class Badges: http://classbadges.com  


http://goo.gl/V4hjd

EBCUE Feb 2 2013: iPad solutions using Kanex

posted Feb 1, 2013, 4:41 PM by Alice Keeler   [ updated Feb 2, 2013, 10:16 AM ]

Alice Keeler


Google Certified Teacher
Assistant Professional Development Coordinator, CUE
akeeler@cue.org
twitter: @alicekeeler

Session Description: 
This session will look at solutions for how to work with students who have iOS devices- specifically for ways for the teacher to collect and share information. Participate in a discussion about best practices. We will demonstrate devices from www.kanexlive.com as well as some Google solutions, and demonstrate how to teach from the iPad using Apple TV and reflector app.


iPad solutions with Kanex



CLICK HERE to take combined notes


Click Here for blog post by Alice Keeler on hooking up Apple TV
Click Here for link to amazon for Kanex ATV Pro
Click Here for link to the meDrive by Kanex
Click Here for link to Reflector App
http://goo.gl/QmbU2

ipad solutions 2013 feb 2


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