Introduction to Google Tools: Free self paced video course: Udemy

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Google Webmaster Tools, Google Analytics, and Google Tools – Free Course


This course gives an overview of several powerful Google tools that are free to web site owners. It focuses mainly on Webmaster Tools and Google Analytics. Webmaster Tools helps web site owners track the health of their website. Google Analytics helps web site owners track conversions and visitors.

Dennis T OConnor‘s insight:

Use E-Books and Videos to get stared with Google tools. 

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Building a Blended School — THE Journal

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Rich Kiker, the director of online learning at Palisades School District (PA), talks about how he helped build an online learning environment that offers expanded choice for students and plenty of professional development and support for teachers.

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Does your classroom have an online component? If so, you’ve dipped a toe in the ocean of blended learning.  Learn more with this article THE journal.

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Technology Integration Matrix

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The Technology Integration Matrix (TIM) illustrates how teachers can use technology to enhance learning for K-12 students. The TIM incorporates five interdependent characteristics of meaningful learning environments: active, constructive, goal directed (i.e., reflective), authentic, and collaborative (Jonassen, Howland, Moore, & Marra, 2003). The TIM associates five levels of technology integration (i.e., entry, adoption, adaptation, infusion, and transformation) with each of the five characteristics of meaningful learning environments. Together, the five levels of technology integration and the five characteristics of meaningful learning environments create a matrix of 25 cells as illustrated below.

Dennis T OConnor‘s insight:

The infographic style of presentation sit atop a deep set of resources.

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VoiceThread: Tech Tips from UW-Stout

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Creating Collaborative Learning Experiences with VoiceThread
Discover the multiple uses of VoiceThread in flipped and traditional classrooms, and explore how this versatile tool can increase motivation and assess learning.

Dennis T OConnor‘s insight:

Help your students speak from the heart.


Here’s a fresh list of VoiceThread resources compiled by Karen Franker, editor of The Tech Tips Newsletter from UW-Stout.

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Larry Ferlazzo: Differentiating Lessons By “Content, Process or Product”

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By Larry Ferlazzo: An award-winning English and Social Studies teacher at Luther Burbank High School in Sacramento, Calif., Larry Ferlazzo is the author of Helping Students Motivate Themselves: Practical Answers To Classroom ChallengesThe ESL/ELL Teacher’s Survival Guide, and Building Parent Engagement In Schools.

Dennis T OConnor‘s insight:

Seeking ways to differentiate instruction in your classroom? Look here for quality outsources on a complex topic. Ferlazzo’s “power-packed line-up” of guest responders speak to the issue. Additionally you’ll find a compilation of Best Resources on the subject.    

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E-Learning Certificate Program: Enroll NOW for Summer & Fall 2014 Classes: UW-Stout E-Learning and Online Teaching

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Graduate Certificate Program!

Prepare to be a Great Online Teacher
Develop and enhance your online teaching skills.
Teach online from anywhere as a highly effective e-learning professional.

Hone your skills to compete in a rapidly growing job market!  Review our homepage for all the details: Program Home.

Dennis T OConnor‘s insight:

Courses for Summer and Fall are open now for registration.  Thinking about your future?

“When you come to a fork in the road… Take it!! – Yogi Berra

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