Use Google Keep to save your thoughts, notes and other items that you want to remember “just in time”. You can add the app to your phone using your favorite app store; it syncs across all of your devices. Use it for notes, lists and reminders. You can even add labels, color code items, take photos, and add collaborators. Then, when you are ready to add notes to a document, you will find your “Keep Notepad” under the “Tools” section. Just another handy tool for your educational and personal Toolbox. More on Google Keep
Mr. Foss, ELA teacher at AMS, is using Google Read and Write to teach his students how to make vocabulary lists and collect highlights from annotated notes in Google Docs. Click on the links above to see examples of student work. This quick reference sheet is an excellent resource for those of you who are just getting started with Google Read and Write.
EdCamp Rome is full and around the corner! If you are attending EdCamp Rome this year, use #edcamprome when writing a tweet. If you’re not attending EdCamp Rome, you can still view all the tweets from the event by looking up #edcamprome on Twitter.
How cool would it be to turn your class into a Virtual Training Hub? You are there as a teacher but since your material is online, you get to spend more time building relationships with your students. Check out Drea and Jenny from Google in how they setup the hub for theirbusiness. Want to try setting this up yourself? Ask a friendly ITS staff for assistance.