Use the Cloud to Individualize Your Instruction and Watch Your Students Thrive!
The advent of cloud-stored data that can be entered, changed, and accessed anywhere is a development full of potential for today’s classroom.
This book is the all-in-one resource you need to be sure your students reap the fullest rewards from cloud-based developments. Teacher and top ed-blogger Ken Halla explains:
- Strategies for leveraging the cloud to create a self-paced, learner-centered classroom
- How to take advantage of tech tools to facilitate learning
- Real-life case studies and activities to ensure an enjoyable implementation experience.
Stay ahead of the curve with Ken Halla’s strategies, which you can implement the next morning.
"Halla's book, written from practitioner experience, provides practical and simple integration techniques that will assist both novice and experienced teachers incorporate technology to enhance student learning."
—Eric Sheninger, author of Digital Leadership, Changing Paradigms for Changing Times
“This is a must read--a detailed nuts and bolts guide to classroom tools in the cloud."
—Michael B. Horn, Co-Founder and Director, Christensen Institute
Author of Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns.
"Whether you are an ed tech veteran or just getting started, Halla's book will help you tailor learning to meet the needs of your students. This book will help you create the learner-focused classroom you want to build! A must-have resource for today's teachers!"
—Jaime Casap, Global Education Evangelist
|Touring the Internet|
|Becoming Responsible Digital Citizens|
|Professional Learning Communities|
|Expanding Your PLCs to Social Media|
|Using Twitter to Build Your PLC|
|Using Google+ as a PLC Resource|
|Expand Your PLC by Following Bloggers|
|Bookmarking in the Cloud|
|Some Closing Thoughts on Online PLCs|
|Google Drive Techniques for the Classroom|
|Refining Google Drive Documents|
|What is Flipping?|
|What to Flip|
|Making Your Own Screencast|
|Creating a YouTube Playlist|
|Learning From a Flipped Video Lecture|
|The Flipped Classroom|
|Flipped Class Resources|
|Creating Interactive Assignments|
|Resources for Creating Interactive Assignments|
|What to Do when Technology Devices are Lacking in Your Schools|
|Making the Case for the Smartphone in the Classroom|
|Engaging Your Students With Cooperative Groups|
|Other Tools to Engage Students|
|Formative and Summative Evaluations|
|Preparing for the Formative and Summative Evaluations|
|Online Tools for Conducting Formative Assessments|
|Classroom Example: Morrisville, NC|